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Healthy Eating

There’s an old saying that “you are what you eat.” When it comes to healthy eating, this is definitely true. If you want to experience healthy aging, you need to make sure that you are giving your body the fuel that it needs. In this section, we’ll discuss healthy recipes, nutrition for seniors and more.

Start Your Day the Natural Way: 5 Energizing Alternatives to Coffee
2 weeks ago

Start Your Day the Natural Way: 5 Energizing Alternatives to Coffee

The morning cup of coffee is essential for many and is a trusted friend through early starts with children, grandchildren and morning meetings. But for those of us who are looking for ways to cut down caffeine levels, there are other great and healthy options to start the day. Read More

How Plant-Based Diets Support Healthy Aging (+ How to Transition and Save BIG!)
3 weeks ago

How Plant-Based Diets Support Healthy Aging (+ How to Transition and Save BIG!)

As we grow into our mature years, we start to realize that every day is precious. That said, we don’t just want to live longer; we want to live better. We don’t just want more days…
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It’s Winter Soup Time! 3 Hearty Recipes, You’ll Love!
1 month ago

It’s Winter Soup Time! 3 Hearty Recipes, You’ll Love!

It is winter and except for a few of us who live in the tropics, most are experiencing some cold weather. We probably will not get snow where we live this year but the mornings are still very cold. The evenings are cold enough to enjoy a fire in our cozy living room. Read More

18 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Eat Healthy and Avoid Dieting After 60
1 month ago

18 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Eat Healthy and Avoid Dieting After 60

When actress Meryl Streep was recently asked to share her most important message for women, she kept it very simple: “Stop worrying about your weight.” Read More

Are You Sabotaging Your New Year’s Healthy Eating Resolution with Artificial Sweeteners?
1 month ago

Are You Sabotaging Your New Year’s Healthy Eating Resolution with Artificial Sweeteners?

It is that time of year again when you may be focusing on eating healthier. One way to accomplish this goal is avoiding, as much as possible, ‘empty calories,’ i.e., foods that are high in calories and low in nutrients your body needs to stay healthy. Read More

Top 10 Food Trends for 2020 – Will They Change Your Life?
2 months ago

Top 10 Food Trends for 2020 – Will They Change Your Life?

The start of every decade brings along promotions and trends of all sorts, many of which affect our food choices. Are you curious about the food trends expected to surface in 2020? Perhaps you have noticed some of them?
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Hosting a Party? Don’t Make Your Guests Sick
2 months ago

Hosting a Party? Don’t Make Your Guests Sick

When I host a party, I do my best to provide a variety of foods to allow my guests to choose at least a couple of options that meet their nutritional restrictions. I also ask my guests what food allergies or sensitivities they have so that I can make sure I avoid them. Read More

Enjoy Holiday Eating Without Gaining Weight With this Simple Mindset Hack
2 months ago

Enjoy Holiday Eating Without Gaining Weight With this Simple Mindset Hack

When you think of the holidays, is food one of the first things that comes to mind? Some of us can’t wait to cook, bake and eat all of those things we don’t make the rest of the year. Read More

Healthy Eating During Holidays: 5 Ways to Stay on Track This Year
2 months ago

Healthy Eating During Holidays: 5 Ways to Stay on Track This Year

As a child, I wanted nothing more than to sit with the grown-ups at the holiday table. But as the oldest of my four cousins and one brother, that was not possible. I was the designated President of the Little Table; the gatekeeper, if you will, between the two worlds. Read More

4 Ways to Add Healthier Foods to Your Holiday Parties This Year
2 months ago

4 Ways to Add Healthier Foods to Your Holiday Parties This Year

With the holiday season in full swing and parties abounding, it’s time to think about what dishes you will be serving – or bringing – to the next event. Too often we fall back on old standbys, such as cheesy dips, deep-fried appetizers…
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