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.

3 months ago

Get Off the Bottle… of Store-Bought Salad Dressing! (RECIPE)

I am on a mission to get people to stop using bottled salad dressings with their inferior ingredients and sugars and all. You can make your own homemade dressings and store them in the fridge for days or weeks. It’s a great way to get creative in the kitchen…

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3 months ago

5 Easy Summer Recipes: Take the Stress and Mess Out of Cooking This Year

Everyone seems to be concerned with healthy eating these days. And for a good reason! With so many hidden ingredients in our foods, it’s hard to ever really know for sure what we are putting into our bodies. Thankfully, the warmer seasons offer us…

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3 months ago

Count on High Tea for Great Good Health

Enjoying or taking tea was made fashionable by Anna Russell, the 7th Duchess of Bedford, in 1865, when the lengthy wait between lunch and dinner left her feeling peckish enough to have small, yet delicious snacks delivered to her rooms!

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3 months ago

Gardening and Summer Food – What’s in It for You?

Are you someone who closely marks the calendar in springtime, eagerly awaiting the day when you can put seeds in the ground to grow your vegetables? Gardening is a wonderful way to connect not only with our food, but also with the soil, air and water…

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3 months ago

Emotional Eating 101 – Back to the Basics

We throw around the term ‘emotional eating’ a lot. Sometimes we even act like it is some kind of affliction that we contracted or is part of our personality. We say things like, “I have always been an emotional eater” or “I always eat when I am ____,” filling in the blank…

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3 months ago

Pico de Gallo – Salsa for the Summer Months

With hot summer days approaching I always start thinking of fresh, seasonal foods that don’t require cooking. This salsa is so easy and versatile that it has become a favorite for our family. Variety of Salsas We have always loved going out for Mexican food and enjoyed the salsa they serve with the meal. We […]

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4 months ago

6 Famous Female Chefs Who Changed the World of Cooking

There is an old saying that “women make good cooks, but men make better chefs.” Setting aside the inaccuracy of this statement, it does tell us something important about the way that society looks at the roles of men and women in the kitchen…

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4 months ago

Set Them Down and Just Eat! 3 Techniques for Mindful Eating vs. Mindless Stuffing

Here is story you probably don’t know: Two Zen students were telling each other about their teachers. “My teacher is a great master who does amazing things. With three strokes of his sword, he can cut an apple off a tree and slice it into quarters…

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4 months ago

Become an Amateur Mixologist with These Cool Summer Cocktails

The long, warm days of summer will soon arrive. There’s no better way to spend them than sipping your favorite beverage with friends, outdoors. As for me, I always love a refreshing seasonal cocktail. Summertime brings an abundance of fresh fruits…

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5 months ago

Vegan Summer Salads – My Favorite Pasta and Broccoli and Purple Potato Salad Recipes

The two salads I offer today are great options not only for the strict vegan but also for those of you who are looking for healthy options in the food department. I love meat, chicken and fish too much to go vegan, but I do prepare several meals each week…

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