Affordable Healthy Food

Affordable healthy food? What's that? It's one of the most common reasons people use for buying unhealthy foods over more nutritious options: the healthy foods are too expensive! Keeping the grocery budget reasonable while stocking up on healthy food might seem impossible, but it's actually...

Grass-Fed Beef & Vegetarian Hens?

Every week, I receive an email from SeaBreeze Organic Farms.  This is thee place to get local meats, eggs, cheeses, milks, and more.  Usually the email begins with a “Don’t forget your cooler” (they make local stops where people pick up their orders), but the...

Small Revolution Series: Try Bento boxes!

The other day while surfing around on the endless TV channels, my children and I agreed to watch “Despicable Me."  My young cubs enjoyed half of the movie until they fell asleep and needed to be carried to their beds.  Needless to say I chose...

Health & Exercise

Nutrition Series, 3 Vegetarianism

Nutrition, Article 3 Vegetarianism & Vegan Eating Styles, with Brandi Thompson, RD In this third installment focusing in our nutrition series in honor of National Nutrition Month, we are focusing on vegetarianism and vegan eating styles.  Gone are the days of little incense smelling shops filled with flax flour,...

Grandma and Grandchild

Nutrition Series, 2

Nutrition, Article 2 with Brandi Thompson, RD Ages and Stages: The Nutritional Needs of Children and Seniors The second article for National Nutrition month and our 3 part nutrition series brings us to the nutritional needs of children and senior citizens.  Registered Dietician, Brandi Thomspon of ABCDEat Right, answers...

Satiated

Mindful Munching

Food for Thought: Behavioral Techniques for Mindful Munching, The Third Article in a Three Article Series Dealing with Overeating Cessation Over the last two weeks we have defined overeating and provided practical, at-the-table tips for breaking the habit of consuming too much food.  This week’s last...

Autumn

October: Gourd-geous!

October: Gourd-geous & Fancy Free! The tilt of the earth’s axis heralds in the harvest season. No matter where you live in the northern hemisphere, Autumn is in full motion.  Perhaps you live in a place where the leaves are in their glory; country roads are...