Oh Avocado, how I love thee!

Oh Avocado, how I love thee!

I started loving avocados only about 5 years ago. Before then I tried eating one but didn’t like the texture and found it tasteless. But as I learned more about the fantastic health benefits of the avocado I really wanted to like this thing...
Gut Health: You Are What You Absorb

Gut Health: You Are What You Absorb

Do you know what’s happening in your gut? Can you trust your gut? I know these are pressing questions in your mind that have you tossing and turning at night….no? Well, they should be because your gut health is where your health starts. In this article, I will...
Guilty pleasures…

Guilty pleasures…

The 80:20 rule is a good one because the 20 keeps you sane. It lets you have that little break to indulge in guilty pleasures and works wonderfully as long as you know when to rein it in. One of my guilty pleasures, that I am almost ashamed to...
Do you know your eggs?

Do you know your eggs?

Never underestimate the power of the all-mighty egg They are small but when it comes to nutritional value eggs should not be underestimated.  Eggs are relatively inexpensive giving you a  big bang for your buck, they can be prepared in a variety of ways, even eaten...
8 Ways to Get Rid of Those Awful Sugar Cravings

8 Ways to Get Rid of Those Awful Sugar Cravings

Why do we crave sugar?  Is it the influence of all the advertising of sugary goodies?  Could it be a bad reward mechanism, perhaps one that started in childhood?  Do food manufacturers deliberately design their products to be addictive or do their...