Another wonderful recipe from my good friend Heather Short. Check out her Facebook page for more fabulous ways to make comfort food healthy. She writes, “Weekends are my favorite time to have a big cooked breakfast. Start your morning off with this delicious vegetable frittata! There are so many variations but I love these vegetables in particular. Also, never underestimate the power of fresh herbs – they add so much flavor.” Eating healthy never tasted so good! Thanks Heather! ~Debi (more…)
What is Beta-Carotene? Beta-carotene is part of the carotenoid family, which contributes to the color or pigmentation of the fruit, oil, grains or vegetable. Generally these types of food are a hue of red, orange or yellow. Beta-carotene is considered fat soluble compound and an antioxidant. As an antioxidant, it protects the body from free radicals. Free radicals over time have the potential to damage cells and can result in chronic illness. Lastly beta-carotene can be (more…)
Alright everyone, summer is officially here! Warm weather, outdoor activities, lots and lots of sunshine. We are on the go! And what shall we grab for the perfect summer snack as we run from here to there, everywhere? My good friend Heather Short of Comfort Food Made Healthy has come up with a yummy bar you can make at home and take with you on your summer adventures. No more going hungry, and no more settling for less than healthy snacks when you can have these ready to go. Happy summer and happy snacking! ~Debi (more…)
Fluctuating weight gain and weight loss has caused millions of Americans to so called “yo-yo diet”. One thing in common with most is the common products that read “fat-free and sugar-free”. People often opt to buy products with this type of labeling to make them feel better about the processed junk they are buying. If you think about it, when they remove the fat or the sugar from a product, what do they put in its place to make it taste good? (more…)
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Have you ever felt like standing up for one of your favorite roots? It just seems that ever since the glycemic index has become popular, potatoes have taken a hit. Since my uncle was a potato farmer, they were a staple in our food choices. Growing up, we also used to eat a lot of celery and fully enjoyed our celery soup. Unfortunately, most of today’s soup makers add MSG to their soups. That’s why this recipe to so popular. Its quick, easy AND healthy. (more…)