Vegan has a ē

You say tomāto, I say tomăto… It was a while ago that my daughter corrected my pronunciation of “vegan.” Since we said vĕggies and vĕggin’ out and vĕgetarian, I assumed the new word would follow suit. After the rolling of the eyes and the tsk, I was informed that vegan had a “ē” sound. Silly … More Vegan has a ē

Paleo or “If we aren’t supposed to eat animals, why are they made with meat?”

Paleo is currently one of the biggest buzzwords in food, and it is at the top of the food chain as diets go. When I first heard people saying they were “going Paleo” a while back, I thought to myself “What? They’re going back to living in caves?” because I just assumed they were referring to … More Paleo or “If we aren’t supposed to eat animals, why are they made with meat?”

The Smart Way to Save Money on Healthy Food

Wholesome Product. Wholesale Prices. That’s Thrive Market’s motto.  In a world where drive-thru hamburger joints and $1 pizza slices outnumber farmers markets and grocery stores, eating healthy can be a challenge. Even when you make up your mind to resist deep-fried temptation and go for a salad, you too often end up in sticker-shock. Trust me, I know how this … More The Smart Way to Save Money on Healthy Food

Summer Minestrone Soup

This “Summer Minestrone Soup“ recipe looked and sounded so delicious, I just had to post it for you. It comes from myrecipes.com and is loaded with all kind of veggies. Super healthy, especially if you go organic and non-GMO. Give it a try and let us know what you think! Diane Morgan, Cooking Light AUGUST 2015 … More Summer Minestrone Soup

Healthy Eating and Its Effect on Chronic Inflammation and Joint Pain

We hear an awful lot about joint pain and chronic inflammation these days. It used to be only old people had sore joints. Now even young people are complaining. What’s going on? Normally inflammation is the body’s defense system, but when it gets out of control, we have an overactive immune response and too much inflammation. Some of the results … More Healthy Eating and Its Effect on Chronic Inflammation and Joint Pain