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

Organic, USDA 100% Certified Organic and Natural – Is there a difference?

ORGANIC, 100% CERTIFIED ORGANIC, and NATURAL. Don’t they all mean the same thing? If not, what’s the difference and is it important? All the different labels can be confusing. But no, they don’t mean the same thing and yes, they are very important. First, let’s tackle the NATURAL label. Foods labeled as natural have to be healthy, right? I mean … More Organic, USDA 100% Certified Organic and Natural – Is there a difference?