Archive August, 2013

Lettuce – Iceberg or Romaine?

Which lettuce has more nutrients? Iceberg or Romaine Before you look at the comparison chart below – tell us what your first guess is! One cup of Iceberg Lettuce has: 8 calories 0.5 gram protein 0.7 gram fiber 10 mg calcium 78 mg potassium 1.5 mg vitamin C 16 mcg folate 13.3 mcg of vitamin […]

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Food Craving Chart

This chart makes it easy to understand our food cravings and how to replace them with something equally as satisfying, but healthier.  * Print it and keep it inside your pantry. Thanks to stepintomygreenworld!  

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Metric Conversions

“Although our Europe and Asia readers requested this, I run into a really good recipe now and then with metric measurements and I have to do online searching to convert it – this will make it simple for the next time!” ~Denise                                                            Happy Cooking! 🙂

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Guacamole and Strawberries

Guacamole is such a great meal! It is one of those foods that is full of good nutrition and so completely satisfying and easy to make, and, it’s RAW!! That means it’s full of live enzymes so your body doesn’t have to do the work of producing enzymes to digest the meal! This refreshing guacamole […]

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Goat Cheese and Zucchini Frittata

I use organic ingredients as much as I can when I cook. You can find all of the ingredients for this recipe in any Whole Foods store, ‘green-organic’ section of your local super market. Let’s get cookin’! Ingredients: 2 large eggs (cage free if possible) Salt and Pepper to taste 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive […]

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Alternatives for Non Stick Cookware

When the health risks associated with making Teflon and non stick pans first became known, many cooks got rid of their cookware and went back to using their old stainless steel pots and pans. What many people didn’t realize was that even stainless steel is not immune to controversy regarding health impacts. Below are basic facts […]

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Your Local Farm Market

Summer may be winding down in the majority of the United States, however you still have plenty of time to reap the benefits of delicious and healthy locally grown produce. Purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables in season doesn’t have to cost a fortune.  Visiting your local Farmers Market is a wonderful way to get vitamin and nutrient filled […]

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Top 8 Herbal Pain Relievers

You’ve most likely experienced serious pain at some point in your life. Chronic pain in particular, can be debilitating and cause sleepless nights. In the United States alone, 50 to 80 million adults are affected by pain that lasts at least 6 months. Whether chronic or acute, mild or severe, pain can be a symptom […]

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Hydrogen Peroxide Magic

Hydrogen Peroxide could also be labeled oxygen water, because it is close to the same chemical make up as water (H2O) but with one extra oxygen atom (H2O2). Because of this, it breaks down quickly and harmlessly into oxygen and water. Every home should have at least one bottle of peroxide in your home … […]

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Are You Feeling STUCK?

“There is a choice you have to make in everything you do. So keep in mind that in the end the choice you make, makes you!”  Even the choice to be stuck is a choice none the less. Just because the situation on the outside isn’t moving doesn’t mean you can’t be going somewhere on […]

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