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Nutrition tips, recipes, and diet information

Quick Tips for Eating Well on the Road

One challenge I have when I’m on the road, is finding healthy food. Now, I’m going to be honest with you. When I’m traveling, I don’t always eat healthy. I let things slide a bit, but just a bit. I prefer to eat well most of the time. That means whole foods, and less Read More

Making Soup

I love making soup. You can find me year round eating a bowl of this good stuff, even during the warm summer months. I love a good bowl of chicken noodle soup, or a creamy bowl of broccoli soup. Why wouldn’t I love soup? It’s a healthy girl’s dream. I Read More

Quick Turkey Chili

This month we are having fun with different chili recipes, and our food of the month is the chili pepper. Here is a simple and healthy quick turkey chili recipe that I love! It only takes about 15 minutes to prep, and is ready to eat in 45-60 minutes! Ingredients: Read More

Not Your Restaurant’s Spin-Art Dip

1 Tb vegetable oil 1/4  C    red bell pepper, small dice 1    pkg  baby spinach (6oz) 1    can  artichoke hearts (14oz net) 1    Tb   garlic, minced 2    oz   white cooking wine 1    C    cream cheese, softened 3/4  C    sour cream shaved (or grated) Parmesan cheese This recipe Read More


No, it isn’t a funny looking cucumber. It’s zucchini. Zucchini is a simple food that takes on flavor well, and can be a surprising substitute in meals to add variety and nutritional value. Let’s explore this vegetable. So what’s so good about zucchini? Zucchini is good for hydration, with its Read More


What in the world is the purple plant? You don’t see a lot of purple foods. Maybe grapes, figs, and plums, but what about vegetables. You’d be surprised. There are purple peppers, asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, and carrots! We all know it is important to eat a variety of fruits and Read More


Who hasn’t heard about how healthy leafy greens are for you? Well, kale is no exception. With its crisp texture, bright color, and savory taste, this nutrient packed vegetable is well worth your time. So what’s so good about kale? Kale is very nutritious, providing several vitamins, including vitamins E, Read More


What a sweet treat! Cherries are one of my favorite fruits. Even those “so-called” cherries that they put on an ice cream sundae. I love them. I have to admit, I can never find much to do with them, but they do pretty well on their own. On top of Read More


Who wants to eat fungus? If it is mushrooms, then count me in. During my brief stent as a vegetarian, mushrooms were a staple in my diet. Though I am back to my meat eating ways, I still enjoy mushrooms as a regular part of a balanced diet. Just so Read More


I would like to start off by saying that yogurt and I have had a love hate relationship, similar to my relationship with bananas. I enjoy yogurt, but for some reason, I have this habit of buying it and letting it sit in the refrigerator. I buy it because I Read More