Bell Peppers, loaded with goodness.

I’ve been cooking with green bell peppers for many years and I’ve always loved the aroma and flavor that came out of this uniquely shaped little wonder. I never really gave much attention to the other colors and what they had to offer until recently. I also must sadly admit that I didn’t know thatContinue reading “Bell Peppers, loaded with goodness.”

Ginger, one of nature’s best kept secrets in the fight against aging.

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) has been used for centuries as a spice to add a healthy and flavorful ’kick’ to any dish. It is also well known throughout the world for it’s powerful medicinal properties. If you Google it, it can be easily found on numerous top 10 lists as one of the healthiest spices onContinue reading “Ginger, one of nature’s best kept secrets in the fight against aging.”

Phytonutrients literally fight for our lives: The case for Plants.

Typically, as I stroll through the grocery aisles slowly pushing my shopping cart, I begin crossing items off of my list as I place them in the cart. As I continue to stroll along, I check out my list constantly to make sure that I don’t miss anything. As I get closer to the produceContinue reading “Phytonutrients literally fight for our lives: The case for Plants.”

Wow! Lemons can do all of that? 9 Healthy Internal and External Uses

We’ve all heard the old adage, “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Now we know that when life gives us lemons, we can make much more than that plus our bodies will thank us for it later! There are so many ways to enjoy the flavor of lemons, from candies and cookies to piesContinue reading “Wow! Lemons can do all of that? 9 Healthy Internal and External Uses”

The Painful Reality of Gout: Causes and Prevention

As of this writing I have never knowingly experienced gout and from what I hear, I don’t ever want to. Gout is an arthritic condition that causes excruciating and debilitating pain in the joints, most commonly in the big toe. The condition occurs when too much uric acid builds up in the blood stream causingContinue reading “The Painful Reality of Gout: Causes and Prevention”

The incredible edible blueberry?🤔

Yes, you read that right. Blueberries have long been the ‘talk of the town’ as one of a host of extraordinary superfoods. Other berries on the superfoods list include strawberries, blackberries and raspberries. But why do blueberries seem to top lists more often than the others? Here are 7 reasons to fall in love withContinue reading “The incredible edible blueberry?🤔”