Reducing meat consumption has many benefits, the most important being that plant-based foods offer more health benefits than meat. Other reasons to reduce your intake of meat include the positive impact it has on the environment, animal welfare, and on your budget.
What is the difference between unrefined and refined oils? Which oils are better for your health? There are so many cooking oils on the market that it is easy to be confused. I know I was when I first started cleaning up my diet. For example, there is canola oil, sweet almond oil, coconut oil, sunflower oil, vegetable, olive oil, and countless others.
How do you choose from the endless list? I’m going to share what I’ve learned about the differences between unrefined and refined oils, the best uses of unrefined oils, and the health benefits of using unrefined oils.
What are the health benefits of eating fruits and vegetables? How many servings should I be eating per day? How much is in a serving? Should I be purchasing organic fruits and vegetables? Find out the answers and STEP UP YOUR FRUIT AND VEGETABLE GAME!
Eliminating highly processed food from your diet and focusing on a clean eating lifestyle can be overwhelming in the beginning, especially if you are trying to do everything at once. These 6 tips will help you get started.
What is the difference between whole grains and refined grains? What are the health benefits of whole grains? What should I be looking for on food labels? Find out what I learned when I was looking for answers to these questions.
Have you started the new year with a goal or resolution to be healthier? Like many people, that’s exactly how I started the new year several years ago. Today I’m sharing how that goal turned into my passion for clean eating.
The Beginning of My Journey
In January of 2013, at the age of 45, I did what most people do and set out to start the new year with goals of eating better and working out more. I was about 10 pounds over my ideal weight and did not want to pack on any more pounds. I knew I wanted to change some of the unhealthy foods my family and I were eating and I wanted to start a new workout regimen.
Replacing your jar of marinara sauce won’t be hard after you taste this amazing sauce. This marinara sauce is simple to make and perfect for your favorite pasta dishes, pizza, spaghetti squash, or as a dipping sauce.
Learning about the ingredients in the food we were eating became a priority for our family after my husband had a heart attack at the age of 45. Reading the information on nutrition facts labels and ingredient labels can be confusing.
I am sharing what I discovered about the ingredients in the food we were eating and what to look for when reading nutrition facts labels and ingredient labels.