3 Reasons Your Body Will Love Acorn Squash

3 Reasons Your Body Will Love Acorn Squash

It's acorn squash time. Anything that can be served as a meal in its shell makes me happy. More importantly, any food that is as functional as acorn squash makes me happiest! When I say functional, I mean the nutrients in the squash itself provide an army of defense...
3 Great Benefits of Apples – And Why Your Body Will Love Them

3 Great Benefits of Apples – And Why Your Body Will Love Them

Think of apples as little multivitamins. They contain a lot of what your body needs to stay healthy. The benefits are plentiful, but here are three good ones to get you going! 3 Incredible Benefits of Apples They Relieve Asthma: According to a study conducted in the...
5 Reasons Your Body Will Love Pumpkins

5 Reasons Your Body Will Love Pumpkins

If you're in a war, instead of throwing a hand grenade at the enemy, throw one of those small pumpkins. Maybe it'll make everyone think how stupid war is, and while they are thinking, you can throw a real grenade at them. -- Jack Handy (aka Al Franken), Deep Thoughts...
5 Reasons Your Body Will Love Bell Peppers

5 Reasons Your Body Will Love Bell Peppers

Stuffed peppers were calling my name yesterday, so I had to make them. Peppers are a winner across the board in my book, Sweet, crisp and available in a variety of colors, bell peppers are the ornaments of any grocery store produce aisle. OK, so we're coming to the...
Game Day Menu Ideas: Healthy Tex-Mex

Game Day Menu Ideas: Healthy Tex-Mex

Here is a simple game day menu with a Tex-Mex twist.  What’s more, it’s healthy and loaded with great ingredients that are good for you, including: Chipotle Peppers: Contains capsaicin, giving it heat – but also reduces inflammation in the body. Cumin: A warm spice...
Inertia: A Couch Potato’s Biggest Battle

Inertia: A Couch Potato’s Biggest Battle

Exercise and eating well - a couple things that make us look and feel good. It's universally agreed that these two things have the potential to help us:         reach an optimal body weight decrease bad cholesterol, increase good cholesterol reduce...