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Six Recipes to Kick Start a Clean Eating Diet

Posted on July 26th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Clean eating is a lifestyle. Several years ago, I decided to keep things simple and focus on enjoying whole, natural foods. This meant that overly processed foods, like microwave meals and frozen veggie burgers, were off the menu. Instead I focus on cooking from scratch with nutritious, single ingredients [...]

An Easy Pasta Salad Recipe, Greek Style

Posted on July 25th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Move over, calorie-crushing creamy potato salad. There’s a new summer salad vying for a place on the picnic table. It’s my easy pasta salad recipe, Greek style. This healthy pasta salad recipe came together for me by accident, while attempting to make a quick lunch with leftover cooked pasta [...]

Healthy Homemade Baby Food

Posted on July 15th, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger A balanced diet is important, but not just for you. An infant’s development depends on healthy baby food, and this is particularly true for their teeth. Homemade baby food can reduce your baby’s sugar intake, which is important in avoiding tooth decay. Foods that are high in sugar and starch, [...]

Three Healthy Snack Ideas for the Road

Posted on July 8th, 2014

Posted by Karen Lac, guest blogger It can be a challenge to stay healthy while on the road. Whether traveling for work or leisure, it’s easy to give in to temptation when you’re hungry and need something fast. Restaurants, cafes, and convenience stores are often filled with fattening and greasy options that, although they may taste [...]

Four Ways Fresh Herbs can Spice Up a Meal

Posted on July 7th, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Using herbs in your cooking is a great way to add flavor, keep your recipe healthy, and add antioxidants to your diet. Learning to cook with herbs can take some practice, but once you understand the basics, you can experiment with your own concoctions. Here are four herb projects [...]

Five Home Garden Ideas Using Tomatoes

Posted on July 5th, 2014

Posted by Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger A home garden this summer can provide you with all the fresh organic produce you need. Tomatoes are one of the easiest and most prolific croppers of all the garden vegetables, and are a mainstay of your average garden salad recipe. Be environmentally friendly this season, save money, and [...]

Best Low Sugar Foods for Your Diet

Posted on July 3rd, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Everyone wants to live a healthier life, and that often means consuming fewer simple carbohydrates, or sugars. There are so many studies that link high sugar consumption to poor health that it makes sense to limit your intake by eating low sugar foods. According to a report on the [...]