Your healthy grocery list: What foods to buy

What exactly is a healthy grocery list? You will get a million and one different opinions about what you should eat and not wherever you look on the internet. This site is not a scientific study, but totally layman in nature. Yet, don’t make the mistake of underestimating the value of the information presented. I explain to you… Read More »

Salt substitute: Which is healthiest and tastes the best?

I have always loved salt. But, as I got older I began to pay dearly for it. I would overdose on it. My body wouldn’t be able to handle any more of it and my lower back would start aching (kidneys.) My ears would start ringing (tinnitus?) and feel plugged up. It would affect me for days until… Read More »

How much sodium per day is good for you?

How much sodium per day is healthy or safe? It is said the body requires less than 500 milligrams of sodium (salt) each day to function healthily. This amounts to less than a quarter of a teaspoon. Not an awful lot. So, it’s easy to overdo it if you are not watchful and don’t read labels carefully. The ideal… Read More »

Healthy snack ideas

I wanted to talk to you about what drinks may trigger eating junk food snacks you know you shouldn’t. For example, if you drink wine, coffee and tea, these can cause hunger for the wrong foods. What we need are alternative healthy snack ideas to help us avoid eating our favorite addicting junk foods. Wine, tea and coffee are… Read More »

Benefits of green tea: Is it Healthier than Coffee?

Are there benefits of green tea drinking? I used to be a devout coffee drinker until I got tired of having daily frequent heart palpitations, anxiety attacks and sleep deprived nights. Drinking coffee also gave me hunger cravings and an acid stomach. One cup led to another cup in mornings, afternoons and evenings. I liked it strong and put sugar… Read More »

Benefits of coffee: The good and bad

It is said there are many benefits of coffee drinking. Don’t forget that coffee has a huge amount of caffeine in it, and it’s extremely addictive. So, if you talk bad about coffee, you will get a lot of resistance. People are touchy about what they want to drink and eat. They don’t want to hear it. For example,… Read More »

Gluten free grains: How healthy are they?

Gluten-free grains do not exist. This is a misnomer. Below, these are so called ‘gluten-free flours’. But, even these have their own ‘gluten’. I will explain, below. Gluten free flours Almond Coconut Cassava root Flax seed Garbanzo bean Tapioca Arrowroot Tiger nut Green banana Chestnut Wheat flour can contribute to inflammation in our bodies. This is a result of… Read More »

Vegetable soup recipe

I love vegetable soup. It doesn’t take long to make and you can add almost every vegetable known to man in it. You make it with the vegetables you like most. If you don’t, you won’t eat it. Here’s what I like to add to mine. My version is a vegetable lovers heaven! 2 stalks of celery 2 thinly… Read More »

Split pea soup recipe

Here’s one of my all time favorite soups. I don’t know what it is about split pea soup, but I love it and never tire of it! It’s easy to make and it’s vegetarian all the way, unless you want to add a ham hock for flavor. You can freeze the rest in small portions for later. I used to buy… Read More »