Category: Food

2015: The Year Of The Gut

If you feel like crap most days, I’d guess your gut is the problem. The gut, or gastrointestinal (GI) tract, is part of our digestive system. Digestion is a critical component of good health. Without a properly functioning digestive system, we don’t get the energy and nutrients we need to live well and feel good most …

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Best Weight Loss Diet For The Holiday Season

Do you want sculpted abs and firm thighs, but while enjoying this season’s finest holiday cookies, candy, and pie? Hahahahaha! You’re so cute… Let’s be real. It is impossible to indulge ’til your soul is content while maintaining your current physique. It is even more impossible to lose weight during the holiday season when you …

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Make Your Own Applesauce (And Your Own Autumn Season)

As the autumn season approaches, I grow nostalgic for apple picking, pumpkin patching, the scent of leaves and dry brush, and the scurrying of little creatures as they gather food and prepare their families for harsher times. Autumn is such a peaceful, yet playful, time of the year. Despite the hustle and bustle of back-to-school, football …

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Does Being Vegetarian Affect Your Social Life?

Ever wonder what it’s like to be vegetarian? I do. I know my body would feel great, my digestive system would work as it’s supposed to, and my energy levels would skyrocket. But I wonder how it would affect my daily decisions, my social life, and my relationships. In order to gain some insight on the …

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Eating Donuts Is Like Skydiving For Taste Buds

We all know that we should eat healthy and avoid junk in order to feel good and make our bodies work well. So why do we still choose junk over what we know is important? In another article, Wine Is Healthy Right? It Has Those Intoxicants, I Mean Antioxidants, we describe health as a pendulum with …

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8 Foods That Help With Bloating And Abdominal Pain

Gas, bloating, sharp abdominal pain – this is your body’s way of telling you that you’re doing something wrong. A little gas and bloating is normal; but when it causes severe discomfort and affects your day-to-day life, something has to change. Gas and bloating is the result of your gut bacteria making burpies and tooties …

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Make More Meals Like You’re Having A Party

A few weeks ago, the hubs and I got into a bad habit of not making dinner and just snacking on random things or eating out. We had very few items in the kitchen that would make for a suitable meal. If I used such items, I might have time-warped back to college where all I …

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Easy Bruschetta Recipe: The Baguette You Won’t Forget

What is bruschetta? Well, it’s basically bread, tomatoes, and olive oil. Many bruschetta recipes also call for basil, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, mozzarella, or a variety of other toppings. You can’t really screw it up, but there are a few things you need to know in order to make it legit. (Oh, and it’s pronounced …

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