All About Heart Disease and Cholesterol – What’s the Connection?

  Heart Disease — I am sure we all know someone who has personally been affected by this disease, as it is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Interested to debunk the myth about heart disease and cholesterol? Continue to read more in this blog post. Hearty Facts Let’s first talk […]

Fair Trade Chocolate Pudding

The Bitter History of Chocolates Chocolate. Oh, the sweetest of decadent treats. Hot chocolate, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate almond butter smoothies. What’s not oh-so-sweet about chocolate, though, is the amount of forced labor and child slavery involved in harvesting the cocoa beans to make it. This forced slavery thing is very real, friends. In college, I […]

Homemade Guacamole Recipe

Food For Thought: Purpose of Life Happy Monday, friends! What a beautiful weekend it was outside- I mean, who expects 75° weather in the middle of January? Hey, I’ll take it! I did take full advantage of the sunshine and headed to north Georgia for some hiking (and Vitamin D!). As I sat on top of […]

How to DeSeed a Pomegranate

  Let’s talk pomegranates. They are: delicious packed with nutrients (who knew those little nuggets could be made of so many good things– Vitamins K, C, B, Folate, Phosphorus, etc.) and indicative that fall/winter are on their way (pomegranate season grows from October through February)! Here’s the thing with them, though. These seeds are a […]

What Are the Best Food Sources of Minerals and Vitamins?

  Have you ever wanted to know which foods provide high sources of certain minerals and vitamins? Check out this list for a quick reference of food choices you can make to balance out your internal nutrient levels. Remember, food comes exactly as God intended (i.e. with all of the components of that mineral or […]

3 Ways On How to Make Beets Salad (They’re Easy!)

Benefits of Eating Beets Beets — they are just oh so important! Why do I love them (and therefore why should you)? Detox Food — Beets are nutritionally powerful in their detox abilities. They help thin the bile from the gallbladder to move toxins through and out of the body. If you have a tan-colored stool, you […]