How To Make Your Own Larabars – 4 Ways

How To Make Your Own Larabars – 4 Ways

Dates are the fruit of the date palm which originated in the Middle East. They are a popular ingredient in Middle Eastern cuisines and often served as special treats to visitors.  Dates are known for their exceptional sweetness. They are a very moist and meaty fruit...
Homemade Popcorn – Stovetop or Brown Bag It!

Homemade Popcorn – Stovetop or Brown Bag It!

Food manufacturers have done a great job at taking perfectly natural healthy foods and turning them into nutritional nightmares.  Popcorn is a great example. In it’s natural state, popcorn is a simple whole grain.  As I recently posted here, a diet rich in whole...
Whole Grains and The Carb Debate

Whole Grains and The Carb Debate

In a nation of fad diets, traditional whole foods are often wrongfully convicted. Such is the case of whole grains. The low-carb craze that surfaced in the mid 90’s, thanks largely to Dr. Atkins, has left many of us confused and even fearful of anything...
How to Make a Green Smoothie

How to Make a Green Smoothie

Do you have trouble getting leafy greens into your daily diet?  Green smoothies can be a great way to boost your daily intake of green vegetables like kale, spinach and swiss chard . Although all vegetables are good for you, leafy greens are the number one food you...
Homemade Granola – 4 Ingredients

Homemade Granola – 4 Ingredients

Granola is one of those health foods that can be pretty costly especially if you are looking for a truly natural granola. We eat alot of granola in our house and the price can add up quickly.   The best way to cut down on the cost and of course unnecessary food...
Overnight Oats 5 Ways

Overnight Oats 5 Ways

I have a slight obsession with overnight oats lately. My usual breakfast consists of two eggs and Kale, however I find myself more and more pressed for time as the school year progresses. For a while I was actually skipping breakfast and just drinking an extra cup of...