Strawberry Delight Dessert

Strawberry Delight Dessert This Weight Watchers Strawberry Delight Dessert is a great easy treat that fits into your meal plan. Course Dessert Keyword Weight Watchers Servings  Author Melissa Jennings Ingredients 1 package fat-free sugar-free cheesecake pudding mix 8 ounces nonfat plain Greek Yogurt 2 cups sliced strawberries, divided 1 tub 8 oz, fat-free whipped topping, divided 12 pizzelle cookies Instructions In a large bowl, mix together the … Read more

How to get clear skin: vitamins for healthy skin

Like many women before me, I used to be pretty complacent about many of my health issues. Joint pain? Bah, I’ll just walk it off! Headache, I’ll just pop a pill! But when my health issues affected my skin and my complexion, and how I looked, the vainest part of me became worried. I was … Read more

Food intolerance symptoms

Food intolerance symptoms and symptoms of food allergies manifest themselves in more ways than most people think. The general public is aware that severe food allergies can cause anaphylaxis, or that environmental allergies can cause people to sneeze or break out into hives. But did you know that allergy and intolerance can be responsible for a very wide range of symptoms … Read more

Reduce, reuse & recycle to minimize food waste

1. Reduce While the super-econo-sized bag or carton of food might have a more economical price per unit, you’re not saving any money if much of it goes bad or unused. Plan ahead Meal planning is one way to make sure that you use up your allotted purchases and eating all you buy. For example, if … Read more

Why Choose Grass-Fed Beef Over Grain-Fed Beef?

Remember the good old days in the healthy eating game? That halcyon era when all you had to do was look for suffixes like “-free” and “-fed?” It helped if what the food was free of was something vilified like fat, salt, or sugar. Even worse were cages. The opposite of freedom. Even the most … Read more

Good Fats vs Bad Fats for Good Health

Good fats: going beyond unsaturated fats In the battle of good fats vs bad fats, people often have a very black and white idea of which fats belong to each side. Typically, the perception is that good fats include anything of the unsaturated variety. Fish oil and flax seed oil in particular have been some … Read more

Is Skim Milk Good For You?

There you are, perusing the chilly refrigerated section of your favorite supermarket. Although you buy milk on almost every shopping trip, your mind goes through a familiar dance when faced with a wall of choices. Skim or whole? Is there a difference between 1% and 2% milk, and if so, are such small increments that … Read more

Do you have a Vitamin D deficiency?

Spring has finally arrived and the sun is shining oh-so-bright – BUT before you go and slather on your SPF 1000000+ and cover yourself up completely from it, make sure you read this! What is Vitamin D? Most of us think we can all list the vitamins and minerals we know we need to be … Read more

5 Reasons to Shop Your Farmers’ Market

Your local outdoor farmers’ markets are starting up soon with fresh, seasonal and delicious REAL FOOD! Need a reason to go out and see what your local farmers’ market offers? Here are five: 1. The Food is Fresher Real Food sourced from your local farmer and farmers’ markets are harvested, picked or grown more recently … Read more

Should you join a CSA? 6 Questions to ask yourself

One way to eat locally and supportyour local real food producers is to join a CSA, or Community Supported Agriculture. Basically, a CSA is a farm-share where a farmer offers up a number of shares, subscriptions or memberships, which you pay for in advance. In return for paying your dues, at a set interval (usually … Read more