Pomegranates

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday POMEGRANATES! I love these and I am so sad they are only in season during the winter! I could eat them all year even though they are annoying to peel (I let my dad do that😉) they are worth it!! Arthritis- Pomegranates contain an antioxidant called flavonols. These compounds have been linking […]

Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is this week (YAY) so we are sharing a round up of recipes that you can make and share with your family. Thanksgiving is about being around family. This holiday I challenge you to be present the whole time. The holidays are not about the food we eat; its about the connections we make […]

Parsnips

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Fall time means lots of root vegetables are in season. Parsnips are an awesome root vegetable that not many people know about or use. They can be made into fries, used as a sub in mashed potatoes, or just roasted up and enjoyed with other root vegetables. They have a sweet, earthy […]

Cranberries

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Cranberries are filled with antioxidants and are prefect this time of year! But this holiday try to use fresh cranberries and make your own cranberry relish instead of buying a can. The canned variety is usually made with high-fructose corn syrup and regular corn syrup making it straight sugar… By making it […]

Oct 31st

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Remember that today is just a day. It can be as normal as you make it. The only thing that changes are little kids come to your house for candy! You shouldn’t stress about eating candy or not eating candy! And guess what… one piece of chocolate is not gonna hurt ya!!! In […]

LEEKS

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Leeks are a great source of Vitamin K (59% of DRV!) and are in season right now! They have a mild, onion taste and are great cooked in stews and soups! Similar benefits to garlic and onion- You probably already know that eating garlic and onion can help prevent and get rid […]

Delicata Squash

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Delicata Squash! This squash was the first squash I ever liked and know I LOVE all squash!! Its really super easy to make too because you can eat the skin. You just chop it up and throw it in the oven FIBER- Most squash has fiber but a lot of it is […]

Spaghetti Squash

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Its that time of year where squash is everywhere!! And that is not a bad thing 🙂 Spaghetti squash is one of my favorites but honestly I love all squash hah! Here is some reasons why you should add spaghetti squash to your cart next shopping trip! PASTA REPLACER- One cup of […]

Pumpkin Time

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Pumpkin!! Sorry guys but I am not talking about PSLs (which have 50 grams of sugar in them!!!!!!!) I’m talking about the benefits of good ol’ pumpkin! Make sure when buying pumpkin puree you look for cans with only pumpkin in them!! Or you can always make your own by buying pie […]

APPLES

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Apples are in season!! And a perk to living in Michigan is apple orchards are all over so its super easy to get all kinds of different fresh apples! An apple a day right? TEETH- It should be keeps the dentist away! Eating apples can help clean the teeth and gums. Also […]