Back-to-basics Cooking – Making Soft White Homemade Cheese

Most of us run to the store and buy prepackaged cheese; but make your own homemade soft cheese just one time, and your traditions will change. Arouse your taste buds to homemade delight. Soft store-bought cheese just cannot compete with this back-to-basics soft cheese recipe. The ingredients are completely up to you. So, bring your … Read moreBack-to-basics Cooking – Making Soft White Homemade Cheese

Agave Nectar is a Healthy Low GI Natural Sweetener

Agave nectar comes from the agave plant and is a light syrupy sweetener that can be used instead of table sugar or artificial sweeteners. Agave nectar comes from the agave plant (pronounced ah-GAV-ey), Agave is best known as being the plant that tequila is traditionally made from. Agave has been used in Mexican cooking as … Read moreAgave Nectar is a Healthy Low GI Natural Sweetener

Low Carb, Finger-Food Appetizers: Filled Belgian Endive Leaves

Low carb finger-food appetizers start with the simple Belgian endive. A must-have recipe for fresh & healthy gourmet appetizers. Get creative with fillings. Looking for a delicious, gourmet appetizer recipe that’s low carb, tasty and makes an elegant presentation? Start with Belgian endives and fill them with a variety of healthy food combinations. Shaped like … Read moreLow Carb, Finger-Food Appetizers: Filled Belgian Endive Leaves

Planning an Iron Rich Diet: Which Foods are Highest in Iron?

We know iron is important, but do you know the best dietary sources? Read on to help plan a diet for iron deficiency. Iron is an essential mineral in the human diet. It is the basic building block of hemoglobin, the portion of our red blood cells that carry oxygen throughout the body. Where do … Read morePlanning an Iron Rich Diet: Which Foods are Highest in Iron?

Eating A Gluten Free Diet During the Christmas Holiday

If you have celiac disease, it is important to stay on a gluten free diet to be healthy. Try these tips for eating and baking gluten free at Christmastime. With all the festive foods and baked goods, some people may find it difficult to stay true to a gluten free diet during the Christmas season. … Read moreEating A Gluten Free Diet During the Christmas Holiday

Lightening Up the Menu in the Winter Months

These easy, healthy recipes will keep your diet on track through the cold winter and holiday season! During the chilly winter season, people generally tend to seek hearty, calorie-rich foods to keep them warm. But with all the holiday parties- notorious hotbeds of high fat foods and alcohol- not to mention decreased physical activity due … Read moreLightening Up the Menu in the Winter Months

Oats, A Healthy, Hearty Start to the Day with a Bowl of Porridge

For centuries, people all over the world have begun their day with a bowl of meal or porridge, considered to be the finest and healthiest breakfast For a healthy start to the day, a bowl of porridge topped with fresh or dried fruit can’t be beaten. Two thousand years ago, the Roman goddess of agriculture … Read moreOats, A Healthy, Hearty Start to the Day with a Bowl of Porridge