By Katryna Starks So you want to cut down on sugars but you don’t want chemically-based sweeteners either? Mother nature has come to the rescue! Here’s the skinny on four great natural sweeteners that make staying healthy taste better than ever: Xylitol Xylitol is a sugar-alcohol that is naturally found in fruits and vegetables, and… Read More Naturally Sweet
Leanne Brown, a food studies scholar, encountered a problem. She noticed that people on government food assistance (food stamps) were not eating healthfully. She calculated the average food allowance at $4 a day, and set about a challenge. Create great-tasting, healthful recipes within that $4 budget. From her website: “I think everyone should eat great… Read More Great Recipes on a Budget!
A good tomato-basil bisque is like a little sip from Heaven, and this easy recipe will have you making your own. Sun-dried tomatoes are subbed for regular romas to give it a rich, smoky flavor. This recipe freezes and thaws well for homemade make-ahead meals. Ingredients: 1 16-oz chicken broth 1 12-oz coconut milk 1… Read More Simple Low-Carb Non-Dairy Tomato Basil Bisque
In every health discussion I’ve ever been in, someone inevitably brings up the cost of healthy eating. “Eating healthy is so expensive!” But is it really? While several people have realized that the upfront costs for healthy food are outweighed by the cost of health care if you don’t eat healthfully, that isn’t the whole… Read More Is Eating Healthy Really More Expensive?
We all recently learned that ammonia-treated beef, aka “pink slime”, was served in school burgers. But what else is in there? NPR’s Allison Aubrey explains it all in Tiny Desk Kitchen. Watch and learn!
“I had a VOM when I stopped at a fast food restaurant, but got a kids meal instead of regular size. They market the meals with cartoons and toys, but the calories are more appropriate for me than the meals marked toward adults.” – Anne, 34 “When I was out and I got hungry, I… Read More YBS Celebrates Small Victories!