When the snack monster attacks it can be hard to keep him at bay, especially if you’re not well prepared. Instead of letting yourself get to the point of complete starvation where you don’t even care what you eat try preparing yourself for the inevitable. You know you’ll have a mid afternoon craving so why […]
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Eat to keep cool this summer
It just keeps getting hotter out there, but the food you’re eating might be making the heat even more unbearable. The easiest way to avoid this is by eating seasonally- there are foods specifically designed by nature to help keep us cool during the sweltering months.
The incredible benefits of meditation
Meditation is something relatively new in my life. I’ve been meditating on and off for about a year now, hopefully this time it will stay ON for good! I’ve noticed so many great benefits in my own life from it that I wanted to share some of the benefits.
How to stay healthy on vacation
There’s no better time for a little exploration and travel than the summer. Vacation is also a time when many of us throw caution to the wind when it comes to food and health and decide to go splurge and worry about it after the fact. Believe it or not making healthier choices on vacation can […]
Sourdough – white bread that is GOOD for you!
Now that you’ve learned about the health benefits of white rice, are you ready to learn about the health benefits of… white bread? What?!? Wait! I’m not talking about your everyday white sandwich bread out of a bag- I’m talking about sourdough bread which happens to be radically different than any other bread around.
6 quick and easy energy boosters
Sometimes life can be exhausting. Instead of reaching for caffeine to help you overcome your mid-afternoon slump, try some of these tips to keep you feeling energized without caffeine.
How to make your own healthy & delicious flavored water
Summer is just starting so we have a few months of very hot day ahead of us. The high temperatures means it’s especially important to stay hydrated! But what if you’re one of those people that just doesn’t like to drink water because it’s so flavorless and boring? There is hope for you yet – […]
Quick and delicious summer pasta
Summer has finally arrived! With temperatures rising the last thing you want to do at night is slave over a hot stove. So today I thought I would share one of my favorite, quick summer pastas. It couldn’t be any easier to make!
Rice: White vs. Brown. Which one is healthier?
When we talk about natural foods, we always have the brown alternative, as in bread there’s white and brown bread, there’s white and brown rice. It’s only logical to always choose brown which seems much healthy, but … is brown always healthier?
3 Reasons to throw out your breakfast cereal
While to the naked eye breakfast cereal may seem like a quick, healthy breakfast option there’s really not much good about them. In fact, most cereals are loaded with ingredients that have no business being eaten at all. So not only do they not provide any nutritional benefits, they might actually be making you and […]
Perfectly prepared beans
Beans, another staple Dominican food that happens to be a great addition to anyone’s diet. Though red (kidney) beans are the most popular in Dominican cuisine they are all rich in vitamins and minerals such as folic acid, magnesium, potassium, and B vitamins as well as being loaded with soluble fiber so don’t be afraid […]