Tag: nutrition

Healthy Life Expo featuring Strongman Competition, Martial Arts

As if the Super Bowl isn't enough excitement for downtown Minneapolis this winter, Healthy Life Expo will showcase the U.S. Strongman Winter Assault Competition...

Food First: Here’s to Your Health

What do you like to have for breakfast? Are you stuck in a rut and ready for something new? Or maybe you are looking...

Food First: Starting the New Year Off Right

The New Year is a great time to assess where you are at in your life, to look at what seems to be working...

Optimal Health and Wellness for our Optimal Pets

Nutrition and exercise play such a huge role in health, not just for humans, but for animals, as well. Our pets rely on us...

Food First: Delicious, Nutritious Soup for Cold Months

Whether I'm concocting a new recipe or searching for a new recipe to try, I aim for one that is both delicious and nutritious!...

Food First: Got a Craving for Crunch & Salt?

Are you someone who craves something crunchy and salty? Then the "crunch" in this recipe is for you! Great on salads or all on...

Food First: Chocolate – a powerhouse of nutrition

Do you ever crave a little something sweet? How about chocolate? What kind of chocolate do you opt for? All chocolate is made from...

Spirit Leaves: Not Yet Vegan

Once, on a plane, a woman sitting beside me related how she lived on a farm in Wisconsin. Every morning, the sheep would come...

Ten Ways Specific Fermented Foods can improve Your Life

An excerpt from the book The Cultured Cook: Delicious Fermented Foods with Probiotics to Knock Out Inflammation, Boost Gut Health, Lose Weight & Extend...

Why I am Vegan

My mother adopted a 7-month old Yorkie a few years ago and I instantly fell in love with her. Before my mom brought this...

Not Missing the Meat

Did I ever imagine I would become a tree hugger? Someone who talks about energy and stuff? A person who considers disease your body's...

Conscious Consumerism: Responsible Choices As We Ascend

An incredible amount of evidence exists for the support of a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle. We could go into living a life free of...

Why I Am Vegan

My idea of living with a vegan lifestyle is that I don't consume any dairy or animal products. As someone once said, "If it...

Our World as a Soup Bowl

A battle of comments ensued under my recent Facebook posting: Hate crimes got you down?! If you still eat meat, then you are part...

Vegan vs. Vegetarian

I have, only recently, begun eating a more vegetarian diet when I decided to break up with my prior food relationship to begin a...

Why I am Vegan

It was unbelievable for my family and friends to digest the fact that a crazy meat-lover who once relished eating roasted Chicken Drumsticks, Hakka...

Food First: A Satisfying Gluten-free Meal

Want to go gluten-free, but still crave the texture of pasta? Want a satisfying meal that is also dairy free? I've got you covered...