Substitute Grapes or Dates for Processed Sugars

Smoothie tip eliminate processed sugars to improve your health Rather than using processed sugars such as Agave, Cane Sugar, etc – try putting 1-2 cups of dark grapes on the bottom of your #vitamix, #blendtec, #ninja etc – and/or a few dried organic dates – The flavor is amazing and will add a unique taste […]

Healthy black bean breakfast burrito

Pappy, what are you making today? My eldest granddaughter was asking about my newest experiment in the kitchen. As a child I observed my parents cooking and experimenting in the kitchen. My mom always made up recipes. A little of this and a little of that to make some of this. Although she had a […]

NutriBullet | Magic Bullet – Travel review

On a recent trip I decided to bring along the NutriBullet and test it as a traveler’s smoothie maker.  It travels light and I used a small camera bag I had to protect the NutriBullet from travel’s harm.  When I travel, I normally rent a room with a small kitchen and since the majority of […]

Strawberry Banana Popsicle | Summer Snack Ideas

Nutritious Summer Snack Ideas to get good food in your children We are always thinking of creative ways to get good food into our grandchildren and one of the best ways is via a tasty snack.  This is an easy recipe and substitute available fruit. What is interesting in when we use this same recipe […]

Quinoa & Black Bean Delight (Gluten Free Recipe)

Quinoa & Black Bean Delight (A Gluten Free Recipe that satisfies most taste buds) First, what is quinoa? (Nature’s Earthly Choice: Organic Quinoa (1 x 4 lbs)) According to Wikipedia, it is a grain like crop with edible seeds.  Quinoa is gluten free and is a tremendous substitute for barley, wheat, or many other grains.  […]

10 Tips to help you on your journey to better health

We are all not the same.  Therefore, what works for one might not work for another! Bella arrived to work with enthusiasm knowing that she has a new helper in her quest for weight loss and more important health gain.  After booting her computer she opened her email to be greeted with a note from […]

Berry Super Drink – Green Smoothie Recipes

Berry Super Drink This is a very simple great tasting drink and fast to make.  It makes a tremendous ‘snack’, desert, or pick me up in the middle of the day. 1 cup blueberries 1 cup blackberries ½ cup ice ½ cup water 1 spring of mint Blend for 45 seconds or until smooth.  On […]

Mango Smoothie Recipe

Mango Banana Energy Delight Mango Smoothie Recipe (s) with tips on cutting your mangos 1 – 2 large ripe mangos 1 – Banana 1 cup ice This food is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin B6 and Manganese, and a very good source […]

Veggie Nut Delight aka – Vegan Veggie Burger Recipe

Veggie Nut Delight aka – Vegan Veggie Burger Do you long for a great tasting vegan veggie burger but only find store bought versions tasting like cardboard or filled with junk that you wouldn’t feed to a lab rat?  I am not sure about you but I never was a fan of those fake tofu […]