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One of the best ways to maintain a healthy diet, your weight, save money and avoid processed food is to cook simple meals. I have found a few tricks to add extra vegetables in my diet and wanted to share them with you! Add fresh spinach to leftovers before putting in the microwave I reheat leftovers […]
I love breakfast, it might be my favorite meal of the day. Eating a good breakfast sets me up for the day ahead. It’s amazing how much energy our brains use when we’re thinking deeply about issues, writing and trying to change the world! Blueberry banana smoothie I’ve been making this smoothie for years, and […]
Last week I wrote about a major federal loophole that has allowed unsafe chemical additives into the food we eat each and every day. The “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS) loophole, lets food companies use chemical additives on to the market and into our tummies. You can read more about the laughable “approval” process food companies […]
What is the process for approving the ingredients that go into the food we eat? I have been asking myself that question for years but to be honest, I’ve only have nibbled at the edges. Recently however I’ve wanted to delve deeper and find some answers. Why are there questionable or harmful ingredients in our […]
In the past if I’ve been “in Atlanta” what that meant was “in the airport” sprinting from one terminal to the next trying to make my connecting flight (if you’ve ever flown Delta you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about). So it was a lovely change of pace to spend five days in the city […]
I’m new to southern Virginia and I’m regularly surprised at its beauty and diverse ecosystems. False Cape State Park is one of Virginia’s best kept secrets. Nestled close to the North Carolina border, this park includes a beach, brackish wetlands and endless wildlife. The brackish water attracts large turtles, herons, endless bird species, and cat […]