I am on a mission to try and re-make some of the old meat staples we love into vegetarian or vegan meals. I want to make them from scratch because the substitutes I find in the grocery store tend to have a lot of ingredients that I don’t want to


One of the things I wanted to introduce into my lifestyle is growing my own herbs and vegetables. It is a cost-effective way to get the produce I love and I can be certain that they are being grown without additional chemicals to enhance growth unnaturally. The only problem is


Recently my boyfriend decided to become a vegetarian. While I have not completely adopted the lifestyle, for the most part, it is easier to eat the same food together, therefore, many of my meals are vegetarian. Protein, and how to get enough of it in your diet, seems to be


Has anyone heard about the 5 bite diet? Apparently it has been on Dr. Oz and many people are interested to find out more and maybe even try the diet out for themselves. It’s being marketed as an easy way to lose 10 pounds in a week When I read


Sugar seems to be a swear word these days. Why is sugar bad for you? When I look at articles from sites like WebMD, the FDA, and, it doesn’t appear that sugar itself is terrible, but the amount we consume is. The recommended daily average for women is a


When I looked to research how to naturally control cholesterol, an increased intake of fiber was among the recommended actions to lower cholesterol with diet. But, why is fiber good for you and what else is it good for? Fiber can help improve heart, skin and digestive health as well


Similar to good fats and bad fats there are good oils and bad oils, so what is the best oil for cooking? Typically I have used extra virgin olive oil for both cooking and for salads and I know some people swear by coconut oil for cooking, but not all


Coconut oil is extremely popular today among those that are healthy or in the process of improving their health. Coconut oil is not just good for you if you ingest it, the benefits of coconut oil for the skin are just as great. Even though coconut oil can be a

Reducing cholesterol naturally

On one side of my family, we have very high cholesterol. Even when I was a teenager, my doctors said mine was quite high. I wanted to find out how to reduce cholesterol and if there are any natural ways to reduce cholesterol. Here’s what I found when trying to


What is the Paleo diet plan? I have been hearing a lot about this diet and wanted to see if it is something that would fit my lifestyle. OK, so what is the paleo diet exactly? Basically, the Paleo diet is like turning back the clock, way back, as in