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Coffee and health is controversial for some, and not a topic I am addressing here. However, if you want to know more about coffee and your health, you might want to check out an article by Dr. Michael Greger at https://nutritionfacts.org/topics/coffee/. Rather than addressing the health issue, this blog is about creamers!
These days, it seems like everyone is telling us to drink more water and the importance of staying hydrated. The more water you drink, the more energy you have and the better you feel, even increasing productivity at work. There are apps for your smart phone and stickers for your water bottle that help you drink more water and gauge how hydrated you are. However, no matter how much we try, it can be hard to know how much water is the right amount to drink. While there is no magic number or perfect number of glasses to have per day, here are the top 5 healthy hydration tips to help you throughout your day.
When I was growing up, my family had a large garden in our backyard. One of the flavors I remember that makes my mouth salivate even now is the taste of my mom’s rhubarb crunch! Rhubarb, when prepared as a dessert, has a sweet, tangy flavor that makes your taste buds tingle! We had two large rhubarb plants that came up every year that we would use to make wonderful family favorites. I still see rhubarb at some grocery stores and farmer’s markets, but many people have never tasted it and have no idea what to do with it. It has a beautiful crimson, red stalk and large green leaves. The edible portion is the stalk as the leaves are...
Staying plant-based on birthdays can be tricky! First, if you are the parent of a child and it is their birthday, you may not want to dictate a whole food, plant-based dinner. But, if it is you or a loved one who is already plant-based, then it is both easy and fun to create a special celebration. Here are several ideas to try:
As you begin to make whole food, plant-based (WFPB) eating part of your new lifestyle, a key skill that needs to be sharpened is learning to plan. In the past as a SAD (Standard American Diet) eater, you might have run to a drive-thru or popped a frozen pizza in the microwave when you were hungry. The problem is that these habits harm your health and well-being.
When it comes to the hectic nature of our lives, many people feel like, on a scale of one to 10, they’re at an 11. If that describes you, the thought of cooking a meal every night may seem like a daunting, if not impossible task. Fortunately, whether you like to batch cook all your meals for the week on the weekends or only have time to cook one or two nights each week, there are several whole food, plant-based meal ideas out there that will leave you with lots of delicious leftovers
Whether you were a picky eater as a child or not, chances are if you are a parent, you have dealt with the struggle of trying to get a child to eat a certain food. If your kids have grown up eating the Standard American Diet or basically any other diet besides a whole food plant-based one, chances are that they will be at least a little reluctant to try some of the new foods and this new way of eating.