A pomegranate is a powerful fruit. Known for its high levels of antioxidants that can counteract various cancer-causing free radicals and keep away bad cholesterol, it also has anti-inflammatory properties, antibacterial and antiviral capabilities and calms the digestive system.
Butternut squash is such a good-for-you gourd; it’s full of antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and so much more. It can lower your risk for cardiovascular issues, help improve digestion, lower cholesterol levels, strengthen your bones and boost your immune system!
Tired of the same old burger? Then check out these healthy, delicious new salmon burgers from H-E-B. Talk about good taste – Italian Bruschetta Burgers with Tomatoes and Parmesan, Fiesta Jalapeno Cheddar Burgers chock-full of zesty spice and rich cheese…
We have the best of intentions every new year when it comes to dieting, but after a few weeks my determination always starts to wane. I asked Rosie Benner, former HEB registered dietician to come up with three quick and easy…and healthy meals. These are a cinch to put together, they all taste great!
Learning about olive oils is a bit like learning about wine. There are so many brands, they all have different unique taste profiles, and terroir also plays a big role in their flavor as it does with wine.
Try lamb. It’s a great source of protein and also packs a punch when it comes to zinc and vitamin B12 according to info I’ve seen. I’ve been a huge fan of lamb since discovering the racks sold at Costco that average about $14 for about 6 ribs…not bad! Since then I’ve ventured out and […]
You’ll never convince me it’s true! A story on Reuters this week stated that organic food has no nutritional or health benefits over ordinary food. The study was conducted by an apparently well respected research institute in London (from the quick Google search I did). The reporter instinct in me is skeptical on many levels.
Let me just say I absolutely hate to diet! I rarely do it because I think diets actually make me gain weight. I start craving foods I don’t even like when I’m on a diet. HOWEVER, I’ve found one over the years that I think is great! Mike and I decided after a holiday season […]