Morning Oatmeal

Cooler weather is coming… You know what that means! Warm oatmeal for breakfast. Quit the sodium packed instant oatmeal packs! Regular large flake quick oats are just as fast and easy to prepare without the added sodium. ….I swear there is oatmeal under the fruit decoration 😉 Directions: 1. Put 3/4 cup of oats inContinue reading “Morning Oatmeal”

For the love of flavonoids!

  Who doesn’t love freshly picked local blueberries? And who doesn’t love the fact that they are not only delicious but they provide your body with antioxidants? Tasty and beneficial? ….I’ll take 2 baskets please! Flavonoids are a type of antioxidant found in blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, green tea, red grapes, and much more. Flavonoids may lowerContinue reading “For the love of flavonoids!”

Go Green! The famous King Kale Juice

  I got my hands on a delicious King Kale today from Juice Matters. Kale is becoming such a famous green and for all the right reasons! It is high in vitamins A, C, K and contains Calcium. Functions of these nutrients: Vitamin A: maintains healthy eye sight and a healthy immune system Vitamin C:Continue reading “Go Green! The famous King Kale Juice”

Raw Fruit and Nut Bites

Ingredients needed (makes 14 bites):  1 cup dates, pitted & soaked 3/4 cup dried apricots, chopped 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds 2 tbsp flax seeds 2 tsp chia 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips (69% cacao) 1/4 cup raisins Directions:  1. Put 1 cup of dates in the microwave with 1 tbsp water for 40 seconds toContinue reading “Raw Fruit and Nut Bites”