How Your Eating Habits Affect Your Mood

Food is more than just nourishment for our bodies. What we eat has a direct impact on how our minds work, our mood and our deepest feelings. The tastes and aromas of the food we grew up with, for example, can trigger happy memories of home and childhood.   The food-mood connection goes even further. […]

7 Healthy Casseroles to Bookmark

When you’re short on time and trying to stay on track with your diet, it’s always a great idea to have some delicious casserole recipes in your arsenal. They are simple to prepare as make-ahead meals, easily transported and even great for parties. Keep these healthy casserole recipes on hand for dinners that are easy […]

The Best Way to Boost Serotonin

“The simplest way to improve Serotonin” we are able to choose carbohydrate-rich plant foods over animal foods to boost tryptophan levels, but ideally, it might be more than just carbohydrates. Since the main determinant of mind serotonin concentrations appears to be the ratio of tryptophan with others that take on it for uptake in to […]

A Better Breakfast

“A Better Breakfast” According to this study, by far the most comprehensive of its kind in history, there are only three whole foods on the planet that have more antioxidant power than cloves. One of them is amla — dried Indian gooseberries. Now, not only is it more powerful, but also more palatable. You could […]

Omega-3 Fat EPA Significantly Lowers Heart Disease Risk

By Dr. Mercola Omega-3 fats are essential polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs) your body needs for proper cell division and function of cell receptors, digestion, muscle activity, blood clotting, visual acuity, cognition, heart health and much more. Most omega-3s are considered “essential fats” as your body cannot make them. You have to get them from your diet. […]

Broccoli Cheese Soup

This broccoli cheese soup recipe is easy to make and loaded with broccoli and cheddar cheese. You can make it as chunky or as smooth as you’d like, and of course add more cheese on top! A wonderful copycat of Panera’s famous soup. I’ve talked at length before about my aversion to vegetables growing up, […]

How To Make Bannock Or Indian Bread, The Food Of Mountain Men

Back in the day, people were struggling to survive and every day was a challenge. Foods with a high-calorie intake were in high demand and taste wasn’t as important as it is today. People were looking for calories and durability, and they couldn’t afford to be picky. Bannock or Indian bread is one of the […]

Easy Hamburger Soup

Hamburger Soup is a quick and easy meal loaded with vegetables, lean beef, diced tomatoes and potatoes. It’s great made ahead of time, budget friendly, reheats well and freezes perfectly. We serve this easy Hamburger Soup with a fresh green salad and some crusty bread for the perfect meal! I love a good soup as a […]