My Weekly Health Tidbits: Best Foods That Help Fight and Manage Stress

We all have things that enhance our stress. As I sit here typing this while drinking peppermint tea I am thinking of ways to share information about certain foods that have been shown to reduce stress hormones, or help one manage emotional stress. There are many different ways to manage ones stress, and I had …

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Cooking with Parchment Paper (Recipe Included)

I haven't really used parchment paper in the past other than using it for baking sheets with cookies, but I have found it to be quite helpful with baking quick dishes in the oven with an easy cleanup that doesn't the pan. Making parchment paper parcels to roast vegetables or fish in, makes them come …

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Eating On A Smaller Plate Challenge

Eating on a smaller plate  for portion control? That doesn't sound so appealing when you say it at first and it is also something that may come across as possibly ineffective. What if people just ate more meals on small plates throughout the day and didn't really reduce their caloric intake? Well, part of the …

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My Weekly Health Tidbits: The Mighty Powers Of Turmeric

Turmeric has become almost like a hot commodity in the health and wellness field. I see it in the stores a lot with trending health products adding in turmeric for its anti-inflammatory benefits. I can see lately in the past two decades that turmeric is being researched in clinical trials for preventative health care and …

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My Weekly Health Tidbits: Chia Seeds!

When you hear the word chia, the chia pet commercial song from the 90s/2000s might ring in your head. The chia seeds people eat though are not the green sprouts that come out in those plants, but tiny black seeds that can be used to make vegan puddings, and drinks. It is important to note …

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Rendition of Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Layer Cake

I was at home and wanted to make something different for my brothers birthday since he is vegan. I wasn't even sure what ingredients we had other than cocoa powder, vegan butter, peanut butter and almond milk. However, the idea of a cake slipped into my mind and I didn't know any recipes off-hand to …

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New Segment Announcement: My Weekly Health Tidbits

Hi everyone, I was thinking of new ideas for different content and since I like to research, I thought I can find out new information on health food products, growing topics in the food/nutrition community and any other tidbits of knowledge. Cultures and history also are of interest to me and how they 'play' with …

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What To Cook When Pressed For Time: Tips On Making Stress Free Meals And Still Have Free Time

When you come home and are exhausted, no one really ever feels like cooking anything. Sometimes there are parents who also have no time to make a balanced meal for their kids and end up getting something from outside because it is the faster thing to do. This is totally understandable and there is nothing …

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