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Hidden Sources of Sugar

Hidden Sources of Sugar

posted on 05/31/2016

Maintaining a healthy blood sugar level is important for your health at all stages of life, but it is especially critical for those who are diabetic, borderline diabetic or have other health concerns. Diet is a major factor in your glucose numbers but, unfortunately, even foods that are generally considered healthy are not good for […]

Healthy Eating: Best Spring Salads for a North Carolina Harvest

Healthy Eating: Best Spring Salads for a North Carolina Harvest

posted on 03/15/2016

With the sheer abundance of produce available now salads can be an amazingly healthy, quick and supremely tasty option for lunch and dinner. Spring is especially good for getting baby versions of veggies which are often sweeter, crisper and make for better salad fixins’ than their adult counterparts. Use this bounty as a time to […]

Vitaminize Your Food: Buying in Season – A Guide to Spring Produce

Vitaminize Your Food: Buying in Season – A Guide to Spring Produce

posted on 03/08/2016

If you’ve ever had a mealy apple or a tomato that seemed to have less flavor than the cardboard box it was shipped in, then you know how truly disappointing out of season produce can be. Fruits and vegetables have tons of benefits but many people get turned off to them because they don’t know […]

Long life tips: How to Healthify the Classic Casserole Dish

Long life tips: How to Healthify the Classic Casserole Dish

posted on 12/29/2015

Casserole recipes were once a go-to dinner idea for housewives across the country. Easy to make ahead and perfect to feed large, hungry crowds these one dish meals ruled on dinner tables, at potlucks and holiday gatherings for years. Unfortunately, convenience came at the price of nutrition since most included things like salt-laden canned soup, […]

For retired couples: Fun and Easy Tips for Cooking for Two

For retired couples: Fun and Easy Tips for Cooking for Two

posted on 12/22/2015

Many of us get used to cooking large meals for friends and loved ones but as life changes so do our cooking needs. If you find yourself needing meals for one or two people, but end up with a fridge brimming with enough soup and pot roast to feed the cast of Rent then it’s […]