Diet & Nutrition

Redefining Comfort Food

For many people, food is more than a source of nutrition. It’s a source of happiness; memories; comfort. Hence the term: “comfort food.” Comfort food is loosely defined as a food that provides a feeling of consolation, well-being,… Continue Reading

Toxic Rice – Beware of this Hidden Danger

Rice is an important food staple in America and across the world, and without this inexpensive and abundant food source, millions of people would go hungry. Rice is naturally gluten-free and – depending on the type, may deliver up to 15 vitamins and minerals, including folate, manganese, and magnesium. But for all these positives, there is one downside—and unfortunately, it’s a big one. Rice is highly contaminated with arsenic…

A Peach of a Fruit: Benefits & Recipes

Along with being one of the sweetest, most popular fruits of the summer, peaches also happen to have some pretty sweet nutritional and health benefits. Take advantage of this amazing seasonal treat with these easy and delicious peach recipes!

Spicy Veggie Stew Recipe

Hearty and nourishing, this vegetable stew is perfect on cold, fall days and a terrific way of meeting your daily veggie quota. While I use squash and peppers in this vegetable stew recipe, make it with whatever veggies and legumes you like.