Summertime is here! Along with warm weather and long lazy days spent on the patio, you can plan on enjoying plenty of fresh, delicious summer produce. With new varieties of fruits and vegetables coming in and out of season almost every week, be sure you don't miss any of these special summer treats. You won't see them fresh again until next year!
Boost Your Immune System to Help Keep Colds and the Flu at Bay
When your immune system is run down it’s easier to catch colds and the flu. And there are so many factors that play into a reduced immune system: Excessive exposure to toxic substances (like cigarette smoke and insecticides in food and water), poor diet, excessive stress, etc. And when the body’s immune system is run...
Do you know the symptoms of heat stroke? If your answer is no, you may want to take note of these symptoms:
A lack of sweating
High body temperature (higher than 104 F)
Muscle cramps or weakness
Nausea and vomiting
Rapid heart beat
When someone is exposed to...
If you’ve never used a food thermometer before, you should invest in one (or more) solely for food safety, although they are incredibly convenient as well. Not sure which one you should buy? You’re not alone. Thermometers vary depending on your method of cooking. Here is a list of food thermometers with basic information to...
Do you think about grocery shopping before you go grocery shopping? If not, and you are watching your weight, you may want to plan out your weekly meals ahead of time and make a grocery list that includes healthy food choices from each food group. You should also take into consideration how much time you’ll...
Given the choice between blueberries, grapes, chunked pineapple, and other fruit options on a plate versus colorful rainbow fruit kabobs, the latter will have your party crowd reaching for healthy fruit just on presentation alone. Perfect for game night with friends, a baby shower, or a kiddo’s birthday party, these fruit kabobs are a great...