With temperatures rising as we start the summer, it’s extra important to stay hydrated. Surely you’ve heard the recommendation to drink 8 cups of water a day, which is the equivalent of 64 ounces. This may seem like a lot, but keep in mind that your water intake comes from other foods and beverages, including fruit and vegetables, coffee, tea, and other beverages (although I highly recommend limiting caloric beverages as they can add up). That said, if you’re trying to meet a cert… read more »
“Nothing brightens up a dish like a real flower! Whether you live in the northern or the southern hemisphere, edible flowers can add flavor and aroma to salads, breads, spreads, desserts or dips. Make your recipe bloom with rose water, flowering herbs, floral teas, dried lavender blossoms or even fresh flowers like nasturtiums, violets, borage, squash, sunflowers or pretty much any blossom in a vegetable garden.”
I just returned from an amazing vacation in northern… read more »
I’m a nutrition consultant for various food and beverage companies, but my opinions are my own.
Media is abuzz with talk about sugar. After all, sugar is toxic, right?! The newly released movie “Fed Up” has consumers shocked and scared into thinking this is the truth, and now there’s a new diet book saying the same thing: Sugar Savvy: The 6-Week Solution to Kicking Your Sugar Addiction for Life
, by Kathie Dolgin, who goes by the name “High Voltage.”
But is sugar, or any type of cal… read more »