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Saturday’s Food For Thought: Blueberries

Happy weekend to you all!  What are your weekend plans??  I am staying in tonight and watching a movie with my boyfriend.  Oh did I mention I will be making… Read more Saturday’s Food For Thought: Blueberries

Saturday’s Food For Thought: Lavender

Today I came across a beautiful recipe that I must share. From one of the fellow bloggers I met, check out Sabine’s recipe: http://mamangerie.com/2014/03/26/pear-and-lavender-tart/   When I came across her wonderful recipe it made me think a few things. Lavender is really a new craze. My family owns a lavender company called Friends Of The Earth Lavender, you might have seen our blog at http://www.friendsoftheearthlavender.wordpress.com or came across our Etsy Shop at: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FRIENDSOFTHEEARTHLAV We are a unique family owned business that not only plants our very own flowers, but we distill our… Read more Saturday’s Food For Thought: Lavender

Greek Food For Thought: Greek Yogurt

1 cup of Greek yogurt can deliver as much protein as eating meat. Greek yogurt has double the protein then most regular yogurts.  Grab yourself a Greek yogurt today and enjoy the health benefits it offers.  🙂

Saturday’s Food For Thought

Spinach is Saturday’s Food For Thought.  I thought I would include one of my super favorite vegetables in tonight’s post. Spinach is such a versatile vegetable and it provides many nutrients. Read below for some great benefits of spinach. Benefits Of Spinach Cooking spinach actually increases its health benefits! Yes this is true. Eating 1/2 a cup of cooked spinach will give you twice as much nutrients vs 1 cup of raw spinach. (The reason being, the body can not break down the ingredients while eating raw spinach.) Taking spinach… Read more Saturday’s Food For Thought

Power Food!!

Saturday’s Food For Thought: Broccoli Rabe Broccoli Rabe pairs beautifully with bold ingredients like sausage, anchovy and hot pepper. Like other cabbage family members it’s packed with nutritious vitamins like; vitamin C, potassium, calcium and fiber as well as carotenoids and cancer-fighting indoles and isothiocyanates.   Health Benefits: The latest news with this power food is that it’s a cancer preventing potential. It holds a rich source of glucosinolates, which the body converts to cancer fighting sulforophanes and indoles. Studies have shown that these compounds are effective against stomach, lung, and colon cancers. … Read more Power Food!!

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