Weight Loss Tip #8- Chocolate, or More Specifically… Raw Cacao

2019-04-02T13:03:59+00:00

Weight Loss Tip #8- Chocolate, or More Specifically... Raw Cacao WHAT?!?   Chocolate …a weight loss tip?!  Considering Valentine’s Day is next week, I need to make it perfectly clear!  Not all chocolate is going to help you lose weight.  In fact, my guess is that NONE of the chocolate you are familiar with is [...]

Weight Loss Tip #7- Add Lemon To Water

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2019-04-02T13:40:23+00:00

Weight Loss Tip #7- Add Lemon To Water This weight loss tip is a hidden jewel in the world of health.  Adding lemon to your water, first thing in the morning, in the form of juice or a slice of squeezed lemon does wonders for your weight and health. The most important aspect of this [...]

Weight Loss Tip #5- Cayenne Pepper

2019-04-01T22:03:40+00:00

Weight Loss Tip #5- Cayenne Pepper Cayenne pepper, you say?   Yes!!  Consuming cayenne pepper on a daily basis, gives many benefits, including weight loss! Studies have shown that having cayenne pepper for breakfast creates less appetite so one eats less calories throughout the day. Cayenne pepper raises metabolism to help you burn excess fat. [...]

Weight Loss Tip #2- Morning Movement

2019-04-01T22:32:30+00:00

Weight Loss Tip #2- Morning Movement Studies have shown that exercise first thing in the morning is key to getting your metabolism up and running for the day!  In fact, just 10 minutes of raising your heart, even slightly has proven to be effective in raising heart rate, and keeping the metabolism going for 4-6 [...]

How to Cut Up a Pumpkin and Roast Seeds

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2019-04-01T22:47:48+00:00

How to Cut Up a Pumpkin and Roast Seeds Cooking a Pumpkin – Cooking a pumpkin and preparing its meat for recipes is fairly simple. Be sure to wash the outside of the pumpkin well with soap and water before you begin. Preheat oven to 350 degrees (or you may use the microwave). Cut pumpkin in [...]

Lima Beans- One of the World’s Healthiest Foods

2019-04-02T13:10:19+00:00

Lima Beans- One of the World's Healthiest Foods I’ll bet you didn’t know that the simple lima bean is considered one of the world’s most healthiest vegetables!   This legume is a must in your kitchen (and garden).  Simple to grow and simple to harvest, and oh so delicious!  Just grow and harvest like you [...]

Broccoli- Superfood or Not?

2019-04-02T13:12:14+00:00

Broccoli- Superfood or Not? Broccoli’s reputation as one of the world’s most healthiest vegetable still rings true!  Broccoli is one of the most hated and yet the most well-loved vegetables in the nation. Nutritionists talk about it, presidents and other celebrities tell their experiences with it, but through it all, broccoli maintains the royal status [...]

Top 10 Healthiest Vegetables to Grow in Your Summer Garden

2019-04-01T23:14:15+00:00

Top 10 Healthiest Vegetables to Grow in Your Summer Garden Those of us that are avid gardeners know that summer days means fresh vegetables, sunshine and plenty to do at harvest-time.   Many of us begin dreaming of our gardens as early as January.   While it is cold and blustery outside, we spend time [...]