Mistake #3: Categorizing Foods as “Good” and “Bad”

“I can’t have that! That’s bad for me.” We’ve all done it. Classifying foods as good and bad can start turning your thinking more negative than it has to be. True – to meet your personal goals you might need to avoid or limit certain foods like salty potato chips and ice cream. But there is … More Mistake #3: Categorizing Foods as “Good” and “Bad”

Know Your Ingredients: The Many Names of Corn

I wanted to start a small series about how to read ingredients. Although I suggest eating things without a label and ingredient list on the box or bag (eating whole, unprocessed foods), there are always things that will have a nutrition label and ingredient list like yogurts, cereals, oatmeal packets, etc. These in themselves might … More Know Your Ingredients: The Many Names of Corn

Acid Reflux: Caused By Not Enough Stomach Acid

I’m sure most of us have been there. After a heavy meal, or laying down after having dinner, we’ve all had that uncomfortable burning sensation. Especially with the heavier foods in fall and winter. Since it’s Acid Reflux Week, I’ve decided to talk about a few things you can control to help if the reasons … More Acid Reflux: Caused By Not Enough Stomach Acid

Dairy Free Whipped Cream

Did you know “non-dairy” products are not completely dairy-free? Confusing I know. “Non-dairy” whipped toppings or “non-dairy” creamers can still have milk proteins in it like whey and casein, as allowed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. To see my previous post about dairy labels, click here. With that being said, I wanted to … More Dairy Free Whipped Cream

Almond Ricotta

Here’s is a dairy free ricotta recipe I use. Once I learned I could do this and how simple it was, I started using it to make things creamy in a lot of recipes. I added it to pasta sauces, veggie pizza, spread on toast, etc. Classic ricotta is already low fat and so is … More Almond Ricotta