Popular new year resolutions usually center on bettering our bodies inside and out. An important factor in that aspect is what we eat and drink. It not only affects weight, but body image, mental health, and overall self-confidence. A nutritional resolution can be a fun and easy way to bring on the new year. Not only will you achieve weight/dietary goals, trying different foods and … Continue reading Rewriting Resolutions — Nutritional
Mediterranean Chicken Meatballs Ingredients: 1/2 cup chopped basil, parsley, or dill 1/2 medium red onion 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes canned in oil, drained 1 pound lean ground turkey (or chicken) 1 teaspoon oregano 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs 1 large egg 1 tablespoon crushed garlic 1 tablespoon canola oil Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. To make the meatballs, mix together ground meat with … Continue reading Blood Pressure Recipes
Simple Gluten-Free Strawberry Oatmeal Bars Ingredients: 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 cups certified gluten-free oats 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 cup gluten-free flour blend 1 stick butter, melted 2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced 1/2 cup sliced almonds (optional) Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 7×7-inch pan with coconut oil. In a large bowl, add all dry ingredients. … Continue reading Gluten-Free Recipes
Picking the Right One Sometimes we crave a juicy watermelon or sweet corn to go with our afternoon barbeque, but we realize they’re out of season. They may not taste the same, or they’re just not available. That can be a real bummer, but here at Health Life, we have you covered. Here are 10 seasonal fruits and vegetables and when and how to pick … Continue reading Seasonal Fruits and Veggies
What Does Organic Mean? If you see the “USDA Organic” or “Certified Organic” seal on your food, the item must have an ingredients list that is 95-percent or more certified organic, meaning free of synthetic additives like pesticides, chemical fertilizers, and dyes. It must also not be processed using industrial solvents, irradiation, or genetic engineering, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The remaining 5 … Continue reading Is Organic Worth the Hype and Money?