Blood Pressure Recipes

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

Gluten-Free 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

Is Organic Worth the Hype and Money?

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?

So Sweet, but Ow! My Teeth!

Cavities cause pain when eating or drinking something cold, but how do they start? A commonly thought answer is sugar, but that’s not the real reason. According to Carifree, sugar is not what causes tooth decay; cavity-causing bacteria is, while sugar is just the fuel. The larger your consumption of sugar, the more enamel demineralizing acid that bacteria spews out. These bacteria are not much … Continue reading So Sweet, but Ow! My Teeth!

BULLETPROOF COFFEE ON THE RISE

It is rare to find someone who does not enjoy a cup of coffee in some form: iced, black, blended with flavored syrups, and even specialty coffee blends. A new coffee trend claims to boost mental power, suppress cravings, and increase your metabolism. Bulletproof coffee, also known as butter coffee, was created by Dave Aspey, an entrepreneur from Albuquerque, New Mexico. The coffee was an … Continue reading BULLETPROOF COFFEE ON THE RISE