Eating Around Dietary Restrictions During the Holidays

When people think of the holidays, three things often come to mind: family, blessings, and food. For some, the holidays are an opportunity to relax and indulge in homemade meals, but for those with dietary restrictions, the holidays can create stress. Rather than showing up to a family gathering on an empty stomach, ready for not one but two loaded plates of everything on the … Continue reading Eating Around Dietary Restrictions During the Holidays

Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Diabetes

What once seemed like a good alternative to sugar in some foods and beverages has now been called into question. It’s no secret that sugar leads to obesity and, in some cases, diabetes. Sugar releases opioids and dopamine in the brain that create a high like that produced by certain drugs. Sugar consumption becomes more frequent as cravings for the high increase. Since sugar is … Continue reading Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Diabetes

Venison Recipes

Venison Chili Ingredients 1 pound ground venison 1 small onion, chopped 4.5 ounces chopped green chiles, undrained 1 teaspoon oregano 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 pints canned light red kidney beans, drained and rinsed 1 pint canned tomatoes 2 quarts tomato juice 2 tablespoons chili powder Directions Start by adding your ground venison, chopped onion, green chiles, oregano, cumin, and cayenne … Continue reading Venison Recipes

Power Bowl Recipes

Breakfast Grain Bowl With Turkey Sausage Meatballs Prep Time: 25 minutesCook Time: 35 minutes Ingredients 1 ½ cups farro 16 ounces lean ground turkey sausage 2 red bell peppers 6 green onions, thinly sliced 6 soft-cooked eggs Hot sauce, for serving (optional) Instructions Prepare farro according to package directions. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Using hands, form sausage into small balls (a little … Continue reading Power Bowl Recipes

Healthier Baking Recipes

Fudgy Avocado Brownies With Avocado Frosting Ingredients 300 grams dark chocolate, chopped or chips 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 medium hass avocados, pitted and peeled 1/2 cup honey or maple syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 eggs at room temperature 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/2 cup less 1 tablespoon coconut flour Instructions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line the base and sides of … Continue reading Healthier Baking Recipes