Tag: nutrition
healthy peanut butter balls

Nutrient Packed Peanut Butter Balls

It’s always good to have a healthier version of your favorite things. For some reason, I love peanut butter balls, but they are usually made with powdered sugar. I guess that’s the only bad part, which is not too bad if you think about it. But…

what does healthy mean

What Does Healthy Mean?

I was about to write about why being healthy is so hard. And I will. But first, we need to know what it means to be healthy. To be healthy is not just being free of sickness or disease. It’s more than that. Healthy means different things…

Black Bean Brownies

The Healthiest Brownies You Will Ever Eat

I love brownies. I’m calling these “The healthiest brownies you will ever eat” because that’s what I like to say when I make them for gatherings. At my previous job, I was known as the “healthy dessert lady”. I made black bean brownies for all the…

healthy without rules

Living Healthy Without Rules & One Year Of Blogging

I have been a “blogger” now for one year! Honestly I never thought I’d still be doing this since it took years of my husband convincing me to start a blog. I spent years pursuing and working in a career that wasn’t for me. Fortunately I am a…

Banana coconut chia seed cookies

Banana Coconut Chia Cookies

Want to make an easy cookie that anyone can eat? It takes only 5 ingredients to make these banana coconut chia cookies. We all know someone with food allergies and this cookie takes out all the common ones! I’d think eating the whole bunch is okay, due…

Banana, dark chocolate, avocado, and brown rice

Magnesium

“Drink more milk to strengthen your bones”, they say. All that milk you’re drinking for your bones and teeth? Not effective unless you have magnesium too. Magnesium is not present in milk enough to where it is beneficial. The benefits of magnesium are numerous, but the top…

chickpea salad

What’s the Deal with Carbs?

What is the truth about carbs? What are good and bad carbs? Should we eat “low carb”? Lately I’ve been seeing the articles that come out saying all different things about carbs. Let’s drop the good and bad terms and focus on what is nutritious and what isn’t. The truth…

healthy without rules

The Healthiest Diet: Eat Real Food

The healthiest diet in the world is quite simple. How to eat the healthiest diet? Eat real food. What you eat affects absolutely everything: your health, mood, skin, and what diseases you might develop over time. If you are looking to lose weight, don’t bother spending hours at the…