The Low Down on Pre-biotics

  Since the blog topic last week was on probiotics it is only right to educate you all on how to feed those probiotics so that you can get the maximum benefits from them.  The best source of energy for probiotics are called prebiotics. Prebiotics come from the fiber found in plant products.  These fibers…

In the Know on Probiotics

  There has been an increased buzz around the topic of probiotics for your gut health.  Probiotics are comprised of healthier bacteria that help you digest and absorb nutrients more efficiently.  If you don’t consume supplements or foods that have probiotics in them then you might develop a bacterial imbalance in your gut.  This imbalance…

How to Freeze Your Extra Food

Over the last few weeks we have all been trying to figure out how to stock up on the necessary foods in order to limit going out.  For some of you this may be your norm and for some this is a huge change in storage techniques. The best thing you can do to minimize…

How to Minimize Waste in Your kitchen

  Minimizing waste and reducing our carbon footprint has been a topic of conversation for many years.  As time goes on we are becoming more knowledgeable on how to minimize our impact on the environment.  Food waste is a big problem in the United States.  It is estimated that in the US we throw away…

Enhance Your Mind While Stuck At Home

  Podcasts are a great way to expand your knowledge and give you a few “ah ha” moments in your life.  I think that podcasts are a great way to spark motivation when you have been in a rut.  Here is a list of some great podcasts that I like to use to help expand…

Vegetarian Dal Recipe

This is a great “dump” meal.  You can take any of the leftover vegetables from your refrigerator and dump them into this recipe to minimize waste.  You can also use frozen vegetables in this recipe!  This is a great meal to use when you are not able to grocery shop and you have frozen and…