How Low-Carb and Ketogenic Diets Boost Brain Health

How Low-Carb and Ketogenic Diets Boost Brain Health Like most people my age (nearing 50 years young!), I grew up during a time when dietary fat was the bad guy. So, prior to starting school at Hawthorn University (HU), I was completely brainwashed with the idea that fats were bad, carbs were good and that…Read more »

14 Healthy Kid-Friendly Recipes for the Holiday Season

My quest for healthy recipes, led me to this article at cookstory.com with healthy holiday recipes for kids. There’s a little of everything, 14 recipes in total: Balsamic Chicken & Stuffing Muffins Creamed Spinach & Mushrooms Fruity Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Pear-Stuffed Baked Apples Pork Chops & Cinnamon Apples Raspberry Chicken Slow Cooker Ham & Pineapple…Read more »

Recipe for the Course: Wild Salmon Kebabs with Asian Pesto

Hello everyone! You guys are part of an assignment for my current course. You see, each class at Hawthorn comes with a recipe of the course. We are often asked to prepare the recipe, write about our experiences, as an assignment, and share it with someone else…THAT’S YOU! First, I’ll describe the assignment, and the…Read more »

Homemade Immune Boosting Gummy Bears

Since winter is setting in, that must mean cold and flu season is here as well. This week, I’m focusing on immune boosting recipes. You don’t need to wait until you’re sick to enjoy these super healthy recipes! Today we have, healthy homemade immune boosting gummy bears, made by her kids.  She includes a free printable…Read more »

Flu & Cold Wellness Tea

Since winter is setting in, that must mean cold and flu season is here as well. This week, I’m focusing on immune boosting recipes. You don’t need to wait until you’re sick to enjoy these super healthy recipes! Today we have, Flu & Cold Wellness Tea (AKA: Immune boosting Turmeric Tea) You will find the…Read more »

Immune Boosting Green Soup

Since winter is setting in, that must mean cold and flu season is here as well. This week, I’m focusing on immune boosting recipes. You don’t need to wait until you’re sick to enjoy these super healthy recipes! Today, we have Immune Boosting Green Soup from simpleveganblog.com. I have adjusted her recipe slightly, recommending the…Read more »

How to make immune boosting juice

Since winter is setting in, that must mean cold and flu season is here as well. This week, I’m focusing on immune boosting recipes. You don’t need to wait until you’re sick to enjoy these super healthy recipes! First up: Immune Boosting Juice from howdini.com! If you’d like to skip to the recipe, scroll down…Read more »

Busting the (Whole) Grain Myth – UC Davis Integrative Medicine

With the back and forth of grains, no grains, things can get a bit confusing. Many people are sensitive to grains, and should remove them from the diet. But, does that mean that everyone should stay away from grains? Personally, I do avoid grains, because of a food sensitivity. I did an elimination diet about…Read more »

Healthy Food Tips: Foods to boost your Mood!

Our world today is inundated with stress, anger, fear, sadness and depression. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the USA. (1) Scientists and doctors are finally realizing that the food we eat has a direct effect on our brain and how it functions. The video below discusses a new emerging medical field…Read more »