Spirulina – Lean, Mean, And Green Baby!

Spirulina – Lean, Mean, And Green Baby!

As some of you may know, I had my first taste of spirulina just weeks ago during my reboot juice fast. I wanted to experiment while fasting, be brave, and try new things. Well, I was brave for sure and downed a glass of powdered spirulina in water = holy cow with the pasture in all! That’s what it was like too – a surprise taste of rich green farm pasture. I drank it all. Hey, I’ve downed much stronger tasting drinks actually, guzzled is more like it, so why be scared of the dark green super juice…right? Right…

What Is The Glycemic Index And How Can It Benefit You?

What Is The Glycemic Index And How Can It Benefit You?

The Glycemic Index (aka GI) is simply a scale that measures the effects of a food’s carbohydrates on the level of blood sugar in your body. It can be a very useful tool for taking control of your blood sugar, which is a huge factor in obesity and diabetes among other things.

A food’s Glycemic Index is determined by measuring the the increase in blood sugar after the consumption of that particular food and then compared to the increase caused by the consumption of glucose (a simple sugar).

Why Hemp Seeds Make Such A Groovy Addition To Your Diet

Why Hemp Seeds Make Such A Groovy Addition To Your Diet

Hey, it’s Wednesday, have you had your hemp seeds today? News flash people: Wednesday is changing from “Hump Day” to “Hemp Day!” What? “That can never be!” you say… Now come on, come on… don’t say, “No way, we all love Hump Day!” I know, I know… We allll do. But… What if I told you that hemping could lead to better humping? Would you care then? Ahh haaa, I have your attention now… You guys are so easy, lol…

Healthy Snack Ideas – Salty, Sweet, And Savory

Healthy Snack Ideas – Salty, Sweet, And Savory

Want some new healthy snack ideas? I’m craving something…something, something. Have this happen to you? Of course you have. The question is, what can you snack on that won’t bloat the belly or build the bulge? I generally wind up wandering back and forth through the kitchen, opening each cupboard twice and stalling in the open refrigerator if not prepared. Oh sigh…

It’s Pretty Hard To Eat Right On Road Food

It’s Pretty Hard To Eat Right On Road Food

For the love of food, finally, I am sitting down to share our amazing past few days… I’ve been busy today catching up on Health Actually after our trip to South Carolina, the Thanksgiving holiday, and the decorating for Christmas to come… Thank you to Miss Lindsie for all your help with last week. Mama much appreciates it! 🙂

Talk To Your Kids – How To Address The Weight

Talk To Your Kids – How To Address The Weight

Talk to your kids about their weight. It’s not a scary subject unlike the dreaded “sex” talk after all, right? Or…is it?

If your child is overweight, talking to them about it is a touchy, sensitive subject. As caring parents, we know we have to address the problem, but we don’t want to hurt or damage our children. It’s a tough issue to talk to our kids about, obesity, and it ranks right up there with talking about sex.