Hello Beautiful Soul! How is your week going so far? Are you taking lots of deep, healing breaths?
Do you know what makes me feel good and keeps me going strong all week? Eating healthy foods that nourish my body. When you nourish your body with love and good healthy food, you simultaneously nourish your soul.
You know that story that your friend's moms mom, who has an aunt, that had a cousin that worked in the factory plant that prepares those cute little baby carrots told you about? You know, the one who said that they come from all the "reject" carrots and are put through a grinding machine...
Food is the fuel of human beings. To stay strong and healthy we eat healthy things. Sounds like a pretty simple concepts right? But sometimes the simplest of concepts are the hardest.
One of the biggest successes of the 2012 Grammy Awards on Sunday was Chipotle's short film "Back to the Start" - which aired as a commercial during the award show.
Add some healthy meals to your recipe repertoire by learning to prepare simple vegan dishes. Use organic ingredients whenever you can to make the dishes even better for your family and for the environment. Vegan means no animal products whatsoever, including cheese, eggs and honey. If you crave a bit of cheese or cream, you can find vegan versions in many health food stores.
Forget what you know about cabbage soup. It's not just something you eat when you're trying to lose a lot of weight fast. Organic cabbage soup can make a hearty, filling vegetarian meal, perfect for dinner on chilly fall or winter evenings or for reheating as a weekday lunch. Add a much or as little spice to the soup, such as black pepper or chili flakes, as you like. If you prefer a non-spicy soup, just leave the peppers out and substitute herbs, such as oregano and thyme, instead.
Organic food gives many parents peace of mind, allowing them to keep pesticides and extra chemicals from the family diet. That sense of security comes with a high price tag in many cases. A limited grocery budget makes it difficult to go completely organic with your food supply, but there are ways to cut costs and still eat organic. Smart shopping and preparation for the grocery shopping trip pays off, whether you have a large or small family.
Organic foods cost -- on average -- 20 percent more than their non-organic counterparts. If you are looking to increase the nutritional value of the foods you serve your family and to decrease the chemical additives in the foods your family eats, paying the additional cost for organic foods may be worth it.
Are you the kind of woman who likes her food free of antibiotics, pesticides, hormones, irradiation or bioengineering? Let’s hear it for organic! But, do you ever wonder just how “organic” is your organic food? Fear no more, but understand that there is a little give and take with the term “organic”. Read on…