5 Minute Guacamole

Not only is Guacamole a tasty snack or addition to many a meal, but since its made with avocados it is super nutrient dense. Avocados are packed with lots of fiber, vitamins and minerals. But what makes this fruit so highly regarded nutritionally is its fat profile. They are rich in monounsaturated fats which are … More 5 Minute Guacamole

How to Eat Real Food on a Budget: 5 simple steps to save

Eating real whole foods doesn’t have to break the bank. You don’t have to skimp on protein to save money. Despite that fact that my husband was between jobs for a long time and I was only working part-time, our family of 5 (back then) continued eating very healthy despite our minimal budget for food. During … More How to Eat Real Food on a Budget: 5 simple steps to save

Decoding Food Labels: Do you really know how much sugar you are eating?

Sugar is everywhere and we know that it is bad for us? But why is it so hard to give up? One reason is that, even if we are avoiding ‘sweets’ we are still consuming huge amounts of sugars in the processed foods we eat. It’s in almost all of packaged foods (even the ones that … More Decoding Food Labels: Do you really know how much sugar you are eating?