Eating for your Immune System

There's vitamins, essential oils and prescriptions, oh my. When sickness strikes, we will try anything. Many of my friends have kids who are struggling to fight off stubborn infections this winter, and they just don't know what else to do. Though I don't claim to be an expert, one way our family stays healthy is by taking a proactive view of what we eat, and we do it in conscious thought of boosting our immune system. You can feel stuffed and satisfied in your belly and yet your body can be … [Read more...]

Cheap Food: Are We Paying For It Later?

As I got out my usual morning banana today, I was inspired to contemplate the sticker that adorned the peel. It read, "Healthy homes eat organic."  I thought to myself, "Marketing ploy or truth?"  Over the next two weeks, I'm going to share my observations, and my tricks, to help you enjoy full flavors, stay within your food budget and build your immune system. After we examine some truths, we can then decide whether my banana sticker holds any value and can make the claim it does. I'm a … [Read more...]