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7 Super Reasons Parsnips Help You Get Healthier

I have always had a love for root vegetables – potatoes, carrots, fennel, and more – but over the past few years I have truly come to love parsnips. Not quite as common as their closely related cousin the carrot, parsnips are an easy vegetable to add to many recipes and are a perfect dish […]

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10 Health Benefits of Chestnuts

I remember collecting all the spiky seed pods from the trees at my Grandparents’ house, sitting on the porch watching my Grandfather peel the shells off with his pocket knife. Eating chestnuts is a past time for me, a family tradition, a rite of passage that I was able to pass onto my son. I […]

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13 Healthy Reasons To Eat Peaches

This sweet fruit is more than just yummy to eat, it is packed with vitamins and nutrients to help you get going each day! 1.) High in fiber which aids in digestion and helps you stay full longer. 2.) Filled with antioxidants. 3.) High in phenolic and carotenoid compounds which help prevent cancer. 4.) High […]

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14 Reasons You Should Be Going Bananas Every Week

Bananas are an quick and easy go-to snack or addition…I love a banana sliced up and added to a bowl of cereal!  Bananas fall onto the Power Foods list for many many reasons: Most commonly known for being high in Potassium – essential for good heart health helps maintain healthy blood pressure levels Potassium also […]

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4 Reasons Salmon is a Top Pick for Dinner

The first fish I ate… Salmon…considered a brain food (oh that’s why I’m so smart!) Is a great source of high-quality protein Contains Omega 3 Fatty Acids which have been proven to protect heart health, lower risk for stroke, improve blood lipid patterns and blood vessel function, and help reduce symptoms of immune and inflammatory […]

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