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Roast Some Pumpkin Seeds with Ghee, Garlic, & Sea Salt for a Nutrient-Rich Snack!
Roast Some Pumpkin Seeds with Ghee, Garlic, & Sea Salt for a Nutrient-Rich Snack!

Roast Some Pumpkin Seeds with Ghee, Garlic, & Sea Salt for a Nutrient-Rich Snack!

Every year when we carve pumpkins as a family, I always set the seeds aside for roasting. Granted, it’s not always fun sorting them from the gooey, stringy insides, but it’s well worth it! Pumpkin seeds, also called pepitas in…

Top Healthy “Red, White, and Blue” 4th of July Recipes that are Dairy- and Gluten-Free
Top Healthy “Red, White, and Blue” 4th of July Recipes that are Dairy- and Gluten-Free

Top Healthy “Red, White, and Blue” 4th of July Recipes that are Dairy- and Gluten-Free

Looking for healthy Independence Day recipes to show your spirit? Maybe also wanting to cut out gluten and dairy, too? If so, then you’ll love these “red, white, and blue” holiday recipes I rounded up from some of the best healthy food…

Resveratrol Found in Wine & Grapes Helps Depression, Study Shows
Resveratrol Found in Wine & Grapes Helps Depression, Study Shows

Resveratrol Found in Wine & Grapes Helps Depression, Study Shows

I enjoy savoring a glass of wine every now and then, so when I heard the latest research news about how resveratrol, a potent plant polyphenol found in grapes and other foods, can help ease depression and more, I thought…

Packaged Edible Flowers: A Feast for the Eyes and Palate
Packaged Edible Flowers: A Feast for the Eyes and Palate

Packaged Edible Flowers: A Feast for the Eyes and Palate

Feasting on a salad, dessert, or entrée, made with edible flowers makes it all that much more special and decadent somehow, wouldn’t you agree? They definitely add a fresh fragrant vibe that’s hard to ignore. Plus, as I’ve discussed in a…

5 Perfectly Healthy Pumpkin-Inspired Foods & Drinks for Breakfast
5 Perfectly Healthy Pumpkin-Inspired Foods & Drinks for Breakfast

5 Perfectly Healthy Pumpkin-Inspired Foods & Drinks for Breakfast

Every fall I welcome the cool crisp autumn air, the shorter evenings, and of course, fabulous food made with seasonal produce! My favorite? Pumpkins. I can’t resist stocking up on things like pumpkin butters, purées, and pasta sauces. And I also love decorating with…

Organic Foods Have More Antioxidants and Fewer Pesticides, Study Shows
Organic Foods Have More Antioxidants and Fewer Pesticides, Study Shows

Organic Foods Have More Antioxidants and Fewer Pesticides, Study Shows

When I can, I often buy organic food, so it was great to see that a recent 2014 British Journal of Nutrition study confirmed that organic foods, including fruits, vegetables, and grains, do have a higher antioxidant content and fewer…

Go Ahead, Drink that Cup of Joe! It’s Good for Your Eyes
Go Ahead, Drink that Cup of Joe! It’s Good for Your Eyes

Go Ahead, Drink that Cup of Joe! It’s Good for Your Eyes

If you love your daily cup of joe, this news may make you enjoy it even more!  You see, a recent study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry showed that drinking coffee may have yet another health…