How Many Do You Really Need?

Fruits and vegetables contain vital nutrients and fiber for protection against many illnesses and disease. Eating the daily recommended amounts helps to ensure optimal health. But, it can be confusing, right? Nine servings! 12 servings! ONE MILLION SERVINGS! Well, maybe not one million… Even as a runner, and one who is focused on health, I […]

The Amazing Power of the Humble Flaxseed

In my 20s, I did nutritional research that lead me to the powers of the humble flaxseed. I started to include them in my/our diet, but I couldn’t find a way to incorporate them consistently, so I stopped eating them. Change is hard, isn’t it? Last year, as I proceeded through treatment for breast cancer, […]

Delicious No-Sugar-Added Blueberry Strawberry Smoothie

I’m not a fan of store-bought smoothies. If I’m going to drink my calories in smoothie form, I don’t want any extras, like sugar. I’d rather save those calories for cake. Glorious cake! I’m also not a fan of ingredients I can’t spell or recognize as food. So, nope, you won’t find me in line […]

How Many Servings Do You Really Need?

Eating a healthy and varied diet has never been easier than it is today. Generously stocked grocery stores, farm-to-market spots, roadside stands and your own garden are just some of the places to find a variety of the fruits and veggies to fuel your bodies with goodness. Fruits and vegetables contain vital nutrients and fiber […]

What I Ate During Chemo

Cancer Cancer Cancer!  Omgosh, it hasn’t even been that long since my diagnosis and even I’m tired of hearing about it. ~snort~ Chances are if you know someone going through chemo, you know someone who is having a hard time eating.  My dearly departed Aunt Mimi and my FIL ascribed/ascribe to the philosophy that if […]

Oatmeal in a Pouch: Take Two

This is my second review for the Munk Pack Oatmeal Fruit Squeezes. After my first review, Munk Pack sent me a few samples, with no strings attached, to try for myself.  Whoo-hoo! ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support […]