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 […]