fruits · healthy eating · Hot Topic · organic · vegan

Beyond guac: discovering the versitility of avocados

~Avocados have long been associated with being part of a healthy diet, due to its abundance of healthy fats and other essential nutrients. This green fruit has surged in popularity in the past few years, so much so that it has its own niche brunch item: avocado toast. To be honest, I was skeptical about… Continue reading Beyond guac: discovering the versitility of avocados

health · Healthy Living

Sickness Saga part 4: Respect your Elderberries

~It's the conclusion of the epic Sickness Saga (and my sickness in general)! Yay! Thanks everyone for reading, I'm glad to know that I haven't grossed y'all out completely haha. While suffering with cold #2 last month, a co-worker suggested I try elderberries. She swore by it saying it helped alleviate her cold symptoms quicker… Continue reading Sickness Saga part 4: Respect your Elderberries

Environment · healthy eating · Healthy Living · Hot Topic · organic

Everyone deserves a Fair Trade

~The concept of Fair Trade seems like common sense, at least to me it does. When you buy certain products with the Fair Trade symbol, producers in developing countries are paid a fair wage and provided a safe working environment. I first learned of the Fair Trade concept years ago at church of all places.… Continue reading Everyone deserves a Fair Trade

fruits · healthy eating

Culture Clash: Noosa vs Yoplait

~Yogurt, one of my favorites ^_^ I love to eat it with breakfast or as a healthy snack.  It's rich, creamy taste, an endless combination of flavors, with the added goodness of probiotics?! What's not to be happy about? I've always been a Yoplait kind of girl, but a tasty newcomer is giving Yoplait a… Continue reading Culture Clash: Noosa vs Yoplait

farmers market · healthy eating · veggies

Making Peace with Sweet Potatoes

~As kids, we were told to eat our vegetables. One of those vegetables I was told to eat were sweet potatoes. The other one was green beans, but that'll be for another post entirely. I was never a fan of sweet potatoes growing up, not only because they were orange, but also because I thought… Continue reading Making Peace with Sweet Potatoes