Eating for the Seasons–Spring

Spring is here, and it brings us closer to the farmer’s markets with their fresh vegetables. We are coming out of the cold season, where we have been indoors more than usual, sitting more, eating warming soups and heavier, fattier foods. We have usually gotten less exercise and may feel a bit “stagnated”. This is … Read more

Use that turkey carcass!

You may have heard how healthful bone broth, or stock, can be, but have you made your own?  With many people cooking turkeys for Christmas, now is a great time to learn how to make your own.  If you already know how to make bone broth, I have an amazingly healthful winter soup recipe you … Read more

Eat Responsibly!

  Patti Bealer Health You can health at any age!   This month’s challenge: Eat Responsibly! It is the Holiday Season and we have so many celebrations, whether official, traditional or spontaneous, that give us cause to eat. Not just eat, but to eat out of control. Between the social settings, the family dynamics and … Read more

What are fermented foods?

I really enjoy the health benefits, as well as the great flavors of fermented foods and drinks. You may have heard of some of them, some of them are making a bit of a comeback: sauerkraut, Kimchi, kombucha, kefir and yogurt. There is actually more than that, but you can find each of these in … Read more

Help for Your Digestion

Are you one of those people who have problems with heartburn, burping, gas or bloating? It could be you need to support your digestive system. Specifically, your hydrochloric acid in your stomach may be low. This can happen as we age, or as our health gets compromised due to our poor eating choices over the … Read more