Oh, how I love a plate of well seasoned, delicious soul food. Blame it on my southern roots. However, over the years I’ve had to find healthier ways to make some of my favorite soul food classics to fit my healthy eating habits. You don’t have to totally give up the flavors that you grew up […]
Monosodium Glutamate: What is MSG?
Does MSG Make You Eat More? MSG, or monosodium glutamate, is a food additive that may be more common than you realize. It’s actually present in roughly 80% of prepared processed foods. This ingredient that is so popular in giving foods flavor may actually be the reason you are struggling to lose weight. Many feel that it […]
Why Should You Choose Seasonal Produce?
It’s Day 21 of our June Clean Eating Challenge! Today I want to give you 5 reasons why you should consider buying more in-season produce vs. out of season. Not only do fresh fruits and vegetables contain more nutrition than their canned or frozen counterparts, they taste better, you can cook a larger variety of […]