Attack of the Craving Killers!

Attack of the Craving Killers!

Some people crave salty foods, while others have a sweet tooth. Me? I kind of have both. Just whisper the words “salted caramel” and I’ll start drooling. Eating clean and regular exercise tames the intensity of these cravings…there was a time, before ...
Should You Switch to Sea Salt?

Should You Switch to Sea Salt?

Q: What’s with all the hype surrounding sea salt? A: You’ve probably seen sea salt used in place of traditional table salt in many healthy recipes. While health-conscious consumers nationwide switch over to sea salt, many converts aren’t even sure wh ...
Fennel Seed Fever

Fennel Seed Fever

People joke about the crazy things they carry in their purses…well, you know what I’ve got in my purse? A tiny bag fennel seeds. I chew on them all day long. For one reason, I love the flavor—delicate, spicy-sweet, nutty, kind of like black licorice. ...
A Tiny Grain with Tons of Nutrients

A Tiny Grain with Tons of Nutrients

Q: What is teff? A: The healthy whole grain known as teff is the smallest grain in the world, no larger than a poppy seed. But don’t let its small size fool you. This tiny grain is a superfood powerhouse. Teff is native to Ethiopia and Eritrea and is ...
All Calories Are Not Created Equal

All Calories Are Not Created Equal

For years, dieters were handed calorie counters and told that they could eat what they wanted as long as they stayed within a certain limit. Now, as diets such as the Paleo plan and low-carb diets become more popular, we’re learning that the qu ...