It is no secret that the food industry is a master of deceptive marketing. Its liberty with the term “natural” (largely due to the Food and Drug Administration’s refusal to come up with a strict definition) has been covered extensively, as have countless examples of “healthwashing” that try to pass off highly processed and minimally nutritious offerings as wholesome. This time, I want to bring your attention to the many ways in which Big Food likes to concoct a false […]
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Empower your offspring to stay healthier as he or she navigates the food-minefield that is higher education!
Use this same method at home to thrive using a whole foods diet that won’t break the bank or make you a slave to the stove.
After spending countless hours processing pounds and pounds of peaches and tomatoes, plums and jam, pickles and chutneys… I learned a few things.
Here’s a canning primer, complete with a bit of canning history, reasons for the current canning resurgence, and even a bit of troubleshooting, should your preserving project go awry.
For about 15 years, I drank 8 to 14 cans of Diet Pepsi every day, and then for the last few years, I switched over to Diet Mountain Dew and drank the same amount. Now, I know what you’re thinking: Wow, that’s a lot of soda.
Snack time can be a toughie, I know. Especially with kids. My family loves nuts, and snack on a variety like pistachios, almonds and cashews. Bring on the veggie chips, too. Alternative chips like sweet potato, kale and seaweed are great choices to replace that bag of cheese puffs.
The foundation of unprocessed eating is a healthy pantry, so here are ten simple rules for cleaning out the junk.