An Interesting Little Tidbit About Your OATmeal!

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SPEAKING OF BLOOD SUGAR … (I know! I’m annoying already!  Trust me though!  You want to know this!) Hopefully you know, at least from my previous blog, what a glycemic index is and why it is SO important to eat foods that do NOT spike your blood glucose.  This is crucial both for good health AND a slimmer waistline!  But did you know that oatmeal, the most basic breakfast item, can play a huge role in the process? Yup, true story! By incorporating oats into your diet, you can nurture and protect your precious, beautiful cells.  So here’s what ya gotta know!  Simple, yet interesting! Continue reading An Interesting Little Tidbit About Your OATmeal!

Love Buffalo Wings? Me Neither! But You’ll LOVE My HEALTHY Cauli Wings!

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I thought I’d share my EASY, GO-TO recipe since I seem to be making this a LOT lately.  My husband devours these CRUNCHY CAULIFLOWER “WINGS” in no time, which makes me so proud 😀   And this is my most-requested side-dish by far!  It’s a great alternative to chicken wings or anything fried and crispy, and it totally fits the bill when you just NEED that tang and crunch!  So here it is.  A to-die-for recipe worth LIVING for! 😎  Continue reading Love Buffalo Wings? Me Neither! But You’ll LOVE My HEALTHY Cauli Wings!

Glycemic WHO? What is This and Why Should We Care?

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In many of my blogs I often refer to foods that ‘spike your blood sugar’.  I am going to explain why it is so important to avoid this – and why it’s crucial to eat a diet that promotes stable blood sugar, both for weight management and for your HEALTH!   It’s actually pretty fascinating how this whole ‘thing’ works!  Once you understand this concept and fully appreciate why it is SO important, it’ll be easy to make healthy choices.  So, you ready to (possibly) learn a little something?  Great!  Then buckle up!!!   😎  Continue reading Glycemic WHO? What is This and Why Should We Care?

Cool Way To Test For IODINE Deficiency! (Your kids Will Think You’re A FREAK!)

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Here’s a quick, cool little FYI for ya on your Friday morning!   Wanna know a very cool way to test to see if you’re iodine levels are at a healthy place?  Go buy some iodine (I have the Logol’s Iodine, 5%) and put it on your skin. (I do my upper arm so people think it’s a tattoo, POSSIBLY because I draw a huge HEART on myself with that little wand, therefore making me VERY cool 😎 ).  If that orange stuff is still there in 48 hours, you’re fine.  If it’s not, you need to up your iodine intake.  “WHY?”, you ask? Continue reading Cool Way To Test For IODINE Deficiency! (Your kids Will Think You’re A FREAK!)

Let’s Talk About Honey (NOT Boo Boo! …. Is That Show Even Still On?)!

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A couple blogs back I raved about MORINGA and all of its amazing, healthy attributes.  Well, at that SAME juice/smoothie place I referenced in Florida, another thing that struck me was that they used raw honey!  While I try to stay away from sweeteners in general, I have to give kudos to this one in particular – and you should too!  Here’s why…. Continue reading Let’s Talk About Honey (NOT Boo Boo! …. Is That Show Even Still On?)!

There! I Admit It! I’m a TOTAL Hypochondriac!

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Oh man, where do I even start with this?  Let me begin with what prompted me to write on this topic. The other day I reached for a glass of water and inspected it, trying to figure out why the glass felt so lumpy. I didn’t see anything wrong with it so I put the glass down and moved on. A few minutes later I turned on my faucet and was shocked by how lumpy it was. Once again, upon inspection, I saw nothing.  So I looked at my finger! Low and behold – my finger had a huge bump on it and it was totally discolored!!! I had no recollection of having injured myself. So clearly, after all of two seconds, I ‘finally’ realized the worst!  It must be cancer! Continue reading There! I Admit It! I’m a TOTAL Hypochondriac!