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Food safety | Homeland Security News Wire

Read this article on line this morning and thought it was worth sharing.  You can see the article on the Homeland Security News Wire  The federal government has come up with a new proposal to examine chickens for contaminates and diseases, and the proposal has some people concerned and others outright scared; the proposal would […]

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I’m A Recipe Guru! I Have The Badge To Prove it!

I am so excited!  I applied to Around The Plate an online nutritional community to be included as a Recipe Guru, and I got accepted!  YAY!!  My badge is on the right side of my page to prove it! 🙂 When I stumbled on Around the Plate I was smitten, I mean their title line “Live […]

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Food Forward: Urban Farming

Back in March I posted asking you to watch an upcoming Pilot that would be airing on PBS, Urban Farming. It aired on April 4th and I thought I would share it here with you.  It truly is worth watching, its educational, inspirational, inventive and smart, click link below to watch. Please! Urban Farming I […]

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Diary of a Dinner Party

I decided to throw a dinner party to bring together my friends before we all got lost in the summer madness and to celebrate my husbands birthday. Though I am no expert on how to throw a party I have done it several times and I thought it might be fun to share the party […]

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To Microwave or Not To Microwave

I am sure everyone who reads this post has a microwave or has access to one.  We all use it day in and day out to cook our popcorn, our veggies, and whatever we can that will make our lives easier. The question that keeps popping up in my life, is it bad for us? […]

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Guest Blogger Today – Jillian Mckee on Nutrition and Cancer

Jillian contacted me and asked if she could guest blog here on A Healthy Life.  I couldn’t have been more honored that she asked and was thrilled and quite excited to include her thoughts. Jillian McKee has worked as the Complementary Medicine Advocate at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance since June of 2009. Jillian spends most […]

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Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

There is nothing more frustrating than trying to peel a hard boiled egg, when half of the egg comes off with the shell.  UGHH.  I have tried it all, a needle hole in the shell.  Oh that works really well trying to stick a needle through a raw egg shell.  Vinegar in the water, place […]

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I Needed a New Favorite Cereal. Do You?

I was so bummed!  One of my favorite foods is cereal.  I don’t really have it for breakfast but it is one of my preferred late night snacks.  My go to cereal WAS Kashi’s Go-Lean Crunch Honey Almond-Flax.  I loved the taste, the healthy ingredients (or so I thought) and the added protein.  I knew that […]

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The Mighty Roman Radish

The Radish is usually the first vegetable we harvest. Growing radishes was pioneered before the Roman empire; the name “radish” derived from “radix,” the Latin word for “root” We had a good rain here last Saturday and on Sunday I went out to the garden to find my Radishes showing off their sexy shoulders Radishes will push out of […]

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Today is Earth Day, Celebrate!

It’s been 42 years since the first Earth Day in 1970 and 22 years since Earth Day went global in 1990. If you would like to honor Earth Day, here are 24 things to do in honor of the day that brought attention to giving back to the environment, instead of just taking. Try out […]

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