10 Recipes: Cooking With Garlic Was Never Better

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Preparing roasted garlic: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Slice off top 1/3 of each head of garlic (can be reserved for another use!) and peel off outer layers of skin. Place heads close together in shallow baking dish just large enough to hold garlic. Drizzle 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil over each head. Cover […]

The Great Grocery Store Tour – Nutrition While You Shop

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Shopping for a healthier diet can be confusing, even for the most nutritionally-savvy individual.  For a healthy New Year attend a grocery store tour lead by registered dietitian, Gail Posner, R.D., M.S.  Learn to choose wisely from the vast array of foods in the market for optimal energy and health, to lose weight, or control diabetes, […]

Food Fight or Exercise Attack

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Everyone of us has the right to enjoy the over-load of delicious holiday treats that are nearly impossible to avoid this time of year. So, don’t fight the fun and yummy indulgences for the next six weeks – that’s entirely exhausting and worthless. A mindful and sensible approach to eating, right along side a consistent […]

As Our Garden Grows…Please Help Support The Haven Garden Project

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“A garden is an idea, a space, an action. For some residents, the buzz of honey bees is a restful liturgy, for others, a busying activity for their talented, energetic children. Our garden is a culmination of the efforts and support of many people, and many hands. Please join us in helping the garden bear […]

8 RULES TO FINDING HEALTHY FOOD THAT IS HEALTHY!

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I am so discouraged with all of the recent information in natural health circles regarding the “truth” of organics and how our American food industry is “tricking” us into thinking that their brand is “healthy” when its really not! Shopping for healthy food has always had the same guideline rules but the labels on foods […]

45 Healthy Holiday Foods for your Table

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Don’t let the holiday season become an excuse for skipping out on cancer-fighting nutrients. Use this list to stock up on in-season produce and other nutrient-rich foods your body needs to stay healthy. Remember to make these foods the biggest part of every meal throughout the holidays — and year-round. Fresh, in-season fruits and vegetables […]

Celebrate Your Strength: Indulge Your Cravings With Moderation & Healthy Foods

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Hunger Games: Kill Cravings with Healthy Foods When a food craving hits, it knows no mercy.In a matter of seconds, the thought of a cupcake or bag of chips can go from “A cupcake sounds good” to “I must have a cupcake or I’ll explode!” And, unfortunately, we usually crave less-than-healthy foods that can pack on […]

Gail Posner’s Nutrition While You Shop Recap

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We all know that sugar is bad for us. We know we should limit our fat intake. We know we need to eat more fruits and vegetables and add more fiber into our diets. We know this, yet we keep reaching for those sweet and salty treats. Sometimes, we just need a reminder. Last week, […]

A Healthy And Happy Future Awaits You!

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You Ask: Dear Allison: I have struggled with my weight all of my life. In the past I have done better with power walking better than dieting or anything else. I kept off 80 pounds for about 5 years. That was age 25-30. I am now 41. I had been hovering around 240 lbs. for […]

10 Healthy Food Choices For Around $1.00!

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Here are 10 great, nutrient-packed food choices that you can still find for around $1 per serving: 1. Two Cage Free Organic Eggs: $0.84 Eggs can be one of the most healthful foods in the world. But, not all eggs are equal. There is more and more evidence of a huge nutritional difference between true […]