With plant based, vegan type diets gaining more and more popularity, the demand for more plant based alternatives rises. This includes non-dairy alternatives to milk, cheese, yogurt, sour cream and more. While you can find good deals on these products at your local supermarket sometimes, more often than not, healthier food alternatives come with a bigger price tag. One method of avoiding this hefty grocery bill, without sacrificing your health and moral standards, is to make your own non-dairy, milk alternatives at home. This is something that wont take up too much of your time, but will greatly impact your grocery budget and overall health and wellbeing!
Got Gluten? Posted on 18 Oct 13:27
Its been well documented that those who have been diagnosed with "Celiac Disease" cannot consume foods that contain gluten in them. This is a serious autoimmune disorder that can occur in genetically predisposed people where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage in the small intestine. It is estimated to affect 1 in 100 people worldwide. Two and one-half million Americans are undiagnosed and are at risk for long-term health complications. So, what exactly is this gluten stuff, where does it come from, and are only those with celiac disease effected by it?
I am back at it with the "Food Is Fuel Series" which is designed to help people eat healthy without compromising their busy lifestyles. Next up in this series is my "Killer Keto Coffee" recipes. With the ever expanding pile of research on the benefits of the ketogenic diet, which go way beyond its incredible ability to aid in weight-loss. I have dedicated a several recipes in this series to the ketogenic diet, including these coffee recipes.
With the everyday advancements in modern science and medicine, such as stem cell technology, genetics and aging research, is seems as though humanity is on the path to eternal life. This path however, sounds like something out of a sci-fi novel. Is there another way to slow aging, heal the body and stay youthful without feeling like a lab rat or guinea pig? Luckily mother nature provides us with amazing superfoods and herbs, which combined with other practices and techniques, can lead to slower aging, faster recovery and a more youthful looking body. All without becoming the Frankenstein Monster!
While non-meat eating diets seem to be on the rise, a 500% rise in the vegan diet since 2014 to be exact, more and more companies are coming out with plant based "Meat Like" products. This is something that could be heaven sent for those plant based dieters that are getting bored with their same old meals, while remembering what it was like to eat Chinese take-out, burgers, brats or even a spaghetti dinner! In this post, I will take you through a few of my favorite plant based takes on take-out classics, while breaking down the nutritional info along the way.
Fight fat with fat? I thought you were supposed to avoid fats? Thats why we have all of these healthy "Fat Free" and "Low Fat" foods on the market. So eating foods high in fats must surely cause us to gain fat right? Wrong. More and more research is showing the massive amount of benefits from a high fat, low carbohydrate based diet.