Are Consumer Labels Fooling You

Are Consumer Labels Fooling You

Labels can be very confusing! So, you’ve started eating better, you are trying to make more eco-friendly choices, and you are starting to feel really good about the changes you are making, but… are consumer labels fooling you? Today, you almost can’t pick up any product, from food to clothing and toys, without seeing an eco or green term or label, but often the labels mean very little. Companies are seeing the push for more natural and organic products, and are finding ways to pass their products off as such by…

Gluten free pancakes

Gluten free pancakes

  Love pancakes but not into gluten? Try these gluten free pancakes! These pancakes will be an awesome addition to your life and you only need 3 ingredients, banana (nice sized), eggs and oil or grease for the pan. I will note here that having used both, ripe or extra ripe bananas will not work as well, you want them to be just turning yellow or almost ripe, for the best results. The instructions are too simple, mix a banana and 2 eggs in a mixer, grease your pan and…

Tips for making your next grocery trip a little healthier

Tips for making your next grocery trip a little healthier

While shopping recently I realized there are many people who have no idea about much of what they are putting in their carts. I thought I would go over how I believe a few simple changes could make a huge difference. Now I know some of these things might seem like common sense but sadly nutrition isn’t really about common sense anymore, it is about advertising. People may see a product like Nutella, for example, and think of it as a healthy start to the morning based on advertising, when…

Why I love Coconut oil and other Coconut products

Why I love Coconut oil and other Coconut products

I had a question recently about coconut oil and what the benefits really are. I am not a doctor and for a serious condition I would talk to one before making any changes in medications, however, if your doctor isn’t open to natural supplements, then perhaps it is time to find a new doctor. I am not claiming coconut oil will cure anything but it is possible to help ailments. Coconut oil is edible oil, extracted from the meat of a coconut, which has been consumed in tropical places for thousands…