Category : health

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For many,  the journey to healthy eating often begins by adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet.    This often causes one to consider whether it’s better to eat organic produce.     Often, people complain that they can’t afford to eat organic produce.   One solution is to plant a small garden and grow …
Today is always a good day to have a picnic, even if it’s on a picnic blanket right in the middle of your living room floor.  If the weather changes quickly, as it does during this time of year, moving inside is a quick way to allow that change to have little impact on your …
Healthy Halloween Treats
It’s that time of year again.  Time for all manner of strange creatures to come to your door and demand a treat unless you want to be tricked.  We, at Simply Healthy Eats, always try to provide some healthy alternatives to traditional Halloween sweets that will still manage to please the pickiest little ghouls in …
A simple yet nutritious salad with basic ingredients for a dressing, can make a delicious, tasty meal and still fit into a cleanse protocol. This salad takes me back to where Simply Healthy Eats all started.  I’d been fretting about not having things to eat after starting a cleanse protocol to eliminate my food sensitivities …
an edible vegetable bowl filled with humms and veggies
I just love collaboration; it’s a great replacement for competition. In a phone conversation, a friend shared an appetizer she was preparing for a potluck. She mentioned she was preparing bell pepper halves as bowls for julienned veggies. As she spoke about it, I envisioned something a little different and developed the idea further. When …
Chicken Bone Broth Soup
The bone broth recipes are where I’ve been focusing energy in order to answer the question, ‘Is bone broth good for us?’ Some researchers say yes, others are not so sure or disagree, and my research has me feeling a lot better since my research and broth consumption started. The best news is that I’ve …
Rainbow Swiss Chard and Dinosaur Kale at the Farmers Market
I love springtime.  The weather is finally warming up, and the farmers market is back in full swing.  This means that I can, once again, buy fresh, local produce in season.  I love my farmers market where the berry vendor sells berries that were picked the night before.  Freshly picked produce contains more nutrients than …
Bone Broth, or Soup, goes way back to our ancestors and their ancestors. Can you imagine traveling to California during the Gold Rush?  There were no grocery stores out there just around the next bend. There may have been a few towns ‘springing up’ along the way and a grocer in that town, yet those …
Recently, the staff of Simply Healthy Eats were discussing health benefits of fermented foods.  If you don’t know about fermented foods, there is an abundance of information available on the internet about their health benefits. Many of the foods in our diet are the result of fermentation, or controlled spoilage.  These foods include breads, cheese, …
yak meat in black bean chili
Is game meat better than conventional meat?  Conventional meaning: beef chicken, turkey, pork and the like.  Well, animals raised in healthy environments can supply nutrient-rich meat, which contains all amino acids and various micronutrients.  In nature, animals exist for their own reasons, not just for our use.  Game and wild-type meats have a much healthier …
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