October 2015 Blog Posts

Seasonal Eating

Most of us attempt to keep our foods in balance through out the day but how do we do through out the year?  It's easy to get excited with the fresh fruits and vegetables of spring and summer.  Yet, when it comes to fall and winter do you lose your enthusiasm for eating seasonally?  We have so many options at the grocery store but no matter how tempting those greenhouse tomatoes of winter look they never taste as sweet as those from summer.  In today's world it seems that nothing is out of season but we know better. There was...

Soup and Weight Loss

Have you noticed a little coolness in the morning air?  When you can hear the breeze rustling the leaves and you start looking for your favorite sweat shirt Fall has arrived.   Soup can be a filling snack or meal that offers a variety of health benefits.  The ingredients and possible combinations are limitless.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends that most adults consume 2.5 to 3 cups of vegetables daily.   Soup can be a great way to get them in.  You can add chopped vegetables and greens to your soup and then puree them to make a thicker soup.  I...