Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Cinnamon and Honey
by Kimberly Allen, RN I received an email the other day from a friend asking me about whether or not some information she had received was true or not.  An article that was in the Weekly World News (a known as a tabloid magazine) back in January of 1995 is making... Read more
Bee Pollen and Royal Jelly Good For You?
  Collected from bees as they enter the hive bee pollen is actually pollen from flowers.   These pollen granules stick to the bee’s body parts and legs as they help themselves to nectar inside the flowers. Bee pollen has been called the perfect food as it contains all of... Read more
The Healthy Power of Bee’s
  Many people out there include honey in their diets not only for their natural sweetening effects but also for the basic nutritional value that it has been given throughout the media and advertising.   But the true power that derives from honey is more than you may think as... Read more
Spicy Beef and Snap Peas with Rice
“I have never found a recipe for spicy ginger beef like this one in the restaurants.” Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Ingredients 16 ounces flank steak, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon chili paste 5 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 8 tablespoons sugar... Read more
Homemade Pesto
“An all time classic that is not only tasty but incredibly healthy for you” Prep Time: 8 minutes Blender or Processor Time: 2-4 minutes Ingredients 3 cups fresh holy basil leafs ½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese 5 large garlic bulbs crushed and finely diced ½ cup pine, walnuts,... Read more
Watermelon Strawberry Breakfast Smoothie
“This tropical fruit combination will have you going back for seconds” Prep time: 2 minutes Blending Time: 30 seconds Ingredients 2 ½ cups watermelon seeded 1 ½ cup strawberries fresh or frozen 1 cup low fat vanilla yogurt ½ cup apple juice 1 inch round wheatgrass 2 tablespoons whey... Read more
Kiwi  Smoothie
“Get a healthy dose of potassium and vitamin C in this all fruit smoothie” Prep time: 2 minutes Blend time:  30 seconds Ingredients 1 cup honeydew melon cubed 1 red apple peeled, pitted and cubed 3 kiwi fruit peeled and cut into 4 1 tsp. fresh lime juice 2... Read more
Berry Brunch Smoothie
“Rich in antioxidants, vitamins, fiber and much more this drink will give you a head start every morning.” Prep time: 2 minutes Blend time: 45 seconds Ingredients ½ cup mixed berries (try strawberries, blackberries, blueberries etc) ½ green apple 1 cup orange juice Organic whole milk ½ pear, peeled... Read more
Granola Smoothie Crunch
“Short on time in the morning?  Try this one to go” Prep time: 1 minute Pouring time: 5 seconds Ingredients 1 cup milk 1 large ripe banana ¾ cup granola 1/8 cup raisins 2 tbls. Honey ¾ cup ice Preparation Add all ingredients into a blender ice first.  Blend... Read more
Pineapple and Mango Kebabs
“Great for dessert or just a snack” Prep time: 10 minutes Serving time: 1 minute Ingredients 1 ripe pineapple 2 ripe mangos ½ cup grapefruit juice 1/8 tsps. cinamon 1 tbls. Honey 1 ounce white wine (do not add if serving to children or teens) 1 tbls. Sesame seeds... Read more