This easy, healthy and delicious treat has quickly made it’s way to my Top Ten list! And the best part of it? It is dairy free and only contains two ingredients! Yes, you heard me – TWO ingredients!
There has been a lot of attention and concern regarding a common ingredient found in store-bought milk alternatives like almond milk and soy milk. A large percentage of these non-dairy milks contain Carrageenan and this food additive has been linked to digestive diseases and even colon cancer. As a person who drinks both soy milk and almond milk on a daily basis, I began to search for recipes to make my own almond milk to ensure that it is in its purest and healthiest form possible! I never knew that making almond milk could be so easy and I wanted to share what I learned with my readers and encourage you to try making this delicious and healthy milk right at home!
The public has been led to believe that all meat is created equal. A chicken is a chicken is a chicken, right?
I bet that if people were asked, the majority of American’s would believe that no matter what an animal is fed, the nutritional value of its products remains the same.
Unfortunately, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Both an animal’s diet and lifestyle have a substantial influence on the nutrient content of its products.
I have a confession. If you were to look in my pantry or refrigerator 5 years ago, you probably would have found an abundance of food items that were loaded with things like artificial flavors or preservatives.
Buying things like Lean Cuisines or microwavable meals were quick, easy and could last in my freezer for months! And months. And months.
Fast forward 5 years, and I can guarantee you won’t find any food in our house that contains preservatives. So, what’s all the fuss about preservatives? What are they and how can they impact our health?
To drink coffee or not to drink coffee, that is the question!
Although I do believe that caffeine should be consumed in moderation and not on a daily basis, here are some of the “perks” of caffeine: