Cukes Aren’t Just for Eating

When you bite into that sweet, cooling cucumber in your salad, you probably aren’t thinking about all its’ nutritional values or other ways to use it. It’s just like lettuce – a staple salad ingredient. But it is one of the most versatile vegetables. And one almost everyone likes! It’s packed full of vitamins and […]

Bread and Butter Pickles

I always thought making pickles would be hard. But this recipe is quick and easy. And it makes a great Hostess Gift! It was given to me years ago (unfortunately I do not remember who gave it to me!) and it has become a staple in my fridge ever since. These are a delicious snack […]

Are You Swimming Your Way to Health Problems?

The next time you jump into that chlorinated swimming pool (maybe with some sunscreen on your body also), you just might be swimming your way to health problems. Sure, we are told how beneficial swimming is for exercise. And it is. It’s a low-impact form of exercise which helps keep our joints mobile. Something so […]

Mediterranean Lentil Burgers

  Enjoy these nourishing burgers traditional burger style on a bun or protein style wrapped in Romaine or Leaf Lettuce. Great to keep in the freezer for quick meals. Makes 6-8 burgers. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Mediterranean Lentil Burgers Print Recipe CourseMain Dish CuisineBurgers Servings 6-8 Servings 6-8 Mediterranean Lentil Burgers Print Recipe CourseMain […]

You Need to Grow These Anti-Aging Sprouts

There are many things that change in our life as we age. But for me, one thing that has remained constant is that I am always growing sprouts! (Bet you thought this was going to be a profound, thinking statement!) And now that I have learned they are great for anti-aging, I will never stop […]

Raw Sprouted Hummus

Making your own Hummus is easy, nutritious, less expensive and you can add your own flavors. And when you use “Sprouted” Chickpeas (Garbanzos) it becomes even more nutritious. If you want to learn more about the benefits of sprouting, here’s a link to a blog I wrote: http://livebalancednaturally.com/you-need-to-grow-these-anti-aging-sprouts/ Use Hummus as a sandwich spread, on some […]

How to be Happy While Doing Housework

I don’t know about you, but the words happy and housework just never seemed to go together. That is until I started using one special ingredient! Some women will put on music and dance to make it less of a chore. Or sitting on the couch and watching someone else clean their house might be […]

Salsa the Essential Oil Way

Not only is this salsa healthy but it’s healing. When you use essential oils in recipes you get the delicious flavor from the oils plus the healing benefits. It’s a win-win. Since 1 drop of an essential oil is very potent, dip a toothpick in the oil and stir into the recipe. You can always […]

How About These Hidden Benefits of Exercising?

Exercise – love it or hate it – we all pretty much know it’s something we need to do if we want to stay healthy. But did you know that exercise has some hidden benefits? Ones we don’t usually think of when starting an exercise program. Sure, we all know some of the main benefits […]

Asian Lentil Lettuce Wraps

This is a nutritious, protein packed, low calorie, quick and easy meal. Salad and main course together! Organic ingredients are best. Asian Lentil Lettuce Wraps Print Recipe CourseMain Dish CuisineGrain Asian Lentil Lettuce Wraps Print Recipe CourseMain Dish CuisineGrain Ingredients ¾ cup dry Brown Lentils 2 tablespoons Water 1 8oz package Crimini Mushrooms, roughly chopped […]