Aronia Berry and Raw Apple Cake

Aronia Berry and Raw Apple Cake

This moist Aronia Berry and Raw Apple Cake, chuck-full of antioxidant-rich Aronia berries, will send you back for more! Autumn is just around the corner and with it comes apple season. The time of year that reminds me of mom’s delicious pies and apple crisps. [Continue Reading]

Aronia Berries…the best of the superfoods, richest in antioxidants; flavonoids.

Aronia Berries…the best of the superfoods, richest in antioxidants; flavonoids.

Aronia berries or chokeberries are small dark berries in the Rosaceae family. They grow in wet areas or swamps and eaten raw, they have a very dry and bitter taste. The berries are native to and grown in the eastern part of North America. Initially, [Continue Reading]

Rice Bowl with Black Beans, Chicken and Corn:  Cholesterol-friendly.

Rice Bowl with Black Beans, Chicken and Corn: Cholesterol-friendly.

Try this Rice Bowl with Black Beans, Chicken, and Corn for a quick, and easy meal; packed with flavor and cholesterol-lowering ingredients! Both black beans and avocados are excellent sources of soluble fiber. Soluble fiber helps lower cholesterol. It does this by decreasing its absorption [Continue Reading]

Grilled Salmon with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli

Grilled Salmon with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli

Grilled Salmon with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli is jam-packed with cholesterol-friendly ingredients and perfect for an easy summer meal. The American Heart Association recommends we eat fish at least 3 times per week. Salmon is not only a fish but one that is high [Continue Reading]

Blueberry Pineapple Smoothie… with almond milk and Greek yogurt.

Blueberry Pineapple Smoothie… with almond milk and Greek yogurt.

You will want to make this blueberry pineapple smoothie over and over when you taste how refreshing it is! It’s essentially fat-free with less than 2 grams of fat and only 5 grams of cholesterol. If you’re making some changes in your diet and lifestyle [Continue Reading]

Summer Tomato Salad today, with memories of yesterday.

Summer Tomato Salad today, with memories of yesterday.

Summer tomato salad, fresh from the garden. There’s nothing better than homegrown!! We wait all summer for them to turn red and be ready to eat. And it brings back memories of the tomato salads my mom made all the time! We didn’t have homegrown, [Continue Reading]

One Crust Healthy Apple Pie

One Crust Healthy Apple Pie

Check out this delicious low-calorie, One Crust Healthy Apple Pie. It’s made with only 1/4 cup of sugar. Consequently, it’s the perfect dessert you don’t have to feel guilty about! The recipe calls for Golden Delicious and Granny Smith apples. However, substitute if you like. [Continue Reading]

10 Tips for Lowering Cholesterol Without Medication.

10 Tips for Lowering Cholesterol Without Medication.

Reduce your risk of heart disease with these 10 tips for lowering cholesterol without medication. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. We have known for years, that lowering cholesterol levels has proven to reduce the risk of heart [Continue Reading]

5 Things You Need To Do Before Starting A Walking Program

5 Things You Need To Do Before Starting A Walking Program

Walking is one of the easiest ways to remain active and improve your fitness. You’ve been walking all your life, mostly without thinking about it. But now it’s time to look at walking in a different light and discover:  5 things you need to do [Continue Reading]

“Marie’s Gravy”.. one of my fondest memories. A recipe from the vault.

“Marie’s Gravy”.. one of my fondest memories. A recipe from the vault.

Marie’s Gravy is an old family recipe. It brings back fond memories of the wonderful smells in my mother’s kitchen. Here I am in Atlanta, Georgia visiting my newest granddaughter. She is six months old and had the misfortune of being born at the start [Continue Reading]