5 Tips To Eat More Nutritionally


5 Tips To Eat More Nutritionally First of all diets don’t work!  I’m sure if you’re like me, you have ridden that rollercoaster way too many times.  It is true however, that everything boils down to nutrition.  So, how DO you figure out how to eat nutritiously, especially when you start getting those sugar and … Read more

Roasted Garlic Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes”

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Roasted Garlic Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes” Okay, so I’m slightly behind the whole cauliflower for everything craze, but better late than never.  This roasted garlic cauliflower “mashed potatoes” recipe is so good, I even fooled my hubby!   Yep, that’s right, he thought they were potatoes!  Now there’s a win-win for ya! I mean, we ALL pretty … Read more

Thai Chicken Meatballs

Thai Chicken Meatballs with Cashew Butter Sauce

Thai Curry Chicken Meatballs Kick your next gathering up a notch with these yummy Thai Curry Chicken Meatballs!  They are like a trip to the orient without leaving your house! Let’s face it, most party fare is pretty humdrum and predictable, which is why I’m so excited to be bringing you this delicous meatball flavor … Read more

Mumma’s Mini Meatless Meatballs

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Mumma’s Mini Meatless Meatballs When it comes to a healthy eating lifestyle, finding healthy ways to skip the animal protein is a good thing!  Don’t get me wrong, I do eat meat, but focusing on a more plant based diet is always healthier, especially when it comes to red meat, as in meatballs.  That’s why … Read more

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Spinach Artichoke Dip When it comes to appetizers, one of the most loved is a hot spinach artichoke dip!  The problem is that every recipe out there calls for cream cheese and other not so healthy ingredients!  That all ends here and now! This delish recipe is created using neufchatel cheese instead of cream cheese, … Read more

How To Have A Healthy Holiday

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How To Have A Healthy Holiday The holiday season is well, magical!  I LOVE all the pretty decorations, the twinkling lights on my holiday tree and then of course there’s the food.  Ah yes, the food! There are multitudes of different questions that pop into my head when it comes to staying on tract with … Read more

7 Foods To Reduce Inflammation

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7 Foods To Reduce Inflammation The Standard American Diet (S.A.D), is one that promotes acidity and inflammation in our bodies.  The over consumption of highly processed foods, refined sugar, artificial sweeteners and chemical laden household, beauty and body products lead to poor digestion, poor nutrient absorption and toxic loads on our liver and other systems. … Read more

Top 10 Protein Vegetables

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How do I know what organic foods to use…. may be the absolute number one million dollar question when making the switch!  Since buying organic is often times much more expensive than regular produce, so the answer to the question:  how do I know what organic foods to use can be complicated.  How do you decide … Read more

The Scoop On Garlic

So….what’s the scoop on garlic?

Ok, who here loves garlic?  I know I certainly do!  So here it is.  The scoop on garlic………

As it turns out, garlic not only tastes really great, but it is also very healthy.

Here are three things you may or may not know know about garlic:

  1. Garlic is part of the onion family, along with shallots and leeks;
  2. Garlic contains allicin, which is a sulpher compound and is believed to bring the most health benefits;
  3. Garlic is low in calories and rich in Vitamins A, B6 and Manganese.

There are quite a few more that are pretty interesting, and you can read all about them in this article that I found, 11 Proven Health Benefits of Garlic.

But here’s the thing, although I absolutely love garlic, I often forget to add fresh garlic to my dishes because it’s kind of a pain to peel those little buggers one at a time.

So, in this video I give you the scoop on garlic and how to easily peel and keep it fresh, right at your fingertips.


Now that you have found a super easy way to get a whole bunch of garlic peeled, ready and waiting for you in your fridge lickity split, don’t you think it will be WAY easier (not to mention less time consuming) to add some delicious, nutritious fresh garlic to your next meal?

Have you ever tried this quick and easy tip for peeling garlic?

Feel free to share this with anyone who might enjoy it and also if you have any other garlic tips and tricks that you use, I’d love for you to comment below and let me know what they are!

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