Ideas For Healthy Kid Snacks That Your Kids Will LOVE!

Eating a well-balanced diet is always a good choice for anyone, but it’s especially important for children.  Their organs are still forming, and what they eat is what becomes their blood, tissue, and cells.  Because of this, a high nutrient-rich diet, along with nutrient-rich snacks is highly recommended. Some of the best healthy kid snacks […]

Sweeteners

Sweeteners With Halloween coming up, sugar is inevitably a part of most people’s October month. Sugar is also a key ingredient in numerous traditional holiday foods, and the holidays are just around the corner! Many of us want to keep the sugar down to a minimum and also keep our waistlines at a manageable size. […]

Healthy Kitchen Equipment – Essentials

   Healthy Kitchen Equipment – Essentials Everyone needs some fundamental kitchen equipment for your basic food preparation, even if you don’t cook every meal at home.  Here are a few of my recommendations for equipping a healthy kitchen.  When my children were at college, they called and asked me what kitchen items they needed for […]

Grilling Tips

                  Grilling Tips! As you fire up your barbecue grill for the Fourth of July, Labor Day, or other fun weekend get-togethers this summer, it is important to know a few tips to protect you and your friends and family from the potentially dangerous chemicals that grilling […]

“How To Be A Healthy Vegetarian” Was A Finalist In The International Book Awards In 2016!

I just found out that my book, “How To Be A Healthy Vegetarian” was a finalist in the International Book Awards in 2016! I didn’t even realize it!  Internatioal Book Awards: Congratulations to all of the Winners & Finalists of the 2016 International Book Awards.   Health: General Finalist How To Be A Healthy Vegetarian […]

Super Breakfast Smoothie Recipe

Super Breakfast Smoothie Smoothies are symphonies of nutrients and fiber! You can have smoothies as a meal or a snack, or freeze them in popsicle molds and have them as a healthy desert. I put healthy fat in my smoothies because my research shows it gives us energy, supports our brain health, and helps us […]

Good News To Start Off A Friday! Aldi Stops Selling Products That Contain Neonicotinoid Pesticides And Is Going Organic By May 1, 2017

   Good news to start off a Friday from Nancy, your Renegade Nutritionist Most of you know how much certain things mean to me, such as protecting our bees, safeguarding our environment, and living an organic lifestyle. I am not that easily impressed, but there is a supermarket called Aldi, that is known for its […]

Holiday Aromatherapy For Your Home

May all the joys of this beautiful holiday season be yours.   One of my favorite things to do at this time is to make my house smell Christmas-y!!   Simply but a pot of water on the stove and throw in a couple of whole cinnamon sticks, 1/4 cup of whole cloves, a couple […]

Holiday Traditions

Holiday Traditions         In a world faced with uncertainties, we crave our holiday traditions now more than ever.  We want to embrace what is familiar.  
 
       What is comforting is a table filled with family, friends, laughter, and food from recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation.  
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Cancer Fighting – Cherry Smoothie Recipe

  Time for organic cherries! Fresh cherries are only available for a limited time during the year. Even though the harvest last for 4 months, there are peaks in the season. The California cherries peak at the end of May/beginning of June. The Washington cherries peak in early July. Cherries contain vitamin C, carotenoids, and anthocyanins […]