Sponsored: What does “Pasture-raised” mean?
Pasture-raised can mean a variety of different things depending on the animal or poultry and who is putting the label on the final product.
Sponsored: Why Food Borne Illness Can be Dangerous
How many times have you eaten a meal at home or out at a restaurant and had a bit of “tummy trouble” afterwards? Or perhaps you or a family member got quite sick after a meal and ended up in the doctor’s office or made a visit to urgent care or the emergency room because of more severe problems.
Sponsored: Ingles Information Aisle
Did you know that I host a weekly radio program called the “Ingles Information Aisle”? It airs on Saturday mornings on WWNC 570am, iHeart radio (News Radio 570am) at 8 a.m.
Sponsored: Responsible carb consumption
Q: I love my “carbs” but tend to overdo it, especially with pasta, and this affects my blood sugar since I have diabetes. Should I just cut out pasta completely?
Sponsored: More than Mayo and Mustard: Conquering Condiments
Condiments act to enhance flavors of food and for sandwiches, mayonnaise and mustard are often the “go-to” condiments, but they can get a bit boring. Let’s explore other easy options to make your sandwiches and wraps a bit more interesting:
Sponsored: Buying local year round
For many of us the idea of buying local foods to support our community makes sense in the summer months when fruits and vegetables are in season. But what about the rest of the year?
Sponsored: Leah’s List: (More) Book Recommendations
1. Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know Adam Grant — “It takes confident humility to admit that we’re a work in progress. It shows that we care more about improving ourselves that proving ourselves.”
Sponsored: Leah’s List of Book Recommendations
One of my “Pandemic Positives” has been reading more non-fiction books. Pre-Pandemic I’d describe my reading habits as “escapism”; I’d look for fiction, biographies and mysteries to distract me from a busy schedule of travel, speaking and writing.
Sponsored: Ways to Save on Grocery Shopping
It’s no secret that the cost of food items has increased at supermarkets across the country since the start of the Pandemic in March of 2020.
Sponsored: What does “grass fed” mean and is it better for you?
It’s important to understand that most beef cattle graze on grasses. Even when cattle are moved to feedlots, their rations, calculated by animal nutritionists, are a mix of grasses and grains. Grass fed beef are cattle that are fed or graze on grasses for the majority of their lives. Grasses can include legumes (like soy) or cereal grains (like corn, rye, oats, barley) in the vegetative state (pre-grain).