Category Archives: Food

No Can Opener?  No Problem!

No Can Opener? No Problem!

Have you ever needed to open a can but didn’t have a can opener handy?  Ever gone camping and realized you brought canned goods, but no way to open them?  This handy video shows you how to open any can without a can opener. Whether you are preparing for a zombie apocalypse or just want toContinue Reading

Three Tasty Quinoa Recipes

Three Tasty Quinoa Recipes

A lot of people have heard all about how wonderful quinoa is, but when they taste it they are less than impressed. While quinoa itself is actually not that flavorful, some people find that it has a slight bitter taste. Others say that it is slightly nutty.  Some are disappointed that it doesn’t have anyContinue Reading

Benefits of Eating Quinoa

Benefits of Eating Quinoa

Did you know that the year 2013 has been declared “The International Year of the Quinoa”?  This declaration was pronounced by The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) – so not just some arbitrary or fly-by-night organization. Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is a grain-like food that is swiftly gaining the reputation of beingContinue Reading

Chia Seed Nutritional Information

Chia Seed Nutritional Information

This is a very interesting chart comparing chia seed to various other healthy foods.  Chia is truly an amazing food that is packed full of nutrients.  Some of the surprising comparisons are the amount of calcium in chia compared to whole milk, the amount of potassium compared to bananas, and the amount of Omega-3 inContinue Reading

Quick Ways to Use Ripe Avocados

Quick Ways to Use Ripe Avocados

Avocados are another food that people should incorporate into their diet more often (Click here to read our previous post about chia seed).  Avocados contain protein (all 18 essential amino acids) and lots of fiber.  Many people think that because they are high in fats they are not good for you, but this is wrong!Continue Reading

3 Chia Seed Recipes to Start Your Day

3 Chia Seed Recipes to Start Your Day

Chia seeds are an amazing nutritional powerhouse that everyone should be eating on a regular basis. Loaded with antioxidants, Omega-3 fatty acids, fiber and protein, they are a great food staple to add to your diet. You don’t have to be vegan or eating a raw diet to enjoy the benefits of chia. You canContinue Reading