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Apple Muffins

[published: 10/05/2015] in Recipes


Ingredients

Cooking spray
1/4 cup chopped pecans
3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 cups Pamela's Baking Mix
1/2 teaspoon fine salt
1/4 cup canola oil
2 large eggs
1 cup natural applesauce
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup low fat buttermilk...

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What are GMOs?

[published: 10/01/2015] in Health Tips

GMOs (or “genetically modified organisms”) are living organisms whose genetic material has been artificially manipulated in a laboratory through genetic engineering, or GE. This relatively new science creates unstable combinations of plant, animal, bacteria and viral genes that do not occur in...

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Eat Plenty of Protein

[published: 09/28/2015] in Food

Eat Plenty of Protein
Researchers from the University of East Anglia in England recently determined that consuming a diet rich in protein has a positive effect on heart health. In a study involving nearly 2,000 women, those who consumed high levels of key amino acids found in meat and some...

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Get More ZZZs

[published: 09/21/2015] in Health Tips

Get More ZZZs
The next time you feel guilty about oversleeping, consider this: those extra ZZZs may have a positive effect on your heart. In a recent study published in the journal SLEEP, researchers analyzed the sleep patterns of more than 20,000 healthy men and women. According to their data,...

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Pumpkin Oatmeal

[published: 09/14/2015] in Recipes

Ingredients

1 (14-ounce) can pumpkin puree (the unseasoned kind)
2 cups water
2 cups unsweetened almond milk, or water
2 tablespoons raisins (golden or regular)
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
3/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice OR 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon plus 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom plus 1/4...

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