LOVE ALMONDS?

9 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Almonds Almonds are among the world’s most popular tree nuts. They are highly nutritious and rich in healthy fats, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Here are 9 health benefits of almonds. Almonds Deliver a Massive Amount of Nutrients Almonds are the edible seeds of Prunus dulcis, more commonly called the almond tree. …

GRASS FED VS ORGANIC BEEF

What are the differences between grass fed beef and organic beef? There are a lot of overlapping similarities between organic and grass fed beef because both methods are focused on a healthier, better-for-you beef product. However, not all cattle that is raised on pasture is USDA Certified Organic, and in turn not all organic cattle…

Heart Awareness Day!

Did you know that someone in our country has a heart attack every 40 seconds? You can take preventive measures, starting today! Be physically active!  We are a “sitting” society.  Stand up at your desk every 30 minutes.  Walk daily.  Try to get 10 minutes of vigorous exercise daily.  Manage your weight! Eat healthier!  Your…

BUGS BUGGING YOU?

Natural Bug Repellents by Allison Youtzy No one likes getting mosquito bites, but that doesn’t stop many people from going outside to enjoy the nice summer weather. As many people know, Deet is the main ingredient in bug sprays and is actually not good for you, your young kids or pets (hello, its a chemical!).…

SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD

Is sustainable, responsible fishing of seafood products of concern to you? Open Acres is committed to sustainability, traceability, food safety, social responsibility and providing consumers with high quality seafood that is sourced from suppliers utilizing responsible practices through the Eternal Oceans initiative. To promote sustainability, the Open Acres brand partners with suppliers utilizing fisheries that…

MR. DELL’S ORIGINAL POTATO CASSEROLE

We frequently get requests for Mr. Dell’s Potato Casserole recipe.  Great for breakfast, brunch or dinner….it feeds a crowd and everyone will come back for more.  While the recipe does include some rich ingredients, Mr Dell’s uses only grade A potatoes with no additives or preservatives in any and all of their products!  No oils.  No…

REST EASY: HOW ADULTS AND CHILDREN CAN SLEEP BETTER

Courtesy: Julia Merrill, Befriendyourdoc.org Photo via Pixabay by Free-Photos Getting adequate rest is something millions of American adults and children struggle with each year. For some, early wakefulness is a problem; others simply can’t get to sleep and lie awake for hours. Still, others sleep for the required amount of time but wake up feeling…

MEAL PLANNING MADE SIMPLE

Meal Planning can be overwhelming, but with a little preplanning, it can be a quick process that will save you time, save you money, and allow you to eat more nutritiously. The most difficult part is getting started and making meal planning a habit. Jennifer Lintz, RD, LD, Hormel, highlights the benefits of meal planning…