Sourdough has lots of health benefits, especially if you are trying to control your glucose levels or improve your gut health. To maximize those benefits, it’s best to make your own bread using a sourdough starter. Karen has some wonderful resources on how to get our own bread starter going, and why sourdough can be a healthy bread option.
Category: Karen’s Wellness Bulletin
Okra is a popular vegetable in the Southern United States. It originated in Ethiopia and quickly spread to the world. Although okra may have a reputation for having an unappealing texture, it is crunchy and delicious when cooked correctly. Okra’s mild flavor makes it a versatile, healthy addition to recipes such as salads, soups, and
Fasting diets have become trendy because of the wide variety of health benefits they tout. New research has emerged that a specific type of fasting-style diet, the Fasting-Mimicking Diet, could prove very beneficial to breast cancer patients on chemotherapy. Karen explains a little more about the diet and lays out the risks and benefits. She also includes a very yummy quinoa soup recipe that would follow the diet recommendations.
If you have ever researched a new diet or meal plan, chances are it suggested almonds as a healthy snack alternative. Almonds have played an essential role in human diets since pre-agricultural times. Almonds have been collected in the wild dating back to 10,000 years, and they were among the first fruit trees to be