The air smells different, the sounds of late September whispering "fall" and a strange sadness mixed with anticipation takes hold of me. Every season has its own charm and while I'm truly a sucker for spring and summer (primarily because I don't enjoy wearing a boatload of clothes and like being barefoot), fall has its own charm and beauty. But the start of fall marks the start of school and the start of school inevitably marks the start of cold season in my house.Read More
Even if you're not kicking it with the health obsessed peeps, you've probably heard the words "omega 3 fatty acids". I've known about them for years but it was more or less in the "for heart health" context - take these fish oil tablets and have a healthy heart. Well there's way more to it than that.
While the body is impressive at making fats from most of the nutrients it receives, this isn't the case of Omega 3 fatty acids. These have to come from food and they are essential for well being.Read More
Olive oil, oh olive oil. I just can't say enough about one of my favorite foods. I use it every day in salads of every kind, for veggies and in cooking...BUT the more research I've been doing, the more I realize that perhaps olive oil should stay on my salad more so than in my frying pan.