Health & Wellness
As vegetarian, vegans and just plain health and environment conscious individuals, many of us opt for meat alternatives instead of that which came from a sad,factory-farmed, hormone and antibiotic laden animal.Think fake bacon, sausages and chicken from well-known brands such as Morningstar Farms, Boca, Tofurkey and Gardein.
Let’s get personal today folks and talk eating habits. It’s such a delicate subject isn’t it? I mean, you never dare (or at least I don’t), criticize what others choose or don’t choose to eat. Unless of course it’s my mother who needs a good reminding now and then that Cheez Its are not an acceptable snack to keep in the pantry.
It’s easier than you might think to eat nutrient-dense leafy greens. I understand how intimidating bunches of kale, chard, and collards can look on those grocery shelves. Hey, I grew up eating iceberg lettuce – correction, I grew up eating a lot of junk – and the ONLY lettuce I ate was some iceberg drowned in “Thousand Island Dressing”!