The Complexity of Chocolate

February is the time of the year that is noted for Valentine’s Day.  This celebrated holiday is famous for the amount of chocolate that is bought and consumed. On Valentine’s Day, you will find everything from chocolate dipped strawberries to boxes of gourmet...

The Advantages of Avocados

Before I wrote this article, I asked myself why many people refer to the Avocado as a “Super Food” or “the world’s most perfect food”.  After further research, it was not hard to see why!  Avocado (Persea Americana) is native to central Mexico. It is a tall, evergreen...

The Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Energy Levels

Most people have experienced low energy at some point in their life.  Exhausted, falling asleep in the middle of the day or inability to concentrate are common signs of energy problems.  The good news is there are some healthy, natural ways to boost your energy! Below...

Boost Your Immune System with Elderberry

Sambucus nigra, or the common name Elderberry, has an interesting history and has been used for many purposes.  It is common to hear the name Elderberry, particularly this time of year when we are researching ways to boost our immune system and ward off any colds that...

Curious About Cloves?

The holidays have begun with the festivities and cooking that go along with the season.  Also with the holidays, is the overindulgence of consuming too much food.  Family dinners have a wonderful variety of foods and baked goods, making it easy for everyone to...