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  • Homemade Salmon and Avocado Baby Food in Ice Cube Tray

    Baby Food Recipes: Salmon and Avocado

    My family and I eat a lot of fish. When my son started eating solids at six months, one of the first foods that I fed to him was salmon and sweet potato. Not only is fish like salmon great for the body and brain, but a Danish study that I had read a few […] More

  • Homemade Avocado Baby Food in Silicone Ice Cube Trays

    Baby Food Recipes: Avocado

    When my daughter first started eating solid foods at six months, avocado was the second food that I introduced. When my son turned six months old back in April, I also introduced him to avocado a few days after his first sweet potatoes. Avocados are very low in cholesterol and sodium. The green fruit is […] More

  • Two Avocados

    Avocados May Help Reduce Bad LDL Cholesterol

    An avocado a day may keep the doctor away. According to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, consuming one avocado daily as part of a heart healthy, cholesterol-lowering, moderate-fat diet may help reduce “bad” low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels among overweight and obese individuals. Although high in fat, avocados […] More

  • Pouring Olive Oil from Glass Jar

    Healthy High-Fat Plant-Based Foods

    Contrary to popular belief, fats is not a four-letter word. Not all fats are created equally. Saturated fats and trans fats negatively affect the body by increasing bad (LDL) cholesterol levels and subsequently increasing the risk of heart disease. Monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats, on the other hand, decrease bad (LDL) cholesterol levels while increasing […] More

  • Carrot and Avocado Baby Food Cubes

    Baby Food Recipes: Carrots and Avocado

    My toddler daughter is still a huge fan of homemade baby food. Although I have made most of her food starting at six months when she first tried solid food, my daughter never really liked the little bit of store bought baby food that I bought her. Making my own baby food is so easy […] More