Entries by Bonnie R. Giller

6 “Sweet”, Sweet Potato Recipes

Did you know that the sweet potato is not in the same family as the white potato or even yams, which they are commonly mistaken for? Sweet potatoes actually belong to the convolvulaceae family or “morning glory family” which also contains a plethora of flowers as well!  No matter what “family” the sweet potato belongs…

Time to Fall for Veggies!

Did you know that October was National Vegetarian Awareness Month? Although October is nearing its end, it’s still the perfect time to learn more about what it means to be a vegetarian – and if it would fit your lifestyle! Have you ever considered going vegetarian for a day, a week, or a month? Many…

Healthy Skin, Healthy You

Did you know that the largest organ of your body is your skin?  It protects your body against diseases and infections and protects your internal organs.  Seeing that it plays such a major role as guardian for your body, skin health is crucial and should not be neglected.  November is National Healthy Skin Month and…

National Cranberry Month is Here!

Did you know that October is National Cranberry Month?  As the holidays are approaching, cranberries are often used in various traditional recipes, which makes nowa great time to learn more about the delicious cranberry!   You maythink of cranberries as just a simple, sweet and tarty fruit that you eat during Thanksgiving as a sauce,…

World Egg Day

Did you know that today is World Egg Day?  Unfotunately, eggs have gotten a bad rap over the years, but they’re actually incredibly nutrient dense and good for you!  People have been eating eggs all over the world for decades!   Egg-cellent Nutrition   Did you know that 1 egg contains 6 grams of high…

6 Perfect Back to School Snacks

With September in full swing, I’m sure your children’s school schedule is jam packed with activities, sports, homework and free time. Or, maybe YOU are the one back in school and YOUR schedule is filled with classes, work and/or taking care of someone else.   It is easy to get wrapped up in your busy schedule…

National Whole Grains Month

Did you know that September is National Whole Grains Month? Yes, there is an entire month dedicated to whole grains! The best part about whole grains is that there is such a variety to choose from; you can have a different type every night of the week!  The USDA recommends that at least half of…

Time to Get Ready To Head Back To School

With August winding down, now is a great time to look ahead and start preparing for the upcoming school year! We all know how hectic schedules can get, so planning ahead can really help you start the school year on the right foot! I do understand that packing lunch/snacks can be a bit hard to…



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