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Preserving and storing your groceries and leftovers

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Preserving and storing your groceries and leftovers

We are spending more time at home, cooking more and making larger purchases of food at the grocery store or by takeout and delivery. With this in mind, it’s important to maintain food safety and extend the life of our food.  Proper food storage saves us trips to the market and money. Prepara Evaks are a great kitchen storage solution to help you keep and preserve your food. The Prepara Evak system is not only airtight, the valve and gasket assembly actually removes any air to create a vacuum seal to keep your food as fresh as possible.  This airless storage preserves...

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5 Not-So-Obvious Benefits of Improving Your Diet

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5 Not-So-Obvious Benefits of Improving Your Diet

There's big money in getting you to eat unhealthily. Streets are lined with billboards tantalizing you with fatty, salty and sugary foods. Commercials do the same with mouth watering images of cheeseburgers and ice cream. It takes quite a lot of willpower to overcome this commercial bombardment, but, if you do, there are a variety of obvious and not-so-obvious benefits that await. Change Your Cravings One of the most significant benefits of a healthy diet is a complete change in cravings. Your palate starts moving away from that greasy cheeseburger to crave the flavors and fresh textures of healthy foods....

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How Important is Family Meal Time?

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How Important is Family Meal Time?

These days, it seems like every member of the family is in a hurry. We're jetting off to work, running off to school, and hurrying to get the kids to sports practices, dance classes, and music lessons. Unfortunately, this often means we're rushing through dinner, too. More and more families go by the drive-thru, eat in the car, or eat at home in separate rooms than ever before. While it can be challenging to find an hour or so to sit down with your kids, spouse, and other family members, as it turns out, having a family meal together each...

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Is Mimosa Pudica The New DGL Licorice?

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Is Mimosa Pudica The New DGL Licorice?

Mimosa Pudica offers its users plenty of health benefits, and many people have reviewed it as being an incredible asset on the quest to find support for the natural defenses of the body against toxins and pathogens. This is an antimicrobial, which is where many of the benefits come from. Researchers have searched for an alternative to antibiotics for some of the more common bacterial infections like Staphylococcus, E Coli, and Salmonella so that they don't develop an immunity to antibiotics. Mimosa Pudica showed great promise for being antimicrobial. Antidiarrheal Herb This herb is an excellent choice for digestive gut...

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5 Fusion Foods You Need to Try

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5 Fusion Foods You Need to Try

(Image via https://www.VegaDirect.ca) With so many places where you can enjoy a good meal, it can be overwhelming to try new foods and flavors. One way to breakdown the options is to select a specific food that you want to try. To get the best of both worlds though, you can always look into trying food fusions. Food fusion is currently one of the trendiest forms of cooking. Combining culinary traditions from at least two different countries or regions into one dish, fusion foods put a new twist on favorite food staples. Some restaurants are wholly dedicated to fusion meals—either...

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