Confessions of a Coffee Addict

  “Caffeine isn’t a drug, it’s a vitamin!”  ~Author Unknown Addiction can be defined as the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice. Coffee, “I’m a slave for you” (sang in my best Britney Spears impression). I’m addicted to coffee and I’m not alone. In fact, it’s estimated that Americans drink 400 million cups of coffee a day which means there are other … Continue reading Confessions of a Coffee Addict

Mom!There’s a Farmer at the Door; Fresh Food Movement Hits Home

Whether you want to lose weight or just live a healthier lifestyle, what you eat matters and more people are paying closer attention to where their food comes from. As part of a food movement, consumers have ditched grocery stores in favor of farm fresh products. As a result of an increasing demand for locally-grown fruits and vegetables there has been an increase in farmer’s … Continue reading Mom!There’s a Farmer at the Door; Fresh Food Movement Hits Home

Excuse Me Lunch Lady, Can I Please Have Soy Milk With My Slop?

For years, we have heard that “Milk does a body good.” But that statement has come into question.  Recently, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a non-profit group, asked Congress to ban milk from school menus, citing potential health risk. The idea of eliminating the classic lunchtime drink sparked debates about dairy.    The USDA food pyramid recommends that children consume two to three servings of … Continue reading Excuse Me Lunch Lady, Can I Please Have Soy Milk With My Slop?