Category Archives: Healthy Eating

What you need to know about food and nutrition.  What is good for your body and what is bad and the interaction of nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease of an organism.

Are You Eating Bioengineered Food?

In the United States, I feel I have a right to know what is in our food supply and how our food is grown. Global food policy research conducted by the Center for Food Safety confirms that 64 countries, including … Continue reading

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Try the NEW Firehouse Sub Pastrami Reuben and Support a Worthy Cause

  Being the daughter of a retired Battalion Chief Firefighter,  first responders hold a special place in my heart, so I was excited to try a brand new menu item at Firehouse Subs. Founded by brothers and firefighters, Chris and … Continue reading

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GVL Today Recognizes JoAnn’s Food Bites

“10 Foodie Accounts You Should Definitely Follow” Thank you to GVL Today for the recognition of JoAnn’s Food Bites. Through my blog I share my passion for cooking and growing food at home. We examine food from a historical, beneficial … Continue reading

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Essential Tool for Garlic Adding Depth to Dishes

My absolute favorite aroma from the kitchen occurs when I am sauteing butter, onions and garlic – my   SING! Garlic is one – if not – the most versatile seasoning agent in the food world! A member of the … Continue reading

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Discovering Local Food at Ingles Markets

One of my missions with this blog is to encourage foodies to support their local food producers, whether it be through CSA”s (Community Supported Agriculture) or buying produce at the local farmers markets. Since moving to the Appalachian Foothills area, … Continue reading

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Crushing My Craving For Pasta

Foodies, I am still battling my love for PASTA. Despite my recent doctor’s advice, see my post http://joannsfoodbites.com/ways-to-lower-bad-cholesterol-triglycerides/ I am still cooking it at least once a week (okay, it was twice last week). Believe me, the Lightlife plant-based, soy product  was … Continue reading

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Lightlife’s Savory Plant-Based Food Innovations

As I mentioned at the beginning of the year, one of the biggest food trends for 2018 will be the expansion of plant-based food innovations, such as plant protein sources and Lightlife is one of the pioneers.  Read my Food … Continue reading

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