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.

Reducing Cancer Risks with Food

It is National Fruit and Vegetables Month and new cancer research just released, affirms a long-held theory that what foods we eat directly influences our health. Since you may not want to read the 12,000-page report, nor the 100-page summary compiled … Continue reading

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10 Foods Your Skin Will Love

Summertime is just a weekend away and we will all be outside, soaking up the sun – whether on vacation – working in our yards – or getting our gardens to grow. Our doctors have always warned us about long-term … Continue reading

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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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