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5 Reasons Eating Fiber Will Make You Live Longer

    We all want to live as long as possible to enjoy our time here with family and friends. Millions of dollars each year are spent into the health and diet industry to achieve this goal. However, the answer may be a lot simpler than you think.... FIBER!! I started this post a while… Continue reading 5 Reasons Eating Fiber Will Make You Live Longer

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The Secret to Losing Weight and Keeping it Off in 2018

Every January millions of us set the resolution to lose weight. Whatever the reason, we begin our journey eager to find the secret to dropping weight fast and easy. In the past, I have been guilty of this spending unnecessary dollars on diet pills and weight loss plans that promised to "lose up to 19 pounds… Continue reading The Secret to Losing Weight and Keeping it Off in 2018

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Why You Should Eat More Whole Grains

Good Day Y'all! I am hearing news of good progress on St Thomas, and I simply cannot wait to get back this week! Since I posted a lot of recipes last week, this post is focusing more on nutrition education and today's topic is Whole Grains! The benefits to eating whole grains are numerous. In… Continue reading Why You Should Eat More Whole Grains

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9 Sweet and Savory Oatmeal Recipes

Good Day Everyone! In this second recipe round-up of hurricane inspired posts, I wanted to focus on breakfast. My favorite things to eat in the morning are smoothies or yogurt. That creates a problem when you do not have reliable refrigeration. When our generator is off, we are relying solely on a small single burner… Continue reading 9 Sweet and Savory Oatmeal Recipes

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Honey Garlic Shrimp

Like many individuals, I chose to come home for a couple months after the hurricanes in the Caribbean devastated the Virgin Islands. I have been using this time to visit and catch up with old friends. This week I am visiting friends in South Carolina. To pay for my room and board, I have been… Continue reading Honey Garlic Shrimp

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5 Tips to Keep Your Diabetes Under Control

Good Day Y'all! On September 6th, 2017, Hurricane Irma devastated the islands of St Thomas and St John when it hit as a Category 5 storm. Two weeks later, Maria showed her wrath on St Croix, leaving all three islands desolate and isolated with limited resources and no electricity. As the islands struggle to recover,… Continue reading 5 Tips to Keep Your Diabetes Under Control