Warm Chicken Lemon Rice Soup Recipe

Michigan winter means cold!  So to stay warm we eat a lot of soups in our family.  In fact, my daughter actually eats soup most days for breakfast.  This recipe features lots of eggs and I suggest you opt for free-range, organic eggs if possible from your local farmer. CHICKEN LEMON RICE SOUP  1-1/2 cups […]

Making the Most of Leftover Turkey

I can’t wait to pick up my fresh pasture raised turkey from RC Organics tomorrow!  Last year Thanksgiving was amazing and my organic turkey was moist and tender and delicious.  However, you could argue that leftover turkey is the best part of a Thanksgiving meal—you get to enjoy the bird without having to do any cooking. If you’re […]

Even Better Barbecues

The best kind of party is an outdoor party, and that means a BBQ. Time to fire up the grill and get out the lawn chairs! And with these handy tips, you and your guests can enjoy summer favorites that are delicious and healthy. A mix-and-match beverage buffet? Check. DIY ketchup that tastes fresher than […]

NEW eGUIDE – Your REAL Holiday Survival Guide

I Am SO excited to announce my NEW eGuide is ready just in time for the holidays! Grab Your REAL Holiday Survival Guide TODAY! Written by Angelle Batten, Certified Health Coach and Sheryl Shenefelt, Certified Nutritionist Don’t wait until after the holidays when you feel sluggish, tired and unmotivated.  Get this eGuide NOW and you will: […]

‘Eat Butter’ Says Time Magazine

Even Time Magazine has finally caught on – we need to ‘eat butter’ and saturated fats are not the demons they have been portrayed as over the years.  It’s a great coincidence that my NEW book, The Skinny on Fats, happened to come out the same week that Time Magazine declares an End to the […]

Farmers’ Markets and Pastured Animal Products

Fats are finally getting positive headlines AND farmer’s markets are about to kick into high gear. How are these two things connected? Three words: pastured animal products. While some grocery stores stock free-range eggs and grass-fed meats, most don’t, so unless you have a neighbor raising urban chickens in her backyard, one of the best […]

Why Grass-Fed Beef is Better

People often ask me if red meat is good for them.  My answer is yes and no. Yes it can be good for you if you eat meat from HAPPY cows!  Happy cows get out on the pasture and eat grass (that is what a cow should be eating by the way).  Pastured animals are […]