Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2016’
The Eat Well, Be Well blog is officially back. The blog was on an unofficial hiatus after my family welcomed our daughter home in March 2016. Life has now settled into a new normal and it’s time to get back to writing about one of my passions, health & nutrition. My hope in re-starting this blog is to provide useful, reliable information regarding current nutrition trends. The world of nutrition is ever changing and it is certainly not always easy to decipher the science behind it (and honestly sometimes there is absolutely no science behind it). I would love to hear from you dear readers, what do you want to learn about? What questions do you have regarding current nutrition trends? Fitness? Wellness? Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell me your ideas.
If you found an extra 20 minutes, what would you do with it?
- It puts you in a better mood…a short walk will release endorphins that make you feel more positive and generally better.
- Science also backs up the fact that walking for just 20 minutes will leave you more energetic
- Regular exercise, even brisk walking…improves your memory…
And how does this impact your productivity? A better mood and a sharper memory can’t hurt it!
Yields (about) 12 muffins
2ea large eggs
6t vegetable oil
¾c canned pumpkin, mashed
1c+6T all purpose flour
1t baking soda
1t ground cinnamon
⅓t ground nutmeg
⅓t ground cloves
1 pinch ground allspice
1. Preheat oven to 400°F
2. Combine eggs, sugar, oil, & pumpkin; mix well
3. Sift together flour, salt, baking soda & spices
4. Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture
5. Pour into well sprayed muffin tins
6. Bake for 15-20 mins
note: can add white or dark chocolate chips, dried cranberries, or pecans