Locally Owned and Operated

In 2018 it has become clear how important it is to support local businesses. Sure, the big box stores and chains offer low prices but your locally owned [...]

Activities in Corolla North Carolina

The summer weather has cooled just a tad and what better time to visit the Outer Banks of North Carolina? If you are a visitor to the area [...]

Benefits of Having an All Natural Smoothie

A well made smoothie is like a party for your taste buds. The flavors should dance around in your mouth and make you feel happy and satiated. But [...]

End of Summer in OBX

Its August in the Outer Banks and although summer is almost technically over, there is still plenty of hot weather and local fun left to be had. In [...]

Flax Seeds

Not only is flaxseed loaded with plant omega-3s, it also has more lignans (compounds that may prevent endometrial and ovarian cancer) than any other food. The soluble fiber [...]

Hemp Seeds

Hemp Seeds are a gift of nature. They are the most nutritious seed in the world. Hemp Seeds are a complete protein. They have the most concentrated balance [...]

Maca Powder

Grown in the Andes, maca is a root vegetable that is picked, dried, and processed into a powder.   According to folk belief, it is a plant known [...]

Acai Berries

Not only does it taste good but the health benefits of this exotic berry are totally off the charts. Acai berries are becoming one of the most popular [...]

Cacao Powder

According to Elson Hass in his book “Staying Healthy With Nutrition,” cacao provides antidepressant benefits.  He explains that cacao contains the substance phenethylamine, which is a neurotransmitter [...]

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is an amazing source of healthy fatty acids.  Most of the fatty acids that you can find in coconut oil are medium-chain, which means that [...]

Vitamin C

Our bodies are programmed to continually repair themselves.  However, as we get older, they can become overwhelmed by too many free radicals, especially as we age.  This [...]

B12

Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that keeps your nerves and red blood cells healthy.  It is responsible for the smooth functioning of several critical body processes.  [...]

Spinach

Antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, and vitamins that promote vision and bone health are what make this little ol' green so super.  Just a half-cup provides more than five times [...]

Kale

Like its cousins, cauliflower and broccoli, kale is rich in fiber and beta-carotene. It is also an excellent source of calcium, iron, and vitamins A, C, and [...]

Kefir

Kefir is an ancient drink that originated in Russia. Similar in taste to yogurt, kefir is made from fermented milk and is slightly sour. Its popularity has [...]

Blackberries

Known as  “Beach Berries” in our family.  The king of the berry family boasts more antioxidants than strawberries, cranberries or blueberries.  Blackberries are considered to be one of [...]

Ginger

Slightly spicy but oh-so-enjoyable, ginger has been used for years as a delicious flavoring and an all-natural remedy for everything from an upset stomach to unwanted inflammation. [...]

Chia Seeds

Native to Mexico (ancient Incan superfood), these nutrient-rich seeds tops the list among superfood seekers.  And it’s no surprise—chia seeds are packed with omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and [...]

Almond Butter

Help Prevent Heart Disease and Heart Attacks, Support Healthy Brain Function, Maintain Skin Health, Help Control Blood Sugar Levels and Prevent Diabetes, Help With Weight Loss and Prevent [...]

Peanut Butter

Peanut butter has protein as well as potassium — which lowers the risk of high blood pressure, stroke and heart disease. It also contains fiber for your bowel [...]

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