Soup is already pretty healthy, so it’s easy to make substitutions that make the recipe really nutrient-dense, especially when we add our Land & SEAsoning and make potato soup with sweet potatoes. Plus sweet potatoes and our all-purpose seasoning really go well together. We put Land & SEAsoning on roasted sweet potatoes, on baked sweet… Continue reading Mermaid Sweet Potato Soup
(November, 2019 Health Tip) “Mindful Mouthful” is not a new expression. The L.A. Times did an article called “Being Mindful of Each Mouthful” over fifteen years ago. Doctors, nutritionists and dieticians have talked about mindfulness when you eat. There’s a store/bakery in Canada named “The Mindful Mouthful” who provide customers, food with a purpose. We… Continue reading Practice “Mindful Mouthful” Eating
The people of Okinawa, Japan have traditionally enjoyed one of the highest life expectancies in the world. In their summary of “Everything You Need to Know About Sweet Potatoes,” Food Revolution Network reports that, “one of those secrets, it turns out, is lots and lots of sweet potatoes. The traditional Okinawan diet consists of minimal… Continue reading Mermaid Spicy Roasted Sweet Potatoes
I take Land & SEAsonings with us when my husband Jim and I travel for business or pleasure around the world. We often stay at Airbnb's, and while we eat out a lot to indulge in the local food, I often whip something up to eat for us, and having my Land & SEAsoning spice… Continue reading Staying and Eating Healthy Around the World!
Did you know that a reasonably inactive adult loses approximately 2 litres of water a day through breath, sweat and urine? All drinks, apart from alcohol count toward making up this amount including tea and coffee – and more than a third of our water comes from our food. You may require more fluid if… Continue reading Hungry? Drink Some Water First.
Pumpkin everything is upon us, everyone! It’s that time of the year, when all things pumpkin take over the world, or at least at Starbuck’s. Regardless of where and how you get your pumpkin fix this Fall, you should know that pumpkin and pumpkin seeds are very good for you. For instance, pumpkin seeds may… Continue reading Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – Mermaid Style
Part of our mission at Midwest Mermaid Muse is to help educate consumers on foods and condiments that help add nutrients and flavor. One simple idea is to use Coconut Aminos as a tasty change of pace from soy sauce. While the sauce rose to popularity through the paleo diet, not everyone is aware of… Continue reading All About Coconut Aminos
Background: Well over a year ago I discovered Miracle Noodle products. They are well-known for their world-famous Miracle Noodles, which are healthy and diet-friendly plant-based pastas. They are low calorie, low/no carb, grain-free, blood sugar-friendly, gluten free, weight loss-friendly, shirataki noodles and rice. Being a pasta lover (but not loving the calories or the carbs)… Continue reading Roasted Pork Pineapple Fried (Miracle) Rice
Note: This recipe was submitted and prepared by our marketing person (Sheree Johnson) who enjoys cooking and loves to update her family recipes - her family has a legacy of great cooks, from her Irish grandmother to her dearly departed brother, who was a classically trained chef. I prepare this stew once or twice a… Continue reading Old-Fashioned Beef Stew Redux Mermaid-Style
According to Harvard Public Health, 54% of U.S. adults report drinking coffee daily. If you are among this coffee drinking group, make sure to pay close attention to what is added to your morning brew. Many consumers and coffee-chains are serving up drinks loaded with extra calories, fat, sugar, and preservatives. Here are some easy… Continue reading Give Your Coffee a Boost and Make it a Little Healthier