Nutmeg…. A Wonder Spice!

Most of us are aware of cinnamon’s many health benefits. Although nutmeg is not as common, it is a powerhouse of a spice. Fiona uses nutmeg in her Cinnamon Spice Granola. In addition to warming our senses and our tastebuds, nutmeg increase circulation, which helps...

Winter Squash…. So Colorful, So Healthy!

Not only do winter squash varieties add lots of color to your meals, they are also incredibly healthy.  The winter squash group includes pumpkin, acorn, butternut, and spaghetti squash.  Winter squash, like other richly- colored vegetables, provide an excellent source...

Holy Grains!

Okay, so maybe this article should be titled “Whole-y Grains”, but this stuff is so great it might as well be sacred! Since all of Fiona’s products (except for the nuts) contain whole grains, we thought we might give you some insight as to why they’re so important in...

We’re Not Crazy… We’re Nuts!

Humans have been eating nuts since the dawn of time. We’re made to eat them! But have you ever wondered why they’re so good for us? Turns out nuts are tasty little treats full of nutrients! Here’s why: Fat (the good kind!): Although all nuts contain both saturated and...

Gluten Free? Hooray!

Although at first it may seem like a bummer if your doctor prescribes you a diet free of gluten, there are actually a good number of benefits to eliminating this protein from your diet. Studies have shown that people suffering from autoimmune diseases, brain fog,...

10 Tidbits on Coconuts

It’s high in fiber! Since it’s a nut, it has B vitamins and zinc.  Although it is a saturated fat, it is one of the best fats we can put in our bodies. Iron, potassium, and phosphorus are its major mineral contributions. When buying coconut, look for ones that are...

Agave: Not Your Average Sweetener

When at the supermarket, have you ever stopped to consider the different sweetener options available? Non-caloric alternatives are widely known to cause health problems, and we all know regular table sugar isn’t the best for us, either. But what about agave? Many...

Three Fun Facts About Agave!

If you have a sweet tooth, agave nectar could be your best friend! Agave is roughly one and a half times sweeter than table sugar, which means you need less of it to achieve the same level of sweetness. This translates into fewer calories, so it’s really a win-win!...