Columns Food Healthify Leah Okeson March 2021 Recipes

Healthify Your Life: Balsamic Reduction

What if I told you the flavor of expensive, traditional balsamic vinegar could be achieved with a cheap $5 bottle of balsamic vinegar? You’ve probably heard of balsamic reduction and balsamic glaze at fancy restaurants, drizzled over roasted veggies or vanilla ice cream. Balsamic reduction glaze is super easy to make and an interesting, cheap way to experiment in your kitchen.

February 2021 Food Healthify Leah Okeson Vegan

Healthify Your Life!

Do you spend a lot of money on take-out? How about delivery? Fast food, including pizza, can add up fast! Try jotting down every time you buy a coffee, a gas station burrito, or fast food, or anything not from your home kitchen – for one week. You might be surprised at how much money you are spending! Now, I don’t mean to be a Debbie-downer here so I am going to give you tips to keeps your meals fast, fresh, and healthy.

Christmas December 2020 Food Leah Okeson Recipes Vegan

Healthify Your Holidays #2

What does the holiday season mean to you? Christmas trees, twinkling lights, eggnog, snowfall, corny music, desserts, candlelight, presents, ham/turkey/insertotheranimalhere roasts? The thing is, some of these holiday season traditions are not good for the waistline, heart health, or longevity.

Food Leah Okeson November 2020

“Healthify” Your Holidays

 ‘Tis the season for starches, sugars, calorie bombs, and other pitfalls.  ‘Healthify’ your holiday and avoid the wicked winter weight of heavy, heavy meals. Read on for meatless product suggestions and healthy Thanksgiving tips for your own holiday and lifestyle.

Archive Food Leah Okeson October 2020

A Healthy Introduction

Hi there! My name is Leah and I am thrilled to be writing for Mind Travelers. Check out these tips to “healthify” YOUR meals and snacks!