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Proven Health Benefits or Wishful Thinking? A Dive into the Science Behind Red Wine

We all desire to lead healthier lives. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if a delicious drink served in an elegant glass could help us along the way?  Red wine has long been touted for its heart health benefits. This is because the skin of grapes contains resveratrol, a key antioxidant responsible for the potential health benefits of red wine. Since the… 

Bake Station Too – West Bloomfield

Bake Station Too in West Bloomfield is a charming bakery that delights customers with its delectable treats and warm ambiance. From freshly baked pastries to custom cakes for special occasions, Bake Station Too offers a wide array of sweet indulgences to satisfy every craving. With its friendly staff and inviting atmosphere, it’s the perfect spot to enjoy a delicious treat… 

Celebrate Dog Appreciation Month with Activity and Homemade Treats

Did you know that more than one-third of families in the U.S. have a dog, and most people consider their dogs as family members? As our furry friends are part of our family, it’s essential to take care of their health. Similar to humans, dogs can also become overweight or obese, contributing to chronic illnesses like heart disease and diabetes.… 

Three Healthy Sandwich Recipes for Leftover Hard-boiled Easter Eggs

Business Insider says 180 million eggs are purchased for Easter every year. Many families enjoy the tradition of spending creative quality time painting hard-boiled eggs together. But what do you do with the leftover eggs? Eggs are a versatile, nutrient-dense healthy source of protein. In fact, a large egg has about 78 calories and 6 grams of protein. A noteworthy… 

Welcome Spring with Three Healthy Recipes

During March and April, Michigan experiences a bounty of spring produce including cool-weather crops such as mushrooms, hearty herbs, cabbage, broccoli and asparagus. Veggies, when in season, are at their peak quality and flavor. Try one of these spring-inspired recipes to make the most of the season’s produce: Crispy Broccolini and Mushrooms with Gochujang Noodles Serves: 2 Difficulty: Medium This… 

Why Children and Teens Should Avoid Energy Drinks

March is National Caffeine Awareness Month Almost one-third of teens between the ages of 12 and 17 years of age say they regularly consume energy drinks, according to the National Institutes of Health. Energy drinks are highly marketed as offering a boost of energy, improved performance and sharper mental focus. They rely heavily on caffeine and added sugars to produce… 

Healthier Fat Tuesday: A Paczki-inspired Alternative Recipe

It is a Michigan ritual to celebrate Paczki Day on Fat Tuesday by eating a traditional Polish jelly-filled or cream-filled fried pastry called a paczek (pronounced PON-check). But if you are not in the mood for such a rich treat, there are other options. These fruit-filled delicacies are lighter than the traditional fried treat – significantly lower in saturated fat,… 

Three Love-ly, Easy Recipes for Your Galentine’s Day

The celebration of Valentine’s Day has been around since the 14th century. In 2010, Parks and Rec’s Leslie Knope introduced us to Galentine’s Day. More than a fun play on words, celebrating friendships is important. It gives us a sense of belonging and even offers health benefits, according to the Mayo Clinic. Having friendships have been associated with longer life span.… 

2 Healthy Winter Soup Recipes to Cozy Up With

There’s nothing quite like a warm, hearty bowl of soup to bring comfort and nourishment during cozy season. Creating your own soups at home provides a canvas for creativity and ensures control over the ingredients. A soup can serve as a balanced meal with the right ingredients. Carrots, celery and onions are classic choices that add vitamins and minerals to… 

Mocktail & Garnish Recipes For Dry January

As the new year unfolds, many individuals embark on transformative journeys. “Dry January” is a popular trend that involves abstaining from alcohol for the month of January. For some, it serves as a reset button after indulging in holiday festivities, offering a chance to break unhealthy drinking patterns. Others view it as an opportunity to reevaluate their relationship with alcohol.…