Coming into winter lemons are in season and easy to get your hands on (cheap too!) Aside from being rich in Vitamin C (making them great for your immune system) and antioxidants (help fight free radicals), lemons are a great addition to your diet. Whether it’s zest in your dessert, a drizzle on your salad or a squeeze in your water, lemon and its juice have many ways it can zing up your food.
Sometimes the truth hurts. Especially when it’s lit up in lights and staring you in the face! Enter… my new Fitbit Blaze. If you’re not familiar with a Fitbit (where have you been for the last 5 years?) it is one of the best fitness trackers on the market. And it doubles as a watch! I’m not big on gadgets, or apps or fiddly devices that are needy and over-share, but the Fitbit Blaze has won its way into my 42 beats-per-minute heart.
Dates give a lovely natural sweetness that replace traditional cane sugar. They are also high in minerals, potassium, chromium, magnesium and iron. Walnuts are a delicious source of omega 3 EFA’s (essential fatty acids) which are critical for good health.