Friday - September 20, 2019
Categories of Food
 

Three Simple Ways You Can Help The Environment

May 2nd, 2019

This week we celebrated Earth Day, the world’s largest environmental movement. Our impact on the environment is complex and often interrelated.  For example, bees are dying from a variety of factors—pesticides, drought, habitat destruction, nutrition deficit, air pollution, global warming and more. Ninety percent of the world’s food crops are pollinated by bees, and humans are responsible for two major reasons that bees are dying: pesticides and habitat destruction. If bees die out, the world will face a serious food crisis. Our oceans are clogged with plastic, which is harmful to marine... Read More

It’s Natural to Crave Sugar! – 4 Tips for Managing Sugar Intake

January 28th, 2019

Sugar is both a delightful treat and the bane of our existence because, while it is delicious, it also seems to be addictive. Scientific evidence is mounting to suggest that too much added sugar in our diets could lead to true addiction. Sugar is linked to addiction because when we eat it, dopamine and opioids are released into the bloodstream. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that creates a reward associated with addictive behavior. Once dopamine is released into the system, it gives us a pleasurable “high.” Why do we crave sugar? The main natural source of sugar is fruit. Thousands of years... Read More

Access to Green Space is a Predictor of Well-being

January 28th, 2019

People often struggle to find ways to preserve health and happiness when they live in stress-inducing urban environments. Recent research suggests parks have a unique capacity to enhance physical health and foster a sense of community for city dwellers. A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, used information from the Gallup-Healthways Well-being Index, the U.S. Census Bureau, and a variety of other sources and combined this analysis with city-level data on park quantity, quality and accessibility... Read More

Five Tips for Eating Healthy without Breaking the Bank

January 28th, 2019

Did you resolve to eat healthier in 2019?  Eating healthy is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions, right up there with “spend less money” and “exercise more.” Healthy eating can be expensive if you’re on a tight budget, but it can be done with a little thought and creativity.  Here are some easy tips for eating healthy on a budget: Plan your meals. If you plan your meals, build a shopping list, and only buy what’s on the list, you’ll spend less on stuff you don’t need.  You can save even more if you take a look at what’s on sale at your grocery store... Read More

February Brownie festival 2018

February 17th, 2018

February, the month of the love and endless kisses and hugs for those lucky ones to have that special person to share with, as romantic we always try to come up with original ideas to celebrate this special day, either with your boyfriend, husband, or even with friends, you name it, diversity is all that matters. Don’t take that special one to the boring common date to the movies, or that romantic dinner with candles and roses, which may not be totally boring but it has already been seen almost everywhere. Take advantage of the amazing activities the fellows from Tampa are lucky to have every... Read More

Tampa bay Grilled cheese festival

January 11th, 2018

Hey, Happy late new year everyone! It has been so long since I’m not writing for you, but everyone deserve a break, isn’t? Now that we are back on track for all our new year resolutions we might be into fitness, diets and juice detox, but as we decide to get fit we all deserve that cheat day that will calm all our cravings, wondering if by any chance a cheat day can become a festival with cheese and beer? Well, say no more, because the Tampa Bay Grilled cheese fest is back! This year local vendors are coming from all over the Tampa Bay to get reunited in one place to serve to you the most... Read More

The best places for beer in Tampa Bay

December 8th, 2017

We all know beer is one of the most popular drinks in the states either for special occasions, at a fancy restaurant or just to have a fun weekend with friends, so this time I wanted to share with you the best places to get beer in the Tampa Bay area. 1. World of beer The name says it all, World of beer offers you a great selection of beers with great atmosphere and on top of that a great sitting area inside and outside for those nice sunny days we always get here in the bay. 2. The independent bar café Place located in the south Tampa area with amazing selection of beers with innovating brewing... Read More

Annual cupcake festival at Ybor city

November 23rd, 2017

It’s November and not everything has to be about Thanksgiving and pumpkin everything when you can add sweetness to your life, once again the 7th annual cupcake festival at Ybor city came back with lots of local cupcake bakers and lots of sweet creations. I don’t think there is a better way to start my holidays than with cupcakes right? Every year local bakers come together to compete at this fun event where a panel of judges goes all around the stands to determine the best tasting cupcake to finally name the winner of the “Best cupcake in Tampa 2017”. Well deserve for those amazing bakers... Read More

Great food in Tampa

November 9th, 2017

Do you ever feel that there aren’t new places to go either to eat, have a drink or even have fun? Yeah, I used to have the same feeling. Sometimes it looks like we don’t have more option than going to the drive-thru of one of those popular fast food chains and get a burger and fries, boring isn’t? At least when you have it for dinner more than you can even think about it. Having different alternatives to eat is always a plus when it comes to choosing the right place to live. Tampa is another reason to choose it as a place to live offering an amazing food wise options for everyone, believe... Read More