Nightshades…What the Heck?

Nightshades refer to a group of flowering plants that belong to the species Solanaceae. While many plants that belong to this family are not edible or even extremely toxic, some common edible nightshades include tomatoes, eggplants, peppers (sweet bell peppers, cayenne and chili peppers), potatoes and goji berries… They are packed with nutrients and are…

A Brief History of Breakfast

As I was doing some research on the topic of breakfast (i.e. how soon should you eat after waking up, intermittent fasting vs. several small meals a day…stay tuned!), I came across some interesting articles and videos on how breakfast evolved throughout history in the western world. Let’s start with Ancient Egypt. it is said…