Boosting Metabolism for Fall

It is autumn, the time of year when we slow down and our metabolism gets more sluggish. There are many natural methods for boosting your immunity. Let's look at some foods and spices can kickstart the metabolism in time for the cold weather slowdown. What is Metabolism? Metabolism encompasses all chemical reactions that occur in living organisms. These are genetically determined chemical transformations that keep us alive and are key the the healthy functioning of the human body. Basically, what we refer to as metabolic rate is the rate at which your body burns fuel for energy. There are … [Read more...]

Heirlooms vs. Hybrids

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Have you been wondering what the difference between heirloom and hybrid is? Sources: http://science.kqed.org/quest/2011/09/12/tomatoes-heirlooms-vs-hybrids/ … [Read more...]

What makes Jack’s Special So Special?

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Have you tried Jack's Special Grilled Stuffed Burgers yet?  If not, there are plenty of great reasons to get a move on because the same team that brought you all the delicious Garden Fresh Gourmet products have done it again! To start with, Jack's amazing grilled burgers are delicious, all natural & gluten free. And if that was not awesome enough, each burger contains 22 grams of protein! You need protein,  basically, every function of your cells, organs and body is controlled by proteins. A few fabulous facts: Jack's Special Grilled Burgers are actually … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Help Clean Up Your Diet

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Summer Hydration Tips

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It is summertime and though it is always important to stay hydrated, the need to stay hydrated it even greater now than it is during other seasons.  Water makes up more than half of your body weight and is crucial for the functioning of your tissue and organs. In the summer, getting sufficient water is essential because the body uses water to regulate its temperature, you lose water through perspiration, it is therefore important that you increase you intake of water during the warm months.  Below are a few helpful hydration tips for the hot and sunny days ahead! Drink more … [Read more...]

Stuffed Burger Goodness!

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Two Culinary Giants = One Great Burger Legendary entrepreneur and natural foods aficionado Jack Aronson of Garden Fresh fame teamed up with celebrated chef and culinary master Brian Polcyn to create a revolutionary line of stuffed chicken burgers under the new Jack’s Special brand. Fully cooked (never frozen), individually wrapped in an innovative new pouch for easy preparation, and truly stuffed (not just mixed in), they’re deliriously delicious on a bun or off. These tasty new burgers launched in Michigan to and will be available at Costco locations throughout Michigan, Ohio, … [Read more...]