Food & Drinks
Coffee: Medically Helpful or Harmful?
The effects of coffee on the body have been debated back and forth over the years. First you would hear it had a positive effect on the body and next you would hear you should not drink it. When I opened my coffee shop, Perks and Passions, years ago, and was looking at transitioning from…Read More
To enjoy all the benefits of a gluten-free diet, it is not enough to simply swap out regular cookies, bread, and crackers for their gluten-free counter parts. Even though these modified versions lack gluten, they often have just as much sugar as the gluten-containing version and a high glycemic index due to the refined starches,…Read More
Sugar: The Bitter Effects
Sugar, sugar….honey, honey…. We’re all familiar with the catchy tune by the Archies. But what exactly is sugar, and what is sugar doing to us? Sugar is found in many forms- cane sugar, honey, high fructose corn syrup, and maple syrup, to name a few. When we hear “sugar”, most of us think of candy,…Read More