Put Heartburn & Acid Reflux (GERD) to Rest

lentil salad

Dear Leah Renee,  Do you have any suggestions for remedy or foods that will help or prevent heartburn or acid reflux??? Thank you!! ~Christina B., NV Heartburn and acid reflux are NO fun.  It's all fun and games until you get a pain in your chest and a bad taste in your mouth (literally). Read More

Counting Ingredients, Not Calories

there are too many people counting calories

Dear Leah Renee, I've heard people saying lately that calories should not be a concern.  I've always thought that the way to lose weight is to count calories.  What's right?  ~Deb, MA  Calories in, calories out, right?  Not so much.  I personally used to say this all the time.  It didn't Read More

Easy Black Bean Dip (High Fiber, Gluten Free, No-Bake, Vegetarian)

Dear Leah Renee,  Fiber: what's a good way to get it?  I like to eat oats in the morning, but I don't really know know how I measure up throughout the day.  Any easy ways to work it in?  Thanks!  ~Carly, TX It can be challenging to meet the recommended amount of fiber we should get in a day. Read More

Avocado Mousse (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Dear Leah Renee,  I've heard about avocado's being used in smoothies and in place of butter in recipes, so are there some good desserts to be made with them too?  ~Nikki, PA  Yes!  Avocados can be used to make guacamole, spice up a sandwiches, thrown into a smoothie for a creamy finish and Read More