What Will Life Look Like in America Once the Shelter-in-Place Orders Ends?
Apr 18

“Flatten the curve” has been top of mind for almost everyone for the past several weeks. But the question is what will happen after the curve flattens and the shelter-in-place orders end? While there is no master plan to get us back to where we were, in this article, I’ll provide some insight and ideas for you. States across America have experienced shelter-in-place at different times and different levels of illnesses. However, one thing remains constant, this widespread outbreak will probably change life as we know it. Below are ways our world will probably change going forward: Bar and Restaurants...

7 Foods That Boost the Immune System
Apr 06

7 Foods That Boost the Immune System If you’re looking for ways to prevent the flu, colds and fight other viruses, check out these 7 foods that will help to keep your immune system strong. #1: Citrus Fruits Vitamin C is the one ingredient everyone can agree upon after they have caught a virus. This is vital to helping you build up your immune system. According to published research this vital vitamin may increase white blood production. White blood cells are vital to fighting infections. Check out these citrus fruits that are high in Vitamin C: Oranges Grapefruit Limes Lemon...

Arthritis and Driving:  Tips for Ease
Mar 06

With the warm weather fast approaching, many are looking for ways to get out of the house and enjoy a few hours on the open road. However, for many arthritis pain may stop them from enjoying their life.  Here are a few tips so you can enjoy some windshield time and see some great places and enjoy time with those you love. #1: Keep arthritis pain relievers in the car.  Place a few over-the-counter pain pills, a tube of arthritis cream, or on-the-go heat patches. Also, may keep tart cherry capsules with them, too. Did you know tart cherry capsules...

Coronavirus Survival Guide
Feb 26

How to treat the coronavirus? Coronavirus vaccine and More. Learn how dangerous is the coronavirus. Learn what are the symptoms of the coronavirus? And How to Prevent the Coronavirus.

Watermelon Kiwi Cherry Smoothie
Jan 16

Perfect for any day of the week. It will provide you will the burst of freshness and energy. Not only will this watermelon cherry smoothie quench your thirst, it will leave you feeling invigorated, and satisfied. It’s also a powerful anti-aging smoothie that will nourish your skin and prevent the skin discoloration associated with aging.  What You’ll Need: 1 kiwi, peeled, sliced, and frozen Half a cup ice cold water 1 ounce of Fruit Advantage Cherry Juice Concentrate Lemon juice to taste Agave syrup to taste (usually less than a tablespoon is sweet enough) 1 cup watermelon chunks, frozen Let’s...

Good Morning Smoothie
Jan 16

If you have to skip breakfast, try this instead. With this tasty and refreshing green smoothie, even if you have to skip the most important meal of the day, you'll be getting your energy for an entire day.  What You’ll Need: About a cup ripe pineapple, cut into chunks and frozen 2-3 big handfuls of fresh baby spinach 1 small orange, peeled and frozen (or two if using the micro Chinese variety) Half a cup orange juice, cherry juice or pineapple juice (add more if preferred) Half a cup silken tofu Let’s Blend! Place all the ingredients in a blender....

Berry Cherry Juice Smoothie
Jan 16

If you love cherries and berries, this recipe is for you! This simple smoothie combines popular berries, silken tofu, and bananas. This smoothie will keep you full for hours. It’s also packed with antioxidants to fight the signs of aging.  What You’ll Need: Quarter cup any liquid, could be water, milk, almond milk, apple juice, or orange juice (not shown) 1 cup silken tofu (not to be confused with the tofu for stir-fries) 1 cup bananas 1 cup strawberries 1 ounce of cherry juice concentrate Let’s Whip Up Some Delicious Smoothie! To create this smoothie, simply add all the ingredients...

Tropical Trio Smoothie
Jan 16

If you're looking to enjoy a taste of the tropical, you'll love this recipe. It is packed up of high levels of vitamin E, thanks to the almond milk. In addition, the ingredients will also make your skin looking youthful. What You’ll Need: Half a ripe mango, only the flesh, frozen About half a cup fresh pineapple chunks, frozen Half a cup banana, sliced and frozen Half a cup to a full cup of almond milk (or soy milk, or whatever milk you prefer). A dash of cinnamon (optional) Fruit slices or a stick of cinnamon for garnish (optional too)...

Apple Papaya Smoothie
Jan 16

Check this great tasting smoothie. This is a great taste combination. The sweet and tart apples combined with juicy papaya with some almond milk and silken tofu makes for great-tasting glass full of fruity goodness!  What You’ll Need: Half a medium-size apple, cored, sliced, and frozen About half a cup papaya chunks, frozen ¾ cup almond milk Half a cup silken tofu (not to be mistaken with firm tofu) Sweet Basil or mint leaves plus a stick of cinnamon for presentation purposes (optional) Dash of cherry juice concentrate Let’s Blend Up This Fruity Smoothie! The ingredients for this apple papaya...

Healthy Yogurt Smoothie Drinks
Dec 11

There are many reasons that berries are so good for you.  They contain extremely high levels of the nutrients dietary fiber, manganese, vitamin C and vitamin K.  Check out this step-by-step video on how to make the following berry yogurt drinks: - Banana Yogurt Drink- Black Currant Yogurt Drink- Blueberry Yogurt Drink- Cherry Yogurt Drink- Raspberry Yogurt Drink   Make your own cherry drink with cherry juice concentrate and no-added sugar dried cherries.  

DIY Christmas Craft Ideas - Three-Dimensional Christmas Star
Nov 19

The star-shaped Christmas lantern is traditionally made from bamboo sticks and comes in a variety of sizes and designs.  The design, though at times are mixed with other ornaments, is dominantly seen as a star pattern.  This star is said to symbolize the star of Bethlehem that is used by the three kings to track the manger of our Lord, Jesus Christ.  This also symbolizes hope and triumph over the darkness or trials that are fought for the whole year.   Download a FREE copy of the Christmas Creative Crafts book now!  

DIY Christmas Craft Ideas - Three-Dimensional Santa Claus Card
Nov 19

Are you the type of person who loves to give cards during the holiday season?  Do you want to stand out this coming holiday season and impress the one you love by just giving a charming card?  Or you are just a crafter who wants to showcase your talents to your friends and family members?  If yes, then this tutorial is for you!  Santa Claus is an iconic personality during the Christmas season and the kids and the kids at heart love him.  Together with him a bunch of reindeer, Santa Claus is believed to give gifts to good kids...

Health Benefits of Yoga
Nov 07
Check out these simple 12 yoga poses to follow. In this video you will learn the following yoga poses.
Halloween Recipes from Traverse Bay Farms
Oct 26
Halloween is one of the best nights of the year. Not only can you dress up, you can also dress up your food. Traverse Bay Farms has created 10 great tasting and unique Halloween recipes for you to enjoy during this spooky time of year.
Winner of 4 National Food Awards
Oct 18

Celebrate with Us! We just received an email letting us know Traverse Bay Farms has won 4 food awards in the 2020 Scovie Awards Food Competition. This brings the total number of national food awards Traverse Bay Farms has won since 2009 to over 30+ national food awards. Here is a comprehensive list of the 2020 wins for Traverse Bay Farms: - Salad Dressing: 1st Place, Traverse Bay Farms Strawberry Poppyseed Salad Dressing 3rd Place, Traverse Bay Farms Cherry Poppyseed Salad Dressing - Salsa - Fruit Category: 1st Place, Traverse Bay Farms Red Raspberry Salsa - BBQ Sauces – Fruit:...