Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating

Dinner time can be stressful at times. After a long day of work or activities, you get home and everyone is hungry. You want to make your family a healthy dinner, but it can be overwhelming. Cooking healthy feels time consuming and expensive, often times leading people to give in…
It’s back-to-school time and along with that comes hectic mornings of getting the kids off to school. The thought of what to make for breakfast is the last thing on our minds. We can’t expect them to sit for several hours a day, alert and focused, if they’re riding the…
“I only had a handful of chips… a tiny scoop of potato salad… and just a little piece of cake.” Does this sound like you? It seems harmless enough, but if you’re trying to stay healthy, the average summer barbecue can leave you feeling less than celebratory. When you think…
Ingredients 1/2 teaspoon + 1/8 teaspoon liquid Stevia (I recommend Sweet Leaf Stevia Clear Liquid Drops) 1/2 pound uncooked pinto beans, soaked overnight in water 1 can (15 ounces) no salt added tomato sauce 21/2 tablespoons reduced sodium Worcestershire sauce 13/4 cup water 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 garlic…
When it comes to our weight and health, there’s a ton of advice out there. And the problem is, most of it is terrible, outdated and scientifically disproven. Those who believe it are getting in their own way of their best health! If what you’re doing isn’t working, it isn’t…
Turn your watermelon into something new and delicious this grilling season! Ingredients Yield: 8 pieces 2 (2-inch) slices watermelon 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 limes, juiced ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped Salt, to taste Instructions Cut each watermelon round into 4 pieces, for a total of 8 pieces*.…
People rely on indoor and outdoor grills to prepare foods all year long. Not only can menu items made on the grill taste delicious, but they also may be healthier than foods cooked via other methods. When done correctly, grilling is a versatile way to cook tasty foods relatively quickly.…
Remember ROYGBIV? This mnemonic device is how many of us learned the colors of the rainbow: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. Nowadays I use the acronym to represent the colors of food I should be eating. March is National Nutrition Month, and “eating the colors of the…
Aside from the occasional sandwich, many people think turkey is solely for the Thanksgiving dinner table. However, turkey is much more than a holiday centerpiece. Anyone concerned about healthy eating would be wise to learn more about the health benefits of turkey and find ways to include it in their…
As we fully embrace this winter season, I find myself longing for the fresh taste of herbs from my garden to season the foods I eat. Obviously, we cannot simply slip outside and snip a sprig of thyme, oregano, or harvest a cayenne pepper so it is time for us…
Ingredients Strawberries A banana Cottage cheese A black gel icing pen Directions Take the top off a strawberry (i.e. the leaves) Slice a second slice from the top of the strawberry Slice a disc from a banana Spread one side of the banana with cottage cheese (relatively thick, as this…
Ingredients Serves: 4 1 tablespoon olive oil 12 ounces of 93 percent lean ground turkey breast 1 cup pre-chopped onion 2 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano 1 cup unsalted chicken stock 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 11/2 ounces Beanitos chips,…
Ingredients Serves: 4-6 1 head cauliflower, cored and chopped ½ red onion, sliced 1 cup sweet potato, cubed 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 teaspoons curry powder 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ cup chopped parsley ¼ cup chopped pecans Sea salt and pepper to taste 4-6 cups leafy greens of your…
Society as a whole is starting to pay more attention to what we are feeding our bodies and considering the idea of food as a medicine. Food sensitivities have stepped into the spotlight as more and more people are identifying the direct connection between what we are eating and how…
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