When choosing bread, there are a few basics to remember. Choose 100% Whole Wheat/Whole Grain As mentioned in our blogs on Whole Grains and Top 10 Healthy Food Impersonators, always make sure that the grains are whole. Whether you are choosing a wheat bread or another grain, like oat, the ingredient list should not include […]
We expect you will end Thanksgiving feeling a little more full than usual. You’re probably looking forward to certain traditional indulgences. We don’t discourage this! You should enjoy the things you love. Here are some tips for prioritizing your choices and practicing moderation so you can savor your meal without derailing your health goals. How […]
Here’s how to tackle a season of Holiday Parties without the elastic waistband. Our Top 8 Tips 1. Eat before you go! Pick something hearty that is likely to keep you satisfied. Think high in fiber and lean protein like bean or turkey chili with tons of veggies. 2. Bring a healthy hors d’oeuvre or […]
When you are cooking for one, cereal might be a legitimate dinner option. But, cereal doesn’t make as good of a case when you are eating with a spouse or friend. Here are some quick, tasty, and more impressive options for meals for two. 1. Baked Sweet Potato with Black Bean Chili: Chili can be […]
Children are more likely to be willing to eat a food if they helped prepare it themselves. Maybe you have a picky eater or maybe you are trying some new foods at home. If your child is involved in the process they can take ownership and will be proud to have the family try their […]
In this week’s installment of 30 minute meals under $5, we cook an entire recipe using only pantry staples. Eating well on a budget and with time constraints is difficult, especially when you haven’t had time to go grocery shopping. With $5, 30 minutes, and some ingredients you probably have in your cabinet, you can whip up […]
Canned pumpkin is a convenient option for cooking. If you want to cook with a whole pumpkin, “Sugar Pie Pumpkin” is the most common variety. These are usually smaller and sweeter than pumpkins used for carving. Other cooking pumpkins include Kabocha, Cinderella, Long Island Cheese, New England Pie, Jarrahdale, and Provence. PUMPKIN PANCAKES (serves 2) […]
Halloween is a great time to incorporate healthy holiday practices. Chances are there will be candy and sweet treats popping up at school and at home, use this opportunity to practice moderation with your family. How to Balance Health and Holiday Festivities: 1. Create a healthy meal tradition: Try Pumpkin Chili served in a carved out […]
3 cups kabocha squash, cubed 1 can kidney beans, drained and rinsed 2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed 1 onion, chopped 3 carrots, diced 2 cans diced tomatoes 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp nutmeg 2 tsp cumin 2 tsp chili powder 1 cup water 1 hollowed-out […]
You did it! Tomorrow, you will have completed your #20days2health challenge. Be proud of yourself for trying this new way of eating! It’s not easy to remove animal proteins from your diet and you made it 20 days. Think about what you have learned over these 20 days and how you would like your diet […]
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