Eating healthy over the holidays doesn’t have to feel restrictive–instead, it’s about making smart choices that make you feel good. Enjoy the holidays with delicious flavors of the season! In order to make this holiday season an extra healthy and happy one—use this chart as a guide to make simple “upgrades” in the kitchen. We’ve put together some of our favorite “healthy upgrades” to help you make this holiday season, just a bit healthier (but […]
With the holidays coming up, it’s important to plan ahead to make these times healthy and fun without giving up the things you love. Now, life is an experience, and the better we feel the greater the experience. Holidays are time to spend with your favorite people and it’s important that you feel good in order to make these experiences really count.
Nothing in this world is created equal. Especially sugar. Forget about reading the grams of sugar on the back of a label—this will not tell you whether a product is truly healthy or not. After all, the body needs calories, carbs, protein, fats, and “sugar” to function from a nutrition standpoint. The key is to determine where these sources are coming from and how are they created? Start by reading the ingredients versus the nutrition […]
Over the years, eating habits have changed from one generation to the next. Many of these changes are due to new food trends, popular diets, convenience foods, and eating behaviors. Let's take a look at eating over the ages.
Now, I'm sure you have heard the saying, "there's nothing like Mom's home cooking" right? That's because Mom's "home cooking" represents dishes that are delicious, comforting, and made with love. Here's a dish that will bring you lots of comfort and joy regardless of who makes it.
Halloween is right around the corner which usually means lots of candy, treats, and sweets. Make this Halloween an extra healthy, fun, and produce-packed one instead. Life isn’t about giving anything up, it’s about making everything better. Produce Pumpkins Cut ¼ inch off the bottom of a large grapefruit so that the grapefruit lays flat on the plate. Cut 1 inch from the top of the grapefruit and scoop out the insides. Using a small paring […]
Even with the strongest intentions, cravings can derail our health goals and can be detrimental to our waistline. Many folks we work with truly want to eat healthier, but explain that they can’t help but crave salty, high fat, and sugar filled foods. However, did you know that the more you eat these unhealthy foods, the more you crave them? Say what?! Yup! Manufactures add salt, sugar, and fat to foods for a reason–to make you […]
Magnesium is our calming mineral and helps to improve stress, sleep, muscle soreness, and pain. Magnesium allows us to relax and unwind from life's everyday stressors. The most powerful form of magnesium will come from foods versus supplements. Keep in mind that the human body does not eat nutrients, it eats food. And it's food that will be the most powerful and most affordable.
One of the biggest things we all have in common is we all eat. Food is our universal language. We all talk food. There is no better way to bring people together than through shared meals and conversation. Eating is one of the most powerful ways to socialize and connect. When you think about it, everything in this world involves around food and eating. Movies and popcorn Dinner and a movie Football and Burgers Wedding and […]
Food is social. Food connects us. Food builds relationships. Food is fuel. Food is energy. Food is power. Food is love. Food inspires us. Food is an experience. Can you tell I love food? Well, not all food. Just real ingredients and delicious dishes that are made from scratch with love, elegance, and purpose. I will eat anything as long as it’s homemade or I know the “source” and where the food is coming from. […]