Whether you’re trying to lose weight with less carbs, build muscle with extra protein or improve your overall health with more nutrients, here are some meaty meal ideas to keep you going strong all day long. These healthy dishes are great for using leftovers, require little to no cooking, and are perfect for packing. With so many creative ideas to choose from, you have plenty of options for enjoying a quick bite at work, healthier lunches in school, or finger-friendly food on the golf course. [Read more…]
As tempting as it is to get through your lunch hour on a cup of coffee and a candy bar, you don’t want to take the risk of an afternoon crash. Skipping meals results in fatigue, mood swings, a decrease in concentration and an increase in cravings for junk food. Whether you have a long day at work or in school, eating a healthy lunch provides you with the nutrients to keep your body healthy and brain sharp during a hectic day. Below are 3 tips for enjoying more nutritious lunches. [Read more…]
Snacking doesn’t have to be plain or boring to be healthy. Whether you’re entertaining kids, hosting a healthier happy hour, or would just like something special for yourself, there are plenty of decadent small dishes to enjoy that are easy to make and require minimal clean up. With the creative ideas below, you can savor each bite and satisfy your hunger!
Dip a banana in yogurt, roll in crushed nuts and freeze. [Read more…]
Whether you become a couch potato, the cookie monster or a beer-vangelist, below are 6 tips to avoid weekend wreckage. With just a few adjustments to your routine, you can learn to indulge without compromising your health.
1. Plan Ahead
Don’t wait until Monday to stock up on healthy foods. Get groceries on the weekend. While you’re shopping, pick up a rotisserie chicken and meat for the slow cooker. Make it easy to eat well by selecting simple recipes and cooking in batches so you have plenty of leftovers. If you have it on hand, you’re more likely to eat it. The same goes for junk food, which is why it’s best to go out to “cheat.” [Read more…]