If you often struggle to figure out what to eat for dinner (or any meal), then you have traveled to the perfect destination. Because over the last year, we have honed our recipe abilities! Our awesome team took traditional favorites and gave them a healthier spin. These recipes are perfect for beginner to advanced cooks who are looking for healthy twists. What are you waiting for? Grab your apron and spatula! It's time to get cooking.
Many of us like to partake in a few celebratory drinks to ring in the New Year, but hate the idea of spending New Year's Day nursing a hangover. According to a recent study released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. adult population consumes on average about 100 calories from alcohol per day. Though it can be particularly challenging to abstain from alcohol during the holidays, what better way to start out the New Year than keeping off those unwanted pounds. It all adds up! These mocktails are perfect for those who are pregnant this holiday season, yet still want to partake in bubbly.
Picture the scene: it's 10pm, you're in your jammies curled up in front of the latest episode of The Vampire Diaries (what? just me?) and suddenly, the light clicks on—your family gathering is tomorrow and you forgot to make a dish! Oh, the humanity!
By: Ami Kochendorfer
Snow now covers the ground [in Minnesota] and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. We all know what that means… food—and lots of it! While we need to be mindful of what we are shoveling into our mouths this month, those who are pregnant (myself included) need to take extra precautions and know what to eat and what to steer clear of this holiday season.
The holiday season can be a tough on everyone's checking account. But just because money is tight, it doesn't mean you have to skimp on throwing a party for your friends and family. Try out these tips to save some dough on your grocery receipt while still making the holidays festive and fun for your guests.
It’s that time of year again, the time that brings us so much cheer, yet so much stress. It’s not merely the inevitable stress that comes with most family gatherings and parties, but also the stress these events put on our bodies. What do these gatherings have in common? They all focus on food (and most times, too much food). I, like most human beings, have little will power when it comes to the constant temptation of delicious eats. So whether you’re the guest or the host at the next holiday party, test out these tips for eating mindfully and leave the weight gaining to Santa!
Contrary to popular belief, you can enjoy delicious treats this holiday season without adding to your waistline. It just takes a little bit of improvisation!
Here are a few of my favorite healthy baking substitutes that will satisfy your sweet tooth and keep you on the right track.
If you’re an avid gym goer (or even if you’re not), it’s likely that, at some point, you have heard an earful about protein supplements. Western civilization is notorious for supplementing diet with what is quick and easy, and there are countless companies that hone in on this idea – and mean to capitalize on it.
So, with all the choices we have available to us, what the heck do we pick? What’s good? What’s not-so-good? Do we even need to supplement our diets with protein? Below is a quick guide on the basics of protein supplementation and how it pertains to you.
Without question, “going paleo” is one of the most popular diet trends out there right now. Cross-fitters have taken the diet on as their own. You can find numerous paleo books on Amazon. And celebrities and other fad diet aficionados are all over it (not to mention gluten-free folks, as well). But WTF is this diet all about?
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