It's almost that time of the year. The weather cools (everywhere but Florida), and the scent of fresh, crisp days abound. Soon it will be time for Pumpkin Spice Lattes, warm apple pie, and hot toddies. However...don't get carried away and sabotage your waistline. Here's a great way to enjoy the things you love about fall and still stay present in health and wellness. Make your own Pumpkin spice mix, and add it to everything. Sprinkle on pancakes, mix into yogurt with strawb
I'm not about making New Year's Resolutions unless they can apply for every day life. Q: What belongs on my plate for it to be a "well balanced" meal EVERY TIME? Let's break down what that means. A: Re-solution: Finding another solution to your problem. To have a "well balanced" meal EVERY TIME, here's my tip for breaking down what your plate should have in the new year. Look at a typical place setting in terms of "pie pieces." 1/2 your plate should be Veggies 1/4 plate of
Tip #6: Buy Beans and Go MEATLESS Inexpensive, vegetarian protein source - CHEAP veggie that is also a complex carb and plant-based protein that fights off hunger for hours Add to any meal, salad, easy to cook -Cook up a large batch or prep right out of the can Low in fat & no cholesterol - Part of both the heart healthy & diabetic diets #6spendingtips #lunchbox #healthynibbles #healthymunchies #2017 #health #mindfuleating #tipoftheweek #livingwell #wellness #eatyourveggies
Tip #5 : Batch Cooking Make A Big Meal On The Weekends - Prep and cook Chili, Chicken Soup, Stew, Tomato Sauce, and Grilled Chicken for the whole week Freeze part of your prep to be "reimagined" later in the week -Cook up a large batch of plain ground chicken that can be added to stretch your chili, lasagna, tacos or lettuce wraps another day Avoid "food fatigue" if you hate leftovers - Think in small batches and plan make enough dinner for one extra day to take as a lunch.
Tip #3: Make A Weekly Menu Before You Shop : 5 tricks to help you get started Stick to the plan and budget. DO NOT stray from the plan Shop for real food & avoid processed, pre-made, and boxed foods with preservatives and unrecognizable ingredients.: Buy only fruits, veggies, nuts, seeds, grains, beans, dairy, & protein Make this your ultimate goal: Add variety and color with every meal and "eat the rainbow" of color with fruits and vegetables Add lean protein in every meal t
Tip# 2 Make a Plan: X-tra Tips for $aving BIG BUCKS Download store apps, flyers, digital coupons to compare prices everywhere Print coupons from multiple sources because stores honor their competitors' prices. Ask for a rain check if stores are temporarily out of the sale item, and use up to one month from deal date. Flea Market Sunday deals can be found on farm fresh produce. Go around 1:00pm to snag the best deals for your money. Remember, you are the consumer, and you hold
I've been "rolling" around this idea for weeks. (Haha) I wanted to tackle creating one of my favorite take-away foods without the added nonsense that can derail a healthy diet. My main questions were: How can I lower my sodium intake, nix the white rice obsession, and control exactly what goes in my sushi roll? Would it be easy? Surprisingly, YES. There were so many flavors packed into the brown rice and salmon. I didn't even need soy sauce. Adding tangy greek yogurt bou