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What if you could swap a few simple ingredients for a healthier version of some of your holiday favorites? Let’s take a trip around the globe for some healthier alternatives of holiday foods enjoyed by various cultures.
The ketogenic diet is taking Georgia and other states by storm. What is the ketogenic diet, and can it really help you lose weight?
While Wakanda may not be a real place, it is supposed to be located in East Africa. The exact location has varied throughout Marvel Comics but one area that was suggested was the north end of Lake Turkana, making Wakanda somewhere between South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, and Ethiopia.
Whole30 is a type of diet described as a temporary nutrition “reset.” What foods are restricted, and is it the right diet for you?
It’s difficult to make home cooked meals during the busy work week. When the end of a long day comes around we sometimes find ourselves opting for fast food or snacking on what’s in the cupboard.
There has been a huge boom in interest in gluten-free diets in the past few years. What exactly is gluten though, and is it unhealthy? Do you need to be on a gluten-free diet? Read on for your answers. In the past few years there has been a huge boom in interest in gluten-free diets. […]
Have you ever wanted to open your pantry door and be able to make a healthy, family approved meal from the ingredients you have on hand? Building your pantry up with staple ingredients can give you the freedom to make meals using only the ingredients you already have!
Packing a nutritious snack ahead of time can help you avoid resorting to fast food when you’re on the go. Here are a few snack ideas that taste great and will give you the energy you need to make the most of your day.
If you’re worried about spoilage, think about buying frozen fruit or veggies – or even freezing your own. Fruits and vegetables hold up well in the freezer and you can quickly add frozen veggies to soups, spaghetti sauce, scrambled eggs, or hot dishes and no one would ever know they had been stored in the […]
It can be difficult to find healthy, affordable foods that kids will actually enjoy. Children’s tastes are still developing and most kids go through some sort of picky stage. However, childhood is an extremely important time in life for building food habits that can last a lifetime.
We’re 🎵all about those beans, ’bout those beans!🎵 But where do they go on MyPlate? Since beans fall into a unique category, it might be confusing when it comes to preparing a balanced meal. Generally, regular meat eaters will count beans and peas toward their vegetable intake (shown on a MyPlate).
People make thousands of food choices every day. These choices can be between choosing oatmeal or a sausage biscuit for breakfast, eating out instead of cooking at home, or even putting creamer in your coffee or having it black.
Eating healthier can seem like an expensive choice, but many healthy foods and dishes can be made on a tight budget! Planning ahead and making strategic decisions can help you make healthier choices while keeping your budget on track. Here are some tips on saving money while eating healthy.
Serve Small Portions It’s not necessary to get rid of all sweets and desserts. Show kids that a small number of treats can go a long way. Use smaller bowls and plates for these foods. Have them share a candy bar or split a large cupcake.
Homemade Trail Mix Skip the pre-made trail mix and make your own. Use your favorite nuts and dried fruits, such as unsalted peanuts, cashews, walnuts, or sunflower seeds mixed with dried apples, pineapple, cherries, apricots, or raisins. Add whole-grain cereals to the mix, too. Bugs on a Log Use celery, cucumber, or carrot sticks as […]
Wash Hands with Soap and Water Wet hands with clean running water and apply soap. Use warm water if it is available. Rub hands together to make a later and scrub all parts of the hand for 20 seconds. Rinse hands thoroughly and dry using a clean paper towel.