Over and over again you hear dietitians, doctors, and other health professionals recommend home cooking. But what if you don’t have anything to cook with or only have a microwave? Or what if you don’t have much time to cook? Can you still eat healthy? Luckily the answer is yes, you absolutely can!Continue reading “Little or No Cooking Required”
Living without a fridge may make it seem like you need to rely on food from restaurants and fast food, but luckily this isn’t true.You can eat healthy at home even without access to cold storage! In this article we will walk you through some of the main ingredients to rely on if you don’t have a fridge. We also give you some tips for storing food to make it last longer.Continue reading “No Fridge. No Problem. Eating Healthy is Still Possible”
It’s true what they say! Vegetables are extremely important. They are absolutely packed with disease-fighting properties including fiber, vitamins, minerals, and thousands of powerful phytochemicals. In fact, the USDA states that the average adult needs between 3-5 cups of vegetables every day in order to prevent or manage chronic disease! This recommendation includes a variety and combination of both “starchy” and “non-starchy” vegetables in order to meet ALL of your nutrient needs.Continue reading “What About the “Starchy” Vegetables?”
Are you tired of the same old salt and pepper seasonings? Wondering how to add more flavor to your food while still limiting salt. Here are some fun ideas for adding a little zest to your meals!
From managing your weight to lowering your blood sugars and boosting your spirits, having a healthy digestive tract has been shown to help our general well-being in a myriad of ways. Have you ever wondered why some people are much more gassy than others? Do you sometimes have puzzling stomach pains or changes to bowel movements that come and go? Here we review some healthy food groups you can mix into your routine here to help you keep your gut balanced.Continue reading “Prebiotics: Nourishing the Friendly Bacteria in Your Gut”
Have you been told by your doctor or dietitian that you need to add more vegetables to your diet? Are you just tired of eating the same salad everyday? There is no need to stress. We are here to give you some ideas.Continue reading “Ways to Add More Vegetables To Your Diet”
This is a great protein to add to just about any meal to boost the flavor profile of your meals. From skillet potatoes with chorizo and bell peppers to chorizo green beans this will add some interest to your meals and give you a nice tasty backup option to keep life interesting.Continue reading “Homemade Chorizo- Dietitian Approved!”
Because of the cold air in your fridge, the ripening process for tomatoes can be interrupted. This can result in a loss of texture and flavor. This is the last thing you want to happen to your tomatoes, right? It is best if you keep your tomatoes outside of the fridge. You can keep them fresh for much longer if you keep them in a fruit bowl for example. This way you will keep the texture and flavor intact and also add some color and variety to your counter.Continue reading “10 Foods to Never Refrigerate”