When it comes to thinking about healthy snacks, popcorn might not be the first thing to come to your mind. We typically associate popcorn with the butter-soaked, heavy movie snacks. Don’t be fooled: it’s the butter that brings that bucket to more than a thousand calories. However, when you make it at home, popcorn might just be the healthiest snack you could have. Read on to learn how to make popcorn at home, and add your own twist to a favorite movie night snack!Continue reading “Healthy Stovetop Popcorn”
What’s better than putting on a good movie to finish off the night? A movie and some guilt-free popcorn! This is an easy recipe to make your own popcorn at home, and we’ve even added some spice suggestions here to add a zing to spice it up! This is a tasty and guilt-free version to avoid the sodium and fat content usually found in microwave popcorn.Continue reading “Spiced Popcorn”
Among all the family festivities, egg-dyeing, easter egg hunts, marshmallow peeps and church parties, Wondering how you’re going to stay away from the honey-baked ham this weekend? Frustrated that all the family gatherings you attend will have plenty of savory deviled eggs, creamy scalloped potatoes, and tasty caramel-filled chocolate bunnies? In case you need it, here are a few recipe ideas to arm you for the fun-filled weekend.Continue reading “It’s Easter!!”
We know all about the portioned plate, even if not by that name. We have been told to fill half our plate with non-starchy vegetables and eat one quarter of the plate from whole grains and another quarter plate from lean proteins.
If you’ve got the meal routine down perfectly, chances are that now you’re wondering how to make your snacks more interesting. Continue reading “Giving your Snack Routine a Facelift”