Summer Snacks To Make You Feel Like A Kid Again

Bright sunlight streaming through your office windows can make you long to run outside, kick off your shoes and act like a kid again – namely one without a to-do list. While that may not be possible, you can bring snacks with you that leave you feeling energized while still tapping into your inner kid. Did your favorite make the list? Apple and peanut butter Instead, dip a few slices of crisp apples – Granny Smith Continue reading Summer Snacks To Make You Feel Like A Kid Again

Why Is Summer Prime Lobster Season?

With the rise of summer, comes the popularity of seafood. And nothing says summer – especially if you live near the coast or the beach – like a lobster roll. How did lobster come to represent summer? And more importantly: What’s the best way to eat it without getting it all over your shirt? The history of lobster Nowadays, tourists flock to coastal towns and chow down on lobster rolls. Such was the case in the Continue reading Why Is Summer Prime Lobster Season?

Wine: The Good, The Bad, And The Delicious

Summer usually means a slew of parties. A trendy way to impress guests is to use wine as the base of a refreshing drink. What type of wine do you usually reach for? Many recipes take advantage of the popularity of rosé wine – which typically doesn’t linger long past fall. Other partygoers know that the only way to enjoy summer is with a chilled glass of pinot grigio or chardonnay in hand. One of the great aspects of wine Continue reading Wine: The Good, The Bad, And The Delicious

The Lowdown On The Latest Food Trends

We’ve covered gluten-free, Whole30 and juicing as food trends to keep an eye on. They’re only a few of the many trends available to consumers. Another two diets to watch for are the Raw Food Diet and the Blue Zones Diet. Are they worth the hype? Read on to see what you think. The Raw Food Diet According to U.S. News and World Report, this diet aims to help followers reach their peak health by incorporating Continue reading The Lowdown On The Latest Food Trends

Tips On Keeping A Food Journal

When you’re relaxing at the next barbecue or work party, it can be easy to aimlessly snack on whatever food is in the nearest plastic bowl. But that mindless eating can quickly lead to a few pounds added over the summer! If you’re trying to slim down – or simply learn more about your eating habits – journaling is a great way to get insight. Don’t worry, that doesn’t mean you have to download yet Continue reading Tips On Keeping A Food Journal

Benefits of Meal Prep: Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Meal Prep

Many of us aspire to live a healthy lifestyle, to feel fit and energized. But let’s face it, life can be busy! While setting goals to eat healthy may be easy, following through with those goals and staying consistent can be tricky. When you’re busy navigating through your daily life, the thought of cooking all of your own meals at home can sometimes feel impossible. Not to mention warding off temptations at restaurants. And let’s Continue reading Benefits of Meal Prep: Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Meal Prep

Try These Crazy Tricks For Amazing Food Photography

Try These Tips for Amazong Food Photography - Fit & Fresh Blog

If you’re like many other foodies, you love snapping a photo of the perfect lunch that you’ve made or the green juice you’re sipping to help you look and feel your best. Scrolling through your Instagram or flipping through the latest food magazine, photos from fellow food-lovers can seem incredibly professional. Have you ever wondered how these foods look so darn pretty in these photos? We’ll let you in on a little secret: There are some crazy tricks Continue reading Try These Crazy Tricks For Amazing Food Photography

Foods To Improve Your Running Game

Step outside and you’ll smell the flowers blooming and the fresh cut grass and warm pavement. Who would want to stay inside when it’s so nice out? The warmer weather is the perfect excuse to start running outdoors. Nothing beats the feeling of the wind in your face while jamming out to your favorite music. Like so many other activities, a healthy running habit depends on your diet. Incorporating the right foods can help keep Continue reading Foods To Improve Your Running Game

Healthy & Tasty Side Dishes For Sunday Dinner

Weekends are the perfect time to bring together friends and family. And what better reason to have people gather than for food? But it can be difficult to decide on main and side dishes that will please all palates. Many crowd-pleasing side dishes – looking at you, mashed potatoes – are typically loaded with salt and butter. And how do you know how much to make? A great solution is to create multiple side dishes Continue reading Healthy & Tasty Side Dishes For Sunday Dinner

Butter vs. Margarine: What’s The Difference?

Many parents can remember the ‘I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter’ ads that graced televisions during the late 1990s and early 2000s. Celebrities and everyday moms couldn’t get over the creamy taste of the butter substitute. However, the love of margarine is waning, according to Unilever, the parent company of the product. Many home cooks know they can swap out margarine for butter in dinner meals – but cookies, cakes and brownies sink and spread without Continue reading Butter vs. Margarine: What’s The Difference?

Food Books To Make Your Mouth Water

Food Books that will make your mouth water - Fit & Fresh Blog

Warm, sunny weekdays will tempt you to take your lunch away from your desk and relax outside with your latest salad creation. Why not escape into the pages of a book as you doze in the sun? Food writing has exploded in popularity – in part, because it covers so many topics. It can range from issues of sustainability to the history of Marshmallow Fluff. Need a tasty recommendation? Check out the list below for Continue reading Food Books To Make Your Mouth Water

Foods Your Skin Will Love

The sun is out and the temperature continues to creep up. Summer is nearly here! With the warmer weather comes barbecues, sipping wine on the porch and s’mores around the fire. All that sugar can wreak havoc on your skin. Instead, keep it glowing by incorporating different fruits and veggies into your diet. To keep skin looking its best, you want to add foods that can fight UV damage (for the days you forget your Continue reading Foods Your Skin Will Love

What Are The Differences In Teas?

What Are the Differences in Teas? - Fit & Fresh blog

If you’re looking to cut back on caffeine, switching to tea is a tasty option that offers more variety than tap water. However, have you seen how many different teas there are now? It’s hard to choose one type of tea from a single company, let alone compare different varieties across several companies. Incorporating more tea into your diet can be a boost to your health all year round, not just when you’re feeling sick. Want Continue reading What Are The Differences In Teas?