Tips For Staying on Tack With Your Diet At A Party

You can stay on top of your diet when you’re at home, but when you’re a guest at someone else’s house for a party, things can get a little tricky. Tables piled high with platters of deep-fried treats and sugary sweets can be enticing, and finger foods can cause you to easily lose track of how much you’re eating. However, if you’re headed to a big party soon, have no fear: You can enjoy yourself Continue reading Tips For Staying on Tack With Your Diet At A Party

4 Healthy Snacks To Bring on a Hike

If you’re headed out for a hike, it’s important that you fuel your body with healthy snacks to keep your energy level up while you walk. Here are four good choices for healthy snacks to bring on a hike: Jerky Dried meat is a great snack to take on a hike because it is packed with protein. Choose chicken or turkey jerky over beef varieties because they are generally leaner meats. Look for jerky that Continue reading 4 Healthy Snacks To Bring on a Hike

What To Eat Before You Workout

Navigating the world of pre-workout snacks can be confusing. How much should you eat before you start exercising, and when? We’ve done the research to help you snack smart and fuel your workouts the right way: Snack or meal? A common question is how long you should eat before your workout. According to Self magazine, the optimal time to eat is between 30 minutes and three hours before you start exercising. If your workout is Continue reading What To Eat Before You Workout

The Value Of Cooking As A Family

When you include the kids in the kitchen, it doubles as valuable family time and a subtle, hands-on learning experience. Plus, when your kids are involved, cooking becomes less of a chore and more of a fun, beloved pastime. Here’s everything you need to know about cooking as a family: Teaching valuable skills Cooking is a basic and important life skill that your kids will appreciate learning in the comfort of their own home. As you Continue reading The Value Of Cooking As A Family

The Beginner’s Guide To Foods For Weight Loss

If you’re determined to shed some pounds this year, you’ll want to start following a healthy, mindful diet. Even little changes in your routine will make a difference, such as making an effort to plan your lunches for the week and packing them in portion control meal prep containers instead of buying a quick, not-so-healthy midday meal. Cutting out sugary foods and cooking at home more regularly will also help you lose weight. Incorporate these Continue reading The Beginner’s Guide To Foods For Weight Loss

Mushrooms: A Delicious And Healthy Substitute For Meat

It’s time to add mushrooms to your weekly shopping list. If you’re vegan, vegetarian or just looking for a way to eat less meat, you’ll want to add mushrooms to your weekly grocery shopping list. These fantastic fungi are loaded with super-important nutrients and antioxidants and have a range of disease-fighting benefits. They provide superpowered support to your immune system, have tons of vitamin D and may even aid in easing rheumatoid arthritis, according to Continue reading Mushrooms: A Delicious And Healthy Substitute For Meat

Making Time For Breakfast On Busy Mornings

You hit snooze a few too many times and as you’re rushing out the door, you totally forget about eating breakfast. If you’re lucky, you pick up a granola bar or banana to keep you going. As precious as those few extra minutes of sleep are, eating breakfast is an extremely important part of a healthy lifestyle. We all know breakfast is supposedly the most important meal of the day, but why? Aside from giving Continue reading Making Time For Breakfast On Busy Mornings

Healthy Foods To Warm You Up This Winter

We’re all guilty of falling prey to cold weather temptations. The chilly air and shorter days leave us craving warm, comforting and totally delicious carbs. Then we’re running for the oversized sweaters to cover the food baby bloating. However, there’s hope for a healthier winter! Avoid the bad carb impulses with these warm, nutritious and fulfilling winter dishes. Replace fettuccine Alfredo with veggie noodles This life-changing food innovation is a genius way to enjoy pasta dishes Continue reading Healthy Foods To Warm You Up This Winter

New Year, New Fitness Trends

The start of a new year inspires an endless list of resolutions that often includes living a healthier lifestyle. With that comes working out more, which can be especially hard when it’s freezing outside. It’s also easy to grow bored of performing the same workout routine every day, thus lowering motivation and interest levels even more. If you’re feeling this way, we totally understand. Instead of giving up on your healthy living goals altogether, refresh Continue reading New Year, New Fitness Trends

A Guide To Cooking With The Best Winter Produce

  You might associate the winter months with insane amounts of potatoes and onions, but there is actually a wider selection of healthy fruits and vegetables available. With a little prep, you can take advantage of the season’s freshest produce, allowing you and your family to indulge in highly nutritious and ridiculously delicious meals all winter long. Look out for these fruits and veggies on your next grocery shopping trip: Citrus Packed with vitamin C and healthy Continue reading A Guide To Cooking With The Best Winter Produce

How To Encourage Family Fitness

With jam-packed schedules day after day, an hour at the gym gets pushed farther down the to-do list, seemingly impossible to check off. It’s easier to get moving when you know you’re not sacrificing other important activities, so the trick is to combine quality family time with staying active. Encourage family fitness routines and get in on the kids’ game of tag to get your heart rate pumping. Plus, you’ll grant yourselves more time together. Continue reading How To Encourage Family Fitness

Guide To A Healthy Diet For The New Year

A new year is the perfect reason to revisit your eating habits. We often lose track of our healthy ways during the holidays, indulging in one too many cookies, bread rolls and sweet drinks. Instead of wasting time feeling guilty, focus your attentions on starting the new year with a fresh plan. Stay hydrated Even when you think you’ve had enough, always drink more water! A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Continue reading Guide To A Healthy Diet For The New Year

3 Quick Workouts For Busy Moms

The kids made it to school, you led a fabulous meeting at work and dinner was so tasty, no one guessed it was healthy. Now you want nothing more than your bed. Adding a trip to the gym to your busy schedule seems utterly impossible. Maybe, but staying fit isn’t. A study published in PLOS ONE found short, 10-minute routines including just one minute of high-intensity activity can be just as beneficial as longer workouts. Continue reading 3 Quick Workouts For Busy Moms