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

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?

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?

Non-Dairy Milk: How To Choose The Right One

Non-Dairy Milk: How To Choose The Right One - Fit & Fresh Blog

The most difficult decision we used to have related to our milk was 1 percent, 2 percent or skim? But now, the non-dairy aisle has exploded. The more consumers have learned about the health benefits of almonds, cashews and coconuts, the more they have added these “milks” into their diets. According to Nielsen, almond milk consumption alone rose by 250 percent over the past five years. Nuts, right? But looking at these different dairy alternatives Continue reading Non-Dairy Milk: How To Choose The Right One

What Are The Different Kinds Of Protein Powder?

What Are the Different Kinds of Protein Powder - Fit & Fresh Blog

Protein: You can find it added to most energy bars and ice creams as well as naturally occurring in products like yogurt and almond butter. But look closer at ingredient lists and you’ll see different kinds of added protein: Whey, pea and soybean are just a few proteins you’ll encounter. According to Women’s Health magazine, incorporating protein powder can help you get the energy burst you need without the cholesterol related to eating meat and Continue reading What Are The Different Kinds Of Protein Powder?

Top Breakfast Ideas For On-The-Go Mornings

Top Breakfast Ideas for On The Go Mornings - Fit & Fresh Blog

If you’re like many of us, you have too many things to do and not enough time. You need a breakfast that doesn’t come out of a box that also offers nutrients – and won’t have you starving within the hour. Ideally, these breakfasts can fit into a Fit & Fresh container that you can grab from the refrigerator, toss in your work bag and dash out the door with! Check out some breakfast ideas that fit the bill below: Quinoa Continue reading Top Breakfast Ideas For On-The-Go Mornings

Try These Gluten-Free Bread Alternatives

Try These Gluten-Free Brea Alternatives - Fit & Fresh Blog

Going gluten-free has become mainstream in the food world. Some carb lovers have swapped out classic bread products for their gluten-free siblings, while others have decided to forgo bread products all together! Carbohydrates are a critical macronutrient that provide your body with energy. While there’s no need to completely eliminate carbs from your diet, you can choose to scale back. Check out these healthier substitutions for bread below: Instead of toast, try sweet potato Sound Continue reading Try These Gluten-Free Bread Alternatives

Cool Off With These Healthy Ice Cream Alternatives

Cool Off With These Healthy Ice Cream Alternatives - Fit & Fresh Blog

Summer is just around the corner, even though it seems so far away. And what says summer more than a cone of ice cream? There’s so much to love about this creamy treat – but the high butterfat and sugar ​content may make you want to seek out other options to cool off. Yet, making your own ice cream is a combination of art and science. How can you get that same creamy mouthfeel with Continue reading Cool Off With These Healthy Ice Cream Alternatives

Here’s How To Make Perfect Pancakes

No Sunday morning would be complete without a plate of fluffy pancakes. And as much as we love how easy box mixes are, nothing beats the flavor of homemade flapjacks. You can add chocolate chips, fresh fruit or whipped cream – the possibilities are endless. There are also plenty of ways to make your pancakes healthy. Add a few tricks to get the best results each time. Check out these tips for the best flapjacks Continue reading Here’s How To Make Perfect Pancakes