Shake Up Your Smoothie, Powder-Free

Life can get crazy at times! Between work, kids, school, getting to the gym, chores and time with friends and family, many people find that their own eating schedule is the first thing to go. Late to work? There goes breakfast. Forgot your post-workout smoothie? Hopefully you don’t hit the drive-in. If you’re savvy about fitness, chances are you have tried meal planning and prepping. You might even be inclined to whip up a batch Continue reading Shake Up Your Smoothie, Powder-Free

Plan To Eat Healthy As A Family

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Whether you’re a family of two or 10, making healthy food choices can be easy and fun. Many people think that “healthy food” means a strict diet of carrot sticks and celery, but this is far from the case. Nutritious and filling meals are often just created from whole foods, raw and fresh ingredients, and are prepared at home, rather than from a box. If you’re interested in encouraging your family, friends or roommates to Continue reading Plan To Eat Healthy As A Family

3 Healthy Summer Desserts

Sweltering temperatures can make it easy to reach for a pint of sugary sherbet or an oversized slice of ice cream cake, but these treats are packed with unhealthy ingredients and a whole lot of calories. However, you don’t have to forgo scrumptious desserts altogether – instead, just choose healthier recipes that use light ingredients that refresh and delight your palate without weighing you down. Below are three healthy summer dessert recipes to try. Make Continue reading 3 Healthy Summer Desserts

Tips For Putting Together The Perfect Summer Picnic

Picnics are the perfect way to take advantage of the warm weather and blue skies the summer season brings. And really – is there anything more luxurious and indulgent than lounging on a soft blanket while enjoying delicious food and drink? With picnics, a little preparation goes a long way. By planning the menu ahead of time and packing your basket with all the essentials, you can savor an outdoor meal with style and no Continue reading Tips For Putting Together The Perfect Summer Picnic

3 Delicious Summer Salads To Bring To Work

When the temperature soars, enjoying a cool, crisp salad for lunch is refreshing and delicious – and requires no standing around by the microwave or stovetop! Bring some flavorful summer salads to work with you in Fit & Fresh containers and then savor a nutritious lunch that’s also totally tasty. Meal-prepping lunch salads Salads are easy to prepare ahead of time. You can chop ingredients and assemble the salads in lunch containers, then store them Continue reading 3 Delicious Summer Salads To Bring To Work

‘Snack Dinner’ May Be Your New Favorite Meal

You know those times when you’re starving but aren’t quite sure what you want to eat? And your usual go-to sounds bland, but your stomach’s still growling up a storm. You want to graze on a bunch of different foods, but feel that not putting together a proper meal is a faux-pas for a successful adult. Au contraire – you just haven’t met the Snack Dinner yet. It’s a craze sweeping social media, and it may be what Continue reading ‘Snack Dinner’ May Be Your New Favorite Meal

Not a Sad Desk Lunch: Tips for Stellar Work Lunches

We’ve all been there: It’s Sunday evening, and the thought of assembling lunch for Monday is extremely daunting. When you can put your feet up and enjoy the remainder of the weekend, why spend an hour or so putting together a lunch, which will only get soggy and sad by the time you’re ready to eat? So, when Monday’s lunch hour rolls around, you’ll instead go out with coworkers, spend too much money on food Continue reading Not a Sad Desk Lunch: Tips for Stellar Work Lunches

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

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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

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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

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