8 Beautiful Breakfast Toasts – Layered to Please!

Breakfast toast has been completely re-vamped and is making a comeback – but you may not even recognize this old-time breakfast staple. Now with avocado, hummus, fresh fruits, and even salmon! Check out 8 of our favorite toast creations straight from Instagram – guaranteed to make you re-think your next breakfast! 1. So many options to choose from! Ok Monday, let’s do this! A photo posted by Vegan Life #vegan2me (@vegan2me) on Jan 16, 2017 Continue reading 8 Beautiful Breakfast Toasts – Layered to Please!

Super Bowl Snacks That Won’t Ruin Your Diet

Super Bowl Snacks That Won’t Ruin Your Diet - Fit & Fresh Blog

Who’s ready for a great game this Super Bowl Sunday? We’ll let the pros handle the football, but we’ve got the snacks covered! According Association for Psychological Science, Americans can consume as many as 2,400 calories during the four-hour game by snacking on pizza, hot wings, and other game day favorites. Yikes! We’ve found some awesome snack ideas that will give you the delicious flavors you’re looking for without hurting your health. We would love Continue reading Super Bowl Snacks That Won’t Ruin Your Diet

5 Fun & Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

5 Snack Ideas to Make Healthy Foods More Fun (1)

It’s no secret that kids prefer candy and potato chips over fruits and veggies, but sometimes it’s all about the presentation! We found these 5 creative snack ideas that will get your kids excited about eating healthier (and will make packing lunch a lot more fun)! SHOP: Fit & Fresh Bento Box Lunch Containers > 1. Sandwich Sushi Courtesy of 100 Real Days of Food Sandwiches are a lunch time staple – they’re easy to Continue reading 5 Fun & Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

5 Filling Salads for Your Work Week

5 filling salads

Bulk up your boring old salad routine with these 5 filling salads that are sure to please! We’ve discovered these creative salad recipes that are sure to keep you full all the way until dinner. Avoid that mid-afternoon slump by packing your on-the-go salad for lunch with filling protein as well as some tasty, colorful veggies! 1. Steak and Blue Cheese Salad via Beneficial Bento Steak isn’t just for dinner! Add some sliced on top Continue reading 5 Filling Salads for Your Work Week

3 Low-Carb Chili Recipes For Winter

A warm bowl of chili can make the winter blues go away with one spoonful. If you’re trying to watch your carb intake, you can still make a variety of flavorful chilis to enjoy on cold, snowy days without a heavy carb content. Try the three tasty recipes below – make them ahead of time then pack in Fresh & Fit containers for enjoying throughout the week: 1. Low-Carb Kickin’ Chili:  Add some heat to Continue reading 3 Low-Carb Chili Recipes For Winter

Not All Fat Is Bad! (Good Fat vs Bad Fat)

We’ve been conditioned to associate the word “fat” with “unhealthy”. We’re on such a fat-free or low-fat craze, influenced to buy any label that showcases these terms. We build diets around them. We can be tempted into overeating, simply because it’s “fat-free” or “low fat”. At the risk of being the bearer of bad news, this is one of the greatest nutrition misconceptions. It must be emphasized that when something comes out, something must go Continue reading Not All Fat Is Bad! (Good Fat vs Bad Fat)

Difference Between Complex Carbs and Simple Carbs

There’s a lot of debate around carbohydrates these days. Are they good, or are they bad? What are examples of complex carbs and simple carbs? Why are we made to fear carbs? Aren’t they a great energy source? Yes, they absolutely are. But before you go loading up on bread and pasta, you must understand that not all carbs are the same. Have you heard that there are “good fats” and “bad fats?” Well, there are Continue reading Difference Between Complex Carbs and Simple Carbs

3 Seasonal Salads To Bring To Work

Sometimes, a fresh and colorful lunch can brighten up an otherwise drab workday. With just a little prep the night before, you can pack delicious salads in your Fit & Fresh containers to enjoy on your lunch break the next day. Why not switch up your salad game by incorporating seasonal ingredients? Here a few tasty ideas: Pomegranate, walnut and goat cheese salad  Pomegranates are in season right now, which means you should grab every chance Continue reading 3 Seasonal Salads To Bring To Work

Juicing vs Blending – Which Is Better?

For busy parents, it can be hard to have your kids get all the fruits and vegetables they need in a day to stay healthy. Juicing – which in recent years has skyrocketed in popularity – seems to be a promising solution: A homemade juice made with fresh produce is versatile and can pack up to 1 cup of mango, kale, spinach and apple each – along with other healthy ingredients like ginger or lemon. For Continue reading Juicing vs Blending – Which Is Better?

Healthy Substitutions For Your Favorite Cookies

Ahhh, the holidays: It’s the most wonderful time of the year, full of cookie platters and get-togethers. And we all know that those desserts taste divine thanks to heaping amounts of butter, flour and sugar. It’s hard for moms to keep their kids healthy through the holiday season when they’re surrounded by snacks. But what if you could offer those same cookies and brownies to your kids knowing they were chock-full of good ingredients? Check out Continue reading Healthy Substitutions For Your Favorite Cookies

2 Tasty Skillet Dinners You Can Enjoy All Week

Skillet Dinner

A skillet dinner is an easy mealtime solution for busy weeks. With just one pan, you can create a variety of balanced and delicious dinners in minimal time. And with just one large skillet dinner, you can have enough food leftover to pack a few work lunches in your favorite Fit & Fresh containers. Start enjoying more of these one-pan wonders with the skillet dinner recipes below: Skillet Shrimp and Asparagus Shrimp is loaded with Continue reading 2 Tasty Skillet Dinners You Can Enjoy All Week

5 Healthier Alternatives To Beef Burgers

The hamburger – it’s an iconic American dish. Juicy and delicious, a freshly made burger is hard to resist – but it might be a little easier to once you know what may be lurking inside. Whether ordered at a dine-in restaurant or drive-thru, burgers can have a host of unhealthy characteristics, according to Everyday Health. Some burgers can contain up to 50 grams of fat, including harmful trans fat, as well as more than Continue reading 5 Healthier Alternatives To Beef Burgers

4 Healthy Mayo Alternatives

When you think of a turkey sandwich or a pasta salad, you probably think of mayonnaise – but you probably don’t think of the toll it might be taking on your diet. Adding just the extra touch of flavor a dish needs, mayo may seem innocent enough, but it’s actually loaded with not-so-good-for-you ingredients. One cup of mayonnaise has a whopping 1,440 calories, 160 grams of fat and 24 grams of saturated fat, along with nearly Continue reading 4 Healthy Mayo Alternatives