3 Easy Lunches To Bring To Work This Spring

Warmer weather is on the forecast, and that means it’s time to shed the bulky layers and break out the sundresses and skirts. You may be trying to adopt healthier habits to get ready for swimsuit season, and a great way to cut calories – and costs – is to bring your lunch to work. Even swapping a store-bought meal for one brought from home just one or two times a week can make a Continue reading 3 Easy Lunches To Bring To Work This Spring

Fun School Lunches Ideas That Aren’t Sandwiches

With more and more schools cutting down recess time – or eliminating it altogether – lunch is becoming the one time during the school day that kids get a break from their studies. Make the meal extra exciting for your child by swapping out the typical sandwiches for some more creative lunch meals. There are lots of different meals you can pack for your kids that are as easy as putting a sandwich together, and still contain Continue reading Fun School Lunches Ideas That Aren’t Sandwiches

Fast And Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfasts

We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but sometimes the thought of just tossing a slice of bread in the toaster is too much to bear. And frying an egg or boiling oats? Don’t even think about it. Early risers will tell you that one secret to starting your day off right is streamlining your morning routine as much as possible. The more you prepare the night before, the less Continue reading Fast And Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfasts

5 Refreshing, Healthy Ice Pop Recipes

Healthy eating and dessert don’t seem at all related, but believe it or not, you can make tasty summertime treats without compromising a healthy lifestyle. Ice pops are a summer staple that both kids and adults love to indulge in, but the kinds you can find from the ice cream truck or local convenience store aren’t doing your diet any favors. Instead, whip up one of these 10 ice pop recipes that feature healthy, refreshing Continue reading 5 Refreshing, Healthy Ice Pop Recipes

3 Winter Squash Recipes That Are Nutritious And Delicious

Now that we’re deep in the middle of winter, you can finally enjoy the produce that’s been harvested before the frost. Among the most nutritious choices you can enjoy right now is squash. Experts from the University of Illinois say that different varieties of winter squash are full of nutrients like vitamin A, folic acid, potassium, calcium and fiber. This is fantastic news for your family’s developing bones and digestive health! One of the best characteristics Continue reading 3 Winter Squash Recipes That Are Nutritious And Delicious

3 Healthy Recipes for Super Bowl Sunday

With the Super Bowl around the corner, people are preparing themselves for the premier mid-winter social event of the year. They’re buying jerseys, hats, scarves and other sports swag to show their team spirit. Football enthusiasts are reading up on the contenders to make their predictions on the winner. Gossip fans are taking bets as to whether the halftime show will be a glorious show or a disastrous train-wreck. And then there’s you. You’ve decided Continue reading 3 Healthy Recipes for Super Bowl Sunday

3 Recipes to Keep Your Baby Healthy During The Winter

When the cold sets in, you do your best to make sure every member of your family stays healthy. You make a trip to the pharmacy so everyone can get their flu shots. You keep the house comfortably warm. You take away your kids’ electronics so they don’t get distracted when it’s time to go to bed. Last, but not least, you make sure that everyone eats nutritious food so they get all the nutrients Continue reading 3 Recipes to Keep Your Baby Healthy During The Winter

3 Guacamole-Free Recipes For Avocados

Every year during the Super Bowl, Americans eat gallons upon gallons of guacamole with chips. This is a shame, considering that chips are so fatty and avocado is so healthy. But did you know there are many more ways to enjoy avocados besides making guacamole? “In the United States avocados are not a mainstream food yet, and they can be expensive, especially at certain times of the year,” Penny Kris-Etherton, Ph.D., R.D., of the American Heart Continue reading 3 Guacamole-Free Recipes For Avocados

3 Pomegranate Recipes To Enjoy This Winter

Now that we’re in the middle of winter, this is a good time to think about the different recipes you can have fun with using seasonal produce. Among the most unique treats available during this time of year is the pomegranate. The sweet and tart juice of the fruit’s miniature ruby-like seeds are not only delicious, they are also the focus of health-related research. Board-certified internist Leo Galland, M.D., wrote an article at The Huffington Post, stating Continue reading 3 Pomegranate Recipes To Enjoy This Winter

Enjoy These 3 Brown Rice Recipes

Now that you’ve kicked off the New Year, this is a great time to strategize how you can go about fulfilling your resolution to eat better. Sometimes, a healthier diet doesn’t necessarily mean you give something up altogether. It may be sufficient just to replace one type of food with a healthier version. For example, it is widely known that brown rice is a better option than white rice. While it’s true that white rice is Continue reading Enjoy These 3 Brown Rice Recipes

3 Warm Soup Recipes To Boost Your Immune System This Winter

Although cold weather creates snow and frozen lakes, it also slows down your immune system and forces you to stay indoors. If you’re inside with other people, you may be more likely to share germs, and the last thing you want is a miserable holiday dragged down by the cold or flu. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to keep your immune system healthy, such as receiving your annual flu shot, getting the right Continue reading 3 Warm Soup Recipes To Boost Your Immune System This Winter

3 Vegan Recipes For Holiday Dinners

With the New Year coming up, you may be considering your resolutions. Do you want to take up a new hobby? Will the offers for discount memberships at the local gym persuade you to exercise more? How about joining groups such as volunteer organizations or book clubs to meet new people? Of course, there’s the ever-popular resolution to go on a diet and eat healthier food. But with so many diets out there, which one Continue reading 3 Vegan Recipes For Holiday Dinners

2 Healthy Eggnog Recipes To Make This Holiday Season

The holiday season is one of the most joyous times of year, and much of that has to do with tradition. From your youngest days, you learn that holidays are not complete without a few necessities: Christmas trees, decorative lights, carols blasting from the stereo, a warm and toasty fireplace, classic movies playing nonstop on the television and so on. One thing that people really look forward to is a kitchen full of seasonal treats Continue reading 2 Healthy Eggnog Recipes To Make This Holiday Season