5 Game-Changing Running Tips for Beginners

Guest post by Emily Brathen You all must have seen them on TV or in person: all perspiring with their dangling bottles of water yet overjoyed with fulfillment as they just finished a 5k run or those who are simply clad in their best running shoes heading to their respective terrain, determined to finish their goal for the day. But as you try to watch them, you still ask yourself: when do I ever begin Continue reading 5 Game-Changing Running Tips for Beginners

3 Delicious Pumpkin-Flavored Drinks to Try This October

3 Delicious Pumpkin-Flavored Drinks to Try This October Fit & Fresh blog

Guest post by Cory Yeakel Although summer has come to an end, that doesn’t mean the fun is over. October might mean colder weather, but there are so many things to enjoy and look forward to – the holidays, friends and family, and of course, pumpkin-inspired everything! From pumpkin spice candles to Starbucks’ famous latte, there is no shortage of creative ways that people have found to incorporate October’s favorite fruit into their lives (yes, Continue reading 3 Delicious Pumpkin-Flavored Drinks to Try This October

Benefits of Meal Prep: Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Meal Prep

Many of us aspire to live a healthy lifestyle, to feel fit and energized. But let’s face it, life can be busy! While setting goals to eat healthy may be easy, following through with those goals and staying consistent can be tricky. When you’re busy navigating through your daily life, the thought of cooking all of your own meals at home can sometimes feel impossible. Not to mention warding off temptations at restaurants. And let’s Continue reading Benefits of Meal Prep: Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Meal Prep

Food Books To Make Your Mouth Water

Food Books that will make your mouth water - Fit & Fresh Blog

Warm, sunny weekdays will tempt you to take your lunch away from your desk and relax outside with your latest salad creation. Why not escape into the pages of a book as you doze in the sun? Food writing has exploded in popularity – in part, because it covers so many topics. It can range from issues of sustainability to the history of Marshmallow Fluff. Need a tasty recommendation? Check out the list below for Continue reading Food Books To Make Your Mouth Water

15 No-Cook Snacks That’ll Satisfy Any Craving

No-Cook Snacks

No-cook snacks are the perfect solution to that feeling we all know far too well. It’s the one that creeps up on us in late morning, mid-afternoon, and late night. You feel hungry, but it’s too early for the next meal, but you’re too busy to cook up or bake a healthy snack. No-cook snacks are here to help! Whether you’re craving a salty snack, have a bit of a sweet-tooth, or want something fresh, Continue reading 15 No-Cook Snacks That’ll Satisfy Any Craving

16 Unique Pie Recipes to Try

16 Unique Pie Recipes to Try for Pi Day - Fit & Fresh Blog

March 14th is Pi Day and we’ve got just the thing for you! Check out these 16 recipes we found that will allow you to eat pie for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Don’t forget to save room for dessert! Let’s start with the most important meal of the day 1. Pecan Pie Energy Bites Courtesy of Gluten Free Vegan Pantry As promised, i just posted these pecan pie energy bites #ontheblog. They're #vegan #glutenfree and Continue reading 16 Unique Pie Recipes to Try

What to Pack in Your Lunch Bag: 14 Inspiring Lunch Ideas for Work

What to Pack in your Lunch Bag - Fit & Fresh Blog

In honor of National Pack Your Lunch Day on March 10th, we’ve found some awesome lunch ideas that you can pack for work, school, or a just busy day on-the-go! Take any of these ideas, pack them in a Fit & Fresh lunch bag, and you’ll be good to go! First, you’ve got your classic sandwich While we do love a PB & J, the sandwich options are endless! Try out something like this Loaded Continue reading What to Pack in Your Lunch Bag: 14 Inspiring Lunch Ideas for Work

Our 5 Favorite Cauliflower Rice Recipes

As we learned in our “4 New Ways To Use Cauliflower” post, cauliflower is a versatile veggie and can transform tasty side dishes that are generally high in carbs, into healthy dinner additions. You’ll be able to get an extra dose of vegetables and enjoy these foods guilt-free! Below are 5 of our favorite cauliflower rice recipes – sure to please your taste buds and offer a new, healthier way, to eat rice dishes! 1. Continue reading Our 5 Favorite Cauliflower Rice Recipes

Heart Healthy Treats For Valentine’s Day

Heart Healthy Treats For Your Valentine's Day - Fit & Fresh Blog

Say “I love you” without the candy and chocolate this year (but don’t forget the flowers)! These healthy Valentine’s Day treats will leave you feeling the love without feeling the guilt this February 14th. 1. Sweet snacks with 0 added sugar A heart-shaped cutter will go a long way this Valentine’s Day. Fruit kebabs like these from Modern Parents Messy Kids are made with strawberries and grapes, but you can add your own favorite fruits Continue reading Heart Healthy Treats For Valentine’s Day

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

Protein Powder – Is it Right For Me?

Protein powder benefits

Protein powder has left the realm of bodybuilding to enter the mainstream market, appealing to consumers with its promises of improved health and weight loss. An astounding $11.1 billion will be spent annually on protein powders and supplements worldwide, according to the BBC. Where protein powders were once relegated to large tubs on the shelves of sports and vitamins stores, consumers can now get a protein boost from fortified milkshakes, granola bars and other common Continue reading Protein Powder – Is it Right For Me?

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D This Winter?

Are you getting enough Vitamin D this winter? - Fit & Fresh blog

Vitamin D is also known as the sunshine vitamin. That’s because sunlight is our No. 1 source of the nutrient: The sun’s energy turns a chemical in our skin into vitamin D3, which Harvard Medical School explains is then carried to the liver and kidneys to transform it into active vitamin D that we can use to help fuel a healthy lifestyle. After all, vitamin D plays an important role in human health, protecting us Continue reading Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D This Winter?