Category: HEALTHY EATING

BOOST your metabolism with these FAT BURNING foods

Food and eating use to be so simple! When I was a child, I never thought about calories, metabolism, carbs, or protein. I just ate what was put in front of me. As I got older and could make choices, I was mindful of taste more than anything. Then as time went on (and my …

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What is a low FODMAP diet and what can it do for you?

As I’ve gotten older, many foods that I use to eat regularly with no issues now seem to trigger an upset stomach and bloating. I also had bouts with self-diagnosed Irritable Bowel Syndrome. It was troubling because I eat a relatively healthy diet consisting of fruits, vegetables, fish (I’m a pescatarian), and healthy carbs. Rarely …

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Tips for a Vibrant Vegetarian Holiday

Planning a beautiful yet nutrient-dense, delicious holiday meal for both your meat eating and vegetarian guests can be a little daunting at first, but it can also bring out your creativity! Many side dishes you make can be easily made vegetarian, with little difference in taste.

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10 healthy food options to stock in your fridge and pantry

Looking for some healthy food options  to keep in your fridge and pantry?  Here are 10 to get you started: AVOCADOS!! – Yes, I’m yelling because I love them and they are first on my list 🙂 I eat half an avocado with my eggs each morning.  They are a great source of healthy fats …

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Are “White Foods” the enemy?

It’s true that colorful foods are great, but it is a big mistake to specifically avoid white foods! There are plenty of white foods that have specific nutrients that are hard to find elsewhere. Let’s look at a few examples…

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This plant food HARMS your metabolism and heart

Let’s face it! Not many of us take the time to really understand what whole wheat bread, milk, sugar, and vegetable oil do to the cells of our bodies. These foods, commonly called “healthy” by experts, the media, and even the government, are actually silently harming the health of you and your family.

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Want to lose at least 10 pounds?

Ladies, if you are in your 30s and 40s, you probably noticed that it gets a bit harder to lose weight as we age.  I use to lament (still do sometimes) that if I worked out as hard as I do now 20 years ago, the weight would have fell off me.  But that is simply …

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Lose weight on a 3 Week Diet?

Can you really lose weight on a 3 Week Diet? Losing weight in a short space of time has always been thought of as a near impossible task. For years, doctors and dieticians have told the public that it takes months and sometimes even years of hard work to see any progress with weight loss, …

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