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The High Sodium Food You Don’t Know You’re Eating and Why You Should Care

The High Sodium Food You Don’t Know You’re Eating and Why You Should Care

You know that eating too much salt is not healthy but do you actually know why? I will give you a quick explanation. You may be shocked to see the high sodium food you didn’t know you were eating. Read More

Healthy Hiking Fuel

Healthy Hiking Fuel

Hiking is not only a great form of exercise but an active way to share time with someone. It can be a great date activity, a way to be active with your family or a healthy, fun way to travel and explore different areas.

The question I get asked most often is: What are some healthy snacks and meals I can pack on my hike?Read More

Eat THIS to Lose Weight

Eat THIS to Lose Weight

Rather than focusing on cutting things out, let’s talk about adding THIS into your diet. It isn’t glamorous and certainly isn’t new information. But thinking of it in terms of weight loss might make THIS food a bit more attractive.Read More

Healthier Happy Hour Tips

Healthier Happy Hour Tips

 

Healthier Happy Hour

You are so good all week but the weekend…oy vey.

So, here are some tips on how to do the happy hour thing without ruining all of your hard work.Read More

Bedtime Snacks that Won’t Make You

Bedtime Snacks that Won’t Make You

You are trying to eat healthy but you find yourself feeling very hungry before bed. You’ve heard you shouldn’t eat at night and don’t want to derail your efforts but you need a little something to stop the grumbling in your stomach. Is it OK to eat at night? And what should you eat? Here are some of the best snacks to eat before bed.
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The BEST Diet for 2018

The BEST Diet for 2018

I don’t like using the word diet as a verb. The word diet simply refers to what you eat in general. As in I suggest you add more vegetables into your diet. That being said, I am no dummy. I know some of you are going to do it. So what is the BEST diet for youRead MoreRead More

Change the Way You Eat Your Veggies

Change the Way You Eat Your Veggies

Rice them. Mash them. Spiralize them. OR buy them already made to save you time. Veggies don’t have to be boring. And you don’t have to give up your favorite comfort foods like mashed potatoes. Upgrade them!    Read More

Why I Eat Chocolate Every Day

Why I Eat Chocolate Every Day

 I’m sure it’s no surprise that I eat a very healthy diet. It includes a lots of vegetables, lean protein and healthy fats. No meat or dairy. Yes I do eat carbohydrates – mostly in the form of fruits and vegetables but I also include oats and quinoa and now and then other healthy grains.Read MoreRead More

The Secret Ingredient In My Oatmeal

The Secret Ingredient In My Oatmeal

Being on the road all day I find that oatmeal makes an easy to pack lunch. I like eating it cold and I add in some delicious ingredients to bulk it up. Want to know what I put in my oatmeal? You’ll never guess what #4 is!Read More

Fresh Isn’t Always Best

Fresh Isn’t Always Best

Eating veggies and fruits are an important part of a healthy diet. But it can be expensive and produce doesn’t have a long shelf life. What to do? Keep your cool- head to the freezer. Read More