Tag Archives: healthy eating

Why NOT to Diet

For years I over exercised and severely restricted my food intake and I still wasn’t able to lose weight, even maintaining a high weight for a period. All the Doctors, nutritionists, therapists I was seeing at the time repeatedly explained how metabolism works, I still didn’t trust that if I…

Eat This, Not That: Simple (and Delicious) Food Substitutions That We Swear You Won’t Notice

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Your waistband feels a bit more snug than usual. You’re bloated. Sluggish. Distracted. Uninspired. Yes, it’s time start eating healthier and your body is sending you that message, loud and clear. You clear out your cabinets, toss the junk, and hit the grocery store to stock up on “healthy” foods:…

Forget the Fads: How to Make Healthy Eating a Lifelong Habit and Not a Fleeting Trend

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Did you make a resolution to eat healthier this year? Did you clear out your cupboards, tossing the cookies and potato chips, replacing them with wheatgrass and quinoa? Are you low-carbing, intermittent fasting, keto-ing, reduced-fatting, low-sugaring, or otherwise dieting?  Well, stop already! Stop dieting and start making healthy eating a…

5 Strategies to Get up and Go with Better Breakfasts

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Think of your body like a car. Your car won’t get very far if it’s low on fuel, and it certainly wouldn’t run well if you gave it low quality gas that doesn’t include the “ingredients” it needs to work properly. Your body runs the same way. If you don’t…

6 Ways to Make Smart Carb Choices Every Day

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Carbohydrates (carbs) are one of the main types of nutrients in your diet (fats and proteins are others). However, not all carbs are equal when it comes to actually providing nutrition to your body. Simple Carbs vs. Complex Carbs Simple carbs have a simple chemical structure and are called sugars.…

12 Easy Eating Habit Changes to Reduce Your Cholesterol and Risk of Heart Disease

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Did you know that coronary heart disease is the leading cause of premature death in the United States? And what might be even more shocking for you to learn is that the problem is mostly self-inflicted. Fortunately, by making some simple changes to your eating habits, you can cut your…

Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

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As the holiday season gets into full swing, it can be extremely difficult to stick to your healthy diet plan. With Christmas and the New Year celebrations filling our calendars, it’s hard to fit healthy eating into a packed schedule. And when you add all of the delicious foods tempting…

Recipe – Golden Roasted Cauliflower

Golden Roasted Cauliflower

I love cauliflower any which way, but my husband does not. He remembers the days of overcooked cauliflower that turned to mush. I had to get creative and came up with my Golden Roasted Cauliflower recipe. The cauliflower in this bright dish has hints of yellows on them! I serve…