Tired of the same old lunches? Here are some practical tips for both kids and adults to add some nutritious, decliciousness into every-day lunches for work or school.
Create new memories and lasting traditions with your own kids by bringing them into the kitchen and creating your own recipes. Let them get creative. No rules. Experiment with flavors and ingredients. Then, when you have your favorites, jot them down on a recipe card as keepsakes.
Chopped sweet white onion is a healthy, low calorie flavor booster – but do you avoid using it becaue it makes you cry or leaves a smell on your hands? Follow these simple tips…
Add chopped spinach or steamed broccoli to boxed macaroni and cheese dinners. With very little time and effort, you’ve added a serving of green vegetables to one of kids’ favorite meals!
The choice to eat pizza can, in fact, be a healthy one. Whether you cook it at home or do take out, load that pie up with your favorite vegetables and enjoy!
Here's an easy way to get kids to eat fruits and veggies – zip them into juice! This way you know what you're putting into your kids bodies, and they get to be part of the fun. It's a win – win. Apple Orange Carrot Cucumber juice serves 2 adults/4 kids 1/2 red apple [...]
Talking mobile apps, not appetizers. For the plugged in, it's hard to put the device down, even at dinnertime. Put it to educational use and pull up a picture of the meal's featured vegetable to show kids what it looks like as it grows. Or, search for a interesting fact about a meal item [...]
There are some rumors that an apple has just as much caffeine as a cup of coffee. The truth is, apples contain no caffeine (great post here on Livestrong.com. HOWEVER given the high level of natural sugar they contain, apples are a very healthy alternative to caffeine, and a great afternoon pick-me-up. For an added bonus, [...]
Have healthy foods within arms reach, whether on the counter or in the refrigerator. For your refrigerator, you can easily take 15 minutes to cut up a bunch fruits and veggies and put them in containers ready to grab and go. Studies show that whatever is in eye sight and arms reach will have greater [...]
Become a "mindful" eater. Next time you have a meal – breakfast, lunch, dinner or a snack, take at least 20 minutes to eat it. Be in the moment and actually notice what you're eating. This way, you will allow sufficient time for your brain to register you just at food. Chances are you'll notice sooner [...]