The single, fastest thing you can do to change your body is to double your vegetables. I say it all the time, "Double your greens!" or encourage every to add that one more plant to their meal with the Plus One Strategy. Summer is a great way to add those veggies by throwing them on the grill. Adding grilled veggies to family meals is a great way to eat healthier. 3 quick, easy ways to add grilled vegetables to your meals: 1) Buttery Grilled Golden Potatoes In a large piece o
Want to have healthier eating habits but you can't really get past that first week? If you feel like you can't get them to stick, maybe it isn't the right method. But most of us don't make it past the first week to overhaul our habits. The main reason we don't follow through is that we do it because we felt bad about our habits in the first place. So we make changes based on feeling guilty about what we ate during quarantine, having too much pizza, or drinking too much wine.
When I started writing and posting about a #weeklysalad method three years ago, the first question I got was, "What do you store it in?" Food waste is a big problem. Most homes waste 31% of their food. Yikes. Not only is that money down the drain, but often it's spoiled produce that gets tossed first. Here's what I've learned works best for storing food so it get's eaten. 1) Buy less bagged salads. They go bad fastest in bags that trap moisture. Buy what you'll eat that night
Instead of making a million different lunches, have you thought about batching your lunch ideas so that they please both kids and moms alike? Why do all that work if you're not going to feed yourself!! Here are my top 5 lunches that can help families get enough fiber and healthy fat in their diets: Nora's Perfect Tuna Salad has the perfect mix of fiber, fat and a protein. I love it with Norwegian crispbreads from Trader Joes or Wasa crackers for an extra boost of fiber. The
You've heard me sing the praises of fiber, but let me give you a sneak peak into my favorite fiber sources. I try to get at least one of these powerhouse fiber sources into my diet once a day. The benefits of fiber are immense: not just for staying slim and chic, but also to promote a healthy gut. A healthy gut means less acne, less hormone problems and, according to a new study, better cognitive function. To be clear, fiber isn't actually a "nutrient" -- it provides very sma
Salads are going to springing up everywhere as we approach the warmer months. But so many of my clients tell me that their salad consists of the following: Lettuce Carrots Cucumber Dressing. That's sad, my dears. Don't eat sad salad. What you need is a salad that sings to you. That makes you excited to eat lunch. If nothing else, you deserve to eat food that makes you happy. How do you get out of the rut of eating the same food, or the same salad, every weeknight or lunchtime