healthy snacks

Healthify Your Halloween!

If you’re trying to stay healthy, don’t be tricked by all the treats, at Halloween! In just one day, it is easy to destroy all your good efforts to eat right and exercise, by loading up on sugary, high-calorie sweets. I know it is tempting; you tell yourself that you’ll have just one mini Hershey […]

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Simplify Your Diet with Real Food

With so many food choices available, it can be difficult for one to choose foods that are healthy, and foods that shouldn’t be eaten. One way we can simplify our diets is by eating real food. Michael Pollan, best-selling author, in his book: In Defense of Food, writes: “Don’t eat anything that your great grandmother […]

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Stand Your Ground: Eat Healthy

Let’s face it, many times our family and friends have a lot of influence over us.  We tend to make decisions based on what they think and feel. Growing up, my family was no exception. They tried to discourage me from adopting a vegetarian diet. Eating soul food high in sodium, sugar, and bad fats […]

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Pack Healthy for Your Road Trip

If you’re traveling out of town for Spring Break, or just planning ahead for summer vacation, you’ll want to make sure you and your family still eat healthy while on the road. Though it may be tempting to just stop at the many fast food places along the highway, it is much more practical and […]

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Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

Instead of serving store-bought snacks high in calories, fat, and sodium, try preparing healthier snacks at your Super Bowl party. Check out the healthy Super Bowl recipes below from EatingWell. You’re sure to score winning points with your guests! (photo courtesy of EatingWell.com) Southwestern Layered Bean Dip (photo courtesy of EatingWell.com) Boneless Buffalo Wings (photo […]

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