Published: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:13:26 -0500
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:52:00 -0500The flaxseeds have many biochemical properties that make it a super-food. People from the past had understood its medicinal properties. This has rekindled hope in finding some cure for common ailments. In this article, we would be listing 10 advantages of using flaxseeds.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:30:21 -0500Pumpkin is low in fat and calories and rich in disease-fighting nutrients. Pumpkin soup, although a bit unconventional, can be made into a hot, warm delicacy. A great time of year to entertain pumpkin soup is while needing a way to re-purpose your Halloween, jack-o'-lantern, also known as pumpkin.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:51:41 -0500Flax seeds are oval, flat, tiny and shiny having an earthy aroma. They are loaded with nutrients. Flaxseeds are also referred to as linseeds. These seeds are the richest sources of plant-based omega-3 fatty acids and are ranked as #1 source of lignans in human diets.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 09:09:38 -0500Over the previous few years, we have all come across innumerable news reports and television features which talk about sugar, excessive consumption of sugar, and the ill effects that it could have on our health. And in effect, the entire buzz has a background attached with it. In the past couple of decades, cases of diabetes, the numbers of people who are obese, and other obesity related lifestyle disorders, including hypertension and arthritis, have increased many times over.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:57:31 -0500Whole wheat atta is used for various purposes, right from making delicious rotis, to moist bread and cookies as well. Whole wheat atta contains some of the healthiest fats, carbohydrates and even proteins. These nutrients are essential in lowering the risk of developing metabolic disorders.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 13:52:36 -0500Globally, Indian food has a reputation to be oily and spicy. It is perceived to be too heavy to digest. Is this really true? Most of the people would say no this question. This is because of the existence of some Indian dishes that are delicious and healthy. While making food, there are certain unwritten and unspoken rules to be followed to make it good for health. You must have a good control over the amount of oil, butter, spices, cream and cheese used. If this is taken care of, the food becomes nutritive. In this article, we would be looking at the 8 low-calorie food items available in India.
Fri, 10 Jun 2016 09:51:30 -0500Foxtail millet or belonging to the family of millets is an annual grass and the second most widely planted species of millets in East Asia. Foxtails are cheaper to acquire and easy to cultivate having a crop cycle of about 60-90 days. Its early maturity and efficient consumption of water make it suitable for cultivation in the dry area.
Fri, 03 Jun 2016 10:10:54 -0500Dals are an important ingredient in every kitchen. Almost all the houses stock up different dals to prepare various dishes. Dals can make your food not only delicious but also healthy.
Mon, 21 Mar 2016 07:10:46 -0500Being watchful of what you eat is important, as is eating healthy recipes for your goal of weight loss is beneficial to a healthy lifestyle. Having a fit body should be coupled with healthy food recipes for more efficiency of your body.
Wed, 16 Mar 2016 13:17:29 -0500Where do chillies really come from? Let's explore what they mean and how they came to be.
Mon, 22 Feb 2016 10:03:54 -0600I am not going to start another lecture on healthy diet, what should you eat and what not to eat, blah, blah, blah. On the web, you can find enough articles about that. Staying healthy and fit does not involve the idea that you should only eat vegetables and fruits. I know how tough it is, not to respond to the alluring calls of pizzas, burgers or other spicy, cheesy foods. And for what? Because you want to keep your waistline trimmed, forever. And this can never happen if you keep your taste buds happy. Hence, you ditch the animal protein from your diet. Really? You think so?
Mon, 22 Feb 2016 07:54:11 -0600Here's a fun way to enjoy lasagna but in a more individualized manner that will help keep calorie count low and in turn help keep you focused on healthy nutrition. Even though portion size and ingredients are a tad different than usual, that in no way sacrifices flavor or taste. If the meal is prepared as outlined below, you should have enough leftover to make some tasty muffin melts that you'll enjoy for work the next day. Those who desire a vegetarian/meat-less version simply do without the lean ground turkey and opt for an alternative of your liking.
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:28:30 -0600Studies show that chili peppers can reduce the risk of many cancers. In addition to this, these peppers also positively help with weight loss, immune system health and lower the risk of diabetes.
Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:18:54 -0600It is clear as crystal - your diet has a profound effect on your physical and mental health. When combined with a regular physical exercise routine, adequate sleep and minimal-stress lifestyle, you pave way towards a long and healthy life!
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 10:58:01 -0600Yogurt is great for helping your body, but it had a darker side. As one company pointed out, there are hidden things in your yogurt you might not like.
Thu, 21 Jan 2016 15:59:54 -0600Dal rice, a favourite of several Indian households, is the staple food of this country. Similarly, a variety of other pulses are holding strongly to their age-old popularity of being healthy foods; and rightfully so! Pulses - chickpeas or garbanzo beans, dry peas and lentils - are low in fat, high in fibre, contain no cholesterol, are low on the glycemic index and are high protein foods.
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 09:55:54 -0600If you are a fan of buffalo chicken and want to be able to prepare this dish at home in a healthy manner, follow the recipe below and you'll have your family eating this delicious dish in no time. It takes very few ingredients to make this dish, and once you see the process you'll be able to tweak the meal to your liking. For the leftover meal idea, what can be better than a great tasting buffalo chicken salad that needs no dressing? You'll really enjoy this meal for lunch the following day when you're at work so give it a try and let us know what you think.
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 08:32:10 -0600Eating healthy and eating right are key pillars of a healthy life; it is essential that we make the right nutritional choices for ourselves and our families. That is why organic foods have been gaining tremendous popularity, primarily because of their clean farming and rearing practices, making them safer for consumption than conventionally produced foods.
Fri, 08 Jan 2016 07:37:08 -0600Honey is an extremely versatile food, known worldwide for its numerous health benefits; so versatile is this rich, golden liquid that its usage extends beyond dietary purposes! From food spreads and skin potions to illness remedies and beauty applications, the utilities of honey seem boundless.
Tue, 29 Dec 2015 09:21:33 -0600As the global populace is racing towards eating right in order to boost longevity, promote health and combat diseases, super foods have emerged in the limelight as benefactors of all things nutritious and vital for the ideal functioning of the human body. The origin of the term itself has been touted as a marketing gimmick to fuel the worldwide demand for expensive exotic fruits and vegetables that supposedly offer insurmountable health benefits.
Wed, 23 Dec 2015 09:51:35 -0600Just because you're on a healthy diet doesn't mean you can't have a delicious barbecue. These low-calorie grill recipes will surely satisfy your appetite but still help you keep fit!
Tue, 15 Dec 2015 07:30:14 -0600Our grandparents would know more about Foxtail Millets than we do, because they had seen and had them. You Google for it and all you can see is flashy nutrient charts. But Foxtail Millets is not new to India. It was a staple diet among the people of ancient India. According to archaeologists Foxtail Millets is so old that no wild plant of the species is known to exist today.
Wed, 09 Dec 2015 15:11:35 -0600We all know that mornings are breathlessly busy. The plans made up on the night before somehow fail either because of the missing vegetables or the clock ticking way too fast. And, this is how the ready-mix breakfasts have entered our lives. They take just a few minutes to prepare, but the point everyone misses is that they are designed to be cheap, tasty and non-perishable, but not healthy.
Tue, 08 Dec 2015 11:26:53 -0600Our lifestyles and diet have a lot more to do with our heart than the number of years we have lived. Given today's hectic lifestyles, irregular sleep patterns, unhealthy diet, high levels of stress and lack of physical activity, no wonder we hear several young, seemingly healthy professionals collapsing mid-day due to heart related factors. Heart disease is no longer an age-related illness.
Thu, 03 Dec 2015 11:03:49 -0600It is no secret that organic foods are all the rage now - their popularity has been growing through the years. With the overload of information available online and on the food labels, it can be quite challenging to navigate the vast maze of organic foods, their supposed benefits and their value proposition. All in all, you seek an answer to the simple question - are organic foods right for me?
Tue, 17 Nov 2015 12:35:53 -0600Looking for the best way to spice up your healthy meals? Infuse them with flavorful herbs and spices that can help you achieve a healthy weight!
Fri, 13 Nov 2015 06:11:50 -0600This recipe was given to me by my dad who's always the one in charge of making this delicious dish every Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday. Follow this tasty cranberry sauce recipe just as outlined below and you'll end up with a wonderful side dish. And since the local supermarkets are stocked full of cranberries this time of the year, here's you chance to make this tasty cranberry sauce recipe from scratch with the freshest picked cranberries around.
Thu, 05 Nov 2015 06:23:19 -0600Here's an easy to make meal that your family, and especially the kids, will love - hard shell tacos. What makes these handheld delights so special is you can literally add any toppings you prefer. What you may like to put on your tacos, your significant other or children may like something else altogether. Plus, if you haven't had the chance to try a Mexican pizza before, hold on to your socks because these little guys taste great!
Wed, 04 Nov 2015 06:06:19 -0600Here's a meal that can basically be done in one pan within the oven which makes everything very convenient. Aside from the minor prep work you need to do, for the most part once everything is placed inside the oven and the timer is set, you need to do nothing else but sit back and wait for it to ring. Plus, with the leftover meal idea listed below, you can make these handy chicken melt sandwiches that when combined with a piece of fruit and a bottle of water, you will have a lunch meal that barely totals 400 calories. That's far superior than a fast food meal that often surpasses the 1,200+ calorie mark so this is a giant step forward in the right nutritional direction.
Wed, 28 Oct 2015 13:15:17 -0500Nuts are known to be healthy - they are full of essential nutrients and minerals that are good for your well-being. These are a bite-sized nutrient package that most of us do not include enough of in our diet. Nuts are a great option if you're looking for a quick fix to eat healthier.
Tue, 13 Oct 2015 12:57:57 -0500If you have started to eat healthy, then it's time to take out your grill. Try these delicious and low calorie grill recipes for a healthier, more satisfying meal!
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 05:58:54 -0500One of my favorite meals my parents used to cook when I was a kid was chilaquiles. I think one of the main reasons why I enjoyed this meal so much (aside from how great it tastes) was because my mom let me help her prepare this meal. It was my job to cut the tortillas into pieces and then I got to help her put them into the pan to fry in oil for a bit. It's funny what amazes a child when they are 8 or 9 years old. This meal is an easy one to prepare and tastes fantastic if you have a liking for Mexican style dishes. Plus, the leftover meal takes practically nothing extra in order to whip together other than a bit of cilantro and diced onions. Hope you enjoys these meals as much as I do!
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 08:50:13 -0500Having diabetes is always a tricky story. It's something that can get emotional at times. One might at times just not want to let go of sugar. And if one has a sweet tooth, the deal becomes tougher still. Living with diabetes is a challenge. And one has to work towards meeting the challenge. One is required to bring about some changes in life.
Mon, 24 Aug 2015 08:05:56 -0500When someone is suffering from diabetes, one of the major challenges required to be taken care of is keeping the blood sugar levels under check. And if one succeeds in keeping the blood sugar levels under check, it allows someone who is a diabetes patient to lead a healthier life. Alternately, it also allows one to minimize the chances of developing any health related complications, to a very large extent.
Mon, 10 Aug 2015 11:52:37 -0500Mozzarella di Bufala is a delicious popular cheese hailing from Campania. Non only is it good, but also rich in beneficial properties for health. But make sure that what you are buying is an original Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP!
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 07:51:10 -0500Aspartame is getting a brand new name. Pretty soon it will be called AminoSweet, but it's still the same old dangerous excitotoxin. Excitotoxins are deadly chemicals that excite, fatigue, and then damage or kill brain cells. People claim they get headaches, sleep disorders, seizures, multiple sclerosis, and brain tumors from aspartame. Aspartame and other excitotoxins may also play a role in degenerative neurological disorders like Alzheimer's. The most vulnerable population groups who should avoid Aspartame/AminoSweet are young children, pregnant women, elderly people, and people with a family history of neurological problems. Learn more about Aspartame/AminoSweet in this useful article.
Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:39:54 -0500Few people know that tuna fish can be eaten salted and dried. Cured tuna heart is an excellent product from the Mediterranean sea, now available in the US. Tuna fish is good for our health given its exceptional nutritional properties, but eat it responsibly!
Thu, 11 Jun 2015 08:49:11 -0500With an increase in prevalence of obesity in the western countries, cases of 'type 2' diabetes are also increasing in number. Obesity, and correspondingly diabetes and cardiovascular ailments are very often caused by lifestyle factors, such as inadequate physical activity and an unhealthy diet.
Tue, 09 Jun 2015 11:27:47 -0500Are you tired of the same old, unhealthy, and high-calorie foods for a mid-day snack? Are you looking for better options to your salty chips or overly sweet pastries? How about a fine, fresh alternative to your calorie-loaded sodas and burgers? In today's featured article, we are showcasing twelve of nature's best produce that is not only very delicious and appetizing, but is also loaded with various health benefits, as well. So go on, give in and get a taste!
Mon, 08 Jun 2015 13:16:58 -0500This article talks about the benefits of eating nuts. It also discusses the cons of having too many nuts in daily diet.
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 07:32:33 -0500There are many mechanisms by which Stevia works towards enabling us to avoid sugar. Stevia has zero sugar content, and so it ensures that cravings for sweet or fatty foods are reduced. Additionally, being 100% herbal, Stevia keeps our body supple with nutrients. So one does not feel hunger pangs. Consuming Stevia in some form around 20 minutes before meals has been said to reduce hunger sensations.
Fri, 29 May 2015 15:18:31 -0500Whether you're aiming to lose weight or simply want to start eating healthy, it's always a good idea to consume nutritious meals and snacks. Use all-natural herbs and spices for more flavor and more nutrients!
Thu, 14 May 2015 13:33:23 -0500When the weather is hot, there's nothing better than relaxing in the shade with a cooler in hand. Go healthy this summer and make refreshing drinks using herbs and spices!
Mon, 11 May 2015 11:02:40 -0500Here's a great slow cooker meal that takes very little time to prepare yet yields a delicious dinner you and your family will love. Plus if there is any meat leftover, you can make these simple, portable mini steak sandwiches that will keep your lunch at an appropriate amount without sacrificing for quality or flavor. Check them both out and you might find your mouth starting to water.
Fri, 01 May 2015 10:39:09 -0500Even though it's no where near Thanksgiving but who's to say you can only eat turkey at that time of the year? Here's a meal that's more like a lunchtime option but can easily be used as a dinner depending on what you're in the mood for. The great thing about these Turkey pita sandwiches is they are very portable so taking one for lunch while at work is very easy to do. Also, if you haven't tried making your own hummus and pita chips before, you're in for a treat if you try out the leftover meal idea. Very easy to do in under 5 minutes yet a great healthy option as opposed to the typical combination of soda and potato chips.
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:36:23 -0500Red yeast rice is a dietary supplement made from a red yeast grown on rice, which is widely used in Chinese cooking to make such as Peking duck and Char Siu. That's where they get their red color characteristic. Red yeast rice contains many natural compounds, including a group of fourteen monacolins. One of them, monacolin K, is that the statin drug lovastatin is made from.
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 06:20:48 -0500Discover benefits of pears for the body, skin and hair! This low-calorie sweet fruit is fat-free, cholesterol-free and sodium free! Enjoy pears in delicious food or juicing recipes! Learn how to grow pear trees from seeds!
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:25:22 -0500The problem with the Atkins diet is that because the body burns its own fat, depending on what you eat, it can have some unpleasant side effects in some people, such as bad breath and constipation. And with such a restricted diet, where you eat a very limited amount of fruits and vegetables and protein simply just pure and saturated fat, you increase your risk of heart disease and certain cancers.
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:50:24 -0500Simple pizza for 1/3 of the cost, tastes fabulous, and more healthy too! Each 2/3 of a pizza comes out to about 450 calories so how much better can that get when you hear the word pizza? And since each one of our healthy meals of the week offers a leftover idea, and because turkey sausage was going to be used as one of the pizza toppings, it was a simple match to combine the extra with vegetable penne pasta. In any case, you can decide which of these meals will be the main course and which you'd prefer to have for as a lunch leftover for the next day - either will be a great choice.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:45:20 -0500Here's an easy way to have a great-tasting steak meal that would normally cost $30 or more per plate at a restaurant but you'll pay nowhere near that amount. For this meal, aside from the condiments that were already on hand, the food items only cost about $20 total which broke down as steaks ($16), mixed vegetables ($1.50) and potatoes ($3). Since 6 portions made, that means each serving cost barely over $3! How can you beat that?
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:01:52 -0500Another Healthy Meal of the Week offering a great tasting baked teriaki chicken meal that's easy to whip together and your family should really love. Plus if you have any leftover chicken, you'll have the opportunity to make some delicious teriaki chicken melts for meals to go. Depending on your preference you can opt to grill the chicken instead of baking in the oven like as was done in this example, but that choice is entirely up to you.
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:53:04 -0500Here's a meal and leftover idea both sporting a Mexican flavor that's sure to bring your taste buds alive. For this example 97% lean ground beef was used but the beauty of this meal is you can literally use any type of meat you want to change the beef enchiladas into either chicken enchiladas, steak enchiladas, pork enchiladas, or even fish enchiladas if you so choose. Another benefit of this meal is you will find that it's relatively easy to load up that baking sheet tray with a number of enchiladas so that leftover meals are a breeze and you still have the option to create the beef quesadillas as listed. The choice is entirely up to you. Enjoy!
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:33:27 -0500Learn how hydrophilic foods can help you lose weight with more than just their water attracting properties. These delicious, safe foods are easy to add to your menu, and once you know all the ways they can help you in this article, you'll want to use them right away to help meet your weight loss goals.
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:47:49 -0500We haven't used the slow cooker (Crock Pot) in a while so here's a great meal that takes less than 5 minutes to prepare yet tastes wonderfully given you have the 6-8 hours to let the pork roast cook. Interesting enough this pulled pork is cooked in root beer then mixed with BBQ sauce and tastes magnificent. Give it a try and let us know what you think. Plus the leftover meal of pulled pork burritos make an excellent travel meal when at work or on the go.
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 09:46:55 -0500You all love to have sumptuous dishes, in fact, delicious and spicy foods when prepared with your favourite chicken simply makes your mouth watering. You cannot restrict yourself from having that no matter what happens. At the same time, your health also demands a little more attention from you. Too much spicy and oil-added food upsets your tummy as well as health.It is better not to have anything at the expense of your health. That is why for food lovers here I have listed some of the healthy and tasty chicken recipes.
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:06:15 -0600Let's face it, fried chicken tastes pretty darn good but is not very healthy since it's breaded and dumped in boiling oil. Not to worry since here's a way to get the same great taste in a much healthier fashion. Instead of frying the chicken we are going to bake it using whole wheat bread crumbs as a coating and absolutely no oil. Intrigued? If not, wait until you get a glimpse of the leftover meal idea great tasting chicken crescents and that might convince you to give all this a try.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:19:27 -0600Here's a fabulous tasting halibut meal that is extremely healthy and satisfying. Better yet, if you haven't had the opportunity to enjoy fish cakes before, here's your chance with the healthy leftover idea granted you have some halibut leftover. This is a fantastic way to take a portable great tasting meal with you to work the following day while at the same time stick with a healthy, nutritious meal.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:22:33 -0600Subway is a popular sub sandwich chain that offers a number of sandwiches and salads. While there are some foods that have high calorie levels, there are some that are low. If you want to find the foods with low calorie levels here are tips on how to find them:
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:15:59 -0600Carbohydrates are usually converted to fat thus making you have your undesired body shape. If you want to lose weight, you need to reduce the amount of carbohydrates that you take. If you have been wondering which are the best low carb snacks that you can prepare in your home, here they are:
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:46:45 -0600Here's a meal for when you're in the mood for a Mexican-style dish that can be either BBQ'ed or cooked over the stove. When you take into the consideration the leftover meal idea, you may be torn over which you enjoy more since they're both so delicious. Check out this healthy meal of the week and you may find it to be one of your new favorites that you and your family will want to prepare regularly.
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:20:04 -0600Here's an easy to make meal that your family will enjoy especially if they love pasta. Best yet, cooking time is right around 20 minutes so delight in the fact that you won't be spending an excessive amount of time in front of the stove. Be sure to give the leftover idea a try if you'd like to change it up for lunch the following day. A delicious treat that's easy to take with you to work for lunch.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:20:35 -0600Here's a healthy meal of the week that's easy to make, tastes great, and is low in calories - beef teriaki with brown rice. Plus get a leftover meal idea with beef tostadas that uses very little additional items and you'll have a nice lunch for the following day.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 10:47:01 -0600Healthy meal of the week with some great tasting shrimp vegetable pasta along with a leftover meal idea of shrimp ceviche lettuce wrapped tacos to enjoy at work the following day. What's best is that both of these meals can be made together in about 30 minutes so not a lot of time spent preparing and cooking. Just simple, delicious, healthy meals especially when you serve appropriate portion sizes with low or zero calorie beverages.
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:00:35 -0600Sweet and lean and similar to chicken in taste, rabbit is extremely versatile. Considered one of the ultimate health food meats as it is very low in cholesterol and has the fewest calories per pound of any meat.
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:37:20 -0600Here's a meal to get everyone in the mood for the upcoming holiday - baked ham with a tasty apricot/pineapple glaze, mixed vegetables, and mashed potatoes. You actually may enjoy this glaze so much that you'll use it for your main dish next Thursday or whenever else you may want to prepare a ham or turkey. Give it a try to see what you think. It's really simple to make and takes less than 10 minutes. To top it off, using just one slice of baked ham along with a healthy whole wheat wrap, you can quickly make so you'll have for lunch the following day.
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 08:52:50 -0600If you're on a diet right now you are probably looking to lose a few pounds, but watch out. There are 3 deadly mistakes that kill diet plans and are easy to make, turning a healthy diet and even healthy recipes into one that actually harms our bodies.
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:25:45 -0600Here's a great way to enjoy a pork chop meal at an appropriate amount for a dinner serving. Remember, just because you're striving to lose weight does not mean you have to give up everything you enjoy. If you manage the portion size and maintain self-control, there's no reason why you can't have a meal that tastes great and leaves you feeling satisfied. Follow the steps below and you will have an appropriately portion sized meal for you and your family.
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 01:04:36 -0600Healthy meal of the week 14 with leftover idea too. Check out this spicy tuna salad and you won't even miss the mayo which has 100 calories per tablespoon. A healthy twist on a common favorite!
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 08:01:50 -0600To many, sauerkraut is that oh so typical German dish. Yet in its day, this dish came about to preserve the extra cabbages grown during the harvest season.
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:37:10 -0500Here's another healthy meal of the week, it's a family recipe provided by my father so it gets the title of Tom's Beef Stew along with a leftover idea too! How does stew quesadillas sound afterwards for a great easy meal-to-go? You can do it, just follow the step-by-step directions in this healthy meal of the week.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 06:17:14 -0500Is the drink in your hand contributing to the bulge around your middle? Sorry to say, but your favorite wine is definitely doing just that. Any glass of wine contains an equal amount of calories a small chunk of chocolate does, and one pint of larger matches the calories in a pack of salty crisps.
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:43:51 -0500Healthy meal of the week 12 is orange chicken with broccoli along with brown rice. Makes a great healthy leftover meal too!
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:46:49 -0500Healthy meal of the week 11 with leftover idea! Here's a slightly alternative way to enjoy a healthier version of pasta with spicy sausage chunks. Give it a try and see what you think.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:14:34 -0500You want to reduce the stress in your life, and you want to eat healthier? Most people would say yes to this question, but how do you come up with great dinner ideas and cook them when you have to work that 8 to 5 job?
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:14:02 -0500Many of us are trying to eat healthier meals, substituting salads for soups and other lunch or dinner favorites. What quite a few people overlook, though, is the benefit of using spinach for your salad instead of other leafy greens. What you don't know is that spinach may save your life. It makes a delicious salad and offers twice as much fiber as other greens, filling you up faster and still providing you a myriad of health benefits.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:46:23 -0500Here's the next healthy meal of the week putting a spin on an American classic. Enjoy the savory taste of these turkey bacon cheeseburger lettuce wrap. And a healthy leftover idea if you would like something a little different, you can opt to make patty melts. Check this one out!
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:16:08 -0500Here's a really easy way to make a travel snack that you can literally take anywhere with you. Since you are able to portion an appropriate amount of almonds and raisins, you will not have to worry about the calorie amount that you are eating. Right around 150 calories is all you will ingest when you pack a small handful of almonds and raisins.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:09:49 -0500Finding healthy lunch recipes isn't always easy. Many people end up snacking all day on vending machine garbage or grabbing fast food. Here are a few ways to avoid bad lunches and eat healthy.
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:10:20 -0500When you bake a cake yourself, you control what ingredients you use, so you can make it lower in calories, lower in fat, and even lower in refined sugar. Why not make a healthy cake on Sunday?
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:36:12 -0500You've seen them in advertisements & in the stores, now learn the money saving benefits of making your own chia seed drinks at home. Get more nutrition, more fiber and more flavor by making great tasting easy drinks yourself.
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:48:07 -0500Here's a healthy, easy way to enjoy lemon baked chicken along with corn on the cob and a tasty salad. Not a bad way to have a meal that a tad under 400 calories. As a healthy leftover meal idea, with any remaining chicken, you can turn that into healthy chicken quesadillas and take that with you to work the following day.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:43:36 -0500Your next healthy meal of the week for the meat lovers out there yet still with a portion size right around 450 calories. As for the healthy leftover idea, if there's any meat leftover after you and your family eat, you can create wonderful tasting beef bowls which will give you a medely of flavors while at the same time be at a fantastic calorie size for a travel lunch when at work or away from home.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:55:34 -0500Here's a great healthy snack you can add to your arsenal that's simple to make yet tastes delicious. When you combine a 1/2 cup of cottage cheese with one sliced peach, you'll have a healthy snack totaling barely 150 calories - 90 for the cottage cheese and 60 for the peach. Give it a try and see what you think.
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 05:22:23 -0500Zucchini Crust Pizza - The most important difference you'll immediately notice is that there is no dough! That is the number one reason why pizza is so unhealthy to eat on a regular basis. When you get rid of the dough, you are left with sauce cheese and toppings. If you use healthier choices of cheese like Parmesan and low-fat mozzarella, then you'll have a super healthy dish you won't feel guilty afterwards about eating.
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:57:57 -0500Perfect healthy meal of the week if you love pasta and chicken. Here's an easy way to enjoy both at the same time at around 400 calories per serving. Plus get a great healthy leftover idea you can easily slap together right afterwards.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:10:26 -0500Here's a fabulous dinner idea which will provide you with a meal under 300 calories per portion. It can be argued that the leftover idea is even healthier and tastes better than the main course but that determination can be left entirely up to you. Check out the healthy fish with brown rice and green peas dinner and the healthy leftover of fish lettuce wrapped tacos with homemade salsa.
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:57:05 -0500Here's a great way to include a classic dinner meal that tastes great and will be under 400 calories per serving when appropriate portions are served. The only main difference between this version and traditional meatloaf is the fact that you're substituting lean ground turkey instead of the usual ground meat. To top it off, leftovers can be made into yummy turkey meatloaf wraps which make handy travel lunches to go.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:52:35 -0500This is a great recipe that is simple to make and tastes superb! It's going to seem like a fancy restaurant type meal without the fancy restaurant price tag. Plus, if there is food leftover, you not only have the option to take the same meal portion of roast, potatoes, and carrots, or you can cut the leftover meat and mix in with a 1/2 can of chili and you'll have a quick meal to go.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:41:28 -0500Here's a healthy meal along with a great tasting healthy leftover idea your family will love. A serving of ribs at 247 calories each, add to the meal a cup of mixed vegetables, no butter, for only 50 calories and a salad no croutons with fat-free Italian dressing for another 75 calories, water to drink or other 0 calorie beverage, and you now have a meal that weighs in at only around 375 calories!
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:46:56 -0500This is a great tasting, easy-to-make, healthy meal that your family will love. Best yet, each appropriate sized portion (key to healthy eating) is only 403 calories - salad included! For a healthy leftover meal idea to change it up a bit, a 3 turkey meatball whole wheat wrap complete with cheese and pasta sauce.
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:54:05 -0500Mushrooms are a delicious addition to people's diets, and have many surprising health benefits. They are a versatile food that can be used in many soups, salads, sandwiches, appetizers, stews, nutraceuticals, and supplements. Research has shown they can help lower cholesterol levels, protect diabetics from infections, help prevent against breast and prostate cancer, help with weight loss, improve bone health, stimulate the immune system, reduce blood pressure, increase iron absorption, and are great suppliers of potassium, calcium, riboflavin, phosphorus, vitamin D, and selenium.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:29:49 -0500Protein is essential for proper nutrition. Learn more about the best protein to include in your diet to lose weight or to optimize your nutrition.
Fri, 23 May 2014 14:39:01 -0500It can be hard to keep your cool in the summer heat. However, if you choose your foods carefully, your summer eating plan can actually help you to keep cool. And the good news is, most of the foods that help to keep you cool are also low in calories and fat!
Fri, 16 May 2014 11:41:47 -0500Kaniwa is really gaining in popularity after being mentioned on the Dr. Oz show recently. Whether you're looking for an alternative gluten free grain, or you're just looking for a new nutritious side dish to serve with dinner for the family, kaniwa is definitely a food item worth trying since it is quick to make and is known as a superfood that offers significant health benefits.
Mon, 05 May 2014 14:00:35 -0500Ever wondered which is better for you, diet or full fat? This article gives you an insight into the food and drink that you consume and what effects each has on your body.
Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:01:16 -0500I have always liked bean salad. Then, Mark gave me a 'Canada Cooks: Salads' recipe book for Christmas one year. The first recipe I tried was their 'Multi-Bean Salad' and, after a bit of tweaking of my own, I loved it! It also became a family favorite. Even my veggie hating son, Stuart will actually eat this...
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:55:01 -0500If you're dieting, cutting down on sugar or diabetic, sooner or later the sugar cravings monster will come to get you. The best, healthiest solution I've found for one sugar deprived desperate diabetic is a frozen fruit treat maker. Just frozen fruit churned and pressed into an iced treat with nothing else added. And guess what? Kids reluctant to eat fruit, well they can't get enough of these!
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 09:17:45 -0600At the beginning of time the fig has covered body parts. On the other side of the coin, the fig is a wealth of nutrition. Learn more...
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:28:08 -0600Although it's best to avoid fast food restaurants whenever possible, sometimes that's just not possible when you are traveling. With that in mind here are 10 healthier choices -- all with less than 400 calories and 600 mg. of sodium -- for those times when fast food is your only option.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:18:55 -0600Finding something healthy to eat when you fly is one of the biggest dietary challenges when you're traveling. With that in mind, here are some tips for reigning in the calories when you take to the friendly skies.