Wonder what 300 calories looks like? 300 calories look drastically different when you're eating in instead of dining out. Choosing healthier, more nutritious foods--at home and away--means you can eat much more food and still lose weight. Check o... Read more
What's for dinner? What are you eating for breakfast or lunch tomorrow?
If you aren't feeling excited about your meals, or if your kids are complaining about eating chicken again, you may be in a food rut.
It happens easily; b... Read more
Once upon a time, the family dinner was an institution. In the mid-twentieth century, it was the norm for everyone to gather around the table every night to share a home-cooked meal. But over the decades, that Norman Rockwell-esque scene has become t... Read more
You wake up to your husband preparing a platter of fruit and a slice of whole wheat toast for breakfast. Your wife always has a healthy dinner—lean protein and fresh veggies—ready at 6 o’clock. Your co-workers have teamed... Read more
You stare at your to-do list with dread: Unload the dishwasher, return the library books, do the laundry, pick up dinner, drop the kids off at the mall, go to the gym…and that’s just the beginning. The list seems endless and unfortunatel... Read more
Is the low carb lifestyle healthy? What about fruits, beans, whole grains, potatoes, oatmeal, brown rice, legumes, quinoa, and other complex carbs. I have read so many posts about people going low carb. I never have before and was curious about it.... Read more
First, plan on cooking extra with the idea you will freeze some. This saves time and energy later, make you less apt to go for pizza, burgers, or take-out. You can eat healthier when you can control the ingredients. Second, if you are tempted to go b... Read more
I have a registered dietitian friend who blogs her dinners every night with photos and recipes, as well as a weekly meal plan and shopping list. Check her out for help and healthy ideas! thebestpickle.blogspot.com... Read more
Healthy whole grains like quinoa, wheat berries and millet make for great new versions of your family dinner staples. Think burritos, jambalaya and even rice pudding. Chicken & Millet Burrito Makes: 6 servingsPrep: 15 minutesCook: 20 minutes... Read more
My husband and I just celebrated our 14th anniversary earlier this week and I thought it was a great time to share some active date ideas with you. While we haven't had a chance to actually celebrate our anniversary just yet, we will be doing so... Read more
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