November 16, 2017

Enjoying The Holidays Without Going Overboard

With the holidays coming up, it’s important to plan ahead to make these times healthy and fun without giving up the things you love. Now, life is an experience, and the better we feel the greater the experience. Holidays are time to spend with your favorite people and it’s important that you feel good in order to make these experiences really count.
November 15, 2017

A Date with Tea

Nothing in this world is created equal. Especially sugar. Forget about reading the grams of sugar on the back of a label—this will not tell you whether a product is truly healthy or not.  After all, the body needs calories, carbs, protein, fats, and “sugar” to function from a nutrition standpoint. The key is to determine where these sources are coming from and how are they created? Start by reading the ingredients versus the nutrition […]
November 6, 2017

From Low Fat to Butter Is Better

Over the years, eating habits have changed from one generation to the next. Many of these changes are due to new food trends, popular diets, convenience foods, and eating behaviors. Let's take a look at eating over the ages.
November 3, 2017

Mom's Bison Roast

Now, I'm sure you have heard the saying, "there's nothing like Mom's home cooking" right? That's because Mom's "home cooking" represents dishes that are delicious, comforting, and made with love. Here's a dish that will bring you lots of comfort and joy regardless of who makes it.
October 27, 2017

Candy, Treats, & Sweets- Oh My

Halloween is right around the corner which usually means lots of candy, treats, and sweets. Make this Halloween an extra healthy, fun, and produce-packed one instead. Life isn't about giving anything up, it's about making everything better. Produce Pumpkins Cut ¼ inch off the bottom of a large grapefruit so that the grapefruit lays flat on the plate. Cut 1 inch from the top of the grapefruit and scoop out the insides. Using a small paring […]
October 22, 2017

5 Reasons You Crave Junk Food

Even with the strongest intentions, cravings can derail our health goals and can be detrimental to our waistline. Many folks we work with truly want to eat healthier, but explain that they can't help but crave salty, high fat, and sugar filled foods. However, did you know that the more you eat these unhealthy foods, the more you crave them? Say what?! Yup! Manufactures add salt, sugar, and fat to foods for a reason--to make you […]
October 20, 2017

Keep Calm & Eat Dates

Magnesium is our calming mineral and helps to improve stress, sleep, muscle soreness, and pain. Magnesium allows us to relax and unwind from life's everyday stressors. The most powerful form of magnesium will come from foods versus supplements. Keep in mind that the human body does not eat nutrients, it eats food. And it's food that will be the most powerful and most affordable.
 

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