As a child I never went a day without breakfast, which is why as an adult the idea of skipping breakfast is just crazy to me. The reasons to eat breakfast are endless, but here are some of the main reasons to eat breakfast according to the latest issue of Today’s Dietitian Magazine; It kicks starts… Continue reading Breakfast Parfait To Keep My Fire Burning!
Several weeks ago my cousin Cheryl asked me for some ideas on easy, portable, high protein/low carb/high fiber lunches that she could pack for her lunches. I’m someone who packs a lunch every single day so I knew I could help! The first thing I suggest is to picture the new logo from ChooseMyPlate.gov. It doesn’t have to be… Continue reading Quick and Easy Lunch Ideas (PART ONE!)
For the past two years, my breakfast has included a bowl of oatmeal with yogurt, pumpkin (or berries, or sweet potato), and almond butter. Even last summer I couldn’t give up my hot oatmeal breakfast. This summer, however, I have finally given up the hot oats and have switched to a cooler, higher protein breakfast……… Continue reading Summer Breakfast and Summer Reading
I know I’m a little behind on posting this, but better late than never! Have you seen the newly proposed school lunch guidelines? From the looks of these guidelines most children will be eating healthier than their parents! Is that sad? I think not. This is a great opportunity for kids to start better eating habits.… Continue reading Proposed Changes to Your Kid’s School Lunches
Many of you commented on my last post about how you eat more fruits and/or veggies than the recommendation. Some of you also asked me if that was ok to do, and my answer is YES! The only thing I will say is that if you eat more than 3 servings (cups) of fruit you need to consider… Continue reading A Candid Look At My Diet
Thanks for all of your comments about labels on my last post! I asked for your opinions as to some other changes that may be necessary, and I found that many of you agreed there should be nutrition facts on alcoholic beverages. I couldn’t agree more! I really don’t understand why they aren’t there in the first place,… Continue reading Breakfast of Champs and Time Management Strategies for Living Healthier