When our schedules are maxed, it can be easy to throw meal planning out the window. However, that doesn't solve the problem. It can actually make it worse by increasing trips to the grocery store and doubling our stress level when dinner is an afterthought, but everyone is hungry.
It is a great misconception that healthy eating requires extra spending and drains your wallet. This is simply not true. Healthy eating requires a bit of extra time and energy but your health is worth those expenses.
There’s no doubt that fasting is an important part of our regular digestive rhythm. Our bodies need to fast (abstain from food) so that they can focus on other important processes besides digestion. But, our bodies also need fuel during our active parts of our day.
If you just found out you are pregnant you might be super excited about all the additional food you’ll be able to eat in the next nine months. STOP right there! Contrary to popular belief, women do not need many additional calories during pregnancy. Here's why...
What exactly makes a meal healthy? A healthy meal will look different for different people in different seasons. Consider the varied nutrient needs, time restraints, and wellness goals for a pregnant mama, a marathoner set on a PR, and a busy CEO. Though all three meals will look different, they do share some qualities that make them healthy.
Have you heard of the Five Love Languages? They are: Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service, and Physical Touch. I propose a sixth - Nutrition.
Nutrition as a love language is two-fold: An act of self-care and a source of joy. Self-care is a way to show love to yourself and we enjoy (and maybe even love - I'm looking at you, dark chocolate) nutrition.
Psst… 🤫 Let us tell you a secret. When you eat breakfast like a queen, you don’t have to overcomplicate it.
Here is one of our favorite recipes for breakfast. 👸🏼 It’s easy, packed with nutrients, and we can take it on the go.
Let us know what you think!
Most of us can’t dream of waking up without a cup of steaming, hot coffee waiting for us. There is good news for regular coffee drinkers; caffeine is proven to improve athletic performance. This is also good news for those who do not consume java on a regular basis, as the same results have been found in both groups of people.
Salads seem like a healthy option for lunch...until they leave you ravished an hour later.
It's not that having a salad for lunch is a poor choice, it's often that there is little substance to the salad itself. A robust salad is a great way to get in a variety of veggies at lunch along with tons of flavor and energy to keep you going all afternoon.