Monthly Archives: March 2014

Snacks should be needed, not habit!

I often tell clients to listen to your body for hungry. There is a difference between “mental” hunger and “physical” hunger. Mental hunger may be something that sounds good or an eating habit, such as, eating something sweet after dinner. … Continue reading

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Stir Fry Sauces

Stir Fry can be made into a great dinner. You can make it healthy by using fresh vegetables and lean proteins, such as, chicken, beef, pork and tofu for a vegetarian option. Add the protein and vegetables on top of … Continue reading

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Spring Time GREENS

Spring is here and so are delicious and healthy greens! My new favorite greens are Beet Greens! They are delicious and super healthy for your body! It is time to try something other than spinach and romaine greens, try one … Continue reading

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Top 5 Healthiest Nuts

In the past, nuts were frowned upon because of high fat content, however, eating fat is an important part of a healthy diet. Nuts contain monounsaturated (good) fats. Nuts are also a great source of protein, vitamins and minerals. It … Continue reading

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Plan a Punch of Protein to your Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If you wake up and you are not hungry, you probably ate too much the night before. Breakfast is a great way to WAKE the metabolism up and get the body … Continue reading

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Spring FRESH Ingredients

Eating fruits and vegetables are healthy to eat everyday. It is important that you choose in season fruits and vegetables. When you buy them in season and local, they provide more vitamins and minerals. Pick up some Spring produce the … Continue reading

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Spice up your LIFE!!!

How do you season your food? Salt is in most food, to add flavor. However, too much salt (sodium) is not good for the body, especially the cardiovascular system. There are other ways to season your foods…… SPICES!  Spices contain … Continue reading

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Chicken and Sweet Potato Hash

In honor of St. Patty’s Day, here is a great healthy recipe. Traditionally St. Patrick Day food is very high in fat. However, it does not have to be, choosing lean protein, adding high fiber carbohydrates and vegetables makes a … Continue reading

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Feeling Roasty?

Roasting is one of my favorite ways to cook, especially during the winter. Roasting vegetables is especially my favorite! Most people who boil vegetables, over cook them and ruin most of the nutrition in the food. Here are simple and … Continue reading

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At Risk for Thiamin Deficiency?

Thiamin, is an important vitamin. Thiamin or B1 is a huge part of the metabolism. Thiamin is basically the gate keeper of the carbohydrate metabolism. Are you at risk because you are active and limiting your carbohydrates? YOU could be, … Continue reading

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