A smart breakfast will keep you satisfied for hours- it will stave off mid-morning cravings and fuel you until lunch. No more foggy brain or second cup of joe to help you ‘push through’- breakfast can do that. This High-Protein Chocolate Banana Breakfast Quinoa will do the trick and tastes delish!
Food tracker apps are on everyone’s smart device. MyFitnessPal Calorie Counter has over 50 million downloads! The USDA SuperTracker has over 27 million users. LoseIt, SparkPeople, FatSecret- there are dozens of food diary apps that allow you to record what and when you are eating. The question isn’t ‘Are you using one?’ but ‘Which one are you using?’ And maybe more importantly, are these tools really useful?
Whether you are going to a party, battling afternoon fatigue or dreaming of a before bedtime indulgence, sweets are what we crave. How can we cure our sweet tooth without added sugar? Real plant foods that are naturally sweet- like dates! These easy Oatmeal Date Balls are amazingly sweet without a bit of added sugar.
Vitamin D is 1 nutrient that Americans aren’t getting enough of, especially during the winter! It is considered a “nutrient of concern” in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Often called the “sunshine vitamin,” the best dose of vitamin D comes directly from ultraviolet B rays, not foods. And of the foods that do contain Vitamin D, Americans aren’t eating enough. Some reports show that 40-80% of Americans are vitamin D deficient. Are you?
The humble banana remains one of the most highly consumed fresh fruit in America. This is likely due to its versatility as a topping or ingredient, easy to unwrap package/easy-to-peel skin and mere convenience. Research shows Americans are choosing bananas (and berries) as their preferred morning breakfast fruit.
Let go of the take-out menu and embrace this yummy Slow Cooker Thai Chicken with Almond Butter Sauce. If you have been craving some Asian-inspired cuisine- here it is! It might sound a little fancy, but this recipe can be put together in a matter of minutes. The nutty almond butter sauce is perfectly savory with a hint of sweet and spice!
Resolutions may be a thing of the past. In our current culture, anti-resolution talk is everywhere. We are dissuaded from making these unrealistic proclamations that less than 5 % of individuals actually achieve. Ironically, productivity experts, health gurus, organization masters, finance coaches and other wizards are all busy promoting their stellar programs to help you overcome your biggest obstacles and become your best self…