Healthy Living

We can all benefit from a little help and advice when it comes to healthy living. Here you’ll find healthy habits, exercise tips, and much more.

If You Like This… Try That! New Fruits and Veggies to Enjoy

New Fruits and Vegetables to Try (based on what you already know and love)

There are those people who can eat the same things day after day and are completely content. If you’re one of those people, great! But for the rest of us, it can be tiring to eat the same things all the time. A guide to the produce items you’ll like…

Chia Seeds

Chia seeds have increased in popularity the last few years & the seeds are known for their excellent health benefits. BUT…what exactly is a chia seed, what are the benefits of consuming the seed & how do you eat them?  Three very good questions that you should consider before incorporating chia seeds into your diet!… Read more »

Tips & Tricks for Dining Out

Fast food…Delivery…Fine dining…Cafeteria: eating out is part of our routine! Maintaining a healthy diet can become difficult due to all the food options available to us. Restaurants are known to throw excess calories or ingredients into a dish. However, by knowing some of these tips & tricks will help you stay on track toward a healthy… Read more »

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed bell peppers are a great dish to serve during your family meals! The tasty flavors & easy prep will have your family asking for seconds!  When preparing a stuffed bell pepper recipe you can use green, yellow, orange, purple or red bell peppers – it is up to you.  How do you get started? Follow these… Read more »

How to Shop the Produce Department on a Budget

How to Shop the Produce Department on a Budget | Money saving tips for the produce department!

Many people complain that the produce department is simply too expensive. It’s unfortunate that the price of fresh fruits and vegetables keeps some people

How to Pack a Healthy Lunch for a Picky Eater

how to pack a healthy lunch for a picky eater

Do you have a picky eater in your household? Use these 5 fun tricks on how to pack a healthy lunch for a picky eater. This will help even the pickiest of eaters maintain a diet full of fruits & veggies!

Top 4 Sugar Substitutes

Top 4 Sugar Substitutes | 4 sugar alternatives that offer nutritional benefits that sugar doesn't, and you will hardly notice a difference in taste!

Cakes, brownies, cookies, jelly, muffins, sweet tea, meat marinades, salad dressings, etc… What ingredient do all of these delicious products share? … SUGAR! White sugar is often the go-to sweetener in our favorite recipes because of its availability & low cost. However, there are other delicious & affordable options out there, some with more nutritious benefits than sugar, that can be used as sugar substitutes.

How to Consume Fats in a Healthy Way

healthy fat substitutes

First things first: FATS are an IMPORTANT food group and are ESSENTIAL for our daily diets. Fats allow for proper brain function and overall development. However, how we choose to consume these fats can make a world of difference! Learn the difference between types of fats and a few examples of healthy fat substitutes!

4 Substitutes for Eggs

4 Egg Substitutes

Eggs are an ingredient in a numerous amount of our favorite dishes, ranging from omelets to cake. Eggs have excellent nutritional value, providing dishes with a protein source. However, there is a common controversy about the actual health benefits of eggs, typically centered around the concern over their high cholesterol content. Eggs are great for you in moderation, but if you want to limit your egg consumption, here are 4 substitutes you could use instead!

Why to Choose Organic Food on Earth Day (and Every Day)

In honor of Earth Day, we are welcoming our partner, Viva Tierra Organic, to write a guest blog post on the subject “Why to choose organic food over non-organic.” Viva Tierra Organic is a leading brand of certified organic fresh fruits and vegetables who strives to leave a better…