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Tuesday
Feb172015

5 Healthy 15-Minute Meals

What's the number one reason you choose unhealthy foods?

If you're like most people, you look for a certain degree of convenience in your day. With busy schedules, many of us come to depend on efficiency. 

While adopting a Healthy Way of Eating often obliges us to switch out our shopping lists and learn new recipes, it doesn't require we spend all day in the kitchen!

Check out these 15-minute meal options that prove you can have health - and convenience, too.

 

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Wednesday
Dec052012

Dinner for Breakfast?

Eating breakfast is a staple of a Healthy Way of Life.  It sets the tone for the entire day, whether that means suffering through a caffeine and sugar-induced roller coaster, a whole-grain provoked “loosen the bloated belt” kind of day, or smooth sailing with consistent energy after a balanced, real-food based meal.  Breakfast doesn’t have to be limited to the old standards you may have long since grown bored with.  After all, did the General of the mills order you to eat cold, crispy gruel every morning?

Breakfast, just like other meals should promote a rise in energy, satisfaction, and readiness to tackle the day’s tasks.  To accomplish this most smoothly, we need to include proteins, fats, fibers, and appropriate carbohydrate choices from the least processed foods we have access to.  Below are a few creative, non-traditional breakfast ideas you should try out next time you watch the sun rise. 

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Wednesday
Dec142011

5 Reasons Frozen Meals Won't Help You Lose Weight

Frozen meals have come a long way since the 1950s, at least in the way they are marketed. Unfortunately, most don’t provide much for quality nutrition. However, they seem to be a staple in many people’s nutrition plans, especially for those trying to manage their weight. Most of the premade meals found in your grocery store’s freezers pale in comparison to whole food meals. If you’re still buying these foods each week, consider the following five points. Here’s why it might be best to leave  frozen meals in the freezer.

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