Over worked, short on time? Americans need convenience and frozen dinners provide that to us. It is possible to eat healthy and "zap" a meal! It is almost impossible to choose a frozen dinner, while strolling down the frozen food isle. There are so many choices. You want to look for options that are tasty, healthy, low on calories, salt, and fats. Thankfully all the hard work is done for you. All you have to do is read and compare the labels.... Read More
When reaching for a quick snack, it's easy to fall victim to temptation and grab a chocolate bar or potato chips. Candy and chips may not be the healthiest choices in the pantry. Though they are ready to eat, delicious, and enough to curb hunger. All on-the-go snacks should have those qualities. They should not, however, be unhealthy. These top 10 snacks are both scrumptious and nutritionally satisfying.
1. Lundberg Brown Rice... Read More
By Juliet Cohen
Healthy habits are an important parts of growing up. There are an infinite number of positive acts you can take for your well-being. One can get good health by setting basic rules in life. Eating is an essential and important part of life. One can get good health by setting basic rules in life and... Read More
When it comes to carbs and weight loss, you'll find dozens of conflicting opinions on how many carbs you should consume each day, when you should eat them and what types of carbs you need to include in your daily meal plan. Understanding how carbs play a role in your diet can be confusing, but once you understand some simple principles about how the body uses and stores calories from carbohydrates and what you need to do to avoid gaining weight... Read More
You are about to walk out of the supermarket and there it is, that sweet jelly donut you've been craving all day. You know you shouldn't have it. What do you do?
Well, you have two options. You could accede to your desires and buy that donut and feel guilty later, or choose a healthier alternative. It is hard to believe there are healthy foods out there that are tasty as well. But there are plenty of ways to come off the sweet... Read More
by Jennifer Mae
Summer is grilling season and time to break out the burgers. Plain old hamburgers won't do this summer. So be creative! Surprise your family and friends with a hamburger loaded down with fabulous taste. Look for unique toppings, mix-ins and condiments for your heavenly hamburgers.
Here are some creative ways to grill your family and friends some heavenly... Read More
What's more comforting after a bad day -- or a good one for that matter -- than grandma's homemade chocolate-chip cookies?
The memories of those sticky sweet indulgences take us back to our childhoods or keep us company when we're blue, but consuming these traditional comfort foods can often times be less healthy than they are delicious. Take heart, serving up these traditional comfort foods doesn't have to mean taking a risk with your health. If... Read More
Take a little of the madness out of your March basketball parties by serving up some healthy party food. If you're having everyone over to watch the game, then there are lots of traditional game-time foods that you can lighten up -- your guests don't even have to know it's good for them! Grilled foods make great low-fat options. Try making grilled chicken sandwiches or skewering chicken tenderloins and serving with a variety of... Read More
Sometimes, the simplest thing that you can do to improve your overall diet is simply to adopt a more healthy cooking method. Rather than relying on fast food restaurants or prepared foods, you will find that by taking advantage of a healthy cooking method you will be able to get the entire flavor that you are looking for along with considerable benefits to your overall health.
The first healthy cooking method that you are going to want to be... Read More
Mexican restaurant food is a lot like a girl with a bad reputation. Everyone focuses on the faults without seeing the good qualities underneath. Contrary to the rumors, fresh, wholesome foods are lurking under the cheese and sour cream of a typical Mexican meal.
To eat more sensibly and still have mucho taste, just follow these tips for healthier versions of each dish. You'll have... Read More