With soaring food prices, many of us meat eaters are forced to reconsider our choices at the grocery store. With choice steaks running $11 or $12 a pound, it's time to start exploring other options! There are several ways to cut your meat budget and still enjoy tender, tasty meats.
PORK: Pork is inherently more tender than beef, so you don't have to worry so much about... Read More
by Charlotte Louise Maguire
When your pantry is stocked with healthy staples, it is easy to make smart choices. The following list of non-perishable foods will provide a variety of convenient choices without breaking the bank or sabotaging your diet. These options will keep you feeling full and satisfied while providing optimum nutrition. Mix and... Read More
By Alexander Tretjakov
I was talking to someone recently and the topic of our conversation ended up about how efficient we are in our day to day activities. It is a very interesting subject matter. I have heard numerous theories about this. Here are a few tips that I think could be valuable:
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by William Winch
Each year, more that 300 new junk foods are introduced to the marketplace. Compare that to the 10 new health foods that are introduced each year, and you can see why America has an obesity epidemic. How can a person successfully stay on a healthy weight loss program with so many junk... Read More
If you find your grocery bill creeping up and your waistline expanding, then it would be a smart idea to take a hard look at how and where you buy your food...and all those other seemingly inevitable extras. Seasons, smells and samples can empty your wallet and fill your belly, so let's take a look at some of the pitfalls you might find in your grocery store.
During the various holiday seasons,... Read More
If you've been trying to get your family to adopt healthier habits, whether it's eating better or moving more, then stop nagging. Trying a more positive approach could benefit everyone more. And being sneaky about it doesn't hurt, either. If you're not comfortable even broaching the subject of weight loss or health with your children or spouse, then just don't mention it. You can help them adopt those healthy habits without them... Read More
Grocery stores can be crowded, difficult to navigate, and full of eye-catching displays of junk food and toys that make kids of all ages catch a serious case of the gimmes. That doesn't mean you have to leave the kids at home.
Eating is an experience families like to share, so it only makes sense that food shopping should be a shared experience as well. Watching their parents stock the larder helps give... Read More
Summer means it's time to enjoy fresh, locally grown fruits, veggies and other homegrown goodies. Take advantage of the season and make a visit to the farmer's market fun and educational for the kids. As they have a choice in the foods they're served, they'll be more encouraged to get into the habit of eating fresh fruits, vegetables and much more. You can find homemade pickles, jams and honey at farmer's markets that can enhance the... Read More
When it comes to cooking, there's nothing quite like getting your kids in on the act, especially if they're finicky eaters. Your child will have even more incentive to polish off his meal when he's the one to prepare it. In addition to getting a helping hand in the kitchen, cooking dinner together is also a great way to bond with your child. For a dinner that's truly amore, make tonight pizza night. While culinary veterans may want to... Read More