5 Fresh Foil Pack Meals You Can Make in Less than 20 Minutes

Foil pack meals are a gift at the end of a busy day. No recipe needed, no reading of long ingredient lists, no piling up dishes that will need to be washed-- just pop everything in a strip of aluminum foil, bake, and be ready to eat in 20 minutes or less. This method of cooking isn’t just easy. It’s healthy, too. The foil pack captures moisture, so less fat and oil is needed during baking. It’s Read more ...

Score Brownie Points with Healthy Tailgating Options

Sports fan or not, football season is the perfect excuse for a little pre-game soiree with some game-winning munchies. If you’re worried about the calories and fat that comes with typical tailgating foods, no worries—we’re here to fill you in on our favorite ways to lighten up the heaviest foods. Here are some ways to keep the flavor but add a healthy twist to your tailgating favorites. Got Read more ...

Summer Slim-Down Tips

We’re smack dab in the middle of summer—have you hit the beach or pool yet? If you’re still waiting for those last five pounds to come off before you put on your favorite swimsuit, here are a few summer slim-down tips to help accelerate your weight loss. Eat five times per day. We’re not talking full meals here—more like three normal meals and two snacks. Spreading your calories out over Read more ...

Eating Green on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect time to convince your kids that green veggies are cool! Here are some healthy options for your St. Paddy’s meal: Asparagus. It’s rich in vitamin C, folate and vitamin A. It also contains almost 70% of the daily value for vitamin K, a nutrient that helps the blood clot to heal wounds. Avocados. 
The avocado gets a bad rap among vegetables because of its Read more ...

Eating Healthy on The Go

Snacking can be an important part of a healthy eating plan—regular munching keeps blood sugar levels stable and can prevent overeating later in the day. But let’s be honest—what you snack on makes all the difference between “good idea” and “what are you thinking?” Not all snacks are created equal. Your best bet is to nibble on nutritionally balanced 100 to 200-calorie snacks that contain Read more ...

How to Eat Healthy Without Blowing your Budget

"People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas." ~Author Unknown. This month, many people are evaluating their eating habits and planning menus in order to eat healthier and possibly shed pounds—but hopefully not dollars. Fortunately, it is possible to make healthy choices Read more ...

How to Feast on Your Favorites Without the Guilt

Two Weeks Till Thanksgiving ... Watching what you eat? No worries. You can have your turkey and your stuffing, too––not to mention mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes and even a little dessert. By making a few modifications, you can reduce fat and calories during Thanksgiving without noticing much of a difference. Here’s how. Don’t go hungry. For starters, make sure you have a healthy Read more ...

Score Brownie Points with Healthy Tailgating Options

Sports fan or not, football season is the perfect excuse for a little pre-game soiree. On the more troubling side, it can also signal the transition from a summer of healthy eating into a fall of high-calorie chips, dips and other guilty pleasures. If that concerns you, here are some ways to keep the flavor but add a healthy twist to your tailgating favorites. Got a craving for sausage on Read more ...