Every year we see different food trends, 2017 brought a lot of them, some stuck around and some are long forgotten. I am here to talk about the food trends you are sure to see in 2018! In 2017, we saw a huge increase in consumers shifting towards a more plant-centric eating style, with less processed foods and more fruits and vegetables. [Read more]
Christmas is right around the corner and unhealthy treats have been the star of the show at every holiday party and work event. Don’t let the season full of treats steer you away from your healthy eating plan! Below is a protein mug cake recipe that is sure to satisfy your sweet craving and even give you a boost of protein along with it! [Read more]
One of my favorite things about summer is weekend trips to the farmer’s market!
I spend each weekend picking up produce and some of my favorite household staples at my local farmer’s market. There are so many benefits of supporting local farmers, and buying fresh and local produce. This is hands down the best place to get inspiration, farmers work so hard to bring beautiful produce each weekend, and it inspires me to make healthy, nutrient dense meals to bring to the table.
Here are some reasons why I love shopping at farmer’s markets and you should too! [Read more]
Learning to read nutrition labels can help you meet your weight loss goals when you decide to take charge of your diet and health. The nutrition facts panel on packaged food contains a lot of information that can seem difficult to understand, but the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires labels to be standardized so they’re easier to read. Here are the basics about reading labels. [Read more]
You know that frustrating sticker that you peel off your fruit before taking a big bite? The next time that pestering label gets stuck on your finger, take a moment and have a look at what it is saying. There is not much offered in terms of clear written language, but the series of numbers printed on those PLU labels actually says a lot. [Read more]