healthy eating

Thumbnail image for Foods and Antioxidants as Preservatives: A Primer

Foods and Antioxidants as Preservatives: A Primer

April 16, 2015 Food

Last week many of you saw my tweets tagged #AntioxidantFacts. This was during a webinar I attend (disclosure: I was compensated as well) with The Motherhood and ConAgra Foods. When they asked if I would like to participate I jumped on the chance because honestly, all of the talk of preservatives and what is and […]

2 comments Read More…
Thumbnail image for It’s National Pistachio Day! Health Benefits of Pistachios

It’s National Pistachio Day! Health Benefits of Pistachios

January 26, 2015 Food

Today is one of those fun holidays, National Pistachio Day! To celebrate I thought I would share with you all some of the health benefits of eating pistachios. 1 ounce serving of pistachios is 49 nuts and 160 calories There are 6 grams of protein in a 1 ounce serving of pistachios Pistachios are naturally […]

18 comments Read More…
Thumbnail image for Healthy Popcorn Snacking Options

Healthy Popcorn Snacking Options

January 19, 2015 Food

Today is National Popcorn Day! Celebrate with popcorn but make it healthier. We all know popcorn can be quick and easy with microwave popcorn but it has a lot of stuff in their that is not good for us. At the movies none of us are quite sure what that butter topping they put on […]

30 comments Read More…
Thumbnail image for Skinny Cosmopolitan Recipe and Tips for Healthier Cocktails

Skinny Cosmopolitan Recipe and Tips for Healthier Cocktails

January 2, 2015 Food

So many of us are starting the new year off trying to be healthier and maybe lose a few pounds. This includes me! Cocktails can be full of calories but there are ways to cut back on them if you still want to have a drink now and then. Tips For Healthier Cocktails Cut back […]

15 comments Read More…
Thumbnail image for Infographic: How To Carve Up Your Thanksgiving Calories

Infographic: How To Carve Up Your Thanksgiving Calories

November 23, 2014 Food

This Thursday most of us will sit down to an enormous amount of food on the table and throw caution to the wind with what we eat. To help myself, and all of you, I found this infographic which gives us an idea of the size of the portions we should be taking and approximate […]

6 comments Read More…