I’ve always assumed good taste and healthy were mutually exclusive (case in point raw vegetables). Throughout my quest to evolve my eating habits from abominable to acceptable I’ve discovered some brands that made the process tolerable. Food For Life: Ezekiel 4:9 My husband and I are obsessed with Ezekiel 4:9 bread & tortillas; our favorites … More Tips for a Healthier You: Four Brands That Make Healthy Eating Easy
(Photo credit: The Whole Kids Foundation website) Schools across the country are serving up TV dinner style lunches. It’s a haven of greasy, salty, sugary, processed madness. Our child won’t be entering the school system for another six years. This doesn’t stop me from having panic attacks over the future of his lunch tray. Although … More Save Our Children from the Tater Tot & Pizza Buffet!
Buy Local -it’s fresh & in season (extra bonus: look for farmers who grow organic & use sustainable growing practices) -minimizes carbon footprint & food travel time which decreases possibility of contamination -supports local farmers, artisans, & promotes green space in the area Make Healthy Adjustments While Dining Out -avoid deep fried, processed foods by … More Tips for a Healthier You: Travel Edition
I recently glanced at our pile of mail and gracing the top of the stack was a magazine with a half-naked woman on top. I automatically assumed my husband decided to subscribe to Maxim (I was thrilled since it’s a great magazine to have lying around the house when I’m trying to raise my son … More Women’s Health or Maxim?– My Favorite Health Magazine Looks More Like a Playboy (UGH.)
Postpartum is my current excuse for being out of shape, directly following a ten month hiatus (during pregnancy getting out of bed with an extra twenty pounds was workout enough). It’s still considered postpartum five months later right? Or does the excuse start to fade after your six week check up (where you are given permission … More Are We Done Yet? Dilemma of a Couch Potato Working Out
I am confident that my childhood experiences of stuffing vegetables in a napkin and flushing them down the toilet isn’t unique to me. We are set up to fail by companies manufacturing addictive foods laden with salt, sugar, and other addictive substances. To my advantage I was raised in a household which provided home cooked … More My Intrinsic Struggle to Finish a Piece of Broccoli
Supplements don’t serve as replacements for a healthy well-balanced diet. However, this doesn’t mean we don’t need them from time to time. Majority of my years were spent eating unhealthy foods and popping a supplement for peace of mind (which I now know is completely counterintuitive). As part of our lifestyle renovation the goal is … More Supplement Don’t Substitute