Nutrition

5 Healthy Snacks to Power Your Workday

No matter what your work schedule is like, we’ve all experienced a moment when we lost focus because we were tired or hungry. With the right snacks planned for your workday, you can take care of both of those at once – no nap required!  What to look for in a workday snack A…

Caffeine & Sugar Free Ways to Boost Your Concentration

When we find our attention lagging, we often reach for two quick food solutions: caffeine and sugar. These two chemicals help our brains in a lot of ways, but only in moderation. Here are some ways to boost your concentration throughout your workday, without relying on the mental effects of caffeine and sugar.  Music…

3 Drinks To Help With Sleepless Nights

No matter your preference, there’s a healthy drink that can help anyone fall asleep!   Sleepytime Tea The simplest of “recipes” here, your preference for sleepytime tea can change a lot on your tastes. The easiest way to make the best tea for you then is to let you pick the tea, and help…

How To Grow Vegetables for Dinner!

Spring is here and it’s time to start planting! Not only can you grow food, but it is much more fun and healthier to eat!   Vegetables You Can Grow Broccoli Broccoli is one of the best vegetables to grow in your garden for a simple reason: once you harvest, it will immediately start…

Healthy Heart Recipe: Chicken Noodle Soup

  An easy way to make a healthy dinner for your heart! By using a slow cooker, you can add all your ingredients in the morning for a delicious dinner that night! Ingredients: 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (all visible fat discarded) 3 cups of sliced carrots (around 1 pound of carrots) 3 cups…

The Best Diet For Good Heart Health

There have been quite a few articles breaking down what a good diet overall looks like, but what changes can you make to improve your heart health? Lower Your Sodium Intake One of the best ways to improve your heart’s health is to reduce the amount of sodium you’re eating. Given the link between…

4 Great Ways to Use Leftover Holiday Food

Now that the holiday season and parties are over, what’s the best way to use the leftovers? 1- Keep It Simple With Sandwiches for Lunch! Any leftover holiday meats can be made into sandwiches, especially if you have leftover rolls. While this might not be the healthiest of options, it is the most effective…

Healthy Weight Week: The Difference Between Dieting and Lifestyle Change

Dieting is not necessarily an unhealthy way to lose weight, but thinking of it as a lifestyle change can dramatically improve behavior in a better way. Losing Weight By Dieting Isn’t Wrong, But It’s Not The Full Picture While nutritionists believe that the best way to lose weight involves changing what you eat, choosing…

Best Healthy Snacks For When You’re Traveling!

  This season if you’re doing some long traveling (in a car or on a plane), it’s always a good idea to plan some healthy snacks to eat. Here are some of the best ones we use to get through the holiday trips! Fresh Fruit The classic long trip option, fresh fruit is a…