Posts in category "snacks"

Snowed In? Quick Food For The Housebound!

There’s something about snow that makes me hungry. Perhaps it’s the knowledge of not being able to get to the grocery store as easily or go way up north to some of my favorite restaurants. Seeing those silvery flakes plastering the earth reminds me of sugar, and makes me realize I want to eat –... Read more »

Snack on This: Pita Chips & Curried Carrot Dip!

We are a nation of snackers. Try as we might to eat balanced meals through the day, there’s that inevitable afternoon crash that calls for some type of food (usually the wrong kind). Fill yourself with the right snacks and you will be energized until dinner. Try this easy recipe for “chips and dip” from... Read more »

The Power of Hemp!

Yesterday morning, I opened my eyes to a darkened apartment. I fumbled for the clock, making out the time: 6:24a.m. I sprang from bed with all the fervor of a child and quickly plugged in the Christmas tree. I could make out the distinct snowflakes drifting over the quiet streets, already having covered our balcony... Read more »
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Eat This, Not That: Portabella Mushroom Burger, Kale Chips and Apple Pie Cupcakes!

We all have those dishes that we love – whether that’s a burger and fries, a big bag of potato chips or a warm slice of apple pie. If you are open to trying something new, you might surprise yourself with how much you like the healthier version of your old favorite. The next time... Read more »

Power Lunch: Get All Your Fruits and Veggies in One Salad!

If you’re like most people, getting enough fruits and especially veggies can feel almost impossible. Though it’s best to get fresh produce with each meal, if you’re short on nutrients or time, you can fit them all into one salad to have for lunch or dinner. If you don’t like any of these veggies or... Read more »

Simplify Your Diet: 10 Super Foods to Eat Every Day!

In a world of infinite food choices, it can be an overwhelming experience just to step out your front door and come up with a proper course of action for the day. Pack on about a million restaurants and trillions of calories at our fingertips, and it’s sometimes easy to forget how to eat well.... Read more »
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3 Popular Lunches, Revamped!

It’s lunch, you’re short on time, so you opt to pick up something quick and easy, either at a restaurant or (god forbid!) at a fast food chain. I always say one of the keys to success for healthy eating is to figure out what it is you crave and then learn how to replace... Read more »

Healthy Chili Cheese Fries!

I was talking to a client the other day when she mentioned she loved chili cheese fries. Immediately, I was taken back to my days as a child, when I would gorge myself on a huge batch of french fries, dripping with greasy chili and cheese. I have not had anything like that since, burying... Read more »

What's For Lunch: Vegetarian Muscle Meal!

During my monthly perusal of Oxygen magazine, I found this great recipe which packs 13 grams of fiber and 12 grams of protein into each serving. A huge fan of quinoa, it’s easy to make the night before, so you can portion it up, pack it into tupperware and take it to work. The leftovers... Read more »
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5 Quick, Healthy Breakfast Options!

If you want to eat clean in the morning, egg whites and oatmeal are the obvious choice. But you can only eat egg whites and oatmeal (or oatmeal pancakes) so many times before you’re craving something different. Below are 5 quick, healthy breakfasts with just as much protein and complex carbs as the number one... Read more »