Tag Archives: Eat Well

12 Popular Diet Myths That Are Actually Harmful

Woman drinking green juice outdoors

With obesity being so prevalent in this day and age, diets are becoming increasingly popular, and there are now so many different diets being touted out there. There is definitely nothing wrong with trying to improve your eating habits. In fact, this would benefit your health in numerous ways. However, you need to make sure […]

Tasty and Healthy Dips

Assorted snack dips on wooden table

I’m a huge fan of dips, whether I’m just at home or at a party. However, it’s not typically the healthiest option when you are in the mood to munch. But there are ways to reduce the fat and calories and boost the nutrients in your snack. Here are a few healthy dip recipes that […]

Alternatives to Brown-Bagging Your Lunch

Healthy wraps in a tupperware

Sure, a turkey sandwich is fine for the 200th day in a row, but are you looking to jazz up that brown bag lunch? Here are a few ways to perk up the lunch hour without breaking the budget. Take that turkey on a roll. Instead of your normal two slices of whole wheat bread, […]

Five Surprising Diet Downfalls

Woman eating salad in restaurant

Most of us work at minimum to maintain our weight, or possibly lose. And sometimes it seems that no matter what we do, those pounds stay stubbornly in place. We have ditched the sodas, the ice cream, and the potato chips. What could be lurking around wreaking havoc on all your hard work? Here are […]

Light Meals That Fill Your Tummy

Healthy broccoli meal in a pan

The most important aspect of having a light but filling meal is to make sure you incorporate plenty of protein and fiber. Those two components will help you fill fuller longer and give you longer-lasting energy. Breakfast Mini frittatas made in a muffin tin are an amazing make-ahead breakfast. The eggs provide the protein and […]

Healthy Chinese Options

Beef stir-fry with broccoli

Sometimes when we are trying to make healthier food choices, we feel like we have to give up our favorite restaurants. But almost any restaurant has healthier options if you educate yourself ahead of time because sometimes the best choice is not always the obvious one. For example, Chinese food can be a diet destroyer […]

Healthy Summer Treats for You and Your Family

Grilled pineapples on a plate

In addition to the sweltering heat and humidity, the summer is chock full of outdoor activities and farmer’s markets. What a combination! When you like diving into a vat of ice cream and eating your way out, consider a few of these healthy treats instead. Any number of fresh fruit tarts can liven up an […]

Easy Bento Box Lunch Recipes

Bento box with sushi selection

If you usually take your lunch to work, then you are familiar with the grind of the same daily turkey sandwich.  One of the newest lunchbox trends is straight from Japan, the bento box.  You do not have to stick with traditional bento foods (rice with fish and vegetables).  You can think outside of that […]

Easy Ways to Add Fruits and Vegetables to Your Meals

Healthy breakfast with fruit and sandwich

Yes, yes, yes, we all need to eat more fruits and vegetables. It doesn’t matter how many you eat, you can always add more. But sometimes you (or your family) don’t like the idea of just a plate of broccoli for dinner. Here are five easy ways to add more to your existing recipes: Smoothies […]