Tag Archives: Healthy Eating

Bento Box Lunch Ideas

Bento lunch on wooden table

While it may still take the same amount of time altogether, most of us might have an hour on the weekend versus ten to twelve minutes every week day morning. There always seems to be too much to do before getting out the door, and having a homemade lunch pre-made and ready to go is […]

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, […]

Four Delicious Summer Salad Recipes

Salad in Mason Jar

Typically, as the weather gets warmer, we’re all prone to eating lighter meals, especially in the evenings. Not only are summer salads a great way to fill up and not feel heavy, but they are also a great way to make the most of all that fresh produce available this time of year. These recipes […]

Is ‘Vegan’ or ‘Vegetarian’ Really That Much Healthier?

Women prepping veggies in the kitchen.

It seems that lately, more and more people are choosing to eat a vegetarian or vegan diet. By technical definition, vegetarians do not eat meat of any kind. Likewise, vegans do not eat anything that originates with animals including eggs, honey, or dairy. Sometimes these choices are influenced by religious beliefs, in which case the […]

Eating Healthy While You Travel

Women eating at a restaurant.

Most of us try to make healthy food decisions on a regular basis, but it is probably even more essential to do so when you are on the road somewhere. Whether you travel for business or for pleasure, eating well keeps to body functioning at its best. First and foremost, this means staying hydrated. Most […]

Yummier Sandwiches Beyond the PB&J

Soup and sandwich lunch

The sandwich is one of the easiest things to pack if you are looking to brown-bag your lunch. But sometimes that exact same turkey and cheese or peanut butter and jelly can get very old very quickly. I know that for myself, if I don’t have a good variety in what I pack, I’m more […]

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 […]