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Four Yummy Vegetarian Brown Bag Lunch Recipes

Woman having sandwich outdoors

When the temperatures and humidity start spiking this time of year, I tend to eat less and to eat lighter choices.  Here are a few of my favorite vegetarian brown-bag lunch recipes that are perfect for the summer! I have mentioned the Caprese salad before, but I do love that option. If I want to […]

Four Great Brown Bag Lunch Recipes

Woman having lunch

Here are four of my favorite brown bag lunches.  Depending on your dietary preferences and restrictions, they can all be made as salads, sandwiches or wraps.  I like to mix it up so that I’m not eating the exact same thing for days on end.  I prefer whole wheat tortillas for my wraps and those […]

Food for Thought: Do You Diet or Do You Just Eat Healthy?

Woman eating a salad

Do you tend to put yourself on diets or do you try to healthy as just part of a lifestyle? Personally, I don’t like the concept of dieting; it seems too restrictive to eliminate entire food groups and don’t find that to be sustainable over the long-term. Ultimately, I want something that I can integrate into […]

Quick Lunch Options that Help Shed Weight

Healthy sandwich in blue lunch box

It’s hard to continue with your day on an empty stomach. This is why having a filling lunch is important even when you’re on a diet. Depriving yourself of food actually makes you want to eat more. Having a portion of food for lunch can help make the starvation go away. Here are some great […]

Healthy Options: Cheese Sauces vs. Tomato and Vegetable-Based Sauces

Healthy spaghetti on plate

I am a great lover of creamy and cheesy sauces, having enjoyed them with abandon during my younger years. However, time has come for me to change my eating habits into something healthier and it is time to say goodbye to such sauces since they really tend to pile on the calories and the fat. […]

Oat This – Blackberry Goat Cheese Oatmeal Recipe

Oat meal with blackberries

Oatmeal is one of those things that people either really love or hate. For those that love oatmeal, good for you because it really is very good for the health. However, for the other camp that hates oatmeal, I know how you feel. I never liked the gooey and clumpy mess that is oatmeal; though […]

Oatgasm: Carrot Cake Oatmeal Recipe

Carrot and oatmeal dough

Oats are great sources of fibers which help clear your digestive system and carrots are excellent vitamin A and beta-carotene powerhouses. I think that this special and flavorful cake can be a great way to start your day or a great snack to pack for when you need nutrition on the go!   Ingredients: A […]

Caramelized Cauliflower Soup

Cauliflower soup with garnish

Cauliflower soup is a great addition to your diet, especially if you want to add volume to what you are eating without having too much calories. I think the ingredients and procedures are simple enough and anyone with basic knowledge in the kitchen can do this comforting soup! Here’s what you will need: A cauliflower […]

Cauliflower Protein Bread

Cauliflower protein bread

Cauliflower comes with several benefits that are great for your health. Rich in B vitamins, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory properties among others, cauliflower is also a great way to add more bulk to your diet without adding too much carbs. Here’s a good recipe you can follow for making your own cauliflower protein bread: A medium-sized […]