Tag Archives: Meals

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 […]

My New Cookbook, Delicious on a Dime

Woman reading cookbook

My mom just gave me a new cookbook, Delicious on a Dime, and it has gotten me thinking about the average cost of eating at home. Sometimes it seems that it almost is not worth the hassle to cook when you look at that grocery bill every week. I have been working to reduce the […]

Realism: Build a Healthy, Filling Salad

Woman making salad in kitchen

Yes, salads can be a great diet food if you make the right choices. But those choices include making sure that you are getting enough nutrition to keep yourself full until the next meal. Having a salad for lunch does you no good if you end up at the vending machine mid-afternoon because you are […]

Cutting Lunchtime Costs by Brown Bagging your Meals

Friends having lunch

Sometimes it is nice to treat yourself to lunch out, but if you do that daily, the costs add up very quickly.  Even if you factor a simple $10 lunch per day, you are looking at $50 per week and $200 per month! When you consider that sandwich meat, sliced cheese, and bread will cost […]

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 […]