First off, I feel that it's important for me to say ... ANY BREAKFAST IS BETTER THAN NO BREAKFAST! Of course, there's always qualifiers... but the point is that you really should not skip breakfast. Why? There are lots of reasons, but here are a few of the things that we have evidence for, regarding the benefits of breakfast: From this 2009 review article in the Cambridge Journals: "The evidence indicates that breakfast consumption is more beneficial than skipping … [Read more...]
How to Build a Breakfast That Lasts!
Webinar Good News!I had another great group for the webinar this week. If you missed it, you can catch it at any time because the recording worked this time, yah! To access the webinar, click here: Fact or Fiction: Debunking Cancer Nutrition MythsGet Your Day Started Right! You have all heard it before. I'm sure Kellogg's started it. But really, the most important meal of the day? Let's not discriminate; I think ALL meals are important. No one meal is more important than … [Read more...]
Meal Plan Monday and Green Food Recipes!
I already shared that lots of people ask me for meal plans (see my post about meal planning). My husband and I did some planning ahead today and I thought I'd share what we've got on the menu. Feel free to duplicate, alter or ignore! In addition, I want to share two of my favorite 'green food' recipes, to go with my last article on why Green Foods are so good for you. They follow the meal plan! Cancer Dietitian's Week of Recipes: Monday: Mexican 5 Bean Soup (cooked in the … [Read more...]
Healthy Food Shopping Tips with Printable Grocery List
Last time I shared my tips for meal planning: Meal Planning 101 Plus Printable Worksheets! The key to a healthy trip to the grocery store is to have a completed meal plan for the week. By thinking through the meals that you want to make (for at least 1 meal per day), you will know what to put on your food shopping list. Why is a food shopping list important? When you're just running to the grocery store for one or two things, a list isn't really necessary. However, there … [Read more...]
Meal Planning 101 Plus Printable Worksheets!
Here's the thing. Everyone wants me to make them a meal plan. If I had a dollar for every time someone asked if I could make them a meal plan, I would be on an extended vacation right now! When I was first working as a dietitian, I thought it was really cool that someone would want me to create a plan for them. So I would make them, which would take FOREVER. At the time, I was working with diabetics and there were a few samples I could start with and then customize. Guess … [Read more...]
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