2014 is here and many of you have set new year's resolutions. For the most part, I am not a fan of resolutions, because they are usually completely unrealistic OR they are ineffective because they are not specific enough. Examples of unrealistic resolutions: I will not eat ______ this year. ("I'm not eating any more chips... ever"!). I will go to the gym everyday before work. ("I hate working out in that place... but I'm going to MAKE MYSELF!"). I will spend less money … [Read more...]
15 Time Saving Tips for Cooking Fresh at Home! Part 2
If you missed the first 8 tips from last week, be sure to check them out. Today's tips are really more about the process of your cooking. Many help you think through how to plan a bit so that making your meal is as efficient, and stress-free as possible. As a reminder, I found most of these tips from the Cheap Healthy Good blog post: 15 Time Saving Food Prep Tips. They are altered to what I think is most important.. Enjoy! Time Saving Tips for Cooking Fresh at Home 9. … [Read more...]
15 Time Saving Tips for Cooking Fresh at Home! Part I
Last Thursday, I taught a cooking class for a group who is getting farm fresh veggies each week. If you missed it, my last post outlined the recipe that we used for 5 Simple Steps to Make Soup With Whatever Veggies You Have! As part of the class, we also talked about some time saving tips. Cooking at home with farm fresh veggies is super nutritious, everyone knows that. However, what prevents people from doing it is the fact that it's not particularly convenient! You have to be … [Read more...]
5 Simple Holiday Eating Tips!
First off, there's something important you need to know about holiday eating. YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO OVEREAT! I know, it seems crazy to think that a Dietitian is telling you to eat too much. Here's the truth: Our bodies are made to go through feast as well as famine. We should feast ("eat too much") sometimes. We should famine ("eat too little") sometimes, depending on what's going on. That said... You probably shouldn't feast everyday between Thanksgiving and New … [Read more...]