Carbohydrates have been somewhat demonized by the fitness industry in recent years. But this doesn’t mean you should be afraid of them!
It’s fall, and we’re not ashamed to admit that we are loving the all-pumpkin-all-the-time-everywhere trend. Seriously, pumpkin is like the Frank’s Red Hot of autumnal veggies (“I put that stuff on everything”). Plus, it’s extremely good for you, and packed with things like potassium, magnesium, fiber, iron, and Vitamins E, A, and C. But if you’re tired of the same old same old (i.e., pumpkin-flavored everything), then check out some of the following inspiring and surprising recipe ideas.
The fall season is here! And if you feel like you need a break from the sugary (but delicious!) apple cider and apple cider donuts, then may we suggest that you go for the apple’s healthier offspring, apple cider vinegar.
Have you had way too much whey or maxed-out on meat, but want to make sure you’re getting ample protein without relying on protein powder? Think plants! You can find fair amounts of protein in a wide variety of plant-based foods.
You got it down! The perfect meal to get the exact amount of nutrients you need to meet your daily requirements. For example, you meal-prepped for the entire week and have the same menu on repeat. But, is eating this “healthy” meal going to lead to problems down the road eventually? Is mixing up your diet necessary to stay on top of your health? Let’s dive in.
Chia seeds are one of nature’s tiny treasures. The little black seeds provide huge health benefits and transform easily into an unbeatable breakfast. Chia seeds are full of Omega 3 fatty acids, fiber, antioxidants, protein, iron, magnesium, zinc, and calcium. The seeds come from a plant called Salvia hispanica that’s found in some deserts. It’s thought to be native to Central America and is related to mint.
Whether you’re cooking for one or for many, whipping up a well-balanced meal doesn’t have to be onerous. Here are two healthy recipes that are quick to create and to clean-up. Make the Packet Salmon with Potatoes and Asparagus for a complete meal that’s rich in Omega 3 fatty acids, protein, potassium, folate, and vitamins one day. Then, with minimal work the next day, create a Single Skillet Frittata using leftovers (if there are any) from the night before.