Healthy Eating & Recipies

Puffy or Feeling Bloated? Reduce Inflammation

It feels so good to NOT be bloated. It’s like your clothes fit better and you truly feel good about putting those jeans on and tucking in your shirt…but it’s totally another thing when this is not the case. When your body is in a chronic state of inflammation, it can have serious effects on your cellular health, and has been linked to degenerative diseases including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and many other diseases. [...]

Meal Plans that Transform – FREE Webinar!

Meal Planning is an easy place to start to give our health a good kick in the pants…but why is it so important to our overall health? We’ve all seen it before…we get super hungry because we pushed off those calories to so late in the day that we are absolutely FAMISHED and our mind thinks of nothing else.  We become someone who we aren’t proud of later – we get cranky, mad and down right [...]

Go-To-Lists Can Help Cut Down Your Stress! Eat Healthy Everyday

We swing in fast food, turn to the gas station or stave off our hunger pangs until we can get something later.  I’m sure it sounds familiar.  The Go-To-List is an easy tool you can add to arm yourself against the nutritional attacks of busyhood. Make a list of 5 foods you generally have on hand that aren’t bad for you.  It’s pretty simple.  Now if I put baby carrots on my list, it might sound [...]

How Many Calories Per Week Do You Have?

It’s really important to know what you are putting in your mouth and when.  There are times we mindlessly go about our day and just start tossing things in because we are so hungry.  By now, most of us know this does damage really quickly, but most don’t know how to stop it. First of all, if we at least have an idea of how many calories we each need and how many calories we each burn off [...]

Some Health Foods Aren’t Healthy!

We have all heard too much of anything, even a good thing, isn’t good for us.  Well, that can also be said about health food…WHAT?!  Some health food really isn’t that healthy after all. Take raisins for example. If eaten too often and in larger quantities these little snacks can become a huge burden. Raisins are actually loaded with empty calories.  Ugh, yet another let down when trying to choose a whole food.  A single [...]

Steel Cut Vs. Regular Oatmeal

One of my favorite things to eat in the mad morning dash is Steel Cut Oatmeal. If you haven’t tried it I encourage you to indulge yourself.  I hear the buzz in the gym questioning if it is actually better than rolled oats. I did some investigating and here is what I found: Steele Cut Oatmeal Steel Cut Oatmeal IS better for you than regular rolled oats because steel cut is less processed, less fat, [...]

The Makers Diet

Have you ever read the book The Maker’s Diet? If not, it’s a good read if you enjoy nutrition and fitness and seeing how God can change a life through both of those methods.  It also gives a great deal of info on how “The Maker”, God, tells us to eat. God did make the foods we eat and our bodies, so He really should have the best info – ya think?  It is interesting [...]

How To Read A Food Label

  The Serving Size Pay attention to the serving size, especially how many servings there are in the food package. Then ask yourself, “How many servings will I consume”? 1/2 serving, 1 serving or 2? This is SUPER IMPORTANT! The size of the serving on the food package influences the number of calories and all the nutrient amounts listed on the top part of the label. In the sample label, one serving of macaroni and [...]