“How is his diet,” a fellow mom of a 3-year-old asked? This was the start of the same conversation that came up multiple times at a recent toddler birthday party. Us moms reminisced about the times when our kids ate healthy meals filled with fresh vegetables sautéed, pureed or served raw. In fact, my son
Runners, I have finally found a new energy gel flavor to get excited about. It’s called Campfire S’mores, and it tastes exactly how it sounds. Expect that initial creamy chocolately-ness followed by clouds of caramel with that hint of graham cracker without the crunch. It’s basically made to be enjoyed while exploring through the great
When running long distance, it is extremely important to fuel the body so that it doesn’t run out of gas. Some runners opt for sports drinks, a banana, pretzels or even candy, others are fans of gels. And while there are a few popular gel makers on the market, GU Energy Gels are fan favorites.
Welcome to the veg life. There are many different reasons why people decide to follow a vegetarian diet, but it can be hard for first timers to find nutritious and delicious meals to cook. This is my second time following the veggie lifestyle and I still struggle with finding what I can make—especially since I’m
We all know that there is no magic pill to make us healthy and fit. But that doesn’t mean we should sleep on the fact that there are supplements out there that can increase our energy, help to improve our immune system, jump start metabolism to aid in weight loss and easy anxiety and stress.
I love to eat healthy, but often get bored of the same few go-to dinner dishes I always cook. And with a baby always needing me the second I get hungry myself, making quick and easy recipes are a top priority. That’s when I decided to take out my Spiralizer again, this time switching up
Pizza is the perfect comfort food, marrying together our two loves for cheese and carbs. And while there is nothing wrong with throwing some veggies on it and having a slice here and there, many people try to avoid eating pizza like the plague when they are dieting. But there are actually other ways that
Many believe that two of the main obstacles that prevent them from a healthy diet: accessibility and affordability of healthy food. But both of these are no longer in our way as consumers. For instance, the argument that “bad” foods are just more convenient for busy people who are on-the-go and don’t have time to
There is a new gluten-free grain trending that just may replace quinoa on everyone’s plates. The superfood is called teff, and while it is an ancient grain, it has recently picked up steam as of late when it comes to popularity in the world of health and nutrition. Teff and quinoa have quite a few
Before my pregnancy I decided to follow a mostly vegetarian diet. Sure I had thought about going vegan, but there was no way I could ever give up cheese. (Hello, pizza??!!) Going two years without chicken and beef was easy, but quitting my affair with grilled cheese sandwiches and ice cream just was something I