Seasonal Produce: 5 Benefits of Eating What’s in Season

We’ve briefly discussed some benefits of eating seasonally before, but now that Summer is in full swing and there’s an abundance of fresh produce all around, it’s the perfect time to go into more detail. So, here are five benefits of eating seasonal foods, plus a bonus benefit and a couple resources. #1 TASTE It’s easier…

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RECIPE: Buffalo Cauliflower

Super Bowl Sunday is upon us, and whether or not you’re a Tom Brady fan, you’re likely to be participating in the American tradition of celebrating the day with lots of food.   This year, try out this crowd-pleasing recipe for Buffalo Cauliflower. It’s tasty and perfectly festive, as well as good for you. It’s…

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Vegetables: Tried, True, and Always Good-for-You

Keto, Paleo, and Vegan, oh my! The holiday season came and went, and no matter what diet you are or aren’t following in 2019, your plate probably welcomes a variety of vegetables. It’s no secret that nutrition advice is often confusing and contradictory, and it’s also no secret that the latest and greatest diet seems…

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Navigating Holiday Eating

5 Tips to Promote Joy and Health, Without Guilt or Stress The holidays are a time filled with fellowship, fun, and good food, but they’re also rife with guilt and stress about food. The desire to enjoy holiday treats is often overshadowed by fear of weight gain, along with dread about taking action to “fix”…

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Breakfast: Is It Really the Most Important Meal of the Day?

We’ve all heard the saying, but is it true? Well, yes, breakfast is pretty important. There are many benefits to eating breakfast, and they’re backed by a bunch of research. Eating breakfast: Jumpstarts metabolism, which maximizes use of calories throughout the day Provides energy to start the day, leading to increased focus and functionality Promotes…

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How To Read Nutrition Facts Labels

If you’ve been following along with the blog, you’ll recall several references to nutrition facts labels, which are found on packaged food products and can assist you in making health-promoting decisions about food. Specifically, these labels may come in handy when considering dietary fat, cholesterol, sodium, fiber, and sugar.  With countless packaged food products available…

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