It’s Pomegranate season!
Pomegranate is a beautiful and delicious fruit that has many uses and health benefits. Pomegranates are unusually used in baking, cooking, juice blends, garnishes, and smoothies. They are a good source of vitamins, especially vitamin A, C, and E, as well as folic acid and also contain antioxidant, antiviral, and antitumor properties.
It’s getting close to the holiday season, a time for heart-warming sweets and holiday parties. Shortly after this festive time comes New Year’s Resolutions of losing that holiday weight gain and eating healthier. Instead of feeling guilty, let’s talk about healthier recipes and how to mindfully indulge to enjoy yourself without missing out on pumpkin pie and other delicious treats.
Let’s BEET the Heat!
It is summer time and beets are in abundance! Time to add some beautiful colors to our meals and try new recipes.
Coconut oil has been all the craze for the past few years. Not too long ago, it would have been quite a task to track down a bottle of this trendy oil, but now coconut oil is found in most supermarkets and health food stores. Coconut oil is well-known as a moisturizing treatment for hair and skin, and has been rumored to lower risk of cardiovascular disease, and help with weight loss.
Keep gratitude in mind this holiday season. Remember all you are thankful for. Savor each
bite of food and enjoy each moment spent with your loved ones. And always remember to
think of your accomplishments as well as who helped you achieve them. Happy Holidays!
One of the greatest struggles to eating healthy is the lack of convenience. You work hard all day, hit the gym, and then head home for some much needed relaxation. As you start to sink deep into your couch with Netflix open on your lap, you realize, “I didn’t make lunch for tomorrow, [insert angry words here].”
Every March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sponsors “National Nutrition Month,” a nutrition education and information campaign that emphasizes the significance of making smart food choices and developing healthy eating and exercise habits.