Cutting out half the fat from my original banana nut bread recipe was piece of cake! 1 egg instead of 2 eggs 1/2 stick of butter (instead of full) and 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce This delicious banana nut bread recipe contains 50% whole grain flour thus providing you with some fiber in your diet. It tastesContinue reading “Banana Nut Bread: Reduced Fat”
Ever wonder if your mother’s old saying that garlic was good for your heart was just an old wives tale or if it actually had some basis? Well, during my dietetic internship, my partner and I were determined to find out if it was true. Garlic is claimed to have cardiovascular protective properties, particularly toContinue reading “Does Garlic help lower cholesterol?”
I had been craving stuffed bell peppers for a while so I finally decided to try making them at home. My husband is not a big fan of stuffed bell peppers, so I wanted to make sure he would enjoy it as well. Turns out, they are super easy to make and my husband lovedContinue reading “Stuffed Bell Peppers with a Secret Ingredient (It’s not love!!)”
Easy recipe with nutrient information!
Serving size is very important when it comes to eating healthy! Do not eat directly out of a box because you won’t know how much you ate. Serve yourself a measurable amount and enjoy the treat! #BeMindful
If you go shopping when you are hungry, you may end up in the wrong aisle! Make conscious decisions. #healthyshopping #smartshopping
id I really want it bad enough? If yes, then why am I not trying hard enough?
Eggs are the best source of protein food at breakfast! As I have mentioned in one of my previous posts, it is important to have a combination of protein and carbohydrates at every meal. Click here to read the post on a balanced breakfast. For those picky eaters, like my cousin, I put together aContinue reading “Eggless Breakfast Ideas”
On the road? Have healthy snacks (my favorite: a bag of mixed nuts) with you so you don’t have to stop at a convenience store or pickup fast food. Also, never leave your home without a water bottle.
But what if, like most Americans, your diet falls short of the recommended intakes for some vitamins and minerals? Should you take a multi? It depends how far you fall short. If your diet is merely “suboptimal,” there’s no convincing evidence that you’ll benefit from a multi. If, however, you have severe deficiencies (because ofContinue reading “Should I take a multivitamin?”