One healthy tip at a time!

It is very important to include every food group (meats, fruits, vegetables, dairy, and grains) in our diet. Each food group provides essential nutrients that our body needs for growth and maintenance. Eliminating any specific food group, that many popular diets ask for, may lead to quick weight loss but does not lead to a positive lifestyleContinue reading “One healthy tip at a time!”

200 calories or less: snack ideas

First I would like to share some tips on healthy snacking: Serving size is important – calories can add up easily Try to include protein – dairy, nuts, beans, etc Cook and freeze a big batch of beans so they are readily available If you are still hungry after the snack – munch on rawContinue reading “200 calories or less: snack ideas”

Baked Tilapia for desi taste buds

Why should I eat fish? It is a good source of lean protein and contains omega 3 fatty acids – good for the heart! What is the recommendation? Eat 2 servings of variety of fish/week What do you need for this recipe? 5 Tilapia pieces (~4 oz piece) 2 tsp Red chili powder 1/2 tspContinue reading “Baked Tilapia for desi taste buds”