Most people will be celebrating St. Patrick’s day with their favorite holiday fare — corned beef, cabbage, and (if of age), a tall beer. But this year, if you want to stay “green” in every way, why not try a few healthier alternatives using some delicious spring ingredients to share with your family and friends? Here is one sure-fire combination that you’ll love — and best of all, it’s perfect for any meal throughout St. Patrick’s Day, including dessert! Read the rest of this entry »
The warm weather is coming and now is the traditional time for annual spring cleaning. It’s also a great time to take that mindset and adapt it to your own health and well-being! As spring brings us numerous varieties of delicious seasonal fruits and vegetables, try to make it a practice to create healthy eating habits by indulging in all the natural snacks that the springtime as to offer. Read the rest of this entry »
Today marks the beginning of Mardi Gras!
Also known as Fat Tuesday, this celebration is marked by over-indulgence and a tradition of “anything goes” when it comes to fun, festivity, and food. But there are many creative ways to stay on track when it comes to our personal health and well-being, while still keeping up with the fun and party atmosphere. Here are a few suggestions to stay health conscious without losing out on what Mardi Gras has to offer. Read the rest of this entry »
Chances are, if you are a fan of three day weekends, mimosas, Bloody Marys, or delicious breakfast food on the weekend, you have had brunch before. It combines the best of delicious lunch sandwiches and sweet breakfast pancakes into a single meal—what could be better? Here is a brief history of the meal that we all recognize today as brunch. Read the rest of this entry »
Veganism is quickly gaining popularity. You might even say it’s on trend. In fact, according to a 2012 survey, seven percent of polled Americans consider themselves vegan. That’s even more than those who eat a vegetarian diet. If you are curious about veganism, but are nervous about making it work as a beginner vegan, here are some helpful tips to get you going. Read the rest of this entry »
Many couples love going out for Valentine’s Day dinner, but staying in can be just as fun (and won’t involve waiting in traffic, waiting for a parking spot, and waiting in line)! Here are three delicious and simple recipes to accompany your entrée of choice during a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner. Read the rest of this entry »
For many of us, healthy eating is great in theory, but challenging in practice. For many people who are constantly on the go, rushing through meals or grabbing a quick bite to eat at the local fast food restaurant is the easiest thing to do. Unfortunately, it is also unhealthy and can cause an abundance of health problems. There is some good news, however, healthy eating is not as far out of reach as you may think. Here are some easy ways to get on the path to healthy eating without overextending yourself in the process.
Each year brings different popular food trends. Remember the cronut? Or have you noticed the rise of the popular donut and chicken hybrid restaurant? What will be in store for this year’s food trends? Stay in the know and read on to see what 2017 food trends will get your taste buds going. Read the rest of this entry »
A great way to keep warm during the winter season is with a bowl of soup, so it is fitting that National Soup month is in January. Flu season is in full effect during this time of year, making soup a hot commodity. The warm combination of chunky meat and vegetable soup has been used as a cold remedy for children and more as a tasty dish for adults. Soup has been around for many years, so it has an interesting history. Check out these three benefits of eating soup that everyone should know.
A new year has already started and though 2016 may not have been the best year, you can start 2017 off on the right foot. According to the Chinese, there are certain foods that should be eaten to promote prosperity and luck. These foods are commonly enjoyed around the Chinese New Year, which falls on January 28th in 2017. Today we’re going to be going over some of the most popular foods that are said to bring luck. Let’s get started.