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Unique Easter Food Traditions From Around The World
Food is a significant part of the Easter holiday, and traditions vary all over the world. In the U.S., children identify candy and chocolate with the Easter bunny, as well as hard-boiled eggs that are often decorated for the springtime holiday. While there are no strict traditions for Easter dinner, ham is the common dinner centerpiece in America. Continue reading to learn about interesting food traditions from all around the world!
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2 Healthier Versions Of Chips and Dip
Chips and dip are great for appetizers at a dinner party, or an easy snack to enjoy while watching TV. While the snack mainly consists of salty tortilla chips and calorie-filled pre-made dips, there are plenty of healthier versions of chips and dip to try this spring and summer. In fact, this Friday is National Chip and Dip Day, making it the perfect time to try out these healthy versions of your favorite snack!
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Is Breakfast Really The Most Important Meal Of The Day?
You’ve probably heard the common saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but have you ever wondered if that is actually true? Starting your day without eating breakfast means that your body is running on empty, as you need food to fuel your mind and body for a new day. While many people put eating breakfast low on their list of priorities before leaving for work or school, it’s important to eat something within two hours of waking for a healthy and productive day.
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How To Eat Healthier For National Nutrition Month
Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? The campaign is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and focuses on raising awareness about nutrition and health education. As we enter the third month of the year, many people are slipping with their healthy new year’s resolutions, but Nutrition Month is here to change that! Continue reading for some inspiration and tips on how to make healthier food choices this year.
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Healthier Ways To Drink Coffee
For the majority of people, coffee is part of their morning routine, and many people drink more than one cup a day. Coffee can be good for you and provide antioxidants, but using artificial sweeteners and creamers is not a healthy way to consume coffee. If you love coffee and want to learn a few healthier ways to enjoy your favorite drink, we’ve got a few tips!
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How To Break Your Unhealthy Eating Habits
As many of us are working towards goals of incorporating healthier habits into our daily lives, it can be very difficult to break old unhealthy habits, especially when it comes to food. You can be very disciplined with your exercise routines, but likely have gone back to a few bad eating habits along the way. If you struggle with breaking unhealthy eating habits, continue reading for a few tips.
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How To Celebrate National Chocolate Covered Anything Day
This Saturday, December 16th, is one of the greatest food holidays ever created- National Chocolate Covered Anything Day! We all love chocolate, and there’s an endless list of foods that taste delicious when covered in chocolate. We’ve put together a list of unusual foods that you may never think to dip in chocolate but taste surprisingly good, with some healthier options thrown in the mix.
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Stuffed Sweet Potatoes For Fall And Winter
Sweet potatoes are a Thanksgiving classic, and it’s hard to think of another vegetable that says “fall” as much as the sweet potato does. If you’re looking for a different recipe featuring sweet potatoes this year, try making them stuffed with delicious ingredients! They’re sure to be a hit with your family this Thanksgiving, or for on any cold night this fall and winter.
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The Best Snacks To Keep You Energized All Day
As it starts to get dark around 5 pm, our bodies can’t help but start to get tired and think it’s almost time for bed, when it’s not even time for dinner. The best way to fight this tired feeling is to stay energized throughout the day with some nutrient-boosting meals and snacks, rather than caffeine and sugar that make us crash.
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