People who make an effort to eat in a way that supports their health have a bad reputation. It seems that many times, the healthy eater is also the judgmental eater. Let us band together, fellow healthy eaters, and change this stigma by killing it with kindness. If you aren’t sure if you have the… Continue reading The Courteous Healthy Eater
Tempeh is a relatively new food in my kitchen. I had simply never tried it before a few months ago. I love it! It’s really easy to cook, and I have a feeling people who turn their noses up at tofu (which I also love) might be more willing to eat it. But it is… Continue reading Veggie Stir-fry with Tempeh
I’ve heard this infuriating statement or something similar too many times not to respond: “I’ve tried many diets, I even tried the lifestyle change once. Nothing works.” I think there are a lot of people who aren’t sure what the difference is between a diet and a lifestyle change. Eating healthier foods, eating less, counting… Continue reading Is Lifestyle Change just another Diet?
“Skinny Chicks Don’t Eat Salad.” I’m sure you’ve heard this. Salad might be one of the most misunderstood foods around. A salad can be many things, from a low calorie meal starter, to a healthy and filling meal in itself, to an overboard concoction of caloric abundance. When I bring my lunch to work, I… Continue reading In Defense of Salad
A lot of people assume that the overweight and obese are unhealthy. While it is true that there are health risks associated with excess weight, it is not true that average weight people are immune to these risks. Poor diet and lack of physical activity can lead to a variety of problems, one of which… Continue reading Healthy living isn’t just for fat people
Earlier this week Michelle Obama introduced a replacement for the 2005 replacement for the original Food Pyramid. The new logo has gotten much attention, but unfortunately the hefty price tag has taken the spotlight. Personally, I was rather disappointed by the graphic itself. It’s ugly isn’t it? At least it is more legible than the… Continue reading This Is What’s On My Plate
I have always liked the veggie tray at a party. Such a simple way to eat veggies, I like to make a “personal veggie plate” for myself as an afternoon snack, especially on weekends. It satisfies that snacky urge to eat something crunchy dipped in something flavorful. In the above photo take note the portion… Continue reading Simple Snack – Personal Veggie Plate