Imagine coming home from a long day to this? A soothing and savory sweet potato and black bean stew.
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Today, the USDA phased out the USDA Food Pyramid in exchange for a Food Plate, called My Plate. They also created a new website in support of this initiative, http://www.choosemyplate.gov/. This will replace the MyPyramid.gov website that was developed for the USDA Food Pyramid of 2005. This new design is meant to be more straight […]
1) Eat a good breakfast Thanksgiving morning. Don’t make the mistake of ‘starving yourself out’, which will ensure you overeat and then some for the Thanksgiving meal. 2) Squeeze in a workout first thing in the morning, even if you’re heading out to travel or straight into the kitchen to prepare the festive meal. Plank […]
There are a ton of protein powders on the market today. Often those who work out frequently or want meals on the go turn to these for additional nutrition, mainly protein content. I have used protein powders throughout the years and in my experience I tend to stay away from whey and soy proteins. If […]
There are so many different diets out there and all of them promise a sleek, slim, and sexy new you in just a couple of days or weeks. Many of us have tried too many to count AND can count more failures than successes in these endeavors AND have gained back all we have lost […]
I used to be the girl curled up in the corner at a birthday party. I would go to party, eat the food, and end up in so much pain in my belly that all I could do was curl into a ball and wait for my mom to come pick me up. That’s what my friends remember about me, I’m talking over 20 years ago. My stomach hurt after every single meal. No fun!
Years later, as I young adult, I changed up my diet. I removed dairy and found that I was no longer in pain every day. >> Read More