Trying to cut down on carbohydrates? Try this quick egg puff for breakfast. Saute veggies in olive oil in frying pan, add beaten eggs, a tiny bit of cheese (or none), seasonings, and cook slowly over low heat with a lid. Poof. A puff. A cross between an omelet and baked egg. More and more evidenceContinue reading “Protein and Vegetables to Start Your Day”
Have you been wary of the cholesterol-police egg ban or are you a die-hard, egg-white eater? According to an article in the New York Times, the federal government (The Dietary Guidelines for Americans), the American Heart Association, The British Medical Association, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, and studies conducted by Dr.Continue reading “Now eating eggs is okay.”
“We’re very confused about food, … which is weird. I mean, what other species needs experts to tell them how to eat?”, says food expert/journalist Michael Pollan in an NPR program interview. The more he studied about food, the shorter his book, Food Rules, became. Not advocating for one ideal diet, Mr. Pollan wants us toContinue reading “Food Rules, a short book by Michael Pollan”
HERE’S SOME GOOD, HEALTHY SNACKS…. Healthy eating including healthy snack options takes planning and shopping. Here’s some easy to eat, fast snacks, most of which are protein, vegetables or fruit. I love this idea of a healthy snack drawer in the frig (skip the packaged food) which came from the blog, Life is Sweet…in Kindergarten. VEGETABLESContinue reading “What to Eat Between Meals When You’re Really Hungry”
The best way to lose weight is to eat meals robust in protein and vegetables and to assure our daily consumption of carbohydrates (complex!) and fats are within recommended guidelines. Tracking what you eat can be revealing. The USDA MyPlate is one source for guidelines on a healthy eating plan. Below is a link to the USDA site,Continue reading “Healthy Eating for Weight Loss – think twice before taking that bite”
Planning and prepping ahead will help you get more vegetables into your day. Stock up, chop up, and store in the refrig. Throw a handful into a salad, add to dishes you’re cooking, or grab for a snack with some hummus.
FIVE MINUTE BREAKFAST One pan. Cook vegetables first, in a little olive oil, remove and cook your eggs any style. plate, add fruit; feel satisfied and fabulous!
Breakfast in honor of national Eat Your Vegetables day.
(Link to this calculator below) Here’s a link to a BMI calculator. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, “Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person’s weight and height. BMI provides a reliable indicator of body fatness for most people and is used to screen for weight categoriesContinue reading “How Much Body Fatness Do You Have? Calculate Your BMI here.”
Nuts are good for you! No news there. But it seems they’re really good for you. Research shows that if you eat them regularly you’ll live longer says Dr. Bill Elliot (see the link to his article below referencing a study by the New England Journal of Medicine). In short, consumption of nuts (all kinds)Continue reading “Nuts!”