Do you really believe the marketing campaigns where you simply can’t have fun at parties with healthful food choices? Why is it that lately, people are acting as if perfectly fine, simple foods (fruits, veggies, milk, etc) are either elevated to movie star status or slammed like a criminal?
If you are buying individual items with no plan for what to do with them, you, my friend, need a grocery intervention. I’m here for you.
What is it about messing up a recipe or cooking in general that scares otherwise successful human beings? Why is it that the very act of preparing food, which sustains life, gives us this much pause? Here are three tips to help combat the kitchen related fear of failure so many people share.
When it comes to food choices, taste and budget are still top of mind, even when entertaining. Here are three ideas for inspired, tasty, and better-for-you entertaining that are delicious for the taste buds and friendly to the wallet.
When someone asks you what your favorite topic is to talk about, chances are, you probably don’t shout “food safety”! However, as we all prepare for the final food filled celebrations of 2014, let me share some of my favorite reasons why this topic may just need to be the first thing that comes to […]
I’ve worked in many settings as a dietitian, including grocery stores. Over the years, this particular bit of advice to only shop the perimeter made the hairs on the back of my neck stand up, so to speak. Sure, it would be great to provide easy-sounding advice like this if it actually worked. However, over time, you begin to realize that if you only shop the perimeter, you are missing other fantastic choices and the things that help turn ingredients into meals and snacks.
Birthday cake, special pastries for holidays, office parties with baked goods – the list goes on. So here’s the question: When did we stop cherishing the simple yet effective everyday choices like eating more fruits and vegetables or moving more?
Life is the journey between your brain’s desire to be fabulous and your body’s sense of humor.