Healthy Pantry Must-Haves

Healthy Pantry Must-Haves

Over the years I’ve found that there are certain things that I always have stocked in my refrigerator and pantry. These staples make it easy to whip up a healthy meal or snack, even when I’m short on time. I often wonder what others consider staples; so I...
Top 5 tips for eating out while minding food sensitivities

Top 5 tips for eating out while minding food sensitivities

I love to eat out at restaurants, but it can be difficult when you have food sensitivities. I’m not talking about allergies, because that’s a little more serious, but foods that give you digestive problems. Foods that I avoid for better digestion include:...
Easy Tofu Three Ways

Easy Tofu Three Ways

I recently started to eat tofu in an attempt to reduce the amount of meat in my diet. In general, I’m not a huge fan of soy products, but wanted another source of protein – I was getting a little tired of eggs, beans and legumes.I looked up a few recipes online and...
Top Tips to Curb Your Cravings

Top Tips to Curb Your Cravings

Food cravings are an intense desire to consume a specific food – which is different from normal hunger. Cravings could be a physiological sign that your body is lacking in a certain nutrient; or hormones might be the driving force behind your urge to find a...
Top 5 things to look at when reading a nutrition label

Top 5 things to look at when reading a nutrition label

My motivation for writing this post came from a recent experience where I forgot to read a nutrition label. My husband likes soy sauce and I usually buy a low-sodium version or Tamari for myself. On this occasion, I was at a different grocery store and couldn’t find...