As the saying goes, “People don’t plan to fail, they fail to plan,” and this couldn’t be any more appropriate or true when it comes to eating healthy! Meal planning was such an important element for us. Taking 10 min. out of your day to plan your meals for the week will make your life … Continue reading
Category Archives: Knowledge is Power
There is so much to learn when it comes to food i.e. preparing, cooking, storing etc. We can all gain from learning more….
Step 4: It’s Not What’s in the Store, It’s What’s in your Kitchen
So here we are already at Step #4!!! This is one of my favorite steps because when I figured this out and mastered it, all was right in my world. LOL. But seriously being able to make healthy meals at the drop of a finger is such a great feeling! Knowing that I always have … Continue reading
Step 3: Supermarket Sweep
You are in control of what you purchase at the supermarket and realize, it’s these choices that are either enabling or disabling you from cooking and eating healthy at home!! It all begins with how you navigate through your grocery store!! RULE #1: DO NOT GO TO THE SUPERMARKET HUNGRY! Enough Said! RULE #2: PLAN … Continue reading
Step 1: Mentally preparing and cleaning out your kitchen
The 1st step on this journey is to finish the unhealthy foods in your pantry, cabinets and fridge, which for the most part are any foods that have a television commercial (Eggo Waffles, Hot Pockets, Lucky Charms, Hamburger Helper, Velveeta, Cheetos, Pringles–you get the point!) and buying fresh, healthier, organic, NON-GMO whole foods when food … Continue reading
Set Yourself Up for Success!
So now that you have some of the basics down of healthy eating (GMO, Organic), we want to take you step by step for what we panned out to be the 5 Steps for Success towards healthy-eating! After evaluating each of our own experiences, we think we have come up with a great way that … Continue reading
Who’s Down with O.P.?? ME!!!!
What’s all this craze about oil pulling you ask??? Well it’s funny it’s been around for quite a while as a traditional folk remedy but was recently rediscovered! Dr. Oz highlighted it on his show last week and since then it’s been popping up errrrwhere!! Well, last night my fellow mom, Kat, of Two Moms … Continue reading
Let’s Go H2O!! ***GIVEAWAY***
Did you know that 22% of calories Americans take in on a daily is from what they drink?? It’s like nails across a chalkboard when watching someone who is on a strict diet drink any kind of soda!!! Sugary drinks will destroy even the best of weight loss strategies not to mention damage other parts … Continue reading
Snack on This
Happy Sunday everyone! Hope you’ve all enjoyed the awesome weather this weekend! What a nice break but back to reality tomorrow! During your food shopping this week, we’d like to encourage you to stock up on some new, healthy snacks! Prior to this lifestyle change, my idea of snacking was full fat ice cream, potato … Continue reading
Say NO to GMO
We’re sure all of you at one point or another over the past few years have heard of the acronym GMO. The question is, do you know what that means? Learning about and understanding what this was all about was another key factor in our decision to start eating healthy and paying attention to the … Continue reading
Folks–this is a long post but I promise you it is worth the 10 minutes to read and absorb it! This was the foundation as to why I started eating organic. If you don’t understand the difference between organic and non-organic, you won’t realize the importance in making the switch! The first changes I made … Continue reading