They’re not glamorous, breath-taking or even mildly exciting. Instead, brown bag lunches are convenient, economical and all too often boring. But are your packed lunches becoming too mundane, unappealing and dull? If you have the brown bag blue... Read more
Although a packed lunch can be a healthy alternative to cafeteria food, making sure all those required vitamins and minerals also squeeze into that brown bag can be a challenge. Just as the hot lunch counter may be laden with unhealthy foods, so may... Read more
You start out every day with the best of intentions. This is the day you're going to make time for a healthy breakfast. And for lunch, you'll get a salad from the deli down the street. When the 3 p.m. munchies strike, you won't hit the ca... Read more
Eating healthy takes some effort, no doubt about it. Let’s face it, today we might be excited to make a tasty, creative recipe that’s good for our waistline, but tomorrow may not bring the same enthusiastic mood. So we slip for the next f... Read more
You meant to pack a nutritious lunch for school today. But your best friend texted you while you were slaving over your algebra homework, so you took a break to listen to her gush about her crush. By the time you finally finished your homework, you w... Read more
Hi I'm Monise,
I've been on the site off and on before but just now got the guts to post something (haha). I decided to join the 10 minute daily challenge thought that would keep me motivated, being that I am one to constantly start off workin... Read more
For breakfest today i ate almost plane oatmeal
Cup of cooked plane oats- 157 cals
70 grams of thawed strawberry's - 25 cals
a pack of stevia 0
breakfast was at 7:40
thats my breakfast for today i also switched to turkey dogs and turkey baco... Read more
Looking for anyone that has recipes for healthy versions of cake breads as I call them (banana, pumpkin, rhubarb/strawberry ect) Looking for something with whole grains and very little, if any, sugar added. Would be nice if it used mainly rolled oats... Read more
Some of us 'blame' our parents for bad food relationships (begun in childhood).
Some of us grew up on meat and potatoes with a token veggie on the plate.
Now that we are grown-ups
How are you handling food in your family with your kids... Read more
Both my husband and I come from families where meat was served practically at every meal or at least lunch and dinner. So I have typically followed this practice and have served some type of meat at each of our meals.
Now since we have decide... Read more
Take a slice of lean lunch meat and wrap up slices of veggie/fruit inside...some yummy options are bell peppers, cucumbers, carrots, romaine, apples, etc. The possibilities are endless. I take 3 slices of Foster Farms lunch meat (45 calories) and w... Read more
Who doesn't love lunch meat? It makes for a quick and easy protein fix any time of day. However, most cold cuts are full of sodium and fillers. When we heard about Healthy Ones lunch meats, which have received the American Heart Association seal of a... Read more
Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack joined celebrity chef Rachael Ray to announce changes to the school lunch program. This desired national update is the first in more than fifteen years. After the announcement... Read more
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