A Nutritious Grocery Cart Some careful thought before, during, and after your grocery trip is a must. Think about it -- what goes into your cart also goes into you. Right? So planning ahead, writing a list, slowing down as you walk the store, and reviewing your cart are essentials. Or, perhaps you'll just have to wait a few years for a supermarket of the future kind of experience. Filling Your Cart Aisle-by-Aisle Doing a big shopping trip is different than a milk & bread only trip. The big trip hits your wallet harder and it can ease your stress at dinnertime. So, take your time … [Read more...] about A Nutritious Grocery Cart Fill-Up!
Grocery Cart Tips for Good Nutrition Grocery shopping day is fun for some people and a total drag for others. It can pep you up or wipe you out. I'm here to offer tiny tips for putting you in the success column on grocery shopping day, today and forever! First things first, though. Please don't go to the store hungry. And, learn tips for sticking to your food budget. How Your Grocery Cart Helps You Out A grocery cart is your rolling pantry/fridge/freezer, while at the store. Really, think of it this way and you'll keep the bigger picture in view. Break it out like this and … [Read more...] about Grocery Cart Tips for Good Nutrition
School Success is Linked to Nutrition Success Parents and kids are getting fired-up for a new school year. There is so much to learn for everyone and, for parents, how to pack up a tasty and kid-pleasing lunch is one top priority. Check out my earlier blog about school success and nutrition success going hand-in-hand. And, here are 5 tips to get parents going in the right direction from planning to grocery store to school cafeteria for your kids. Tip #1: Make a weekly plan - before Monday morning. Set aside time to plan what you'll need for 5 days of tasty, nutritious lunches for your … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Healthy Back-to-School Lunch!
Does Nutrition Month Inspire You? Do you feel inspired by Nutrition Month, by planning a super healthy breakfast, packing yourself a super healthy lunch, or cooking a super healthy dinner? As a dietitian, I take it seriously. I do my best to wish all my clients and group audiences a Happy Nutrition Month during March. Why? Because inspiration leads to passion, passion leads to positive eating habits, and eating more nutritious food is the ticket to a healthier and happier future. Nutrition Month is Ending So Now What? Re-visit your personal health goals & commit to … [Read more...] about Nutrition Month is Ending So Now What?
Pick out the Healthy Heart Tips that Work for You! Keeping your heart muscle in good shape is so smart. Here are 10 tips to move you in the direction of feeling well and thriving each and every day: Make your breakfast oatmeal with apple cider instead of water & top it with walnuts. When you eat out, go for menu buzzwords like steamed, garden fresh, grilled & poached. Keep laughing. It can actually decrease stress hormones & reduce artery inflammation. Use a lunch-size plate for dinner as a way to keep your portions in check. Try a large spinach salad for dinner … [Read more...] about Healthy Heart Tips!
Best Deals at the Grocery Store - A New Way of Thinking about It If it were up to me, I'd ditch the word 'deal' when talking about saving money at the grocery store. Why? Because your personal health is priceless, that's why. Getting top quality nutrition - within your budget - is the real deal, the best deal at the grocery store. For some handy background information, take a look at these 10 tips to guide your food choices to better physical and mental well being. Best Deals at the Grocery Store - Tips to Get You Organized Plan grocery shopping into your week Do your homework … [Read more...] about Best Deals at the Grocery Store