I created the plant-based beginner’s guide to help you navigate through the plant-based lifestyle and understand the reasons why its so important to add more plant-based foods on your plate. Happy reading!
Having the right kitchen tools in your kitchen will make your life so much easier.
All of us have been there. One minute you are going about your daily business and the next, you find yourself helplessly looking into the fridge or going through the pantry to find something to put into your mouth.
No one has ever claimed that losing weight was easy. And when you have a significant target like losing 10 pounds in two weeks then guess what? Your struggle just got a little harder. But don’t worry, it may be hard to do so but by no means impossible and of course, feasible for some but not so for others.
Even though many of us do not come into contact with industrial chemicals per say on a daily basis, it is astonishing how many of these chemicals can make their way into our everyday life through different aspects of daily living. In fact, anything from our food, to cosmetics to personal care items and household items are contaminated with toxins.
Switch from Refined to Whole Grains
Are you a vegetarian or a vegan looking to eat on a budget? Look no further. Like with every other budget, eating healthy does not have to be expensive. It also does not have to be tasteless.
We’ve all been there-stacking up old jars in shelves, pushing boxes further in cabinets, or simply piling up expired items that are not worth using anymore. If you find yourself nodding in agreement to any or all of the above, then it is time you clean out your pantry!
You want to eat healthier, but you’re super-busy.
You eat out several times a week because that’s what you have to do. That’s what works for you and your family.
But you probably realize it’s not working great when it comes to your health goals.
You want better health. You want to eat better. You don’t want the extra calories, fast food and junk food as much anymore. And you do want to save time and money.
Whole grains are not that hard to prepare and can even be cooked in a slow cooker. In fact, cooking most grains is very similar to cooking rice. You can start by putting the dry grains in a pan of water or broth and bring it to a boil. The next step is to simmer until the liquid is absorbed and turn off the heat. But grains can vary in cooking times based on their variety, age, as well as the pan used for cooking.
The legume family is a versatile and nutritious one containing all varieties of dried beans, peas and lentils. Even peanuts are a legume but are more similar to tree nuts than other members of their family.
Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which disturbed sleep patterns or associated daytime fatigue brings about significant distress in important areas of functioning. As a result, your health may begin to suffer since you cannot be healthy without adequate quality sleep.
Food labels are a way of finding out what you are getting out of your food choices. With labels, you can compare the nutritional value of products, better manage a special diet or wish to increase or reduce your consumption of a particular nutrient. But whatever your reason for doing so, learning how to read and understand food labels can help you make informed choices.
Getting back on track after a big holiday or a food filled vacation can be hard. But instead of feeling guilty or beating yourself up, try these simple tips to refresh your healthy eating plan.
Improper food storage in the fridge can impact the flavor and health benefits negatively and force you to toss it out. Instead you can organize your fridge based on functionality and food safety to get the most out of your groceries.
Traveling soon? Perhaps a long-awaited vacation? Business trip? Always on the run? No matter where you’re going, you’re probably going to appreciate some quick and easy healthy food ideas. These can help you stay on track and help you bring, and find real food.
Committing to eating healthy means taking into account not only the food that we eat but also how safely that food was grown and raised. Nowadays organic foods seem to have taken over the food market with many stores displaying separate organic food aisles.