Today’s Tip: Use tall & skinny drinking glasses. In a study, teenagers in a cafeteria line were randomly given either a tall, skinny glass or a short, wide glass with the same capacity. They could pour whatever drink they wanted. The teenagers who had been given the tall, thin glasses poured about 5.5 ounces. Those
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Today, we’re continuing with the theme of excuses. This is one that I hear constantly! Don’t have time for exercising and switching to a healthier lifestyle? That sounds like an excuse to me! The excuse: I don’t have time. We all have the same amount of time each day: 24 hours! I know some people
So I decided to make my own zesto pesto because I like making stuff! And I have a Vitamix blender. And I like soaking my own seeds. This recipe has a few seeds in it. And I have yet to see an organic version of this cilantro based pesto. So all the ingredients for my
Some references for you! http://holisticjose.com/2012/04/06/wanna-eat-less-eat-with-chopsticks-inst/ http://www.freakonomics.com/2009/08/26/nudges-by-chopstick/
Eating dessert is thought of as an indulgence by many. After all, even if you bake it yourself, there are often unhealthy ingredients in the recipe. Luckily for those of us with a sweet tooth there are now many options that allow for healthy, guilt-free desserts. This Sunday, I baked delicious macaroons using a recipe
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Today’s Tip: Bring your own milk & sweetener. It’s weird that many coffee shops boast about their organic coffee choices yet their condiments are just regular sugar, milk or cream. Although there are more and more cafes who are paying attention to this concern, you can avoid the conventional condiments at your local coffee shop
The vaguer your diet rules are, the less likely you are to be successful. “I will eat healthier” is not as clear cut as “I will only eat fresh, unprocessed food. No gluten, sugar, grains or outside meals.” The latter is easier to comply with as there are specific foods you can or cannot eat.
Today’s Tip: Know what fat is. Fat is not always bad for you. It’s like everything else in this world. Too much of anything can kill you. Water is good for you but have too much of it and you will drown! Oxygen is good for you but take in as much air as you
Today’s Tip: Soak Your Nuts!… and seeds, and beans and grains. Excerpts from Sally Fallon’s Nourishing Traditions Sprouted grains should be a regular feature of the diet, and they can be used in numerous ways—in salads, sandwiches, vegetable dishes, as breakfast cereals and as additions to breads and baked goods. However, we must warn against