Tag Archives: healthy living

5 Simple Ways to Eat Better Without Counting Calories

Farmer's market

I’ll be honest: my days of counting calories were pretty much over before they even began. I don’t think it’s an effective way to eat well and I believe food is worth more than the macronutrient sum of its parts. Although I will occasionally calculate daily or macronutrient intakes for clients if they specifically request […]

4 Easy Yet Scientifically Proven Ways to Boost Health in Your Workplace

Office

Offices and other workplaces often get a bad rap for being unhealthy environments. It could be their poor indoor air quality, greater exposure to viruses and bacteria, lack of opportunity for exercise, or even a lack of natural sunlight, which can lead to eye strain and eye discomfort, especially among us heavy computer users. Fortunately, […]

Make Planning Weekly Meals Easier with these Free Meal Plan Templates

Weekly Meal Planning PDF templates

Earlier this month I published All About Meal Planning: 10 Key Do’s and Dont’s. I realized quite soon after that it’s one thing to give you tips and advice for getting your meal planning done (and hopefully have a little fun with it), but sometimes you need a helpful tool you can follow like a […]

How to Easily Save, Store and Search Recipes using Evernote

How to save, store and search recipes using Evernote

Picture this: Binders of all shapes and sizes stuffed with recipes. Handwritten recipes on paper, cards or even scraps of napkin, recipes printed off blogs (with due credit of course!), recipes yanked from glossy magazines (Alive Magazine now… and maybe Cooking Light back in the day), and of course the occasional typed recipe… Some of […]

10 Key Do’s and Dont’s of Healthy Meal Planning

Planning out your meals for the week–in advance and with a shopping list by your side–is a key part of maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle. Sounds pretty boring, doesn’t it? The truth is, it can be a fun and exciting adventure to figure out exactly what you would love to eat this week, which […]

6 Easy Ways to Encourage Family to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

6 Easy Ways to Get Your Partner to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

In many ways I feel like I was born to write this post. Because, to put it mildly, my boyfriend is not friends with too many vegetables. Corn, carrots, potatoes, and raw cauliflower (!) and that’s about it! Green vegetables? Not a chance. So in the 5+ years we’ve been together, I’ve come up with […]

5 Super Easy Ways to Eat Better (while saving TONS of money!)

5 Super Easy Ways to Eat Better (while saving tons of money!)

Want to eat healthier but not sure if your budget can handle it? Join the club! Fortunately, it’s often a myth that eating healthy has to cost a lot of money. Or, at least that eating well costs a lot more than eating junk. With processed foods looking attractive to anyone on a budget ($1 […]