Shining The Light On Plant Proteins

More and more people are putting plant proteins — beans, lentils, peas, soyfoods, nuts, seeds and whole grains — at the center of the plate. According to research conducted by Midan Marketing and MeatingPlace, 70 percent of meat eaters in the U.S. are substituting a non-protein meal at least once a week, and 22 percent […]

Healthy Eating On A Tight Budget

Healthy eating and healthy living go hand in hand. Many people think that to eat healthy you must have a big budget. This is not the case at all. Today’s society is not geared for healthy eating. It is geared for fast living. This means fast foods and unhealthy foods. The good news is that […]

Quinoa and Vegetable Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock 6 small bell peppers, mixed colors, seeded and halved 3 tablespoons EVOO, plus extra for drizzling Salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 small firm eggplant, trimmed of half the skin, chopped 1 small to medium firm zucchini, seeded and […]

Food Cravings. How To Deal With It.

Food cravings is something that affects everyone at one time or another. Do you ever feel guilty after giving in to a food craving? DON’T! Blaming yourself will only worsen your mood and increase your chances for serotonin imbalance in the body. Many researchers believe that an imbalance in serotonin levels in the body leads […]

Healthy Eating Tips

Okay, A lot of us might know what to eat when it comes to healthy eating. But, how are we supposed to eat? Health eating is as much about what you eat as how you eat. Not eating the proper way can seriously limit healthy eating. To that end, here are some tips for healthy […]

Turmeric and Health

Turmeric has a fragrance that resembles ginger mixed with oranges. It also has a peppery, sightly bitter taste. It is a great spice to add to any curry dish and it also gives some mustard it’s yellow color. Many people don’t know that Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma plant. Indian and Chinese […]

Surprise Yourself By Taking Chances

How many times have you had the following conversation? You’re trying to persuade someone to do something, and they say “No, I don’t like that”. You ask them how many times they have actually done that thing and they eventually admit they never have, but still maintain that they know they wouldn’t like it. That is the […]

Why Do We Crave What Is Bad For Us?

The old cliché that if something is delicious it must be fattening has a lot to answer for. Take any list of favorite foods, and there is little doubt that the majority will be things that are bad for us. We instinctively crave foods that, on balance, are not the best option for us – […]

Can Food Be Healthy And Fast?

Fast food is, and will no doubt continue to be, one of the most secure industries in the world. The simple truth of the matter is that sometimes, we look for the quickest option when we are on the move. So it does not appear that fast food will disappear from the high street any […]

Making Small Changes But A Big Difference

Part of eating a healthy diet is in looking at what you eat now and making the necessary changes to turn it into something healthy. Although this may initially seem like deprivation, it allows you to keep a similar eating pattern but improve what it gives you in terms of nutrition. It is as much […]