Research shows that proper nutrition is a key component of weight loss. However, when most of
us hear the word diet, we immediately think of restrictions, limitations and starvation. So, let’s not talk about dieting -- let’s instead talk about making a change in the way we see food. Instead of making a drastic change, start by integrating a handful of wholesome meals each week.
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This recipe is packed with nutrients, and sure to keep you satiated. For the tomato juice I use Spicy Organic Very Veggies juice. And I like to add more than 1 cup because I like a more of a broth base in my chili. I like to make it at the beginning of the week and have leftovers at lunch time!
Delicate, but flavorful salmon cakes add rich omega-3’s and plentiful protein to your diet. They taste as good as they look!
It’s best to find wild caught salmon – I use the 6 oz. can Wild Planet Salmon. Wild caught gives us those omega 3’s we all need, while the farmed salmon gives us those omega 3’s as well, it also packs in 5x as much omega 6’s (which are good, but overconsumption is not good, see our nutrition hack on omega 3’s vs. 6’s here).
This is a great choice for Meatless Monday, or just a regular Monday. This pasta is great with simple ingredients but don’t hesitate to add more frozen veggies. When shopping for frozen veggies, check the ingredient list to ensure there’s no additional sugar or salt in the package.
All you need are 6 ingredients! You have the option to create a roux with a little flour and extra virgin olive oil or butter. This will thicken the stew from a broth base to a
Not just for breakfast! A fun and healthy alternative to your pancakes. You can even enlist the kids to help mix! Oats add fiber and when topped with almonds, you are getting good fats to round out the meal.
Start the morning off with a hint of nutrition! Spinach serves as an excellent source of vitamin K, A, and a whole host of other nutrients. This smoothie gets an extra boost from the chia seeds which offer omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, iron, magnesium & calcium.