Building A Healthy Meal

Hello! Today’s blog will be about building healthy meals. I saw this handout on choosemyplate.gov and thought that it was a great tool that everyone can use to make their meals a little healthier. The handout includes 10 helpful steps to successfully building a healthy meal. Link to Choosemyplate.govย handout. Tip #1: Make half your plate…

Wellness Wednesday #2: Eat Your Colors

Good Morning, All! Today’s theme will be “Eat your colors”. I like to talk about this because so many key nutrients come from the foods that we consume. It’s always best to get your nutrients from whole foods, rather than supplements; although some diets make it hard for some nutrients to be available and stored….

Taco Salad

Taco salads are my absolute favorite thing and I love to load them down with toppings! This day I loaded it with salsa, shredded lettuce, shredded cheddar cheese, a few black beans and a lot of salsa! It was so satisfying and I ate another one the next day with the same toppings. They’re great…

Chicken BBQ

Hello, everyone! I know many people love a good barbeque question, with or without vinegar and coleslaw. Just the thought of it makes my mouth water lol. Since I don’t eat pork I made a healthier alternative which is chicken barbeque. I purchased a rotisserie chicken and ate off of it for about 2 days…

Lunch of the Day: 3/1/16

Today after I got off from work I contemplated stopping at many different places to grab something for lunch before a meeting I had to go to. But the more I thought about it, the more I told myself that I had things at home that I could make and be happy. So I bi-passed…