Savor The Flavor! Stuffed Bell Peppers For National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is “savor the flavor of eating right!”

national nutrition month savor the flavor of eating right

Healthy eating does not have to mean bland, boring food. If you think healthy food doesn’t taste good, then you’ve come to the right place!

There are so many ways to savor and fully enjoy a tasty and healthy meal! Here are just a few: Continue reading

What’s On My Plate – First Edition

“What’s on my plate” is a regular feature where I share everything I’ve eaten in a day. Hopefully to show how everyone’s “normal” can and will look 100% different based on many different circumstances. What day of the week is it? What was your schedule that day? How hungry were you at meal times and how often did you eat? What is normal anyway? I love Ellyn Satter’s definition of normal eating: Continue reading

International No Diet Day

Today is International No Diet Day!

So for Wellness Wednesday, I’d like to share a little secret about diets:
Diets don’t work!!

How I feel when I'm not on a diet- International No Diet Day

What is a diet?

Well, technically we all have a diet. If you eat food, you have a diet. That’s not the same as being on a diet, which is what most of us think of when we hear the word “diet”. It has become a 4-letter word to avoid! Okay, so what does that mean? Continue reading

National Nutrition Month – more than just food

Every March is Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle. How did you celebrate Nutrition Month this year?

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As Nutrition Month comes to a close (and spring begins!), I’m looking back on my month- not only nutritionally, but also mentally and physically. With the theme of Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle, nutrition/food is definitely the first piece of a healthy lifestyle that comes to mind- it is Nutrition Month after all! But what else does a healthy lifestyle mean to you? What about all of the other pieces: exercise, stress management, sleep hygiene, work-life balance, social well-being… and more! Continue reading