Now that the days are getting shorter and mornings are nippy, may we suggest oatmeal?
Oats have been dubbed a “superfood” because of their multiple nutritional benefits:
* high in fiber
* low in sodium and sugar
* help lower cholesterol
* help lower blood pressure
* regulate blood sugar levels
* improve the immune system
* reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease.
If you must know, an oat is the seed of a cereal grain by the same name. "Oats" or "Oatmeal" are
Are you stuck in a weight-loss plateau? Don't fret, you're in good company. It happens to many people after a certain period of time and can last a few weeks or longer. During this time, try to assess your situation and see if there is anything you can do about it beyond an unhealthy and drastic calorie-restriction diet. Here are 10 ideas for you to explore.
1. Not counting calories. Ask any business expert and you'll hear the same mantra - you can't improve what you don't
Rule number one for weight loss is to eat less calories than you burn. Obviously, this is easier said than done. We’d like to present you with a short list of tricks to help you consume less.
1. start every meal and snack with a glass or two of water. In some cases, the brain misinterprets thirst as hunger, so this habit will help you avoid eating when not necessary. In all cases, having some water sloshing in your stomach means less room for food.
2. Eat from healthiest
New years resolutions are all fun and games until life gets in the way. When the initial hype has died down around those lofty goals, stick to our helpful tips for some of the most common resolutions out there, and you’ll be more likely to keep them going for longer. Your resolution: To drink more water Buy a big water bottle in a design and color that you love so that you’re more likely to bring it with you everywhere you go. Tired of regular old agua? Add lemon or frozen be
1/4th of recipe (about 2 cups): 300 calories, 6.5g total fat (1g sat fat), 716mg sodium, 26g carbs, 6g fiber, 13g sugars, 34g protein -- SmartPoints™ value 4*
Ready to put your newfound knowledge into action? You won't believe how good this dish tastes...
Prep: 20 minutes | Cook: 40 minutes Ingredients: 1 lb. raw boneless skinless chicken breast, pounded to an even thickness 1/4 tsp. each salt and black pepper 5 cups roughly chopped cauliflower (about 1 medium head) 1/2 c
Have your quinoa and pizza too! Ingredients: ½ cup quinoa 3 tsp. olive oil, divided 1 cup water 2 large eggs 1 ½ tsp. garlic salt ½ tsp. dried oregano leaves ½ tsp. dried basil leaves ½ tsp baking powder ¼ cup shredded Italian-blend cheese (pizza-blend or mozzarella would be good too) Optional - For cheesy garlic bread: ½ cup shredded Italian-blend cheese and pizza sauce for dipping Optional - For pizza: ⅓ cup pizza sauce, ½ cup shredded Italian-blend cheese, and your favorit
Introduction Cereal is THE American breakfast. There are hundreds of different cereal products to choose from with most supermarkets dedicating an entire aisle to these boxed breakfasts. Many cereal brands utilize their packaging to convince us to choose their healthy product. Here's what you need to know in order to make the best choice. Tip #1 - Fiber is your friend
A healthy breakfast cereal is all about whole grains, which help lower your risk of diabetes and heart disea
Yogurt, especially the Greek variety, has skyrocketed in popularity in the last decade. This is good news. Yogurt is a wonderful food, whether for breakfast or snack. Here are a few things you should know in order to choose the best yogurt for you. Tip #1 - Yogurt contains natural sugars
All dairy yogurts contain a naturally occurring sugar called lactose. Each ounce of yogurt has about 1 gram of sugar. Thus, even a plain, 6-ounce yogurt will have 6 grams of sugar, equivalen