Veggies are one of the healthiest foods you can eat, but let's be honest, they're not as appetizing as a bowl of creamy pasta or a juicy steak. While you could always cover them in cheese or salad dressing -that really defeats the purpose of eating clean. Luckily, there are several other ways you can make veggies taste delicious without sacrificing their nutritional value:
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It's important to keep your hunger and blood sugar levels steady throughout the day, but it's also easy to overdo it on the snacking. If you know what a snack really is, you'll have an easier time meeting any weight loss or management goals you have and stay satisfied all day long. Let's talk about the three components of a snack and healthy examples of each, and then we’ll learn all about portions. Here is what ideal snacks are made of:
Although meat is one of the best sources of protein, shopping for it can eat into your budget pretty quickly. And in recent times, more people are drastically reducing the amount of meat consumed for both health and ethical reasons. The good news is that you don't have to consume chicken or beef to meet your daily protein needs. Here are three ways to get protein without meat:
With a little time and the right ingredients, you can whip up food for your baby at home. This can help you save money, and will also give you full control over the ingredients of your little one's food. If you rarely find free time, make baby food in bulk and store it with your vacuum sealer and freezer for later use. You can even use vacuum sealer bags that are just the right size for a serving of baby food so they're easy to open and use when you need them, no matter what time of day or night your baby needs to be fed. Here are a few recipes for baby food that you can make at home: