healthy swaps

Healthy Burger Swaps

Memorial Day is almost here! That means lots of cookouts with lots of unhealthy foods. At your cookout on Monday, try these simple swaps to make your burgers a little more healthy and just as delicious! In addition to all of these healthy swaps, make sure you keep portion control in mind. Eat one patty instead of two and don’t make a huge 1/2 pound burger to make up for the missing patty. Swap lean protein for ground beef – Ground beef can be super fatty, so try a leaner protein instead. Try ground turkey, ground chicken, salmon, lean ground […]

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Cauliflower Popcorn

It’s National Popcorn Day for all the popcorn lovers out there! Previously, we’ve whipped up some delicious popcorn recipes including our maple bacon popcorn and our chocolate salted caramel popcorn. We’ve also given a tutorial on how to make your own popcorn without the store bought bag (and the chemicals that go along with it). All of these recipes are great, however I have found a new “popcorn” recipe I love: cauliflower popcorn.I personally enjoy this treat because it eliminates all of those pesky kernels in your teeth. I’m also making it a goal of mine to eat healthier so […]

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The Top Diets of 2014

Being a few weeks into the New Year, many of you are getting into the habit of eating clean, incorporating healthy fats into your diet, hitting the gym, and participating in regular cardiovascular activity. With so many different diet choices out there these days, you may find yourself wondering which one really is THE best diet. The U.S. News Health and Wellness section released its annual ranking of the top 32 diets, according to health experts. It’s always great idea to do research before starting a diet in order to make sure you’re comfortable with the portion sizes and food […]