Finding healthy dinners that are quick to assemble and please everyone can be like finding a needle in a haystack. Here are a few easy dishes my entire family enjoys to eat that are perfect as we transition to fall.
Luckily we are entering one of the best food seasons of the year…harvest time. This is when we can enjoy those end-of-the-summer fresh vegetables and fruits. We all know that a diet high in fruits and vegetable is the key to ultimate health, so pile up your plates and get going on a plant-based diet.
Everything that we put in, or on, our bodies has an impact on our physiological and mental state. Almost everyone feels better when nourishing the body with vegetables and whole foods verses deviating from our typical lifestyle and eating habits. Eating a large, processed, meal and feeling sluggish is "temporary” - but, what if it becomes a cycle that happens daily?
Between cramming for quizzes, hitting snooze and running out the door, there really IS time to throw a little nutrition their way as the kids are running to catch the bus (because "if you miss that bus, I am NOT driving you to school!")
Bone Broth has been around for centuries. It is a healing elixir that restores vital amino acids and helps to rebuild gut health. It aids in sleep, digestion, weight loss and it helps to promote healthy skin, hair, nails. It supports joint and bone health, it aids in muscle pain, helps to hydrate and it is a great way to boost our immune system.
Eating local is an important way to reduce our carbon footprint and support our local farms and communities. Locally grown food just tastes better...nutrient-dense and so incredibly fresh. When you know where your food comes from, you know more about your food and have a stronger connection to it.
Unlike processed salt, our sea salt is made from the pristine waters of Duxbury Bay, MA. It is home to 40 million oysters whose main job is to clean the water. And, different seasons bring different mineral content which creates flavorful, pure salt.
Take heart, all of you dealing with picky eaters at home. While I was a picky kid, I managed to grow up to a healthy adult who interestingly went into the field of nutrition and wellness (my mother laughs every day over that one!) Oh, the irony!
Our resident health & wellness expert shares her top 5 tips for keeping off unwanted weight (both physically and mentally). But, there is no one-size-fits-all in creating your own unique, personalized recipe for total body wellness - it takes trial and error.
Here are a few delicious ways for you to surprise mom on Sunday with the gift of clean, healthy nutrition. She spends a lot of time nourishing your body, mind and soul every day - this weekend is the perfect time to send a little bit of love and TLC back in mom's direction. Happy Mother's Day to all of the moms in our community!