Reese’s or Cadbury eggs? Oh, wait! You’re trying to fit in a swimsuit, and don’t want that crap in your house. Introducing 25 healthy Easter basket ideas… I was walking through Target with my two daughters the other day (groan!). First of all, I hate Target, because we walk in with a list of 5 things, and walk out $200 later. Second of all, my kids automatically assume that every
Are you doomed to dinners of grilled cheese, buttered noodles, and fries? I’m not talking about your kids! Check out how picky eater adults eat healthier. Picky eating can destroy your life! No, I don’t mean trying to appease the palate of your picky eater kid (good luck with that!), but trying to fit into a healthy world when your favorite foods fall into the SAD (Standard American Diet) category.
Do you have an inner fat kid who is sabotaging your health? Today’s guest post by Stacey Ogden shares how she is letting go of her inner fat kid…for good! I have felt fat my whole life. Growing up, everyone would comment on how skinny my sister was. They would tell me I had a pretty smile, or nice hair… never that I was thin. Whenever this happened, I
Stop! Before you choose yet another resolution that you will drop like a hot potato long before February rolls around, read this post on choosing just one word that will change your health in 2017. Have you purchased your brand-new 2017 planner yet? And written down at least 20-100 goals that you want to accomplish by March? If so, you need to put the planner down. I say this with
How many times have you made the same resolution to “eat right”, “get fit” and “get healthy”? Get relief from typical New Year’s resolution woes with these 10 health posts. It’s that magical time of year again. The oops-I-did-it-again-and-had-a-holiday-eating-binge time of year. The time-to-get-serious-again season. Yes, it is the time to select (re-select?) the infamous New Year’s Resolution! Not surprisingly, the top picks for resolutions year after year include some
Americans are particularly obsessed with eating enough protein, which is why I asked vegan Laura Van Zandt of One Girl, Two Cities to share her top reasons for going vegan (and her favorite Twin Cities vegan restaurants). My name is Laura vanZandt, and I write theater and restaurant reviews, share personal thoughts, and generally write about happenings in the Twin Cities (and occasional travel) on my blog One Girl, Two Cities.
Move over, Betty Crocker! You can still have your cookies and eat them, too with these healthy holiday baking substitutes (with recipes). Cooking was never a pleasure for me. In fact, my mom was pretty militant about not letting any of her four rambunctious children in her kitchen while she was preparing our evening meal. Consequently, my early cooking skills consisted of boiling water for Ramen noodles or preparing a
The search is over! How do you know you need a health coach and what do they really help you with? Once upon a time, there was a young woman who needed to lose 100 pounds. This woman had a family that didn’t care much about nutrition, a family history of diabetes and heart disease and no desire to become a statistic. Due to her size, this woman could have