omelet with avocado

Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat

Fat is absolutely vital to consume. Why was there ever a low-fat craze? We are clearly seeing now that low-fat or no-fat diets are not healthy at all. Fats are essential and we need them for many functions in the body, so there is no reason to be afraid…

Healthy fudge pops

Healthy Fudge Popsicles

It’s been hot outside (for Wisconsin anyway) and who doesn’t want to cool off with healthy fudge pops? Whatever you may call them, they are creamy and delicious and perfect for a warm day. Even if you crave ice cream these really hit the spot.  This post contains…

meal plan

Weekly Meal Planning

I am willing to bet that you are so busy that eating well is difficult and takes extra time that you don’t have, just like the rest of us. As it turns out there’s a way around that: weekly meal planning. Creating a weekly meal plan saves time,…

chickpea salad

What’s the Deal with Carbs?

What is the truth about carbs? What are good and bad carbs? Should we eat “low carb”? Lately I’ve been seeing the articles that come out saying all different things about carbs. Let’s drop the good and bad terms and focus on what is nutritious and what isn’t. The truth…

Any Movement Counts

“I don’t have any time”. The number one excuse is that we have no time to exercise. Let’s go over why this is not a legitimate excuse. You do not need to exercise as much as you think. (You just need to eat better!) Try simple walking, yoga, strength…

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Cauliflower Pizza

I thought this was never going to work but I was pleasantly surprised! Cauliflower crust pizza is skeptical for most, but pretty awesome. If it is made correctly and all the water is squeezed out, you will be left with a crust that can hold together…

healthy without rules

The Healthiest Diet: Eat Real Food

The healthiest diet in the world is quite simple. How to eat the healthiest diet? Eat real food. What you eat affects absolutely everything: your health, mood, skin, and what diseases you might develop over time. If you are looking to lose weight, don’t bother spending hours at the…