Healthy cooking doesn't have to take forever! Even though I don't have kids of my own, I like to focus on quick and easy recipes during this hectic time of year. I have lots of 10-minute (or less!) breakfasts, lunches, and dinners that your entire family will love. Ready to jot down my key ingredients for a stress-free back-to-school season?
Think TV dinners can't be healthy? Store-bought meals definitely have a bad rap, but these days, it's actually pretty easy to find nutritious options in the frozen aisle. Trader Joe's is one of my favorite places to shop for convenient, premade dishes, because I know I'll also find lots of affordable fruits and veggies to pair with them! Want to know which products I recommend trying first?
Do you meal prep? If you're wondering how to make healthy meals faster, look no further than these tips that you can use in your own kitchen! Feeling overwhelmed by the thought of prepping your meals for the week? Stop stressing right now! There are plenty of ways to whip healthy meals without the stress. For instance, stocking your kitchen with the right tools makes a big difference. Another tip: Start with prepping one meal (I usually opt for breakfast), instead of trying to do it all.
I can't always get behind celebrity nutrition advice, but Oprah is one star whose eating habits I can support. She eats delicious, produce-packed meals and isn't afraid of the occasional indulgence. (Hello, wine and dessert!) Want to learn how you can achieve this balance, too?
Looking for some strategies to balance out all those cookies and cocktails this time of year? Whether you're crossing gifts off your list or planning your dinner menu, I've got a few tricks that'll help you get in the spirit and feel great. Want to hear my plan for a healthier holiday season?
Running is a fantastic exercise for boosting cardiovascular strength, but it's not the only way to keep your heart healthy. I'm not a big runner myself, but years ago, I had the opportunity to train with my friends over at Runner's World. Here, I learned that the food we eat is just as important as physical activity. Luckily, some of my favorite recipes (like this Wild Blueberry Peanut Butter Smoothie) make the heart-healthy list! Wondering which foods you can add to your plate to protect your
When losing weight (and keeping it off), there's no need to miss out on your favorite foods! Small changes add up to big results when it comes to weight loss, and there's no reason to deprive yourself of your favorite foods! Learn more about the simple swaps you can make for better health in my latest FoxNews.com post.
One of the most common complaints I hear about healthy eating is that it's too expensive. But stocking your cart with nutritious whole foods doesn't need to break the bank. I opt for affordable vegetarian proteins like beans and eggs to slash a few extra dollars off my grocery bill. You, too, can maximize nutrition while spending less on groceries!
I like sandwiches a lot and have a few secrets to making them on the healthier side (like this open-faced gem pictured here). I also like to pile my sandwich high with veggies. Seriously, those sandwich makers at Subway always give me the "is this sandwich really going to close with all these veggies?" look. Is it time to revamp your sandwich?
By now, you've probably determined that you can't eat the same way in your 30s, 40s, and beyond as you did when you were 18. But what should you be eating as you get older? Are there certain foods that will help you stay trim and fit? Certain ones that will help you age better?