Why You Shouldn’t Just Focus on the Scale

Why You Shouldn’t Just Focus on the Scale

How much of your focus, every single day, is spent thinking about the number on the scale? While weight may be one of the most common measures we track in our health journey, it is definitely not the only measure of success. Identifying the non-scale victories...

25 Healthy Snack Ideas for Weight Loss

25 Healthy Snack Ideas for Weight Loss

Do you try to snack to curb your cravings, but aren't sure if you're making healthy choices? Snacks can help hold you over until the next meal and support weight loss efforts. Knowing what to snack on and how much can help you reach your weight loss goals and prevent...

10 Quick and Healthy No-Heat Lunch Ideas

10 Quick and Healthy No-Heat Lunch Ideas

Lunch time is a busy time for many of us, and it can be all too easy to either skip lunch or default to convenient processed foods. The problem is, processed foods tend to be higher in calories, and they don’t fill you up in the way that whole foods do. With processed foods, you’ll probably get hungry within a couple hours, scrambling to find something quick all over again. This can lead to a vicious cycle of overeating and mindless snacking later in the day.

5 Ways to Eat More Veggies

5 Ways to Eat More Veggies

Are you looking to eat more veggies, but don’t know where to start? If you don’t like many vegetables or you’re in a vegetable rut, it may be time to change things up. Even though many of us know the benefits, only 1 out of every 10 adults eats enough of them. Why is it so challenging?

Low Fat Pasta Salad Recipe

Low Fat Pasta Salad Recipe

Pasta often gets a bad rap in the weight loss world, but it really can be a versatile, low fat food. Carbs are not the enemy - eating too much in general is. If you're looking for a lighter side for your summer picnics, look no further than this low fat pasta salad...

Healthy and Simple Black Bean Dip Recipe

Healthy and Simple Black Bean Dip Recipe

Food and Wine Many dips can pack on calories and don't really fill you up. This healthy and simple black bean dip recipe is a great appetizer or snack that is both low in fat and packed with fiber to keep you full and satisfied in a smart portion. High fiber foods...

14 Quarantine Workouts You Can Do From Home

14 Quarantine Workouts You Can Do From Home

Photo Credit: Shape Magazine Your gym or fitness studio may still be closed, but there are still plenty of effective workouts you can do from the safety of your home or in nature. Keeping up with a consistent exercise routine can significantly improve your mental...

Edamame Spaghetti with Shrimp Recipe

Edamame Spaghetti with Shrimp Recipe

By Melissa Mitri, MS, RD Photo Credit - Yummly Do you love spaghetti but don't love what it does to your waistline? If you've never tried edamame spaghetti, you're seriously missing out! Edamame spaghetti is made from edamame bean flour, and because of this it packs...

Eating Healthy While Under Quarantine

Eating Healthy While Under Quarantine

Image Credit: Myrecipes.com Establishing healthy eating habits and limiting stress eating in the best of circumstances can be a challenge, let alone eating healthy while under quarantine. In the current world we’re living in, it may seem even harder to make nutrition...

Easy Chicken Rice Soup – Stove Top

Easy Chicken Rice Soup – Stove Top

By Melissa Mitri, MS, RD Warm, nourishing soups are a favorite in our house, especially right now during the quarantine. This stove-top easy chicken rice soup will be sure to make these tough days a little bit brighter! We usually use the crock pot when making soups,...