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Healthy Lunch Ideas

Chickens

Chickens (Photo credit: Allie’s.Dad)

Everyone loves lunchtime. It’s a time to refuel your energy, catch up with friends, family, or coworkers. Lunch options and possibilities are endless. However, with so many fast food restaurants and diners offering cheap but unhealthy options, it may be hard to steer away from the foods that do you no justice. I’ve put together a few fun, easy to make, and delicious lunch options that you can feel free to spruce up in your own creative way! Read the rest of this entry

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Unexpectedly Healthy

 

English: Olives in olive oil.

English: Olives in olive oil. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Sometimes, foods that you are avoiding may actually hold hidden benefits for your body. So eating them is, well,  essential! Some of delicious snack attack victims  include chocolate, peanut butter, and cheese. You’d never guess. These indulgences are actually necessary?? Yes. Lets start with chocolate, chocolate has much needed antioxidants that help your brain function better! The only criteria? Read the rest of this entry

Staples to Have Handy

White rye-type bread

White rye-type bread (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The skinny on Oil

Olive oil from Imperia in Liguria, Italy.

Olive oil from Imperia in Liguria, Italy. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

One thing you cannot overcome in your diet, or at least is very difficult to avoid, is oil. There are so many different types of oil: Olive, Sunflower, Avocado, Safflower, Canola, Sesame, grape seed. It can be difficult to decipher which ones are actually healthy for you. Let me give you a quick rundown of the basic “what to go for” and “what not to go for.” Generally, if it sounds healthy i.e. avocado or olive, it is good. Read the rest of this entry