Eat Well

5 Tips for Preventing Weight-Gain Weekends

Let’s say a person (perhaps you) develops a stellar eating routine that involves cooking, hydrating, and eating lots of green things. By Friday that person (perhaps you) feels accomplished, clothes are looser, energy is through the roof—you get the picture. Then, person (you?) goes on a weekend getaway­ and things get carefree. Person...

Jamie Oliver’s Veggie Chili

Photo: Matt Russell / www.foodrevolutionday.com This is a lovely alternative to traditional chili con carne. It’s packed with good stuff, making it a great choice for veggie- and meat-eaters alike. I like to serve it with sour cream, guacamole, and either rice or tortilla chips, but it’s totally up to you. When you get the hang of this...

Jamie Oliver’s Rainbow Salad Wrap

Photo credit: Matt Russell www.foodrevolutionday.com Getting the kids to cook with simple, whole ingredients is easier than you think. For example, this Rainbow Salad Wrap is colorful, seriously tasty and fun for kids to make. Feel free to substitute other firm fruit and vegetables that are in season where you live. Or if you’d like, forgo the...

10 Simple Ways Busy Moms Can Stay Healthy

Motherhood is great. Sure, I can get all sappy and say it’s a gift, which it absolutely is, but it’s a demanding gift that comes with its own unique challenges. With a little planning (I mean who’s better at planning than moms?) we can put those difficulties to bed. Try these 10 tips to make it your healthiest Mother’s Day yet. 1. Have a...

Want to Lose Weight—and Keep It Off? Try Food Logging!

Vacation eating do's and don'ts

Turns out, losing weight more quickly—and having a better chance of keeping it off—can be as simple as keeping daily food journal. Research published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, shows keeping a food log on a regular and consistent basis is a key factor in weight loss. Keeping track of your food choices, healthy or...