Posts Tagged ‘best foods for yoga’

Top 3 swaps for baking (and my favorite cookies)

photo1If you are stuck in between being a health nut and a choco-holic with an out of control sweet tooth, welcome to the club.  Just because you want to eat as healthy as possible 90% of the time doesn’t mean that you have to give up baking.  Especially with it being holiday season, homemade sweet treats seem to be on everyone’s mind.  Baking treats at home is healthier than buying pre-packaged food but there are ways to still make your sweet treats not so naughty.  Let’s take away just a little of the guilt without making them taste too healthy.  This is supposed to be a treat after all.  Here are a few swaps to make More

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Posts Tagged ‘best foods for yoga’

To drink or not to drink

photoTo drink or not to drink?  Ummm…  Well…  Drink!  OK, it’s not that simple.  Those who know me know that I love to enjoy a good beer with dinner or after the kiddo’s gone down for the night.  This drink is not a splurge and has no guilt attached to it and neither should yours.  Research has proven that moderate drinking can actually be beneficial to your health in the following ways- More

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Are you eating too much fat?

AvocadoI know you’ve heard it before, about there being good fats and bad fats, but it’s really true!  And yes, you really should be eating the good fats.  It’s an easy assumption to make that eating fat makes you fat and to just avoid all fatty foods in general.  Unfortunately this simple rule does your body a serious disservice.  Consuming these good fats enhance brain and heart function, and what’s More

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