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Tips on Meal Prepping for One

Tips on Meal Prepping for One

Meal prepping for exactly one person can be tough. If you’ve ever tried to portion out food, you know exactly what I mean. When I cook for only myself, I can try to plan for exactly one meal and no more, then <BOOM> I have enough food for the neighborhood.

Here are some quick tips for cooking solo and not wasting food:

Last Minute Survival Guide for Holiday Eating

Last Minute Survival Guide for Holiday Eating

The holiday season can be the most fun, celebrated, joyous time of year. It is filled with special indulgences, vacations, and reunions with loved ones. It can also be a time of pressure, tight deadlines, and to-do lists as long as CVS receipts. It is the combination of all of this - excitement, happiness, stress, and fatigue - that makes the holidays so tiring! 

The good news is that smart, healthy food choices can help you feel better and manage stress through the craziness. Read on for ideas about how to eat healthy around and on holidays, and how to stand your ground against food pushers.

Super Bowl Snacks with Light and Hearty Versions

Super Bowl Snacks with Light and Hearty Versions

It’s almost Super Bowl Sunday!! Are you ready for some football???

I am! I love the big game, and I take great pleasure in the whole shebang: the athletes, the plays, commercials, the party, the food.

Food is complicated these days! People tend to fall in two camps: those who are watching what they eat, and those who aren’t. Many people are dieting or trying to lose weight, but let’s be real: people come to a Super Bowl party to eat!

Here are some great party snacks that can be easily modified into a lighter version that’s just as delicious. Psstt…. this is great not only for the Super Bowl, but for any party where you anticipate needing both healthier and heartier options.

Healthy Eating Tips from Indie Plate, a Farm to Table Marketplace

Healthy Eating Tips from Indie Plate, a Farm to Table Marketplace

Baton Rouge based Indie Plate delivers locally grown and harvested food to people's homes. They source only the freshest and tastiest produce, eggs, meat, dairy, fish, and bakery items because they love good food and aim to share it!

Read on for more tips from Maria Oanh Do, including a few I contribute.

Four Simple but Effective Strategies for Improving Your Diet

Diet change is always hard and has implications beyond just what you eat. It affects how you feed your family, and how you socialize. But remember: eating healthier makes you feel better, and that stays with you every minute of the day. It is worth it! Do your best and keep making good decisions!

Are you ready to make a healthy change but don't know where to start? Here are four options.