March 5, 2015
Coconut water is the nourishing liquid inside the coconut fruit. This liquid is packed with vitamins and minerals. Many have said that Coconut water is “nature’s sports drink”. Coconut water is a natural sports drink that offers many of the same benefits as sports drinks, including the electrolytes, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium and potassium, but in their natural form versus chemical form. Coconut water has less calories and sodium, and it contains more potassium than a sports drink which may make coconut water a better choice for you.
February 11, 2015
There are some that like to say that almonds are one of the world’s most healthy foods. And based on the many studies done of almonds and their links to a better you – they may indeed be one of the world’s most healthy food. According to the FDA, consuming 1.5 ounces a day of most nuts, like almonds, may decrease the risk of heart disease. Almonds are high in monounsaturated fats, the same type of fats as found in olive oil, which have been linked with reduced risk of heart disease. Almonds contain manganese, copper and Riboflavin which support energy and metabolic rate.
January 30, 2015
Sometimes you would like a quick warm meal in your dorm room or your apartment and you either don’t have access to a stove or don’t feel like pulling all the utensils out to cook a warm meal. Try creating an egg in a cup meal. The only requirements are an egg, a microwave and a microwave safe mug.
January 19, 2015
Ah the joys of popcorn. A dorm and apartment food staple. Do you agree that popcorn can get very, very, very boring? We have gathered five fresh ways, from spicy to sweet to mmmm bacon, here are five ways to make that microwave bag of popcorn, make your day.
January 13, 2015
If you are like many people, eating better and/or losing weight was one of your resolutions for this year. How is this going for you? We are here to help with some ideas of how to keep committed to your fresh and better eating resolution. 1.
January 8, 2015
Did you know that sitting down while you eat can help you eat less food and consume fewer calories? When you sit, you eat slower and pay more attention to what you're eating. Eating while you're standing up also encourages a lot of snacking, grazing and impulse consuming.
January 2, 2015
Is one of your resolutions to eat healthier in 2015? How about creating a portable salad for lunch? Mason Jar Salads are on point! You can pick up a quart mason jar at many retail outlets. You can make a Mason Jar Salad with our salad bar or purchase the ingredients in advance (and have enough for multiple salads). Mason Jar Salad Directions 1. Choose a dressing. Since you are trying to reach your healthy goal, pick a lighter vinaigrette (although you can use any salad dressing you would like). 2. Add a layer of vegetables.