Pears, apples, grapes, persimmon, kumquat, pineapple and pomegranate are some seasonal fruit that make great fruit salad. The combo I chose was apple, persimmon and grapes with a squeeze of 1/2 a lime to keep the fruit fresh and to give it a kick. Fruit salads are a sweet way to get some fiber and nutients into your day. Eat Well, Live Well
I love this time of year where I can enjoy holiday festivities with family and friends! The food is of course the main event! It can be a challenge not to pig out , but here are my tips: - Take small portions so that you can try a bit of everything. - Give yourself 10-20 minutes after eating to let your food settle. - If you are still hungry, go back for seconds of the things you liked the most (that can be a problem when everything is really good! ). Enjoy your Thanksgiving!
Lentils are an awesome plant based protein that is perfect cooked on it's own or added to a soup. Lentils are a great source of protein, fiber and iron. Lentils also cook fairly quickly so it can easily be incorporated into your meal. Simple stewed lentil recipe: Ingredients: 1 cup lentil (sifted through and rinsed) 1 small tomato, chopped 1/2 small onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 bell pepper, chopped Thyme sprig 1/2 tsp curry powder Salt + pepper to taste (Optiona
Each day aim to have at least one meal with half the plate filled with veggies. This is a sure way to get a decent serving of fiber and nutrients. Go even further and add two varieties of veggies to half of your plate! Eat Well, Live Well Photo by huffpost.com