January is the perfect time to engage in some tactics that can help us shed some unwanted pounds, put the spring back into our step, or get some healthier and lighter food into our bodies.
Radical changes are neither healthy nor a good idea, and won't be successful in the long run. Permanently improving your eating habits requires a thoughtful approach in which you: Reflect, Replace and Reinforce.
REFLECT on all of your specific eating habits, both bad and good; and, your common triggers for unhealthy eating.
REPLACE your unhealthy eating habits with healthier ones.
REINFORCE your new, healthier eating habits.
So pull out your new 2013 calendar, and plan your New Year's Resolutions by incorporating our healthier eating tactics and habits for the year to come.
The added bonus with this dish is that not only are your taste buds satisfied, but your body will be thankful for the abundance of nutrients it receives after eating this salad. The rich source of vitamins, minerals and fiber provided from the vegetables and the omega-3 fats from the salmon will help to prepare our bodies for the new year ahead!
In this Roasted Red Onion and Pear Salad recipe, we found that browning the onions in a hot oven until softened and browned tempered their strong flavor. Dried thyme tasted dusty and bland, so we prefer fresh chopped thyme in the recipe.
White, green, purple or orange, this antioxidant-packed flowering plant is far from boring. It is a healthy and versatile vegetable! Cauliflower is high in vitamin C, folate (a form of vitamin B) and fiber, but low in calories -- one cup of raw cauliflower contains only 25 calories!
It's very dissapointing to do the weeks shopping and a few days later find that the lettuce you'd planned for that night's salad is looking worse for wear. Check out these great tips from Cooks Illustrated on how to keep all types of lettuce fresher for longer.