If you are looking to improve your health, but refuse to bid farewell to meat, you are not alone. With so much research and media focused around a plant-based diet, it’s no wonder why so many people feel trapped in the meaty catch-22. But have no fear! Choosing to consume meat doesn’t automatically disqualify you from the elusive “healthy eating club”. There’s a way to reap all of the benefits of plant-based foods, while still enjoying animal proteins. Use these practical strategies below to help you achieve a nourishing and well-balanced meal and find your happy “meatium”.Read More
It’s time we had that talk, yes, I am talking about “the birds and the bees!”
I was shocked when I learned that one out of every three bites of food is pollinated by honeybees, bumblebees, hummingbirds, and monarch butterflies, as well as the hawk moth and the firefly!
Many of us make a conscious effort to show appreciation for where our food comes from and the hard work that goes into growing, raising, and harvesting it. I love to shop locally, meet local farmers, and learn about their farming practices. But I too often forget to give thanks to the unsung heroes: bees and their fellow pollinators. Shame on me!
At this point, you are probably wondering why a registered dietitian is getting all sappy about bees. Here’s why…Read More