Archive for the 'Meal Ideas' Category

« return to blog home

6 Quick and Easy Pre-Workout Snacks

Friday, March 7th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Fitness, Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas  /  Comments: more
When I don’t eat properly before my workout, my energy dwindles and performance suffers leaving me frustrated. Now, before I hit the tennis courts or lift weights, I make it a point to fuel properly. It’s really amazing how eating the right foods before a workout can make all the difference in the world. Timing Counts!
Many of us exercise early in the morning, during lunchtime or right after work. This usually means…

Getting Your Protein the Vegetarian Way

Friday, February 28th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas, Nutrition Basics  /  Comments: 0
By Catherine Cioffi, RD Contributing blogger The type of protein you choose to eat has become a hot topic in America. According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, adults should focus on lean protein, from a variety of sources. This can include lean cuts of poultry and meat, and fish. The guidelines also encourage “plant-based” proteins for both vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. Plant-Based Proteins

5 Healthy Eating Apps to Keep Your Diet on Track

Monday, October 28th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Hot Topics, Meal Ideas, Tips  /  Comments: more
By Joni Garcia, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger
The holiday season is quickly approaching and while this time of the year is fun and exciting, it can be hard to stick to your normal routine with all the parties, shopping, and other things to do.  We’ve grown to rely on our smart phones for basically everything, so why not use it to help keep eating habits in check? Why Apps?
Our smart phones can help us to stay accountable,…

5 Healthy Brown Bag Lunch Ideas

Monday, September 9th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Meal Ideas, Tips  /  Comments: 0
By Joni Garcia MS, RD, Contributing Blogger It’s back to school time and although I don’t have any kids, something tends to kick in around September signaling the end of lazy days and time to get back on a pattern.   This pattern includes eating fewer lunches out and searching for exciting brown bag options to bring to the office. Plan Ahead
The key to eating healthy regularly is planning ahead.  Toby outlined some…

Fueling Your Body with Healthy Food: #GoUnDiet Twitter Party Recap

Monday, August 26th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Kids, Meal Ideas, Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: 0
Savory Beef & Cheese Roll Ups. Photo courtesy of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Last week I was a guest nutrition expert for the #GoUnDiet Chat along Gloria Tsang, founder of Healthcastle and Christine, founder and blogger at Life on Manutoulin. The National Beef Cattleman’s Association also sponsored a fabulous giveaway prize (gift card and healthy beef cookbook) given to one lucky winner at…

Get Toby’s 10 Surprising Uses For Greek Yogurt!
Plus, get the Greek Yogurt Substitution Chart, which outlines how to substitute nonfat or low-fat plain Greek yogurt in recipes!