My family and I are enjoying one last ‘summer’ vacation in the Outer Banks right now, and it has me thinking about seafood. I was in charge of meal planning for my family’s trip (there are five families here!), and I made sure to include some fish in the menu. Might as well, since we’re so close to the ocean!Continue reading “Creating a Fish-Focused Diet”
Time to Supercharge Your Body
It’s that time of year again—cold and flu season is upon us, and let’s not even talk about COVID—so here’s my annual PSA about how you can increase your chances of staying healthy by eating right.Continue reading “Time to Supercharge Your Body”
Eating to Prevent Illness
At the end of last year, I encouraged you to eat more vegetables. Now is the time to cook with winter squash and add greens, canned tomatoes, lots of garlic into soups and stews, especially since they can help you fend off all those nasty bugs going around! With cold and flu season at its peak, it’s more important than ever to be diligent when it comes to your health.
In addition to practicing good hand washing, and getting enough sleep, exercise and fresh air (Did you know many times we get sick simply because we’re cooped up inside sharing germs?), eating immunity-boosting foods really CAN give you a leg-up in the illness-prevention game. Continue reading “Eating to Prevent Illness”