2 posts tagged nutrients

5 Better Breakfasts for a Fit Foodie

Eat breakfast. No seriously, eat breakfast. There's this oft-heard adage that goes a little like this: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Here are some of the reasons why. You're body has been fasting since you ate dinner. Dinner was 10-12 hours ago. Now, forgive me if I'm wrong but don't you get hungry just a few hours after lunch?! 10-12 hours is a long time to go without consuming fuel. So it's rather important to break the fast. Breakfast jump starts your metabol... Continue Reading

Eat More: Beets

Ah, beets. Growing up, I proclaimed to hate these straight-out-of-a-story-book veggies. I was more of a carrot girl. You see, the only beet dish I'd ever been offered was lovingly called "Beautiful Beets" by my mother and my aunts, and only my mother and aunts. I believe the recipe consisted of mashed purple vegetables and sour cream with a deep (dark) history in the farmlands of Hungary. All I remember is that it was multiple shades of magenta, smelled weird and didn't look like food. I ... Continue Reading