Recipes Edition

Recipes Edition

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Grill Plantain, no oil needed and they taste so good

By: Ms. K &Mr. C

Eating healthy is a key factor to weight loss. We all know that 80/20 rule  it goes the same  with fitness as well. 80 percent of the weight loss comes with what you eat. While 20 percent comes from  working out .   I don’t believe anyone needs to be on a diet. I say that because diets are short term satisfaction no one wants to be on a diet for the rest of their lives. Instead I believe in moderation, and the reason most people gain back  weight after weight loss is because they were on a diet plan, meaning they never fully understood how to regulate their own eating habits.  Continue reading “Recipes Edition”

What was I thinking?

What was I thinking?

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 By: Ms. K

             I had a brilliant idea to start a 21-day clean eating detox program, but I didn’t plan this detox program properly. I am trying to improve my own intake of food. I don’t believe in diets simply because I want to change my lifestyle for the better. I don’t want short-term goals, or short terms improvement while I still lack the proper nutrition of eating right. So I don’t diet, but I am trying to increase my intake of veggies and fruits. I already cut out sugar and salt. I don’t drink juice, or soda minus my occasional ginger al, but I do drink water, tea, and almond milk. Continue reading “What was I thinking?”

Healthy Eating on a Budgets

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By: Ms. J

Most people seem to consider eating healthy as difficult for many reasons. One of the main reasons people do not eat healthy is that they consider it to be expensive. The price of healthy options such as fruits, vegetables and juices versus junk food such as burgers, snacks and sodas create a disadvantage to those who are on a tight budget or low income. Here are some tips and tricks for lowering the cost of eating healthy.

  • Shop at your local supermarkets and farmers markets
  • Use the flyers to tell you what is on sale
  • Shop for fruits and vegetables in season
  • Make a list of everything you need for the weeks ahead before your next trip
  • Slice, dice, Ziploc and freeze fruits and veggies to preserve and reduce prep time
  • Cook more at home versus eating out
  • Reduce portion size of food and increase water intake
  • Reduce your intake on meat /chicken once a week by making a meatless dinner or lunch Continue reading “Healthy Eating on a Budgets”