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When it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, one of most common question I get asked is, “How can I still eat healthy when I am busy”? This is a great topic of conversation because being busy is certainly the normin our society today. Although being busy while living a healthy lifestyle can be challenging at times, it certainly can be done!
Here are some of my favorite tips for living a healthy lifestyle while being busy:
1. Plan Ahead. Meal planning has proven to be one of the best ways to...
A healthy back to school lunch is comprised of three main food groups which include a healthy source of protein, fat, and carbohydrate.
Lean proteins are important for maintaining, and building your child's muscles, organs, and immune system. Healthy fats are important for developing your child's brain and nervous system. Healthy carbohydrates are important for your child's blood sugar levels to be stable, and gives them sustained energy levels. Complex carbohydrates (such as unrefined...
Today marks 6 years of being married to my very best friend Sean Farrell, who also happens to be the creative director, photographer, and graphic designer behind Dashing Dish!
Many people do not know that Sean is actually one of the biggest reasons that Dashing Dish exists today. I will never forget the night that we sat on the couch in our apartment as a newly married couple, when Sean said to me, why don't you share the recipes that you are so passionate about making online?! I had never...
One of my favorite ‘date nights’ is spent going to Mongolian BBQ and getting frozen yogurt with my hubby. This isn't something we do every day or even every week, and when we do eat out I still make healthier choices (like choosing lean meats and veggies to fill up most of my plate, and frozen yogurt). And because we don't do it often, we enjoy it all the more when we do go out to eat!
Because I live a clean eating lifestyle, many people may think that this means that I never enjoy anything...
Nothing has impacted or changed my life more than when I began to renew my mind with the promises found in the word of God....But the amazing thing is, it doesn't stop there! 2 Timothy tells us that all scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right!
Another powerful lesson God taught me in applying His word to my life was when I began to write pray...
I havereceived many questions about counting calories, so I thought I would share my thoughts after using both approaches in my personal journey to health. In general, I do think that counting calories, especially at first can be beneficial for someone who is just starting to read nutrition labels and get familiar with their bodies needs. However, I always suggest that the ultimate goal to aim for is to listen to your body, rather than counting calories long term.
Counting calories in the...