Whole grains are an excellent source of nutrition, as they contain essential enzymes, iron, dietary fiber, vitamin E, and B-complex vitamins. Because the body absorbs grains slowly, they provide sustained and high-quality energy.
Thanksgiving is one of those holidays where we find ourselves going back to canned goods and processed foods to make our holiday favorites. This Thanksgiving, try out one or two of the recipes here to switch up your families holiday traditions.
To begin your clean eating journey, you'll want to start with the basics...fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables are some of the most nutrient-dense foods you can eat…with green leafy vegetables being at the top! You can eat any and all fruits and vegetables but try to eat a wide-range to ensure you are also getting a wide-range of nutrients.
Candy doesn't make a regular appearance in my household. Most candy is filled with artificial colors/flavors/preservatives and excessive amounts of sugar. When I first had kids, I thought for sure that I would never let them eat traditional candy. While that may seem like a great "clean eating" objective, it's not realistic. Overly pushing healthy replacements for traditional candy on holidays like Halloween can actually have the opposite effect on your kids. I have followed these tips ...