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August 22, 2019 / Gina Gargiulo

When we're hungry, it's natural to open the fridge and just grab the first convenient  food you see. If your goal is to lose weight and eat healthier, then it's finally time to set yourself up for success. The way to start is by completely clearing out and organizing your fridge. Here's how to organize your fridge to eat healthier! Prep Your Fruit & Veggies When we go food shopping, we tend to throw all out fruits and vegetables in the bottom drawers of our fridge and only take them out when we feel like eating them. If you actually...

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August 17, 2019 / Gina Gargiulo

It's no surprise that potato chips are loaded with sodium, but what if you crave the same texture as a snack? You can still eat something crispy and crunchy, while being healthy and eating vegetables. If you're in need of some food alternatives, here are homemade veggie chip recipes made easy! Sweet Potato Chips Who said you can't make sweet potatoes into chips? With a little chile and lime zest, you'll be set on this seasoned snack! Preheat the oven to 300˚F and line 2 large rimmed baking sheets with foil. Peel 2 sweet potatoes and slice into thin rounds (about...

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July 28, 2019 / Gina Gargiulo

What is corn? Many of us eat it and it's classified as a vegetable in most places. Nonetheless, there are many worries and uncertainties with this food. For example, it's associated with mass production, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and highly processed foods. Then we bring the word "carbs" into the picture and everyone gets concerned. Before you give corn a bad rep, let's dissect what it actually is and if it's healthy at the end of the day.  Is Corn A Vegetable or Carb? In technical terms, corn is a grain. However nutritionally, it's more like a starchy vegetable. So...

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July 25, 2019 / Gina Gargiulo

If you eat a plant-based diet, then you probably love vegetables. However, many of us dread eating them. Honestly, eating a salad every day can get boring anyways. If you're looking for delicious ways to eat more vegetables, then look no further. No matter what meal it is, veggies can always be involved so you reach your daily serving and then some! Vegetable Snacks The first delicious way to eat more vegetables is hiding it in muffin batter. Pulverize zucchini or steamed broccoli in a food processor and add the greens to your next batch of muffins. You won’t even notice their...

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January 05, 2019 / Gina Gargiulo

Do you find water too boring? Many people would agree with this. What if we told you that there are other ways to stay hydrated? Though water is the purest form, there are other tricks to try to increase your hydration. Here are some weird ways to stay hydrated yourself. Juices Fruit and vegetable juices are a great alternative to plain water, not to mention they taste a whole lot better. Each glass delivers valuable nutrients that will refresh your entire body. Plus, it counts as one of your five daily servings of fruit. If you can’t decide on one...

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