Tag Archives: nutrition

Quick Tips for Eating Well on the Road

One challenge I have when I’m on the road, is finding healthy food. Now, I’m going to be honest with you. When I’m traveling, I don’t always eat healthy. I let things slide a bit, but just a bit. I prefer to eat well most of the time. That means whole foods, and less Read More

Gridiron Challenge Workout and Nutrition

The goals of this exercise program are to improve strength, power, agility, and endurance. Different types of exercises will be included in the challenge for this month. There will be 3 days per week of strength and endurance training, 2 days per week of agility training, and 2 rest days (with Read More

November: Gridiron Challenge

Welcome to November! There is so much going on this month. Time changes, election day, basketball and football, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving (United States), World Peace Day, Diabetes Month, National Healthy Skin Month…and on and on. This is a busy time of year, with school, family, holidays, and the continuation of Read More


No, it isn’t a funny looking cucumber. It’s zucchini. Zucchini is a simple food that takes on flavor well, and can be a surprising substitute in meals to add variety and nutritional value. Let’s explore this vegetable. So what’s so good about zucchini? Zucchini is good for hydration, with its Read More


What in the world is the purple plant? You don’t see a lot of purple foods. Maybe grapes, figs, and plums, but what about vegetables. You’d be surprised. There are purple peppers, asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, and carrots! We all know it is important to eat a variety of fruits and Read More


Who hasn’t heard about how healthy leafy greens are for you? Well, kale is no exception. With its crisp texture, bright color, and savory taste, this nutrient packed vegetable is well worth your time. So what’s so good about kale? Kale is very nutritious, providing several vitamins, including vitamins E, Read More


What a sweet treat! Cherries are one of my favorite fruits. Even those “so-called” cherries that they put on an ice cream sundae. I love them. I have to admit, I can never find much to do with them, but they do pretty well on their own. On top of Read More


Who wants to eat fungus? If it is mushrooms, then count me in. During my brief stent as a vegetarian, mushrooms were a staple in my diet. Though I am back to my meat eating ways, I still enjoy mushrooms as a regular part of a balanced diet. Just so Read More


I would like to start off by saying that yogurt and I have had a love hate relationship, similar to my relationship with bananas. I enjoy yogurt, but for some reason, I have this habit of buying it and letting it sit in the refrigerator. I buy it because I Read More


I love onions! Maybe it is from my mother. She liked onions, too. I remember her making this 7 layer sandwich thing for a party. When the party was over, the family had the opportunity to eat the leftovers. I remember my dad saying, “you put enough onions on here Read More