Low Carb Egg Casserole

6 Healthy Breakfast Casserole Recipes for Easier Morning Meals

By Katie Garrity / May 6, 2024 / Comments Off on 6 Healthy Breakfast Casserole Recipes for Easier Morning Meals

With our lives so busy and full, sometimes, prepping and cooking a filling and nutritious breakfast just isn’t in the cards. Work, kids, and the like can make mornings chaotic. That’s why meal prep can be such a lifesaver — especially when it comes in the form of a casserole. Casseroles are a perfect option…

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These 2 Trader Joe’s Frozen Breakfast Foods Are Packed With Protein

By Katie Garrity / March 2, 2024 / Comments Off on These 2 Trader Joe’s Frozen Breakfast Foods Are Packed With Protein

Busy mornings sometimes call for the convenience of a frozen breakfast. But you still want to get enough protein to keep you energized through the morning. Luckily, there are a couple of Trader Joe’s frozen breakfast items that come packed with protein. Keep these in the freezer for extra-manic mornings (and hey — they can even…

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I Tried TikTok’s Viral Frozen Yogurt Bark and It’s The Most Refreshing Treat

By Katie Garrity / January 20, 2024 / Comments Off on I Tried TikTok’s Viral Frozen Yogurt Bark and It’s The Most Refreshing Treat

For those looking for an effortless treat perfect for warm days (or a yummy holiday treat), this frozen yogurt bark going viral on TikTok is a great option. Containing fresh berries and crisp granola, it serves as a refreshing snack sure to be a hit. Using a combination of blueberries, strawberries, granola, and of course,…

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6 Healthy Grocery Shopping Hacks Nutritionists Swear By

By Katie Garrity / January 10, 2024 / Comments Off on 6 Healthy Grocery Shopping Hacks Nutritionists Swear By

The beginning of a healthy eating journey starts at the grocery store. You need to pick up the right ingredients and plan the right meals in order to cook up something nutritious that won’t leave you craving sweets at midnight. Once you have a kitchen stocked with fresh produce, whole grains, and lean proteins, you’ll…

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I Tried TikTok’s Viral Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap and I’m Never Going Back

By Katie Garrity / January 5, 2024 / Comments Off on I Tried TikTok’s Viral Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap and I’m Never Going Back

Fans of a classic Caesar salad need to prepare themselves for the innovation of the viral TikTok Chicken Caesar Wraps. Containing all the yummy, tangy goodness of a traditional Caesar salad – the crisp romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing, the parmesan cheese, the satisfying crunch of croutons are sure to make any mouth water. Add in…

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White Bean and Kale Soup

5 Low-Sodium Soup Recipes Perfect For a Winter Dinner

By Katie Garrity / December 30, 2023 / Comments Off on 5 Low-Sodium Soup Recipes Perfect For a Winter Dinner

As wintertime comes in full force with brisk winds and brutal snows, there’s something so cozy and satisfying about coming home from a snowy commute or chilly walk with the dog to a fresh, warm bowl of soup. Some soup can have a bit too much salt, having that punch of heartiness but lacking when…

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brown rice chicken casserole

7 Healthy Brown Rice Recipes to Use Up This Pantry Staple

By Katie Garrity / December 26, 2023 / Comments Off on 7 Healthy Brown Rice Recipes to Use Up This Pantry Staple

Anytime we’re in the kitchen, stumped and trying to brainstorm just what exactly to make for dinner, there seems to be one particular pantry staple that always comes in handy — brown rice. Delicious, versatile, and filled with tons of health benefits and nutrients, brown rice can be the best addition to any meal whether…

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6 Healthy Trader Joe’s Frozen Foods Under $5

By Katie Garrity / December 16, 2023 / Comments Off on 6 Healthy Trader Joe’s Frozen Foods Under $5

Grocery bills aren’t getting any less expensive. It seems like a trip to the local grocer now sends most into sticker shock. Stores like Costco and Aldi are great alternatives when you want to get the best bang for your buck, but do not sleep on Trader Joe’s when it comes to affordable groceries. If…

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6 Quick Meals at Aldi That Don’t Break The Bank

By Katie Garrity / December 7, 2023 / Comments Off on 6 Quick Meals at Aldi That Don’t Break The Bank

Grocery bills lately have been giving everyday consumers sticker shock. That’s why grocery stores like Aldi can be a great alternative when you want to have a delicious meal but don’t want to break the bank. Here are some quick meals at Aldi that are affordable and easy to make for those with busy schedules…

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6 Healthy Aldi Snacks Under $4 You’re Sleeping On

By Katie Garrity / November 5, 2023 / Comments Off on 6 Healthy Aldi Snacks Under $4 You’re Sleeping On

You know that moment when you get home from the grocery store and take a look at your haul, only to realize that you bought ten items but spent over $100? How does this happen? Grocery bills have been skyrocketing, and the sticker shock is so real. Thankfully, stores like Aldi have helped with the…

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5 Low-Calorie Trader Joe’s Snacks We’re Obsessed With

By Katie Garrity / October 17, 2023 / Comments Off on 5 Low-Calorie Trader Joe’s Snacks We’re Obsessed With

If you can brave the notoriously hectic Trader Joe’s parking lot (Why is that a universal thing!?), then you’re in store for tons of delicious, low-calorie snacks that will taste amazing and keep you full until your next meal. Fun fact: some of the best low-calorie Trader Joe’s snacks are found in the frozen aisle.…

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10 Low-Calorie Costco Snacks We’re Loving Right Now

By Katie Garrity / October 16, 2023 / Comments Off on 10 Low-Calorie Costco Snacks We’re Loving Right Now

Costco can be an overwhelming place when you’re not looking for a specific product. Hours could be spent wandering the giant aisles, browsing everything from power tools to pork chops. To help ease the anxiety of your next shopping trip, we’ve rounded up some of the best low-calorie Costco snacks that will keep you full…

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The 5 Amazing Health Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

By Katie Garrity / October 13, 2023 / Comments Off on The 5 Amazing Health Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

While it may seem pretty standard for the average person to get a jumpstart on their day with a cup of coffee, for many around the world, coffee isn’t the drink of choice. Tea is actually considered the most popular drink around the world, which makes sense when you consider all of the amazing health…

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7 Healthy Butternut Squash Recipes To Cook This Fall

By Katie Garrity / October 7, 2023 / Comments Off on 7 Healthy Butternut Squash Recipes To Cook This Fall

Fall is in the air! After all the pumpkin carving, apple picking, and general fall festivities are done, there’s no question a person could work up an appetite. If you’re looking to keep up with the fall theme, there’s no question that these delicious butternut squash recipes should be added to your meal plan for…

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Do Prebiotic Sodas Actually Work? An RD Weighs In

By Katie Garrity / October 1, 2023 / Comments Off on Do Prebiotic Sodas Actually Work? An RD Weighs In

Prebiotic sodas are all the rage right now. Bright colored boxes of the fizzy drinks can be found in most grocery stores with plenty of different brands to pick from. While they might look pretty and be trending on TikTok, do prebiotic sodas actually work? We picked the brain of a registered dietitian to get…

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I Lost 30 Pounds Thanks to This Expert-Approved Mental Trick

By Katie Garrity / September 18, 2023 / Comments Off on I Lost 30 Pounds Thanks to This Expert-Approved Mental Trick

I recently lost 30 pounds in six months, but when I first began this weight loss journey, I had no clue where to begin. All I knew was that I needed to make a serious mental change if I wanted to really make healthy habits stick. For me, that meant shifting my thinking from “Boy,…

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low sugar food options at Costco

7 Low-Sugar Foods at Costco Registered Dietitians Love

By Katie Garrity / September 11, 2023 / Comments Off on 7 Low-Sugar Foods at Costco Registered Dietitians Love

Thanks to the magic of Costco — a popular bulk warehouse store — anyone looking to stay on a low-sugar diet but still wants to feel satisfied and energized will have no issue finding tons of foods and snacks that will fit the bill.  If you don’t know where to begin with low-sugar foods at…

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The Unhealthiest Starbucks Drinks With More Calories Than a Meal

By Katie Garrity / September 7, 2023 / Comments Off on The Unhealthiest Starbucks Drinks With More Calories Than a Meal

At the end of a long hard day, there is something about a special treat from Starbucks that always seems to hit the spot. From frappuccinos to chai lattes, a sweet drink with some whipped cream can be a nice way to treat yourself. However, some Starbucks drinks do have a downside — they can…

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English Muffin Pizzas

7 Easy Recipes That Helped Me Lose 30 Pounds in 6 Months

By Katie Garrity / August 23, 2023 / Comments Off on 7 Easy Recipes That Helped Me Lose 30 Pounds in 6 Months

Before I started my recent weight loss journey, I’d never really looked into nutrition or paid any attention to what kinds of foods and drinks I was putting into my body. But I knew that if I wanted to live a healthier life and feel better (inside and out), I really needed to be conscious…

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6 Breakfast Foods That Help Reduce Inflammation, Say Experts

By Katie Garrity / August 5, 2023 / Comments Off on 6 Breakfast Foods That Help Reduce Inflammation, Say Experts

Getting the day off to a feel-good start should be a priority for anyone working towards a healthy lifestyle, and that starts with breakfast. What we put into our bodies first thing in the morning can set the tempo for how we feel the rest of the day. There are some foods that can lead…

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5 Foods That Trigger Stomach Problems, and How To Feel Better

By Katie Garrity / July 21, 2023 / Comments Off on 5 Foods That Trigger Stomach Problems, and How To Feel Better

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start planning picnics, barbeques, and the perfect dish to serve at an outdoor dinner party. Fresh watermelon and burgers off the grill are summer staples that anyone can get behind, but what about when a food hangover sets in and that stomach starts to rumble?

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Deprivation Doesn’t Work: I Lost 30 Pounds in 6 Months with This Realistic Strategy

By Katie Garrity / July 5, 2023 /

Losing weight through healthy choices has improved my overall physical and mental health and made me feel more energized.

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10 Healthy Costco Snacks That Are Easy for On-The-Go

By Katie Garrity / July 1, 2023 / Comments Off on 10 Healthy Costco Snacks That Are Easy for On-The-Go

Life is busy, and sometimes, there are just not enough hours in the day to prepare and make snacks that are healthy and on-the-go friendly. Thanks to the magic of a beloved bulk warehouse store, these on-the-go healthy Costco snacks that are also filled with nutrients and energy-giving proteins are easier to get than ever.…

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8 Breakfast Foods To Give Your Skin a Healthy Glow

By Katie Garrity / June 26, 2023 / Comments Off on 8 Breakfast Foods To Give Your Skin a Healthy Glow

There’s no question that what kinds of foods we consume can have effects on how we feel and what we look like on the outside. Some foods help debloat an upset stomach others can assist with preventing hair loss. There are also foods you can include in your diet that may help achieve gorgeous, radiant…

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