It’s natural to be drawn to comfort foods. They are, well…comforting after all. They provide soothing, stimulating serotonin in the brain that relaxes us. And in these uncertain times when a lot of us are feeling off balance, reaching for the warmth of nostalgia in the form of carbs, fat, sugar and salt feels like … Continue reading Healthy Comfort Food Hacks
Spending more time at home means more opportunities to enjoy healthy, homemade lunches. It can also mean spending more time prepping and cooking, and possibly getting bored with the same old same old. If you’re looking to add variety without eating up too much of your time, we’ve got you covered. Whether it’s bento boxes … Continue reading Is Eating at Home Eating Up Too Much Time? Try These 32 Healthy Lunch Ideas
Our whole world and ways of being have been turned on their head as many of us prepare to head into week four of sheltering in place. And even if you aren’t stuck at home, but are simply (or not-so-simply) practicing social distancing, well, let’s just say none of this is easy. For anyone. Being … Continue reading Are You Eating Your Feelings? Here are 7 Ways to Stop.
Welcome to the new normal of eating at home. All. The. Time. On one hand, it’s a great time to brush up on your cooking skills. But on the other, planning three meals a day for a full week (or more) can be challenging, especially if you’re feeding an entire family. (And let’s face it, … Continue reading Food Shopping & Meal Planning (When Eating Out Isn’t an Option)
Most of us (if we’re being honest) have some kind of sweet tooth. And (if we’re being even more honest) most of us have also made New Year’s resolutions to make healthier choices in 2020. This list of favorite healthy sweets from some of the Yes Health coaches means we can happily stay true … Continue reading 10 Healthy Sweet-Tooth Savers
Considering the time of year, we’ll bet you have a holiday dinner (or four) with friends and family coming up. The Yes Health coaches are here with their 10 best tips to help you fully enjoy yourself without feeling overly full or undoing your new, healthier habits. “Don’t wait until the big meal to eat,” … Continue reading 10 Tips for Making Your Holiday Meal Game Plan
No holiday meal–especially Thanksgiving– feels complete without dessert. Unfortunately, most traditional after-dinner sweets are packed with lots of sugar, fat and calories. That’s why we’re sharing 11 of our coach team’s deliciously healthy dessert faves to curb your cravings (and impress your friends and family). Enjoy! Coach Cassie Cinnamon Rolls – “I’m a huge cinnamon roll … Continue reading 11 Healthy (& Delish) Holiday Dessert Recipes
Some people need to eat first thing to be able to start their day. While to others, the idea of having a meal when they’re still half asleep is a total non-starter. Whether you’re a breakfast lover or lean more towards brunch, the benefits of making your first meal a balanced one has some serious … Continue reading Is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal of the Day?
Humans have fasted throughout history for many reasons. Lately, the practice of intermittent fasting* as a potential weight-loss tool and health benefit has gotten a lot of attention. But how does it work and is it truly healthy for us? What’s intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting (IF) involves eating your meals during a specified window of time … Continue reading What’s Intermittent Fasting?
Bread is a staple in the American diet, so it’s no wonder we constantly obsess over it. It’s just sometimes hard to separate the wheat from the chaff, so to speak, when it comes to making healthier choices.