It’s that time of year: Folks are renewing fitness memberships and resolving to move more in 2019. And that’s a wonderful thing because we all know exercise can help improve our health. In fact, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)’s Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee published brand-new, science-based guidelinesand research-backed reasons (in their executive summary) why regular exercise can significantly enhance our lives.
Whether you’re hosting a party or entertaining for friends, the food you serve should be a memorable part of the event. Passed hors d’oeuvre are a little passé. Why not get your guests involved in a more interactive and inspiring way to nosh? Try a do-it-yourself peanut butter sandwich bar to enliven your soiree.
Halloween is just around the corner which means it’s time for you to start thinking about how you’re going to celebrate! Here are three fun and easy activities PB lovers can do this Halloween.
You’ve heard it all: Sugar is bad. Sugar is toxic. Sugar will destroy your health.
Fear-mongering messages around sugar abound. They are extreme, unhelpful, and take the joy out of eating dessert. Bah Humbug.
Truthfully, it is not that simple – cutting out one ingredient (like sugar) or groups of food is not what will lead to better health. In fact, it can be detrimental to health.
Just eight percent of people typically keep their New Year’s resolutions.
That stat seems like a good reason to start thinking outside of the box for new and more sustainable ideas. It’s admirable to set goals for the year ahead, but it’s easy to fall back on the defaults (i.e. eat better or exercise more). And there is good reason why the diet and fitness industries count on January as one of their most lucrative time periods, which is then followed by a drop-off period. In fact, they count on our failures to change.
Fondue is a fun, communal food that’s great for parties and holiday gatherings. Traditional Swiss fondue is made with melted cheese and wine, and dessert fondue is often made with melted chocolate. The recipes below take a different spin on fondue with peanut butter as the base. Both the sweet and savory versions are packed with flavor and plant-based protein. You can customize the items for dipping to your taste or what’s in season.
The holiday season is filled with family, friends, warm nights in front of a fire and holiday decorations galore. But the holiday season is also a time for reflection, to give thanks and to give to others through acts of kindness. While running a charity 5K or volunteering at a local shelter are great ways to give back to the community, we’ve listed some different ways that you might not have thought of.
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