Posts Tagged "nutritious"

Fall for Vegetarian Options

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Fall for Vegetarian Options

Many people have decided to forgo meat and live a vegetarian lifestyle. The reasons people choose to make this change vary from person to person but there are plenty of plant-based food options available for anyone considering vegetarianism.   October is National Vegetarian Awareness Month and the fall is the perfect time to try out some meals without meat.   Types of Vegetarianism   Being vegetarian doesn’t simply mean not eating meat or animal products. There are other types...

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Macadamia Nut-tritious

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Macadamia Nut-tritious

Did you know that it takes 7 years after a macadamia tree is planted for it to produce fruit (the nut)? But, once they begin producing fruit, they remain productive for 100 years!!   You may know little about macadamia nuts, but they are actually one of the most sought-after nuts in the world. Along with being a food source, the husk can also be used as fertilizer, the oil can be used in soaps, shampoos and conditions, and the rest can be used as animal feed. This make this nut very...

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Mix It Up on National Trail Mix

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Mix It Up on National Trail Mix

Lightweight, nutritious, energy boosting… trail mix is the ideal snack! This Thursday, August 31st is National Trail Mix Day, and it is one of my favorites!   Trail mix comes in a variety of ways, but the most common combination is a mixture of nuts, dried fruits, and sometimes chocolate. Traditionally, as the name implies, trail mix was meant for trails. It was seen as the ideal snack to take on a long hike because it is lightweight, and can offer a much-needed energy boost after...

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Back to School Snacks

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Back to School Snacks

As summer winds down and the season begins to change, it’s a great time to look ahead and prepare for the upcoming school year. A large part of feeling great and sticking to foods your body loves is being prepared when hunger hits. Whether you are sending your children off to school, or attending classes yourself, having snacks on hand is a great way to stay focused on your learning instead of your hunger.   The Benefits of Snacking   Maintain energy levels – I’m sure you’ve...

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Hydrate the Refreshing Way

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Hydrate the Refreshing Way

Picture this: You are at the beach, it is a beautiful day, and the only thing that is wrong is the salty air making you dehydrated. You try to avoid reaching for soda, but the water just doesn’t cut it. So what do you do?   This is where you can use your imagination to freshen up your beverages this summer. One of my favorite ways to add pizzazz to my water is to simply add fruit!   4 Ways to Revamp Your Water   1.) Fruit Infused Water: You can start by adding lemon wedges to...

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