Food Watch: Cereals – Part 2

Food Watch: Cereals – Part 2

Part 2 of Food Watch: Cereals examines the nutrition and health advantages or disadvantages of packaged cereals. We need to know what we're eating, and by looking closely at the ingredients list and the nutrition label on cereal boxes, we can see what's in each spoonful. This is a long post, but I promise you, it's [...]

Week 12 Health Log 7.5/10…maintained weight loss

I've been logging what I eat and drink for 12 weeks already...wow! I've also been tracking how many "eating hours" I have each day (the number of hours in which I consume my food for the day). At some point, I also started to track how much I walk in a week and how much [...]

Food Watch: Cereals – Part 1

Food Watch: Cereals – Part 1

What’s usually your first bite of the day? For many, it’s a simple, easy bowl of cereal. Most of us grew up eating cereal for breakfast. We don’t have to eat cereal in the morning, but many people and families find it quick to eat before hurrying out the door to begin the day. But [...]

Week 11 Health Log 8.5/10 …healthy eating habits :)

I'm a few days late getting the last week's log out. A busy time. Well, either busy or it was really nice outside, and I took advantage of the hot prairie weather. Week 11 was an improvement over week #10. 😊 This week’s successes: -I walked 5 days (a total of 23.57 km). -I had [...]

Week 10 Food/Health Log 6/10…a pattern?

Week 10 Food/Health Log 6/10…a pattern?

This last week included a few social events, so you'll see I enjoyed myself (see my notes about social events at the end of this post). I didn't go too crazy, but I dipped into a few of the unhealthy foods that tend to pull me in. I still included lots of healthy foods this [...]

Greens n’ Grains Salad with Creamy Garlic Dressing/Dip

Greens n’ Grains Salad with Creamy Garlic Dressing/Dip

Sometimes, it’s nice to have a thick, creamy dressing on a salad. It’s a bonus when that same dressing can be used as a dip. A double bonus? This recipe is super healthy, oil-free and dairy free! Try the dressing/dip for this salad recipe and tweak it a bit to make it precisely to your liking. [...]