How are you readjusting to your new routine as we start to reopen? For some, it may be a relief that we are starting to get back to some kind of “normal” now but for some of us, it means readjusting again to another routine.
If you’ve found that you’re struggling to stay or get back on track with healthy habits, you are not alone!
Sardines are a tiny fish that have a big nutritional punch. Very few other foods pack the same about of nutrients per ounce. They are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D and B12, calcium, and protein. They are a healthy convenient food that is simple to make and taste great.
Are you looking to add in a new veggie? Most of us are creatures of habit when it comes to produce shopping. Carrots, cucumbers, broccoli, zucchini are all familiar safe options. For some just eating veggies is a struggle so why add in a new one. A little change is good. It helps to avoid food burn out from eating the same foods over and over. Also adding in variety will ramp up the nutrition of your diet.
I have a great one for you to try, jicama. It’s pronounced HICK-ama. Jicama is an odd globe-shaped tuber that has a bark-like skin. It’s a little intimidating but worth giving it a try.
Let’s breakdown this wonderful juicy, crunch tuber.
The struggle of cooking is real. It is just not cooking, it is the writing of the grocery list, driving to the store, shopping with a mask on, buying your groceries, prepping, chopping, and then cooking. You spend maybe 30-minutes eating, then you have to clean up. I’m exhausted just thinking about it.
Tips For Keeping Produce Fresh Until Your Next Trip to the Grocery Store
There is nothing worse than stocking up during your weekly trip to the grocery store, farmers market, or CSA delivery and then in a few days, it turns into a wilted soggy mess. Storing produce properly keeps your vegetables and fruits fresher, longer. If you are tired of your produce going bad before your next shopping trip, here are some tips to extend the freshness and life of your produce and help you limit food waste.
I know that you know that fresh veggies are a great source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber and are an important part of a balanced healthy diet. But what about frozen veggies?
Some of us are having to live with fewer funds these days. When operating with a tight budget, food shopping is a struggle and we don’t always make the best choices. You can eat well and healthy on a budget. A little preplanning can go a long way. Here are my tips on getting good and healthy food on a budget.
Grilling intensifies the flavor of fresh veggies and is an easy way to add a simple tasty side to your main dish. Click below for a handy chart to provide you with easy guidelines for prepping and cooking veggies for optimal results.
The official start of summer is here and that means you will be out and about more. Vacation, kid’s soccer games, baseball games, hiking, weekend getaways… So, you need some travel snacks options that aren’t all processed packaged junk. Below is my list of go-to of snacks that are packable.
Would you spend more time in your kitchen if looked better? Maybe? 😊 Kitchen remodels can be very expensive and overwhelming. I’m going to share some very budget friendly ideas that I did that can help you with your kitchen makeover.
Hello! I'm Jori Zimmerman, a nutritionist and owner of Nutrition Savvy. I work with individuals that are looking to make dietary and lifestyle changes that will lead them to living a healthier and higher quality of life.