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Calories

By Eat This. It's Good! / March 31, 2017

Calories, today it’s THE word in weight loss. When it comes to calories I picture in my mind these little white things called calories literally ‘burning’ off of my body and me becoming thinner by the second. I was wrong. In 1824, Clement created the concept of the ‘Calorie’. He used it to measure steam energy. […]

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Jash Browns

By Eat This. It's Good! / March 29, 2017

Rock star Jennifer from Epsom sent this recipe along to me and I love it! Its a great, healthier spin on regular hash browns and you still get the same crisp and crunch. Here is the recipe from Jennifer…Jash Browns Butter or gheeJicama, peeled and gratedSalt & pepper2 eggsHeat a dollop of butter or ghee […]

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Three Rules for Eating on Vacation

By Eat This. It's Good! / March 27, 2017

Here are my three rules to easy eating while on vacation (thank you Michael Pollan for the fantastic ideas in your book “Food Rules”- great read for anyone!): 1. Eat foods that you can visualize in their raw state. If I’m not able to identify where a particular food came from, I’m going to avoid […]

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We All Have Habits

By Eat This. It's Good! / March 24, 2017

There are things we do the same, every time we do them. We drive to work, put the toothpaste on the brush, and put the pillow under our head – the same way, every time.When it comes to the way we eat, we have built habits as well. We like certain foods in certain ways. […]

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Watermelon Salad with Balsamic Dressing

By Eat This. It's Good! / March 22, 2017

This salad will get you ready for the warmer weather. It’s the perfect dish for a summer barbecue. It’s excellent with grilled shrimp or chicken, and you can also place this salad on top of lettuce greens.Watermelon Salad with Balsamic Dressingby Coach Nancy 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 […]

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Quick Facts About Protein

By Eat This. It's Good! / March 20, 2017

Protein, it’s a word we throw around when we talk about food. I thought you might enjoy some facts about protein. It is one of my favorite food subjects – protein!Why is protein so important? The simple answer is that without an adequate supply of all the things protein supplies in our bloodstream, our bodies don’t […]

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Own Your Food Choices

By Eat This. It's Good! / March 17, 2017

I own my food choice. Really. Own them. Do you ever barter with yourself? Make deals, trades or swaps related to food?“Okay, self, I’ll turn down dessert today… but I’m gonna collect on the weekend.” With this mindset, one “good deed” gives you license to “go all out” elsewhere. But these trades don’t pay off — […]

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Zucchini & Summer Squash Sauté

By Eat This. It's Good! / March 15, 2017

I love adding a little bit of basil to this dish for an extra pop of flavor. Dean’s favorite way to make this is to cook it until the squash is golden brown.Zucchini & Summer Squash Sauté by Coach Nancy2 zucchini, sliced thin 2 summer squash, sliced thin 2 garlic cloves, minced Coconut oilSalt & […]

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Eat Mostly Whole Foods

By Eat This. It's Good! / March 13, 2017

Wouldn’t it be nice to learn how to listen to our body’s needs so we can fulfill them?If our body is saying ‘hunger’ we eat until we are satisfied.If our body is saying “I’m good” we stop eating.Both allow for life to happen.How can we best do that? Learn to eat mostly whole foods.What do […]

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Improving Nutrition is Like Learning in School

By Eat This. It's Good! / March 10, 2017

Remember when you were in elementary school? Each fall you came back and it seemed like the courses hadn’t changed much. You would spend the first several months reviewing or, in some cases, relearning the subject until your teacher added anything new. Hmmm…. Improving nutrition is a lot like going to school. The basics of a […]