Category: Healthy Eating

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Spicing Up Your Plate with Healthy Benefits

Spicing Up Your Plate with Healthy Benefits

PHOTO CREDIT: Cheyney Barrieau for Eat IN Connecticut There’s a whole new meaning to spicing up your meal in Connecticut. Whether you dine in Wes [...]
Paleo Banana Bread

Paleo Banana Bread

For many of us, the idea of reducing grain in our diet is not very exciting… what will we nosh on? There is something very nourishing about eating som [...]
Jessica Pizano, Owner of Fit to You, LLC

Jessica Pizano, Owner of Fit to You, LLC

This business spotlight is our fifth in a series recognizing local holistic practitioners and businesses that are celebrating 10 years in 2017. I had [...]
Think Like a Vegetarian

Think Like a Vegetarian

I have a love/hate relationship with meat. I love how it keeps me satisfied and sustains my husband, a competitive cyclist. To be honest, it has jus [...]
Secrets to Eating Healthy on the Road

Secrets to Eating Healthy on the Road

It’s a common story: You wake up before dawn, rush to the airport and arrive with only a few minutes to spare before boarding. Glancing around, you re [...]
Genuine Hospitality and Delicious Fare at the Farmhouse Restaurant

Genuine Hospitality and Delicious Fare at the Farmhouse Restaurant

Tucked away in a cozy plaza in Newtown is an amazing farm-to-table restaurant that focuses on delivering fresh local food in a warm and welcoming sett [...]
Highlights from the 1st Annual West Hartford Wine & Food Festival

Highlights from the 1st Annual West Hartford Wine & Food Festival

Residents of Connecticut and beyond enjoyed some of the state’s best food and drink at the First Annual West Hartford Wine & Food Festival on Saturday [...]
Popover Bistro’s Powerplay:  The Power Bowl

Popover Bistro’s Powerplay: The Power Bowl

The “Power Bowl” is quickly becoming the Holy Grail of health food. For those unfamiliar with this rising food star - also known as the “Buddha Bowl,” [...]
Cut Sugar, Fat and Salt with Transition Foods

Cut Sugar, Fat and Salt with Transition Foods

Many of us are addicted to sugar, salt, and toxic fat tastes and the transition to healthier eating can often feel like utter deprivation. Taste buds [...]
Food: You Are What You Eat

Food: You Are What You Eat

Food is the ONE thing that people dose themselves with every single day. Food provides comfort and nourishment. It is engrained in casual social even [...]
Tools To Take Charge of Your Health

Tools To Take Charge of Your Health

Have you ever felt like you need a “tune-up?” Health and body need a re-boot? Are you feeling less than your best? Chalking it up to working too hard [...]
Spring Into New Uses For the Humble Egg

Spring Into New Uses For the Humble Egg

With the advent of spring it seemed fitting to highlight the humble egg. For thousands of years, the egg has been a symbol of new life, rebirth, fert [...]
A Peek at Parsnips

A Peek at Parsnips

It may look similar to a carrot and comes from the carrot family, but parsnips are quite a different vegetable. Because they have no beta-carotene, p [...]
A New Year’s Veggie Resolution

A New Year’s Veggie Resolution

January is the month of resolutions. Each year a significant portion of resolutions have to do with dieting and weight loss. Yet you have probably he [...]
New Year’s Resolution: Healthy Meal Planning

New Year’s Resolution: Healthy Meal Planning

New Year’s resolution time is upon us! For many us, this includes making promises to ourselves to be healthy this year—to eat healthier and make a str [...]
A Butter Like No Other

A Butter Like No Other

You’ve heard of coconut oil, but what are these jars of coconut butter that stores are displaying these days? Often labeled as “coconut manna”, cocon [...]
Paleo Chocolate Bread

Paleo Chocolate Bread

How many of us are trying to reduce our grain? It’s a tough effort for sure, particularly for those afternoon carb cravings that we get on a daily bas [...]
Eating During the Holidays is a Balancing Act

Eating During the Holidays is a Balancing Act

Life is a balancing act. We are constantly balancing our jobs, our families, and our health, to name a few things. Sometimes we are out of balance and [...]
Getting Through the Holiday Season Without Falling off the Wagon!

Getting Through the Holiday Season Without Falling off the Wagon!

The wonderful part of the holidays is that they are a great time to connect with family and friends with so many events, parties and gatherings. The c [...]
Butternut “Rice” Pilaf

Butternut “Rice” Pilaf

Unlike the past, today’s butternut squash flesh is sweet and tender, palatable to both kids and adults alike. But many folks don’t realize how much n [...]
Strategies to Ignite Your Fat-Burning Potential during the Holiday Season

Strategies to Ignite Your Fat-Burning Potential during the Holiday Season

Wouldn’t it be great if you could burn fat all day long instead of just during your exercise session? Especially during the holidays that involve par [...]
The Beauty of Brussel Sprouts

The Beauty of Brussel Sprouts

I didn’t grow up eating Brussels sprouts. I guess this is a good thing because it seems many folks develop a prejudice against these adorable little [...]
The Colorful Side of Collards

The Colorful Side of Collards

Unless you grew up in the south, collard greens may be at best mysterious and at worst misunderstood. Most people think of them as a southern special [...]
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