Hi, I'm Ginny and this is my blog where I share interesting facts on food and fitness, the latest health and wellness research, my latest recipe experiments (mainly on my husband who is a willing subject), as well as a little inspiration from my learnings on living a full and vibrant life. Check out my ME page to find information on what I do and how I could help you or someone you know.
I recently wrote a blog for the integrative medical practice I work with, CentreSpring MD. I thought I would share the helpful information and tips on my blog as well. Everyone could use a little encouragement to eat their greens!
Eating greens every day is ESSENTIAL for good health. Greens are one food I recommend everyone eat, every day. Really, they are that important! Study after s ... Read More
By Virginia Reddick on Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Need a quick and nutritious dinner idea? I've got an idea for you: Fried Cauliflower Rice.
This recipe is so good! Everyone in my family loves it. Trying to cook for a picky 17 month old little girl and my husband is no small task so I count it a huge success that this recipe is one we all like.
Mary Virginia is giving me a run for my money these days as she loves all kinds of ... Read More
A few post back, I shared my go to meal planning tip and two of our favorite week night dinners (read it here (http://www.virginiareddick.com/musings/a-meal-prep-trick-that-saves-me-time-during-busy-weeks)). One of those dinners is a turkey bolognese (http://inspiralized.com/turkey-bolognese-with-zucchini-noodles/)*. It is simple and delicious.
The problem I run into with this recipe, i ... Read More
There is no shortage of meal preparation tricks out there for busy people. Every Sunday, my Instagram feed is full of pictures of people preparing beautiful meals for an entire week. They make it look so simple. I’m sure it is. Yet I find myself still in the process of figuring out what works for my schedule and my family.
We are in a season where trying new recipes and food is j ... Read More
My husband loves oatmeal for his breakfast most every morning.
My daughter loves the same.
So oatmeal has become a staple in our home the past few months. I love that my husband and daughter have a special bond over their morning meal.
Though I am not a huge fan of bowl of oatmeal for my morning meal, I love cooking it for all of the following reasons:
1. It is packed ... Read More
By Virginia Reddick on Thursday, December 15, 2016
In my last post (http://www.virginiareddick.com/musings/5-ways-to-enjoy-thanksgiving-without-gaining-weight), I talked about 5 strategies for avoiding weight gain over Thanksgiving. I should have included Christmas in the title because those same strategies apply for it as well.
One of those strategies was to eat protein at each meal and snack. Eating protein will fill you up therefore ... Read More
By Virginia Reddick on Thursday, September 15, 2016
Quick and easy are two important words in my life these days, especially when it comes to preparing meals.
My sweet girl is two weeks into adjusting to this big world. Her momma is also two weeks into adjusting to this new world of motherhood.
Motherhood is beautifully wonderful, but definitely different than the worlds of being single and newly married. I knew the ways of t ... Read More
Several months ago I posted 4 food rules I try to live by every day (http://www.virginiareddick.com/musings/4-food-rules-i-try-to-live-by). One of these rules is to eat mainly plants. Why is this rule so important to living healthfully?
1. Protects your body from all kinds of disease, cancer, heart disease, arthritis, and dementia
The list of nutrients in vegetables that protect ... Read More