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.
What does eating seasonally mean?
It is when you eat foods that are grown and harvested at the time of the year you buy, cook and eat them.
Why does eating seasonally matter?
Here are my top 5 reasons:
1. The Flavor
Food just tastes better when eaten in season versus when it is out of season. Who wants to eat a pale, gritty tomato in January? But a p ... Read More
What is your biggest challenge to eating healthfully?
How can I help you learn to take care of yourself so you can thrive and experience the fullness of life?
I want to know what you need! Please take a few minutes to answer a 10 question survey (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Z7L7DXN) that will help me better know and meet your needs.
Back to my original question: i ... Read More
Do you want to increase your productivity during the day? Eat breakfast.
Easier said than done right?! Eating breakfast can be a challenge as mornings can be one of the busiest times of your day. Your challenge could be that you are just not a morning person so you tend to hit the snooze button one too many times and then scramble to get to work on time (that was me this morning!) ... Read More
By Virginia Reddick on Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Do you live by any food rules?
I do, though I like to call them standards. It sounds more pleasant than rules. Plus it helps me not feel the anxiety I used to back in second grade trying to earn stars on the bulletin board for good behavior.
It is important for me to have standards or principles I live by regarding what I put in my body. This helps me make decisions when I a ... Read More
By Virginia Reddick on Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Meal prepping on weekends. Easier said than done, right?! Who really wants to spend their time on the weekend meal prepping. Yet it truly is one of the most important keys to sticking with your healthy eating goals. For just as the the old adage says (which I believe was said by Benjamin Franklin) “by failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”
Herein lies the dilemma: ... Read More