HEALTHY GROCERY SHOPPING CHEAT SHEET

Ready to start your healthy eating plan but not sure what to get from the grocery store?

Make your grocery shopping trip a success and use our cheat sheet to plan your shopping list! Using a grocery list is one of the best ways to keep your shopping trip on point and avoid all of the temptations hidden in the middle aisles of the grocery store. 

A well rounded grocery list contains lean protein sources, fibrous vegetables, complex carbohydrates, and healthy fats. With the items on the list below, you can easily make several different meals from the same shopping list.

RECIPE

HEALTHY PUMPKIN SPICE LATTE RECIPE

Do you crave Pumpkin Spice Lattes as the fall weather sets in? 

No need to feel guilty anymore about your Pumpkin Spice Latte addiction!

This healthy version is gluten-free, paleo friendly, contains real pumpkin, and uses natural ingredients. This tasty fall beverage is also low sugar, low fat, and low calorie so indulge as much as you'd like!

My Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte is also delicious and I think tastes so much better than the icky sweet and heavy coffee shop versions.

SEPTEMBER: WHAT'S IN SEASON? FRUITS & VEGETABLES PRODUCE GUIDE

Hello September! September marks the end of the summer and the beginning of the fall.

In the markets we have the tail end of the late summer favorites such as greens, melons, and berries to enjoy as well as the start of the fall favorites like pumpkin, potatoes, persimmons, and eggplant. 

Meal planning, September is a transition month to balance the lighter summer favorites with the start of the heavier fall/winter produce. Fall salads, soups, stews, and roasted vegetables are all great options to incorporate into your September meal planning. 

5 THINGS TO DO IN THE MORNING TO SET YOURSELF UP FOR A GREAT MONDAY

Mondays can be tough.

Really, really tough.

Crashing back to reality on Monday morning after the weekend high can be a rough start to the day. Especially when it's Monday. Especially when your inbox is full, your desk is covered with projects, and you don't even know where to start.

You know the feeling, like no amount of coffee will be enough to get you through the day. The feeling that it's 8:30am on Monday and you're already so behind for the week that you can't imagine how you'll ever catch up!

The best was to handle hectic days, especially Mondays, is to take control of the day and don't let the day control you. In order to take control of the day, it's important to establish set rituals and routines that are both fulfilling and productive.

Try these five ways to set yourself up for a great Monday!

JUNE: WHAT'S IN SEASON? FRUITS & VEGETABLES PRODUCE GUIDE

Summer is here and we have so much fresh produce in season to choose from!

June is the perfect time to find a local farmer's market to peruse their fresh produce. Typically, you can find a wide array of fresh greens, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and berries at your local farmer's market. When you visit a local farmer's market, not only are you supporting local farmers, but you're also receiving fresh, high quality produce that is likely much better than the grocery store alternatives.

Below is our list of fruits and vegetables at their peak this month.

Enjoy!