Healthy Living Monday Motivation

Links about eating on a budget, school lunches, traffic light eating, and wellness workshops. Read now or pin for later. - Health Happens at Home

Great tips here for healthy eating on a budget. "...processed food will actually cost more than food you cook yourself...The downsides to cooking are typically time and convenience...but people typically consume 20 - 40 percent fewer calories when they eat in."

The Real Problem with School Lunch. Have you seen the school lunch photo comparing American public school lunches with those of other countries? It always makes me sad, because while the food is lacking I've see the other side where the Food Service Director is really trying but they have to meet their budget. The real problem is the money we have to spend or are willing to spend (or lack thereof). 

Traffic Light Eating has transformed how I eat and feed my family (and I am a Dietitian). No calorie counting and it's easy enough for kids to understand. Here is a little bit more about Traffic Light Eating. Subscribe for a free printable you can put on the fridge. 

No Diet, no detox: how to relearn the art of eating. "Our relationship with food has become distorted and obsessive. As the new year brings diet madness, it needn't be such a struggle to learn good eating habits." I really enjoyed this post!

Are you looking for implement some healthier habits for your family? I've got a sale on the Healthy Kids, Happy Families Workshop right now. Check it now before the price goes up!

Erin Marie

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Posted on January 18, 2016 and filed under Monday Motivation.