14 Tips for Staying Healthy on Road Trips

For many, the open road symbolizes freedom and adventure.  Despite the excitement of road tripping with friends and family to a new destination, or a favorite getaway, it’s challenging to maintain healthy habits when you’re on the road. Traveling by car allows you to control the pace, but not always your surroundings. In most cases, […]

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Guide to a Healthier Cinco de Mayo

Guide to a Healthier Cinco de Mayo

Who doesn’t love an excuse to get together with friends, enjoy delicious foods, and tasty drinks? Cinco de Mayo gives us the perfect reason to go out and have fun.  Mexican food can be healthy; beans, grilled meats, and vegetables are smart choices. On the other hand, fried foods smothered in cheese and sauces coupled […]

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39 Healthy Road Trip Snack Ideas

It’s easy to mindlessly eat while driving or riding in the car, especially if you’re getting your snacks from rest stops and fast food places. However, you don’t have to toss out your normal healthy habits when traveling. Eating healthy on the road all boils down to planning. Bringing your own snacks allows you to […]

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9 Things Not to Do When Starting a New Diet

Embarking on a new weight-loss plan can be daunting. There are so many different ideas, theories and diet plans, that it can feel impossible to figure out what works best for you. As if that weren’t enough, some TV shows feature extreme weight losses that are nearly impossible for anyone to achieve in real life. […]

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How to Eat Out Without Sabotaging Your Healthy Habits

When you are trying to eat healthier, ordering food at some restaurants can seem impossible. Many restaurant menus are loaded with tantalizing options that tempt you into ordering a sugary, salty – and diet sabotaging – dish. A 2016 study from the Journal of the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found that 92% of […]

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Quick and Easy One-Pot Recipes

Cooking dinner sounds less intimidating if you only have one dish to clean up afterwards. That’s why we have gathered 7 delicious, easy one pot meals. No mess, no stress! Honey Garlic Shrimp Get the recipe from Kevin and Amanda. Vegetarian Pasta Primavera Get the recipe from Oh My Veggies. Sweet Potato Burrito Bowls Get the recipe […]

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Win a Kitchen Scale in National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. With this year’s theme “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right,” we are going to break down what exactly “eating right” looks like. Eating right or eating smart follows a few basic tenets: Cook more of your own food Cut back on unhealthy choices and substitute […]

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Heart Healthy Honey Basil Fruit Salad

Here at EatSmart, we’re continuing to celebrate Heart Health Month with another nutritious recipe! This week, we are featuring a Honey Basil Fruit Salad, which blends together 3 healthy fruits with a sweet, quick and easy dressing. A key ingredient in the salad is strawberries, which are great for maintaining a healthy heart because they are naturally free of sodium, cholesterol, and […]

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Marathon Nutrition Tips

Top Nutrition Tips to Follow When Training for a Marathon

During your marathon training, you’re going to substantially increase your weekly mileage and the stress put on your body.  You will also burn a lot of calories during conditioning workouts.  You need a diet that will accomplish two main goals during this 4 – 5 month time period. First, you want to maximize the results […]

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5-Minute Lentil Tomato Salad

Did you know February is Heart Health Month?  Here at EatSmart, we are dedicated to bettering the lives of our customers through encouraging a healthy lifestyle.  We encourage our readers to learn more about living a heart-healthy life by visiting and exploring the American Heart Association website. To do our part in celebrating Heart Health Month, EatSmart will […]

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5 Reasons Why Watermelon Is Wonderful

Watermelon. It’s refreshing, sweet, light and low calorie. This juicy fruit is an excellent after dinner sweet treat and great in other ways too! I love it in salads, soups, drinks, smoothies, frozen treats! And what picnic or BBQ isn’t complete without this iconic bright pink piece of summertime? I was in the grocery store […]

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