Posted in July 2012

Meatless Monday Indian Style & Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia for Dessert

Not only did healthygirlandthecity celebrate one month of blogging yesterday, Meatless Monday is back!  Don’t tell me you forgot?! Tonight I decided to make Zucchini Tomato Curry for dinner. Other than Mexican food, Indian is one of my favorites.  And, in trying to stay healthy (which is sometimes easier said than done), I haven’t been … Continue reading

Healthy & Happy Made Simple

Have you ever contemplated whether or not there’s more to your diet than what you’re putting in your mouth?  I want you to think about this for a minute… I’d like to introduce you to a concept I learned at IIN, Primary Food: Relationships Physical Activity Career Spirituality Take another minute and just let this … Continue reading

Superfoods 101 & Not Your Everyday Greek Salad

Did everyone have a nice weekend? I figured we’d kick off the week with a lesson on superfoods. Warning: there’s a lot of info here, don’t get overwhelmed. Before we dive in, what is a superfood? Definition: a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being (thank you Oxford Dictionaries). I recently … Continue reading

My Meatless Monday Pledge & Italian Stir Fry

Happy Monday everyone!  I was going to take a day off from blogging, but couldn’t help myself. For the last few months I’ve been hearing the term “Meatless Monday“, but wasn’t quite sure exactly why I was hearing it everywhere.  It wasn’t until today that I did a little research about this movement, and I … Continue reading

The Quinoa Virgin: A Lesson in Whole Grains

From the title of this post, I’m sure it won’t surprise you that up until recently I thought “quinoa” was pronounced just as it looks, “quin-oh-a”.  In fact, I didn’t even know what it was (super embarrassed to admit that).  But, I am happy to report that I now know what “keen-wah” is, and I’m … Continue reading

All Calories Are Definitely Not Created Equal

Lately my inbox has been inundated with lots of great newsletters I’ve been subscribing to, and I’ve been trying to watch some more documentaries – I’m really trying to learn as much as I can about the latest news in health & wellness. So, readers What newsletters are you currently subscribed to? Do you have … Continue reading