After the indulgences of the holidays, it can be tempting to think of January as a time for cutting back, tightening the belt, blah, blah, blah…
In my experience, personal austerity programs don’t last. To keep myself excited and inspired, I prefer to focus on the fun side of healthy eating. Luckily, Whole Foods Market has a host of resources designed to encourage delicious discoveries and culinary creativity.
Watch and learn. What’s more fun than kicking back with a cooking video? The chefs at Whole Foods Market are dedicated to making healthy taste good, and their latest videos are chock full of expert kitchen tricks opens in a new tab and quick and simple healthy recipes opens in a new tab.
Get plan happy. It’s so much easier to stick with healthy eating when you have a plan. Choose from our selection of meal plans opens in a new tab and staying on track is simple and delicious! You’ll find recommendations of recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Look for the logo on the go-go. Sometimes, tasting is believing. Head over to our prepared foods section, and look for the Health Starts Here® logo on salad bar, hot bar and ready-to-eat offerings. It’s a great way to try something new, like subbing portabellos for lunch meat in this Portabello Avocado Wrap.
Pack a snack. Let’s face it: life is better with snacks, and the five delicious varieties of Engine 2 Plant-Strong® Hummus give you lots of options for healthy snacks and meals. Unlike traditional hummus, Engine 2 Plant-Strong® hummus is made without extracted oils, and it’s low in fat and sodium. Scoop it up with your favorite fresh veggies or make a wrap with an Engine 2 Plant-Strong® tortilla.
Be social. Share your healthy eating ideas, successes, tips, favorites, and even challenges tagged with #healthyeah. Also, take a minute to check out what others have posted opens in a new tab. You’re sure to find something to inspire you, and you might just help someone else on their own path to healthy eating!
Do you have a favorite tip to keep the healthy eating inspiration flowing? Share it in the comments!