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What You Can and Cannot Freeze

A commonly asked question is, “Which are the foods that freeze well?” Read on… By Erin Fullam Or, “Which foods DON’T freeze well?” We also hear, “Wow, can you really freeze THAT?” Here at Once a Month Meals we tend to make our own rules and break a few others when it comes to freezing …

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19 Best Body and Brain Superfoods

Did you know that your brain is the most expensive real estate in your body? It uses up to 20 to 30 percent of the calories you consume. And, just like your body doesn’t benefit from junk food, neither does your brain. One lesser-known fact about obesity is that it negatively impacts cognitive function. If you …

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Fat-Fighting Foods

Greek Yogurt Greek yogurt has almost twice as much protein as other yogurts. It takes longer to leave your stomach, keeping you satisfied longer. Plus, you burn more calories digesting protein than carbs. Choose nonfat, low-fat, and low-sugar types. 2/27 Quinoa Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is a nutritional all-star that belongs in your weight loss plan. …

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14 Best Foods to Keep in your Fridge

14 Best Foods to Keep in your Fridge

1/16 Plan Ahead You’re hungry and staring into your fridge, but is there anything healthy in there? Stock up on a few key staples to make sure there’s something good waiting for you. 2/16 Turkey It’s low in fat and sodium, and high in protein. And versatile, too: Wrap some turkey breast in a whole-wheat …

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12 Power Foods to Eat Before and After Exercise

12 Power Foods to Eat Before and After Exercise

The right foods before and after a workout can help boost your results. Learn which ones are best, and which ones to avoid. 1/18 Power Up Like a car uses gas, your body burns carbohydrates for fuel. They give you the energy to power through that jog or fitness class. When you’re done, refueling with …

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Eat these Foods to keep your Appetite in check

We all want to enjoy our food and feel full, but we don’t want to gain weight. Find out more about which foods fill you up the most without packing on the pounds. 1/16 Oatmeal A bowl of this stuff in the morning can keep you going all day. Part of the reason is all …

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10 Foods That Are Good for Your Eyes

  1/11 Raw Red Peppers Bell peppers give you the most vitamin C per calorie. That’s good for the blood vessels in your eyes, and science suggests it could lower your risk of getting cataracts. It’s found in many vegetables and fruits, including bok choy, cauliflower, papayas, and strawberries. Heat will break down vitamin C, …

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10 Foods That Are Good for Your Eyes

Discover an array of foods (beyond carrots) with nutrients that will help your eyes stay healthy now and later. 1/10 Raw Red Peppers Bell peppers give you the most vitamin C per calorie. That’s good for the blood vessels in your eyes, and science suggests it could lower your risk of getting cataracts. It’s found …

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