Registered Dietitian, Carolyn Reynaud is a new guest blogger with TSOLC. Carolyn is a health coach specialist with over ten years of experience working in corporate wellness, clinical disease management, research, and health promotion. This post is sponsored by Calorie Control Council.
Spring has sprung! This has been a long and cold winter, but the air is getting warmer, the sun is staying out longer, and you can finally shake off those winter blues. This is my favorite time or year and one of the reasons it is my favorite is spring produce! You are finally seeing all of those colorful and tasty fruits and vegetables that go into hiding over the winter come back into season.
Fruits and vegetables are the foundation of a healthy diet and research has shown that a colorful plate helps promote healthy eating. So, this is a great time to get in the kitchen and experiment with ways to color your plate.
Have trouble getting in your fruits and veggies? There are several ways to dress them up a part of your meal that you will look forward to.
A low-cal sweetener can be a great addition to your recipes. Your favorite sweetener will satisfy your sweet tooth without adding to your waistline. These products have been used for the last 30 years as a safe way to enhance your food without adding additional calories. Here is some great light and delicious recipes using these products that can help you get in your fruits and veggies this spring!