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Month: May 2017

Meal Kits vs Meal Planning: We Weigh the Pros and Cons

Meal Kits vs Meal Planning: We Weigh the Pros and Cons

The number of companies offering to measure, pack and ship pre-made meal kits to your home seems to grow every week. Meal kits deliver a box of ingredients to your door, that typically make three dinners for two, for around $10/meal.  But if you’re looking […]

Keto on the Go: Our Favorite Ketogenic Lunch Box Ideas

Keto on the Go: Our Favorite Ketogenic Lunch Box Ideas

Standard lunch fare like sandwiches, burgers and fries aren’t exactly part of a ketogenic diet, which switches the body’s primary source of fuel from carbohydrates to fat. When the body is running on fat for fuel, it’s more able to access and use up its own […]

National Bento Day: 4-Ingredient Meals for Any Hour

National Bento Day: 4-Ingredient Meals for Any Hour

We’re 5 months into 2017, and chances are your New Years Resolution to eat healthier is but a distant memory. Who has time to eat better on this crazy schedule, amirite?

You do—at least, you do for one day of the year.

May 18 is National Bento Day, when we celebrate 4 ingredient meals that actually make healthy eating manageable. Healthy eating too expensive? There’s only 4 ingredients. Too busy to make a breakfast? 4 ingredients, baby. Eating on the go? Throw those 4 ingredients in a bag (or a bento box, if you’re getting into the spirit of Bento Day) and you’re ready to roll.

Make every meal of the day a bento, with inspiration from PlateJoy below.

National Bento Day: 4 Ingredient Meals

 

If you’re ready to reclaim your resolution, make it easy with PlateJoy’s meal plans. Find out how.

Low FODMAP Reintroduction Plan: How and Why to Add Foods Back

Low FODMAP Reintroduction Plan: How and Why to Add Foods Back

If you’re having digestive trouble (like bloating, constipation and abdominal pain), you might have considered a low-FODMAP diet. So it can be a bit confusing to hear that one of the reasons to try reintroducing FODMAPS is to improve digestion. The goal of a low-FODMAP diet […]

6 Most Common Food Allergies (and What to Substitute)

6 Most Common Food Allergies (and What to Substitute)

An estimated 15 million people live with food allergies in the US—that’s 15 million people who are hyper-conscious of what comes into their mouths (and what has come in contact with that food before they eat it). If that sounds like you, you already know […]