Birthday Revelations

Happy 1st Birthday to you.. Happy 1st Birthday to you.. Happy 1st Birthday dear… The Healthy Chew Happy 1st Birthday to you!   A Year In Review For The Healthy Chew         WOW! I can’t believe it’s only been a year since I started this little blog, creating and sharing my passion for…

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How To Meal Prep Like The Pros

Life gets busy, life gets hard, but that shouldn’t mean that your meals become less nutritious. In fact, it should be the total opposite. The busier life gets, the more important nutrition gets to help keep up our stamina for all the curve balls life throws at us. We need to maintain our health and…

Benefits Of Eating More Berries

Ravenous Raspberries Banging Blueberries Sweet Strawberries Bold Blackberries As the summer season comes to a close and the seasonal fruits are shoved off the shelves in the grocery store, I can’t help but shed a small tear when I think about all the summer berries that I might miss out on. I know what you’re…

What I Eat In a Day

Hopefully, most of you guys keep up with my posts, if so you know by now that I have crazy food sensitivities and allergies (about my food allergies here). Like to the point of no return. But that’s okay, I’ve come to accept the solidified fact that my body functions SO MUCH BETTER when I…

What Nobody Tells You About Food Allergies

Before I begin this post, I know I won’t be able to reach everybody I want or even need to.  I know some people reading this post will have no connection to what I am saying, and will not relate. Hear me out. Listen to my words. Let them soak in and maybe pass this…

(10) Ways to Eat Healthier at Restaurants

Americans eat out on average five times a week and for the first time, are spending more on dining out than they do on grocery bills. -National Restaurant Association When I first read that I thought, that can not be true. Five (5) times a week means roughly twenty (20) meals in a month, which…

What’s the Dealio with the Paleo Diet?

When I think of Paleo, I think of going back to the basics, back to the roots of human society. The nutrition basics that our ancestors lived on where they fished, hunted, and gathered. How could they even dream of fast food drive throughs, microwaves or deep freezers? Life was simple, if they didn’t catch any protein…

Benefits Of The Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Our bodies are constantly fighting off bacteria, microbes, germs, sickness and fatigue. Inflammation is the body’s natural defense when it tries to heal itself after cuts and wounds. When we eat right, our body uses the nutrients we give it to fuel its purpose of warding off unwanted disease states. Unknowingly however, our body undergoes…

The Traveling Foodie (Nutrition When Traveling)

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling & How to Travel with Food Allergies Traveling with a food allergy can be very challenging, especially if you’re traveling in and out of rural cities and along routes with only average gas stations to choose from. If you are a picky eater or someone who has food allergies,…

Spices For A Healthy Diet

  What’s The Difference Between An Herb & A Spice?   Spices.. herbs.. they’re all the same right? I didn’t even know there was a true difference until I really started thinking about it. I thought about the spices in the pantry, the herbs in the backyard and then it hit me, there is a difference…