food

January 2017

BBR Meal Day Recipes

By | 2017-05-31T12:36:30+00:00 January 18th, 2017|blog, Recipes, YOLI BLOG|

A lot of people think that healthy eating means giving up delicious foods, but that couldn’t be further from the truth! There are a lot of great BBS-friendly recipes that you can enjoy. We’ve gathered some of our favorite Meal Day recipes for you below! Take a few minutes to go through the recipes and [...]

November 2016

Healthy Thanksgiving Main Dish Options

By | 2016-11-14T15:10:37+00:00 November 14th, 2016|blog, Recipes, YOLI BLOG|

If you’re looking for some healthy main dish options for Thanksgiving, we’ve got you covered! We’ve put together a few BBS-friendly Thanksgiving recipes, including a vegetarian option. Enjoy! Herb-Stuffed Turkey Breast Ingredients 2 boneless, skinless turkey breasts (about 1 pound each) 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for pan 1 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 3 [...]

October 2016

BBS Fall Recipes

By | 2016-10-19T15:02:21+00:00 October 19th, 2016|blog, Recipes, YOLI BLOG|

The leaves are changing and the air is turning crisp, which means it’s time for some delicious fall recipes! Many fall-themed foods are high in sodium, sugar, and fat, but with our BBS fall recipes, you can maintain your healthy lifestyle while still enjoying the delicious seasonal flavors you love. Here are three BBS fall [...]

Stop Dieting and Change the Way You Eat

By | 2016-10-14T10:53:40+00:00 October 14th, 2016|blog, YOLI BLOG|

Most people have either dieted or at least considered it as a way to lose weight. But while maintaining a healthy body weight is important, dieting is not the best way to get there. Here’s why you should stop dieting and start changing the way you eat! Why You Shouldn’t Diet There are a few [...]

5 Creative Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Healthy

By | 2016-10-03T15:43:10+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|blog, Recipes, YOLI BLOG|

Healthy eating isn’t just important for you. It’s also important for your children, and there’s no better time to start cultivating healthy habits than when your kids are young. We know that teaching your children to make good food choices can be difficult, so here are five creative ways to get your children to eat [...]

September 2016

How to Eat Well When You Don’t Want to Cook

By | 2016-09-28T15:05:23+00:00 September 28th, 2016|blog, Recipes, YOLI BLOG|

All of us have days that we don’t feel like cooking, but that doesn’t mean you need to give up on healthy eating. Here are a few ways to eat well when you don’t want to cook! Get creative. Salads and sandwiches are great options when you don’t feel like cooking, but if you make [...]

August 2016

Why Ingredients Are Important

By | 2016-09-08T15:50:22+00:00 August 31st, 2016|blog, Health, Recipes, YOLI BLOG|

When it comes to reading nutritional labels, most of us quit reading after the calorie count. Some of us will venture further down to the sugar, sodium, and fat quantities, but the ingredient list often gets ignored. That’s a mistake, though, because understanding what goes into your food can help you make healthy decisions! Why [...]

July 2016

BBS Grill Recipes

By | 2016-07-25T11:40:19+00:00 July 25th, 2016|blog, Recipes, YOLI BLOG|

Summertime and grilling go hand in hand, and we want to help you embrace the grill while maintaining your healthy lifestyle. Here are some delicious, BBS-friendly grill recipes! Note: some of these recipes include a marinade, so be sure to plan ahead so you have enough time. Grilled Halibut with Cherry Tomato and Corn Salsa [...]

June 2016

Why When You Eat is Important

By | 2016-08-26T09:00:54+00:00 June 29th, 2016|blog, Health, YOLI BLOG|

What you eat is a key part of optimal health, but when you eat is also important. Read on to find out why! Research Let’s start by looking at a couple of studies that illuminate why the timing of your meals matters. In one study, overweight and obese women were separated into two groups. Each [...]

Do I Count Calories or Carbohydrates

By | 2016-08-26T09:04:07+00:00 June 17th, 2016|blog, Health, YOLI BLOG|

Earlier this week, we discussed how much protein you should eat while on the BBS. Today, we’re going to take a look at calories, carbohydrates, and whether or not you should be counting them! Calories The Better Body System is a lifestyle program, not a diet, so with the exception of the 500-600 calorie meal [...]