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Healthy Late Night Snacks to Feed Your Night Owl

It’s late at night and you’ve already had dinner, but now you can hear your stomach grumbling over your show. If you’re like most of us, you've heard that you shouldn’t eat after a certain time because your body doesn’t digest late night snacks properly. Well, what if we told you that you could eat late at night?  Your body doesn’t stop digesting food when it goes to sleep, but it does slow down. So you can still have healthy late night snacks, as long as they're reasonable.  Don't worry, we’re going to help you get through those night owl cravings with some tips on what not to do and tasty suggestions too.   The Don'ts of Late-Night Eating Foods with lots...

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Healthy Meal Plan for Weight Loss Aspirations

Trying to feel better, fit into that new summer outfit you want to wear this year, or just trying to manage your weight and health?ou’re not alone. You’re not alone. Eating better is the first step toward weight loss—we all know that, and dieting is ineffective. The concept of losing weight by starving yourself has been disproven several times. Instead of chasing the latest fad, we've put together a fun and healthy meal plan to get you started. Whether you’re a  9-5 grinder, a stay-at-home parent, or doing shift work, tasty options are easier to find than you'd think. Meal Prep is Key! It’s very important to schedule a healthy meal plan, with each piece ready to go for the week...

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Meal in a Jar Partners With Little Short Stop to Serve You Better

Meal in a Jar has teamed up with Little Short Stop Stores to make fresh, healthy meals available at Little Short Stop Stores. We are announcing today that as of Monday February 13th 2017, selected Little Short Stop Stores will become pick up depots for Meal in a Jar products that are offered through the Meal in a Jar website. Little Short Stop Stores’ President Jamie Arnold says, “Little Short Stop is proud to partner with Meal in a Jar to help provide healthy food options to the people of Waterloo Region.”  “Meal in a Jar is pleased to expand its services to the citizens of Waterloo Region” said Irene Divaris, President/Owner of Meal in a Jar. “With the Little Short...

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Healthy Eating Guide: 8 Ways to Get 9 Servings of Fruit

Fruits and vegetables get a bad rap when we fixate on making quick meals, but they’re actually the best possible food for your body—and you can prepare them in no time. Getting 2.5 cups of them into your system every day isn’t nearly as hard as it sounds  Add an Apple to Breakfast This one’s easy for quick meals in the morning! All you have to do is add one piece of fruit to your morning meal. What do you normally eat? Eggs? Toast? Cereal? It doesn’t matter—just add something to complement the protein your body’s getting from the main course.  The classic choice is the apple. While we prefer to slice our apples to be snackable with a side...

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Quick Meals with Heart for Valentine's Day

Afraid of losing your whole night preparing for one meal? We’ve been there, too—but don’t fret! We have you covered with quick meals that will let you spend the night with that one person who matters most. Sriracha Roasted Chili Spice up your relationship with some hot chili! This is a quick meal to prepare, but it needs to cook for a while before eating. Take it easy on yourself with this set-it-and-forget-it strategy, making it simple to prepare even if you’re not a chef at home. The best part? You can essentially throw all the ingredients into a slow cooker and walk away. All you need to do is chop up the veggies, cook the beef (unless you’re a...

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