Submitted by TopChefMeals@to... on Tue, 10/27/2020 - 14:41
If you’ve lost your motivation for working out during quarantine, it’s time to get back into the swing of things. There’s plenty you can do at home to stay in shape even without equipment.
THE STORY: Quarantine life has come with a lot of changes for us all. Some of us took up breadmaking or old hobbies. Some of us decided to work on getting healthier, while some of us went the other way and decided to be a bit lazier. Whatever camp you landed in, a workout routine is essential. Even a small amount of daily activity has amazing benefits! Even if your gym is still closed there are plenty of ways to stay in shape at home, with or without equipment.
Submitted by TopChefMeals@to... on Mon, 10/12/2020 - 11:47
While some states have started back to school physically, many more are still staying the course with online learning.
THE STORY: After months of your kids being at home, you may be wondering if you’re doing all you can to keep them healthy both physically & mentally. Are they having their social needs met while social distancing? Are they partaking in too much screen time? Are you doing enough while working and homeschooling and more? We’ve gathered some tips for dealing with quarantine life while parenting to help you make the most of the ongoing situation.
TIPS FOR A HEALTHY HOME LIFE WHEN YOU CAN’T LEAVE THE HOUSE:
Submitted by TopChefMeals@to... on Fri, 09/18/2020 - 14:47
Fall will be here in a matter of days - are you ready to switch from summer salads to autumn soups and seasonal veggies?
THE STORY: As colder weather approaches, soup, and chili really hit the spot. Likewise, there’s nothing better than incorporating autumn veggies into your meals - from pumpkin to squash there’s a recipe out there to please your taste buds. We’ve gathered a handful to get you started with your fall cooking!
Submitted by TopChefMeals@to... on Tue, 09/08/2020 - 11:45
As Covid-19 continues it’s become more and more important to budget your finances for the long haul.
THE STORY: Thanks to Covid-19 many people are out of work or have had their work reduced. While you may have budgeted early this year for normal times, now things are different. Covid-19 has changed the way we budget and, like many others, you might be having some trouble adjusting. Here’s how to get back on track.
HOW TO BUDGET DURING COVID: Here are 4 tips to get you started on making your budget work.
Submitted by TopChefMeals@to... on Wed, 08/26/2020 - 13:49
Ever tried a diet only to give it up a few days later? Want to know how to make it stick?
THE STORY: Many of us have tried different diets in our lives only to find that we have trouble sticking to them. The problem? You need to think of the way you eat as a lifestyle, not a diet.
WAYS TO SUSTAIN HEALTHY EATING AS A LIFESTYLE: The problem with a lot of diets is that you’re depriving yourself of foods you like or cutting so far back on food and calories you’re likely to crash. Neither are sustainable ways of living. Turn a diet into a healthy lifestyle instead with these tips!
Submitted by TopChefMeals@to... on Mon, 08/17/2020 - 13:15
Quarantine has caused many of us to put on a few pounds. You may think it’s due to eating more comfort food, but you might be wrong.
THE STORY: Sometimes figuring out why you’ve recently gained weight is easy - you’ve eating out more thank cooking and haven’t had time to exercise. Other times it’s a little harder to figure out and during these unprecedented times of stress and anxiety, the reasons can be more complicated.
Submitted by TopChefMeals@to... on Wed, 07/22/2020 - 17:51
At this point during the pandemic a lot of us are working off pantry staples as grocery stores carry less specialized items and limited amounts of other items. That means mealtime might be getting a bit boring.
THE STORY: If you’re tired of making basic meals from pantry staples, we’re here to help you spice things up! Use these recipes to improve your mac’n’cheese game or even find something new to make.
RECIPES: Ramen is popular right now, but it can be pretty boring (not to mention full of sodium). Switch things up by ditching the powder flavoring and instead add your fave steamed veggies along with soy or teriyaki sauce to make a real stir-fry! You’ll have a complete meal in minutes.
Submitted by TopChefMeals@to... on Fri, 07/10/2020 - 12:40
Though we thought for a bit that we were past the hump when it came to COVID-19, it looks like we’re still currently in the midst of it. At this point, you might be trying your best to save money and you might have also put on the “Quarantine 15” like the rest of us.
THE STORY: People are looking for ways to save money and stay healthy right now (as well as ways to avoid going out). A great way to accomplish all of these objectives is by using a meal delivery service to eat better, save on spending, and stay in.
Submitted by TopChefMeals@to... on Thu, 06/25/2020 - 14:24
Summer has finally arrived and you know what that means - it’s grilling season! Even though you may not be able to currently hold a full-fledged BBQ due to social-distancing guidelines, you can still enjoy grilling out for yourself and the fam.
THE STORY: We’ve rounded up the best grilling tips available to help you become your family’s Grill Master this summer season. While you might be familiar with some of these, there should be a few new ones to up your grill game!