31 Days to Better Health

Check out this fabulous post from JoinTheReboot.com. These are great, simple changes you can make everyday to live a healthier lifestyle.  Lots of small changes = One BIG change!

 

March is National Nutrition Month so we have come up with our own Reboot-friendly tips to keep you healthy all month long. Plus, spring is just around the corner and what better time to focus on healthy eating?  Here is a quick and easy day-by-day guide with recipes to make the most of good nutrition during the month of March.

Save this as a reminder for every day of the month!

MARCH 1: Choose at least one red fruit or veggie today: Tomato, Beet, Red grapes, Watermelon, Cherries, Strawberries

MARCH 2: Choose at least one Orange/Yellow fruit or veggie: Squash, Sweet Potato, Orange, Clementine, Peppers, Carrots

MARCH 3: Choose at least one Green Fruit or Veggie:  Kale, Spinach, Apple, Zucchini, Celery, Cucumber

MARCH 4: Meatless Monday! Try a meatless breakfast like Trail Mix Oatmeal  or Teff Oatmeal with Almonds & Blueberries

MARCH 5: Choose at least one Blue/Purple Fruit or Veggie: Grapes, Blueberries, Cabbage, Eggplant, Plums

MARCH 6: Choose at least one White Fruit or Veggie: Garlic, Onions, Ginger, Horseradish, Cauliflower

MARCH 7: Hydrate!  Drink at least 8 cups (64 oz. or 2 L) of water. Enhance your water for flavor and nutrients.

MARCH 8: Choose baked foods over fried foods, like these delicious Sweet Potato & Carrot “fries” .

MARCH 9: Spring Cleaning Day – Toss the Sugar! Go through your pantry and cupboards and read the labels of packages. Ditch anything that includes High Fructose Corn Syrup or has sugar/corn syrup/cane sugar as the first ingredient, or contains added sugars.

MARCH 10: Choose tea over coffee or try making ginger “tea” with hot water, fresh ginger root and lemon.

MARCH 11: Meatless Monday! Try a meatless lunch like Black Bean & Red Pepper Soup.

MARCH 12: Drink a juice for breakfast or snack.

MARCH 13: Make it from scratch! Try homemade granola bars like Almond Butter Berry Bars.

MARCH 14: Make exercise, like walking a daily habit.

MARCH 15: Try a brand new veggie!  Fennel, Jicama, Yucca,  Brussels Sprouts, Watercress, any veggie will do!

MARCH 16: Spring Cleaning Day- Toss the Trans-Fats! Read labels for Trans-Fats (listed in the facts label under Total Fat) and read the ingredients for Partially Hydrogenated Oils.

MARCH 17: Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day!  Try the Shamrock Smoothie.

MARCH 18: Meatless Monday! Try a meatless dinner like Black-Eyed Bean Shepard’s Pie.

MARCH 19: Drink a smoothie for breakfast.

MARCH 20: Make it from scratch!  Try a homemade soup. Perfect for lunch or dinner with plenty of leftovers!

MARCH 21: Try a new grain! Quinoa, Teff, kasha (buckwheat), and amaranth just to name a few choices.

MARCH 22: “Just say no” to dessert.  Opt for a tart treat with plenty of fiber and phytonutrients instead.

MARCH 23: Spring Cleaning Day- Toss any artificial colors, sweeteners or flavors! Read labels carefully for ingredients like acesulfame-K, sucralose, sorbitol.

MARCH 24: Make it from Scratch! Try juice-pulp veggie broths and soups. Thai Infused Broth  & Lemon & Mint Lentil  Soup

MARCH 25: Meatless Monday! Try a meatless snack like Carrot & Parsnip “Chips”.

MARCH 26: Try a new spice! Turmeric, cumin, coriander, chili, the list for flavor, immunity and health is endless.

MARCH 27: Make it from Scratch! Try homemade almond milk alone or with Cinnamon Vanilla or Hot Chocolate.

MARCH 28: Start your day with some veggies! Try a veggie-heavy juice, raw veggies with hummus or even a salad in the morning.

MARCH 29: If you want something sweet go for a “smart sweet”.

MARCH 30: Spring Cleaning Day- Toss the BPA (a toxin found in plastic and can linings). Look for BPA-free on packaging.

MARCH 31: Make it from Scratch!  Try homemade gluten-free pizza.

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