The Fall Produce Guide You Didn’t Know You Needed

Bella Breakdown Just because your summer garden is finished doesn’t mean that fresh fruits and vegetables have to be done as well. Here are a few ways that you can take full advantage of the fall fruit and veggie pallet this fall. One of the healthiest options this fall are brussels sprouts. They are the freshest from September through February and with the many different ways to cook them up, it’s an easy way to add variety to any hearty fall meal. Another good, hearty fall vegetables are the cabbage and other leafy greens. Some of the best for...

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Refreshing Fruit-Infused Water Recipes Just In Time For Summer

Bella Breakdown Water is the most important ways to stay hydrated along with the many other benefits H2O can offer. However, sometimes you are looking to drink something with a little more flavor so adding lemon is a popular method. If you’re looking for a new way to drink something sweet, but keep it healthy fruit-infused water is the way to go. To help you out, here are some fruit-infused water recipes you can try this summer that will satisfy your sweet tooth and keep you healthy. Blueberry Orange: For one, blueberries are one of the most potent sources...

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The Best Foods Pre And Post Exercise

Bella Breakdown Have you ever had an off day at the gym, on a run, or playing a sport? Sometimes when our body doesn’t perform to its normal standard, we can feel as though there is no rhyme or reason behind it. However, the fact of the matter is that what you eat before and after you workout can greatly affect how you feel and how you perform. Despite their “unhealthy” rep, carbohydrates are extremely important to anyone who is serious about exercise. Before you workout, it’s essential to make a snack or meal that combines good carbs and...

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Build The Perfect Breakfast Smoothie

Bella Breakdown There’s no better breakfast than a smoothie in the morning. Except, perhaps, a fat stack of sticky, syrupy, butter smothered pancakes. But, ain’t nobody got time for that! Smoothies are quick, healthy, and they can be digested easily, meaning your metabolism will get the kick in the pants it needs ASAP. Plus, you can put a lid on it and take it with you wherever you go. Building the perfect breakfast smoothie is easy. First, get a super blender that completely destroys everything in its path. Then, add one banana (fiber), a scoop of peanut butter (protein),...

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What You Eat Can Affect How You Feel

Bella Breakdown For a long time, vegetables were my enemy. I did not like to eat them because, well, I am ashamed to admit that I was picky. For me, meat, cheese, and carbs were the staples of my diet (yes, not unlike a high school male teenager… don’t judge me). Fortunately, I am rather athletic and I was able to make up for my lack of good diet with regular exercise. But last year, everything changed for me when I started to have dramatic mood swings and feel more sad and anxious than I had felt in a...

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