Ways to Get More Fiber
You've probably heard the dire statistic: The average American gets less than half of the daily recommended amount of fiber. Why? Even if you're being "good," It's not that easy to get 25 to 30 grams daily. But we've got some easy ideas that will help.
If the word fiber conjures up a box of brown flakes, it's time to open your eyes to the colorful possibilities of low carb, high-fiber plant foods. Transforming these fruits and veggies into quick and delicious dishes doesn't even require cooking.
Banana and Peach Shake Ground Beef Stroganoff Sweet Peas and Pearl Onions Pesto "Cheesecake" with Pine Nuts Indian Chicken Salad Pita Applesauce Breakfast Cake Vacation Island Soup Blackened Chops with Pineapple Salsa J&J Parfaits (Jell-O n' Juice) Cherry Tomatoes Stuffed with Tuna
Awhile back, I wrote about trying out the Whole 30. After giving it a good solid go, I discovered that honestly, that eating style didn't work for me. Too restrictive for one thing. And my bloodsugars didn't seem to want to stabilize. I was low, all the time, and I found myself feeling pretty lousy energy wise three days in. Still wanting to make a commitment to healthier choices, I decided to start just plain eating clean. What does that mean? ...