12 Healthy Movie Night Snacks for a Fun Movie Marathon | The Health Sessions

12 Healthy Movie Night Snacks to Try This Weekend

Let’s face it: good food makes everything a little better.

When you have arthritis, chronic fatigue or Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, you probably spend plenty of time at home, resting. And there’s nothing like a captivating story to take your mind off your pain and problems for a while. What’s more, great movies can provide hope and inspiration. By showing similar situations from another point of view, movies also help you to reframe your problems, offer different solutions and see how things could work out.

A crunchy snack to munch on is all you need to turn your regular TV night into a fun movie marathon. Whether you love classic popcorn, salted pretzels or chocolate bars, there are healthier versions of all your favorite movie night snacks, sweet and savory.

No matter if you’re binge-watching by yourself, socializing with friends or having a date night at home, treat yourself to these 12 healthy movie night snacks for the ultimate film-viewing experience! 

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Healthier Holiday Baking: 15 Sweet Recipes to Enjoy This Season | The Health Sessions

Healthier Holiday Baking: 15 Sweet Recipes to Enjoy This Season

Admit it: Part of the holiday season fun is eating all the good food. But good food doesn’t automatically mean sugar-laden sweets and desserts.

Don’t get me wrong, I don’t believe in ‘guilt-free’ treats, because there’s nothing wrong with having cookies on Christmas Eve and you should enjoy that. For some of us, however, eating pecan pie or candy cane causes harmful blood sugar spikes, abdominal pain, allergic reactions or worsening of our chronic illness symptoms.

Thankfully, you don’t have to settle for boring unsweetened, gluten-free banana bread during Thanksgiving or Christmas family gatherings. These 15 better-for-you cookies, cakes and puddings prove that healthier holiday baking looks and tastes deliciously!

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11 Healthy Snacks to Beat the Midday Slump | The Health Sessions

11 Healthy Snacks to Beat the Afternoon Slump

When it comes to healthy eating, there’s one pitfall I struggle with: healthy snacking.

Especially when the afternoon slump rolls around, I crave something sweet or salty to give me a little energy boost. And of course, a banana, boiled egg, unsweetened yogurt or green smoothie would do just fine, but I love a crunchy bite – and apparently, I’m not the only one.

So if you’re looking for quick & easy snacks that’ll bring just a little extra joy to your day, then take a look at these 11 healthy snacks to beat the afternoon slump. 

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5 Delicious Smoothie Recipes for a Healthy Breakfast on the Go | The Health Sessions

5 Delicious Smoothie Recipes for a Healthy Breakfast on the Go

This article is written by Karmen from The Healthy Cuisine

Smoothies can make a great breakfast but only if you choose your ingredients right. In this article, we take a quick look at what you need to make a healthy and filling breakfast smoothie as well as share five delicious recipes you can try today.

There are certain rules to be followed when making a smoothie if you want it to turn out not only tasty but also healthy. This means you cannot just throw your favorite treats in there and call it a success. Here are a few tips and tricks on how to do it right so you do not end up with a dessert rather than a healthy breakfast.

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Shared Meals: 11 Family-Style Platters for Every Time of Day | The Health Sessions

Shared Meals: 11 Family-Style Platters for Every Time of Day

Have you been drooling over those pretty pictures of delicious food platters on Instagram and Pinterest?

There’s something ultimately relaxed about shared dining. I mean, what’s not to love about gathering around a beautiful board filled with foods for every flavour? That’s what makes shared meals perfect for festive occasions, from passing a vibrant crudité platter on parties to hosting a brunch.

If you have picky eaters, family-style meals also take the pressure off cooking something everyone will eat by serving separate components. When you put bowls with different foods on the table, everyone can create their own dinner.

Sharing a meal isn’t limited to snacks and dinnertime either. From breakfast boards to dessert platters, take a look at these 11 shared meals you can enjoy any time of day.

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