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How to Hide Veggies in Your Favorite Foods

Vegetables are not often listed as a favorite food or delicious indulgence — but hearty greens are among the healthiest ingredients you can add to a meal. Luckily, we've got some suggestions for how to sneak heart-healthy veggies into your favorite snacks and entrees. You won't even notice the difference, and you may even realize they taste better this way!

Mix Cauliflower or Broccoli in Scrambled Eggs

Puree or finely dice cauliflower or broccoli and add to your scrambled eggs for some Vitamin C. To make a whole breakfast meal, slice and bake a russet potato and add a Premio Breakfast Sausage link to the side.

Use Zucchini Noodles Instead of Pasta

An ingenious way to cut the carbs while still getting your taste of Italy is to replace pasta with zucchini noodles. Th... Read more
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Spicing Up Your Salad

During the summer months, more of us add salads into our diet so we can enjoy healthier outdoor lifestyles while keeping waistlines trim. However, after a week of healthy greens, you may find yourself quickly bored by the meal. Opt to venture outside of the typical mix of iceberg lettuce, few cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, slices of onions and drizzle of store-bought dressing. Jazz up your summer salads with fresh and surprising ingredients to bring a bit of sweet and savory texture to your salad.

Dazzle Your Taste Buds With These Healthy Salad Enhancers

The same basic salad configuration can leave your taste buds bored and tempted to sink their teeth into a juicy burger patty. To fight the urge of food temptation and maintain your healthy summer diet, see your bed of lettuce as... Read more
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Cooking for Keto

The keto diet is the latest food and weight loss diet taking over dieting and pop culture. Essentially, the keto diet allows you to eat many of your favorite fatty and low-carb foods while losing weight and enjoying a healthier and more active lifestyle. Keto diets boost a wide array of health benefits, including significant weight loss and reduction of blood sugar and insulin levels. Diets can often seem intimidating, but by understanding the types of foods you can still eat and how you can create healthy, fun and fresh meals, mastering the keto diet is simple and fun.

What Can You Eat on the Keto Diet?

When on the keto diet, it may be tempting at first to believe you can eat any high-fat food you want. For the best results, those enjoying the keto diet need to monitor their... Read more

Staying Healthy During Summer

Summertime may give you tons of opportunities to hang out in the beautiful weather, but it can still be hard to lose weight. After all, those pool parties and picnics usually involve calorie heavy foods. Rather than worry about gaining weight or losing your healthy momentum this summer, use some of our hints to make good choices. That way, you can go to all the social gatherings you want and always leave feeling good about the foods you eat.

Bring a Bottle of Infused Water With You

Did you know your brain sometimes sends hunger signals when you are actually thirsty? Make sure you never misread your hunger pangs again by taking water with you. Buy a reusable water bottle and fill it throughout the day. For an added boost of flavor, try infusing your regular water with slice... Read more
Ways to Spice Up Your Salad

Ways to Spice up Your Salads

You know that voice? The one that pops up in your head every so often and says, “I suppose I should probably choose a salad today instead of what I’m actually craving?” Sometimes we listen to that voice, and other times, we’re less responsible. For many of us, the problem comes down to the salad itself. We’re tired of eating the same old salad, and we’re tired of picking through a bowl of dull greens with a few half-hearted croutons thrown on top. What if there was a way to make the salad itself more exciting? What if we could somehow flip our mindset so that we no longer have a nagging voice in our head that’s guilting us into eating a boring salad when we’re really craving something a little more satisfying? In other words, what if we made our salads so exciting and extra-jazzy tha... Read more

Grow Your Own Veggies

Have you ever wished that you knew your vegetables were not just fresh but also picked only moments before you used them in your favorite recipes? Your dreams can come true! The answer is to grow your own vegetable garden.

Worried that you need some kind of "green thumb" or magical ability to grow veggies that are delicious for you and your family? The truth is that all you have to do is follow a few simple tips. Even if you have only a windowsill or patio, you can grow at least some of the produce necessary for your next healthy sausage recipes for dinner.

Check out these ideas to grow a garden your neighbors will envy — and maybe enjoy, too!

Tips to Growing Veggies Out... Read more

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Tips for Making Meal Prep Easier

When is the last time you’ve felt like there were enough hours in the day? Between spending the day at the office, rushing kids from one activity to another, trying to plan and cook meals and do the shopping, it can easily feel like there isn’t time in the day to breathe. As a member of today’s fast-paced society, what can you do to ease this constant strain of busyness on yourself? We’d like to suggest that meal prep is a fantastic first step to getting some of your lost time back and making your days a little less hectic. While this may seem like only one small step, you may be surprised just how much time it allows you to reclaim for yourself.

Why Should You Try Meal Prep?

At the thought of adding yet another step into our days, many of us may initially... Read more

Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Packed Lunch

Buying lunch every day, whether it's your kids buying school lunches or you stepping out of the office for a bite at the local cafe, can add up. At the same time, packing your lunch every day can get a little boring — eating the same PB&J, apple and pretzels can get old really fast. You can upgrade your packed lunch in many ways. Bringing your lunch doesn't have to be boring and can save you a lot of money over time. Check out three of our best tips on turning your drab packed lunch into a meal you look forward to enjoying all morning.

1. Use Reusable Items

Packing your lunch can be a little pricier if you use disposable items every time. The cost of paper bags, plastic utensils and disposable plastic baggies will add up and are also much more harmful to the environmen... Read more
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Tips for Sticking to Your Healthy Eating Resolution

It's time to say goodbye to the habits and memories of the last 12 months and make room for a brand new start. As the New Year has finally arrived, you may be excited to get a head start on your goals. If your New Year's resolutions include eating better and practicing healthier habits, how can you stick to those sentiments without burning out and hoping to do better when the next year comes around? There's a delicious way to diet when you make a few simple switches, and Premio is here to help you stay healthy and satisfied all year. Here are our top three tips for healthy eating this year.

1. Cut Out Processed Food

When it comes to taking care of your body, losing weight and aiming for a healthier lifestyle, your first step should be to remove all the unh... Read more

Tips for Sticking to Your Low-Carb Diet

The holidays are right around the corner, and with all the family meals, fun gatherings and goodies that accompany them, you might be worried about keeping your habits healthy, keeping your cravings in check and making sure your low-carb diet doesn't go to waste. There's nothing wrong with having fun and indulging a little around the holidays, but you also want to ensure your hard work and health stay in check. Here are some helpful tips for keeping up with your low-carb diet while still getting into the holiday spirit.

Read Nutrition Labels

When it comes to candy canes, gingersnaps, chocolates and other holiday goodies, treating yourself can be tempting, but be sure to pace yourself and stay aware of what and how much you're eating. When you're trying to sti... Read more