For those of us in the Northern hemisphere, the warm weather is finally here to stay. And when the temperature rises, we want to spend as much time as possible outside—on the beach, by the pool or just hanging out in the park with our dogs.
And along with summertime hangs come summertime cookouts, picnics and parties, where it can be really easy to overload on unhealthy foods. What’s a girl committed to eating healthily (and mindfully) to do?
Aside from eating in moderation and not denying herself everything fun, she makes smart food choices. And there are some amazingly delicious, good-for-you foods that you should be looking for this summer. Whether you take them to pot lucks or just get creative with your own lunches, here are the best healthy foods to eat this summer.