This Thai-restaurant favorite comes together at home in less time than you'd ever imagine possible.Continue reading...
When you're multi-tasking between meal time and the rest of your to-do list, you may eat more. We offer these tips to help you eat more mindfully even when you can't give your plate your full attention.Continue reading...
You may have heard the old adage: “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper”, but does that really impact your ability to lose weight? A study published Tuesday in the International Journal of Obesity found that yes, there may be truth, although, it’s not 100% clear why.
How often have you heard or read, "Healthy food is expensive"? I hear this assumption a lot, as it’s frequently pegged as one of the causes of America’s obesity crisis. Fruits and vegetables, in particular, are mentioned as overly pricey and inaccessible for many people. Which, when we’re talking about health, is a problem.Continue reading...
Super Bowl snack alert! Crunchy shells filled with BLT deliciousness are perfect for game day... SCORE! P.S. Look for the wonton wrappers with the tofu and other refrigerated Asian products at the supermarket.Continue reading...
You heard the buzz (Everybody’s talking about quinoa!) and succumbed to the lure of its popularity (Everybody’s eating quinoa!), so you bought some quinoa. Now that you have the hot grain-of-the-moment in your very own kitchen—you need to know what to do with it.Continue reading...
Sheila443 began taking a closer look at her physique when she separated from her boyfriend and realized that she didn’t like what she saw. With that new found motivation, she went full force to change everything. She has successfully lost 60lbs and continues to work towards her goal weightContinue reading...
As part of my pledge to eat healthier this year, I’ve decided to cut back a little on my meat consumption—a tall order for such a carnivore. I dug through my recipes and pulled out some vegetarian recipes that will help me make eating meatless delicious.Continue reading...
It’s the simple formula for weight loss posted on most every health and fitness website: Burn more calories than you consume. Seems easy enough, but for many, this translates to cutting calories way too low or spending hours each day in the gym. Here's how to balance your calorie intake and burn.Continue reading...
Is your environment primed for the weight loss success you seek? Even if you make all the right decisions, a toxic environment can rob you of the joys of reaching your goals. Use these tips to set yourself up for success.Continue reading...
When the weather turns frigid and viruses thrive, many care givers turn to chicken soup to provide healing nourishment. Steam opens up nasal passages. The aroma reminds your sluggish brain that food is a good thing. Broth settles soothingly in your tummy, warming you, and helping your body build strength to fight that virus. One of these great soup recipes, followed by a good tuck in with a blanket, is the next best thing to a prescription from the doctor.Continue reading...
If you’re looking for a way to make your food dollars and your cooking efforts go further, think cheap chicken dinners. A whole chicken can go a long way. Once a month, my husband and I buy a fresh chicken from a local farm. Because I think this fresh local chicken tastes so amazing, I get really excited about the delicious chicken recipes we can make with our special purchase.Continue reading...
Now that the low-carb craze is over, you can breathe a sigh of relief. Your favorite starchy carbs aren’t particularly bad for you or your diet. Here are some pasta and potato additions you can safely add to keep your calorie count in check.Continue reading...
The much-dreaded cold and flu season is upon us. And if you’re like me, there isn’t any spare time built into the schedule to be sick. So how can I bolster my defenses against the germs lurking in the common areas in my office, the mall where I do my holiday shopping and the rest stops I encounter in my holiday travels?Continue reading...
Last week, Coca-Cola came out publically for the first time to address our nation’s obesity epidemic with an advertisement. They’ve finally decided to join the conversation about how sugary beverages impact our health.Continue reading...
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