The veggies are chopped, the pan is prepped, and the meat rub is ready for... wait a minute! I forgot to get the roast! Has this ever happened to you? Staying on top in the kitchen is as simple as one, two, threeContinue reading...
dir="ltr">What influences your food choices? Is it taste, appearance, cost, nutrition? While the answer is probably all of the above, taste often trumps other aspects and is usually enhanced by sugar, salt and fat...but not always! For this year's National Nutrition Month, make nutritious and flavorful recipes.Continue reading...
Is there one cooking oil that rules them all? One healthy and delicious oil that can be used for everything from a salad, to a saute, inside a wok, and all the way to handling the heat of a deep fryer?Continue reading...
What’s great about grapefruit? The list of health benefits is quite extensive, which is why all of February is National Grapefruit Month. This sweet and sour, high-fiber tropical fruit packs in quite a bit of nutrition and health benefits. Try the recipes below for your fill.
The mirror and scale tell only one part of the story of who you are. Don't let them dominate the plot line. Rewriting your internal chatter will have a positive impact on your health. It's easy. All you need to do isContinue reading...
Last month I gave you three tips to Rethink Your Resolutions. (New Year’s Resolutions? Remember those?) If your enthusiasm is gone, your willpower is depleted, and your hope for a “new year, new you” is a distant memory, here are three more tips to help you refocus on your commitment to good health.Continue reading...
One of the most delicious ways to get your day's supply of vitamin C and loads of anti-inflammatory bromelaine, is by learning to select, slice, and dice a fresh pineapple. Don't worry, it's easy!Continue reading...
Does it really matter which cooking oil you use? It's just fat, right? Well, not exactly. Let's look at a few cookery oils and see if we can figure out which oil is the best for different cooking situations.Continue reading...
Stress comes from so many aspects of your life. Your job, home, drive to work, this ridiculous winter, the particularly difficult family member, and your food. When stress becomes chronic, it is more difficult to lose weight.Continue reading...
Comfort food. Two words often associated with carb laden, cheese sauce covered, fat filled meals. Are we stuck with a Pavlovian response to these foods, or can we create new comfort foods and learn to crave carrots?Continue reading...
Beans are an outstanding source of protein and a delicious filling meat replacement for any meal. Canned beans sure are easy to use. But why spend so much money on beans? Enjoy money savings and a delicious meal by learning to prepare dried beans. Then freeze them for convenient grab and cook beansContinue reading...
It’s mid-January. Do you know where your resolutions are? If your enthusiasm is gone, your willpower is depleted, and your hope for a “new year, new you” is a distant memory, now’s the time to rethink your resolutions!Continue reading...
You may know which dish at your favorite restaurant is the healthiest, but what about the salad dressing? Some restaurants posts nutrition on line or even at the restaurant itself. If the dressing is served in a packet or bottle, it is easy to know the calories. But what if the dressing, like your favorite dinner, is chef prepared? How can you make a wise choice? Let's find out by comparing the nutrition facts for these popular restaurant dressings.Continue reading...
Did you resolve to eat healthier this year? Then you need a game plan and a score card that lists the opposing players. Some are just waiting to trip you up and convince you to purchase products that sabotage your health. Find out more about the top three food marketing additions that are designed to convince you to eat more... and more and more. Once you are familiar with them, you can just say no and mean it.Continue reading...
It's that time of year when we sit around fussing over the past year. We write down big dramatic statements that declare our intention to be world class athletes, absolutely perfect in our vegetarian eating plan, healthy, wealthy, kind, and wise in all things all year long. How many weeks did that work last year? Instead, try this gentle approach and make every day happier and healthier.Continue reading...
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