Looking for a way to eat your greens that not only pleases your palate, but satisfies even the pickiest of eaters? Look no further than this delish ragout that is chock full of healthy vegetables, tasty sausage and creamy fiber-filled beans.
I recently signed up for Backyard Produce, which is a weekly service that [...]
What if I told you that you could eat a decadent tasting pie that was not only low in calories, but loaded with fiber, antioxidants, potassium and folate?
It may sound too good to be true, but the butternut squash pie that I made this week was delicious and healthy. I was craving something [...]
I lost five pounds while on my Walt Disney World vacation, where indulged in candy-covered rice Krispy treats, Dole Pineapple Floats, fudge, brownies, cookies, pizza, burgers, steak, mushroom risotto, butter beer and more! How did I lose five pounds while eating whatever I wanted you may ask? Read on for my top seven tips for [...]
I love going on vacation, but I don’t love being away from my healthy fridge stocked with fruits, veggies and lean protein. Being stuck in the car for hours on end usually means resorting to greasy fast food, chips and soda to satisfy hunger while trying to reach the destination in a reasonable time. But, [...]
A heat wave is taking the country by storm, but no need to succumb to high calorie, fat-laden ice cream to cool off. Indulge in this decadent banana spilt to satisfy your sweet tooth and beat the heat. At the risk of being called blasphemous for creating a banana spilt ice cream without true “ice [...]
I am excited to announce our guest post today is from Devon, the founder of Eastside Make-Ahead Mamas. Devon is a mom who works full-time and needed a way to prepare healthy meals for
her family even on those busy weeknights. She started Eastside Make-Ahead Mamas, a group of moms who get together once [...]
Research shows that having frequent sex (safe sex in a committed relationship of course) offers many health benefits including weight loss, improved mood and a closer relationship. Sex burns approximately 150-200 calories per half hour. Given the recent research that shows exercise is equally beneficial done in 15-20 minute bursts throughout the day, [...]
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I tried to completely cut out sugar a couple of months ago. The result: I gained eight pounds. How? Because when I suddenly focused on what I couldn’t have instead of what I could have, I craved sugar even more than usual.
I lost the eight pounds, but I [...]
Study after study shows that people basically eat three pounds of food a day, regardless whether the food is high calorie or low calorie. Barbara Rolls, Ph.D., a nutrition research at Pennsylvania State University, has conducted a ton of research on appetite and has found time and time again that people feel just as [...]