Archives for June 2014

Sweet and Sour Crock-Pot Chicken

Summer is in full swing and while some refer to the Lazy Days of Summer, many of us know them as the Crazy Days of Summer. Between cookouts, pool parties and running kids to various camps and activities it can get tough to find time to prepare healthy meals. Not to mention it's SO hot that the last thing we want to do is turn on an oven or stove ... Read More »

4 Refrigerator Hacks to Help You Shed Belly Fat

If you’re trying to lose weight, you may think your refrigerator is the enemy, but it’s easy to turn it into your ally in helping you to achieve that optimal shape. The key is organization! Shifting the food around in your fridge can actually retrain your brain to lose those stubborn pounds by helping you to crave healthier foods rather than ... Read More »

Orange Julius Smoothie

How many of you remember going to the mall with your parents as kids? Now, do you remember the Orange Julius kiosk? Me too! It was always a unique frothy reward after a long day of shopping. Today I'm going to share a blast from the past with a healthy twist! My Orange Julius Smoothie recipe tastes just like the ones you remember but with more ... Read More »

7 Sneaky Tricks To Stick to Your Diet Like Glue and Lose the Weight For Good!

I think we all know how hard it is to lose weight. In the beginning, we’re usually pretty motivated, but after a while, even when we have the very best of intentions, we tend to get off track when stress gets in the way and are lured in by the temptation of fattening or sugary treats. Once we give in, instead of getting quickly back on track, we ... Read More »

Chocolate Apple Protein Bars

Summer is here and kids are excited to be out of school! This means lazy days and maybe, just maybe, some sleeping in for Moms. If you're like me and don't want to sacrifice good nutrition but might want to take advantage of an extra 30 minute snooze, I have the solution. My 2 girls really love these and I can feel good about them reaching ... Read More »

This Rare Peruvian Plant Melts Away Belly Fat!

Our planet naturally provides us with many AMAZING things that can enhance our good health and fitness, and maca root is one of the MOST EXCEPTIONAL, particularly for women. Never heard of it? That’s probably because this plant grows high in the Andes Mountains in South America– and nowhere else! While most of us here in the U.S. have never even ... Read More »

This Sweet Syrup FIGHTS belly flab?

I know, this sounds way too good to be true, but a number of health experts have touted yacon syrup as the latest and greatest thing when it comes to losing weight. While many supplements aimed at weight loss severely miss the mark, yacon syrup actually does have some legitimate research behind it to back these claims. If you haven’t heard ... Read More »