Archives for August 2015

Is ‘Silent Inflammation’ Destroying Your Health And Your Waistline Too?

A little inflammation may not seem like a big deal but there's a lot more to it than most people realize! Inflammation plays a role in a wide range of health conditions, including things like arthritis and appendicitis - diseases with “itis” at the end which form the names of specific inflammatory conditions. But, did you know that there are ... Read More »

3 Tricks For Fat Burning After 40

While there are lots of reasons to love turning 40, this milestone age does bring a few grim realities like a slower metabolism which can result in seemingly inexplicable weight gain. After 40, your metabolism starts to wind down approximately 5% every decade, which means you need to consume fewer calories and exercise more just to maintain your ... Read More »

Easy Southwest Breakfast Burrito

When it comes to breakfast, hot and hearty is how I like to hit the ground running. This recipe will really stick to your ribs and give you tons of energy to start your day with a kick. I love the Southwest flavors in this recipe and it's an excellent source of: Protein, Fiber, Vitamin A and Vitamin C. INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons coconut ... Read More »

Spinach and Strawberry Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Let's face it...Nobody gets excited over a plain, boring salad. A HUGE part of staying on track with a clean eating plan is keeping the healthy recipes exciting. THIS salad will do that for you. It's bursting with flavor combinations to tempt your taste buds and it looks beautiful on your plate. The dressing has a wonderful aroma with just ... Read More »

Easy Yogurt Berry Protein Popsicles

Here's the recipe for the homemade popsicles I'm always talking about on my Facebook show. If you haven't tuned in yet, you can check it out weekdays at Noon Eastern time on my Facebook page. It's a live show so you can never tell what's going to happen which makes it all the more fun! These are an easy, deliciously healthy snack for yourself ... Read More »

Simple Homemade Almond Milk

As promised, here's how I make my own almond milk at home. It's so easy! You just need a blender or food processor and something to strain the almond mixture. I like to use cheese cloth but you can also use a clean kitchen towel. Also, don't skip the first step thinking you'll save time. Soaking the almonds is key. This is an important step as it ... Read More »

Avoid These Sneaky Tricks The Grocery Store Is Using To Sabotage You

How many times has this happened to you.... You’re unpacking your grocery bags and realize you’ve brought home lots of items you really didn’t need and perhaps even forgot some of those you meant to purchase? It’s a common occurrence for most people, with those brightly colored packages and enticing smells, like fresh baking bread, luring ... Read More »

5 Things You NEVER Want to Do If Your Weight Has Plateaued

Have you stopped losing weight and can’t figure out why? Maybe because you “know you’re doing all the right things,” you might have some habits that aren’t as healthy as you might think. And, don’t worry, if you do, you’re not alone – all of these things are fairly common among those who are attempting to become healthier and achieve a ... Read More »

Easy Cucumber Hummus Bites

I don't know about you but I'm a HUGE fan of anything that looks fancy but is really a snap to put together. These cucumber hummus bites are elegant enough to bring to the most formal affair but they're so easy I can make them whenever my daughters decide we're having a spontaneous tea party. This recipe couldn't be more versatile! The ideas ... Read More »

Taco Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Here's how to put a healthy twist on Taco Tuesday! Not to mention, it's a great way to get some good creative use out of ALL of those fresh zucchinis you have from your garden right about now. If you like a little kick in your dishes, then you'll love this recipe too.  So let's get right to it: Makes 4 servings Taco Tuesday's may never be ... Read More »