Jerusalem Artichoke & White Bean Soup with Oysters

I'm excited to share another amazing recipe from one of my members! Recently, I challenged my members to submit their original healthy creations as part of my Healthy Holiday Recipe Challenge and I'm excited to share the Top 5 recipes with YOU! This hearty recipe hits the spot and was a finalist among hundreds of others. This soup recipe is ... Read More »

Crunchy Bits of Energy

So excited to share this recipe! Recently I asked my members to submit their own healthy creations as part of my Healthy Holiday Recipe Challenge. I was blown away by all the yummy and healthy recipes that were shared. This recipe was in the top five out of hundreds of entries! Thanks to Forever Fit Club member, Laurie Bigelow Smith of ... Read More »

What the Color of Food Can Tell You About Nutrients

Do you ever get overwhelmed by all of the things you want to remember about food? For many people, knowing which foods are healthiest is a challenge. It can be hard to keep track of all the different vitamins and minerals, let alone complex information like which have flavanols and which have fiber. Want an easy-to-remember trick to ... Read More »

9 Foods That You Can Eat a Lot of Without Getting Fat

It can be challenging to get slimmer, stronger and healthier. Maybe it's hard to find time. For some, it’s hard to find energy. And for many, it’s hard to avoid being hungry. If you're a person who likes to eat a lot, I have some good news for you today! There are plenty of foods that are good for you and will also make you feel full. ... Read More »

How Strong Is Your Banana Game?

The banana is one of the world’s favorite fruits. It also may be one of the most under-appreciated. Not only are bananas delicious, they're uber nutritious. You could be missing out if you're making these mistakes though. Most people grab a bunch of bananas on every food shopping trip and then wait until they turn from green to yellow to ... Read More »

8 Ways Fat Helps Your Body

I'm not here to bash fat, quite the opposite in fact. You could be surprised to learn that fat is one of the 3 major nutrients you need every day. Fat keeps hunger at bay and eating the right fat benefits you. Yes, it may seem ironic but it helps you maintain a healthy body weight too. For many years fat has received a bad rap. The ... Read More »

6 Reasons to Drink Kefir Today

Have you ever gone to the store to buy milk and wondered about the “kefir” the next shelf over? Kefir is becoming more and more popular, and is available in different flavors, but many people have no idea what it is, or why they should be drinking it. Kefir is a drink that’s similar in flavor and health benefits to yogurt.  It’s ... Read More »

4 Reasons to EAT Your Grape Seeds

Do you like eating grapes? So do I. They're a juicy ,tasty bundle of goodness. Here's the catch, if you toss out the seeds, or eat only the seedless type, you're missing plenty. Why? Because, the discarded seeds carry more benefits than the fleshy grapes! This is a fact. Research shows, grape seeds are full of important nutrients and ... Read More »

What I Eat in a Day (weekend meal plan)

I get a lot of questions about what I eat and especially about what to order when dining out. Today I'll share exactly what I eat (recipes too) on a typical weekend day. Hope you'll try these yummy recipes and see how delicious it is to eat healthy foods that your body loves! Veggie Quiche Recipe 6 egg whites 1/2 red onion, chopped 8 oz. ... Watch Video »

5 Healthy Soups to Warm Your Soul

It's hard to go wrong with a good soup recipe! Soups offer versatility because they can be served as a starter but also work perfectly as a main dish. These recipes will store in the freezer for quick "heat and eat" meals on the run. Here are 5 of my favorites that will warm your belly and soothe your soul! 5 Soul Soothing Soup Recipes 1. ... Read More »