It's hard to beat a beautiful salad on the table at lunchtime. Healthy, fresh and colorful veggie options  are just endless and I love to experiment with flavor combinations. Some are so good that there's not even a good reason to add dressing. This classic salad is a staple for a reason. It's gorgeous, loaded with lean protein and has plenty of ... Read More »

3 Ways to Drink Baking Soda for Better Health

Many of you may have been using baking soda around your home for years without ever even knowing what it is. We did a little digging to uncover the mystery. It turns out that sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) is a chemical salt that, in its natural form, is the mineral nahcolite. Baking soda can react as both an acid and a base, although in an ... Read More »


You know what I love about January?... Well I do love the snow and cozy fires too, but what I REALLY love is how focused EVERYONE is on their health this time of year. I wish every week was like this! So many people asking for healthy recipes and tips or ways to improve workouts is what I LIVE for and January feeds my passion! Almost everyone ... Read More »


Do you remember making ice cream with you parents or grandparents? They had that old time ice cream churner and all us kids were always so excited when Grandpa would bring it out from the pantry. Did your siblings always start shouting out their favorite flavors too?! I've always wondered if that's where the phrase "I scream, you scream, ... Read More »

Most Commonly Used Cooking Oil is Making You Fat and Killing You Slowly

Those may sound like strong words but hear me out. First....Did you know one of the biggest causes of health problems in the world today is overuse of toxic vegetable oils? This is mostly because the companies making these oils have created a false image. Unbelievably, these oils are marketed as healthy, vegetable oils that are supposed to ... Read More »


Sometimes I wonder if there is anyone who doesn't just love pizza?! It's one of my favorites, too. And it's one of the top foods that  people tell me they really don't want to give up. Well I have good news for pizza lovers today! You don't have to give up pizza at all! With healthier ingredients in the crust and some good colorful ... Read More »


We've been dashing through the snow a lot lately. And Brrr it is freezing out there.  Still...our family loves to play in our Winter wonderland and there's just nothing that warms us up like a toasty cup of creamy cocoa! Skip the sugary packaged mixes and try this 3 ingredient easy Hot Chocolate recipe. This recipe makes 1 serving so make ... Read More »

Don’t Let Dining Out Wreck Your Weight Loss Plan

Dining out can be a treat for your taste buds but a disaster for your weight loss program. It doesn't have to be if you choose your restaurant carefully. Chinese, Japanese, and Thai restaurants can be a good choice. Most oriental cuisines rely on vegetables and rice as the major ingredients in their dishes. Meat is treated as a condiment ... Read More »


Am I the only one who always feels hurried at lunchtime? If you're like me, always trying to get a lot done in a short time, you're probably always looking for quick solutions so making lunch doesn't take time away from productivity. This recipe is so perfect for just that! A lot of times I already have cooked chicken breast leftover in the ... Read More »


The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us here in the US and I am traveling with my hubby and kids to spend the holiday with relatives. Ever wonder WHY you are so exhausted after air travel? Stress and dehydration play a big role. Then there's the on-the-go meals and stress from the hustle and bustle and excitement of it all. Top that off with a big ... Read More »