Sweet Potato Fries

If the thought of giving up french fries forever is more than you want to commit to, I have some good news for you. You don't have to give up any foods at all, just re-think the unhealthy foods and replace them with their healthy counterpart. These sweet potato fries are a perfect example and once you try them, you will wonder why you ever ... Read More »

Quick Turkey Meatballs

Today I am setting aside 30 minutes to make some healthy meals on the go. Nothing derails your healthy eating goals like being unprepared. Trust me, when life gets busy, as it always does (life of a mom, wife, and business woman), I will grab quick snacks such as raw unsalted nuts, fresh fruit or veggies. But there are times when I really want to ... Read More »

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

With my girls going back to school, I feel I had better be ready when life gets super busy and the munchies come a calling.  I decided to  do a little prep ahead  today to be ready for school lunches, unplanned hectic days and when I just want something yummy like a muffin. So today I am making moist Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins.  These have the ... Read More »


When we think about healthy foods, usually pancakes are not the first thing that comes to mind. White flour and sugary syrup are both inflammatory foods that I avoid. I've said it many times and it's worth repeating: This is not about depriving yourself but instead, about creating new healthier habits. So, toss out everything your Grandparent's ... Read More »


It's easy to see why chia seeds are so popular. The protein packed wonders can be sprinkled on almost anything and just wait until you taste what they do in a pudding! These little seeds are bursting with so many health benefits. They help you lose weight, balance blood sugar, add healthy omega 3’s, and have age defying antioxidants.  You can ... Read More »


Eggs are nearly an ideal food. Most people know they are high in protein but may be interested to learn that eggs help keep blood sugar steady as well. Let's not forget how quick they are! Add the iron rich spinach and you have a world class breakfast to give you the energy you need to power through your day. You may not have time to whip up ... Read More »

Is Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) Really a Fat Busting Miracle?

More and more people are becoming overweight not just in the US but all over the world. The best way to lose weight and keep it off is by eating right and exercising regularly. But many people are looking for the quick-fix miracle that will help them shed their pounds right away. One of the biggest buzz words in terms of weight loss is conjugated ... Read More »

Fat Burning Blueberry Muffins

One of the things I love most about these muffins, besides the taste, is the shock value. When friends stop by and see muffins on my counter they always rib me and say..."I really thought you practice what your preach! Are those MUFFINS I see?" Imagine their reactions (100% of the time it ends with us sharing a muffin) when I tell them that these ... Read More »

7 Foods You Should AVOID at All Costs!

There is a saying – “Abs are made in the kitchen, not the gym.” What that means is that 80% of your success at weight loss or getting lean is dependent on your diet. When people think of weight loss, they think they need lots of cardio, moderate amounts of resistance and little attention to diet. Their priorities are all skewed. The majority of ... Read More »

Make This ONE Change To Release Trapped Belly Fat

Our diets have changed more radically over the last 30 years than they have for centuries before. There is a food revolution that has secretly taken place and most people are not even aware of it. Most of today’s food causes toxic inflammation in the body because they contain ingredients that are not good for you. The reason these ingredients ... Read More »