All of us are striving to cook in a way that's healthy and simple. Unfortunately, healthy and simple can sometimes add up to bland: A plain piece of broiled fish or baked chicken isn’t particularly exciting, right?
The remedy for the h... Read more
Some like it hot! If you're one of those adventurous eaters who prefers a little flame with your food, you're in good company: According to Technomic’s 2013 Flavor Consumer Trend Report, 54 percent of respondents had a hankering for spi... Read more
The flavor of many foods can be enhanced without using calorie-laden sauces and gravies. Here are some great ways to use herbs to “spice up” your meals and bring out the natural flavors of your food. Don’t be afraid to experimen... Read more
Did you know that overindulging on the weekends can lead to a weight gain of nine pounds a year? To stay on track and still have fun with friends and family, serve some of these healthier party foods. (Click on each appetizer for a wide selection of... Read more
Providing your family (or even just yourself) with a hot, nutritious breakfast every morning might sound ideal, but if you're like most people, the chances of that happening on busy weekdays are slim to none. Not anymore! Start your day off right... Read more
A word of caution regarding the addition of LEMON in water.
If you drink it all day long you can become dehydrated! Seriously. My step moms surgery was postponed because she was dehydrated & drank lemon water all day. Citrus is known for dehydration... Read more
Dinner plans: 2 salmon filets baked with lemon juice and pepper. Romaine lettuce with red wine vinegar mixed with spicy brown mustard for dressing. Cucumber slices and carrot sticks. Less tha. 300 calories. What are you having?... Read more
When my husband (who has allergies) or I (who is susceptible to bronchitis) get a cold and it ends up in the lungs, we have cups of hot water with honey, lemon, and cayenne pepper! The honey soothes the throat, the lemon gives a boost of vitamin C,... Read more
Spicy Lemonade is based on the 'Master Cleanse' Detox but instead of ONLY drinking this wonderful drink, just add it to your healthy diet. Add some lemon juice and a dash of cayenne pepper to warm water. The lemon will help detox your body while the... Read more
Spring is right around the corner, and as I glance around my home, I see that a thorough cleaning is in order. Dust bunnies are multiplying under my bed, spider webs are glistening on my chandelier, and a layer of dust has settled on all places... Read more
I love Greek yogurt! I've been eating it for years, after discovering it at Trader Joe's shortly after I started to pay attention to healthy eating. I love that it's now available in regular supermarkets, in several brands, sizes, and flavors. (I pre... Read more
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