April 2018

Cauliflower that Tastes Like Comfort Food

By | 2018-08-19T10:26:21+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Recipes|

Cauliflower is the perfect blank canvas, made sensational by special touches that include spices and olive. Roasting Cauliflower brings out it's natural sweetness as it absorbs the seasonings and olive oil. This recipe will make you fall in love with cauliflower all over again.  Ingredients 1 large head of cauliflower Olive oil Sea or kosher [...]

Whole Grains; Disease Fighting All Stars

By | 2018-08-19T10:26:57+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Fat Fighting Foods and Tips|

Eating a diet that includes high fiber whole grains can lower the risk of numerous chronic health conditions including obesity, heart disease, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes; all   excellent reasons to switch from processed (refined) grains, aka the "white" foods that have had the bran and wheat germ stripped away. Whole grains on the other [...]

March 2018

Whole Grains; Disease Fighting All Stars

By | 2018-08-18T20:11:23+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Fat Fighting Foods and Tips|

Eating a diet that includes high fiber whole grains can lower the risk of numerous chronic health conditions including obesity, heart disease, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes; all   excellent reasons to switch from processed (refined) grains, aka the "white" foods that have had the bran and wheat germ stripped away. Whole grains on the other [...]

Spring Cleaning Your Refrigerator

By | 2018-08-18T20:09:21+00:00 March 25th, 2018|Healthy Living|

  Spring is here and it's time to cut back on the winter comfort foods, clean up the refrigerator and stock it with more nutritious options. Get off to a fresh start by tossing out any moldy fruits and vegetables, expired preserves, etc., that have surpassed their "fresh" state. Next, clean the shelves and crisper [...]

February 2018

Tighten Up Loose Skin After Weight Loss

By | 2018-08-19T10:29:46+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Healthy Living|

Darn it!  You loose all the weight and now you're left with loose skin!  No worries you can tighten it up again with commitment to exercise and lifestyle changes.  It's always best if you exercise along with your weight loss program because it firms you up while you loose weight.  Even so, you can still [...]

A Delicious Trick for Lowering Blood Pressure

By | 2018-08-19T10:28:30+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Healthy Living|

  Sprinkling just a half a teaspoon of ground cinnamon on your food every day can help reduce blood pressure by as much as 5 points. Try sprinkling cinnamon on yogurt or cereals, popcorn, on baked pears and sliced bananas; cinnamon adds a nice touch to a variety of foods.  

January 2018

Let’s Amaze Ourselves in 2018

By | 2018-08-18T21:06:35+00:00 January 6th, 2018|Fun Stuff, Motivational|

  We have a whole new year in front of us, one that we can fill with stress and negativity or one filled with adventures, good health, challenges to conquer, success and pure joy. I myself love the sense of unlimited possibilities, thousands of magical experiences enjoyed with friends, the new friends I'll make and [...]

Weight Loss Motivational Tip – Love Your Body

By | 2018-08-18T21:07:17+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Healthy Living|

Having confidence and a positive mental attitude about your body is a great way to stay motivated about exercising. So, silence your inner bully and don’t be shy about strutting your stuff at the gym. Just turn on your favorite tunes and get to it. When you feel yourself giving in to your inner critic, [...]

December 2017

Bye, Bye Holiday Weight Gain!

By | 2018-08-19T10:40:17+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Healthy Living|

  For the most part we all look forward to the holidays; all the parties, the presents, layers of comfy clothing, a little winter snow and last but not least; the huge amounts of holiday comfort foods that we shouldn't be eating.  You know what I'm talking about - Christmas cookies, snickerdoodles, hot cocoa by [...]