EAT TO LOSE!

#WednesdaysWeCook, Dinner Recipes

EATING IS GOOD! I routinely encounter friends and family who attempt starving themselves to lose weight. It’s time to “lower the boom”….Get ready…WHEN YOU DON’T EAT, YOU GAIN FAT! It’s really that simple. When you starve your body, it gets scared, very, very scared. Naturally and instinctively, your body hoards every last bit of fat … Read More

HEALTHY TACOS

#WednesdaysWeCook, Dinner Recipes, Lunch Recipes, Recipes

I’m at it again…Respinning healthy choices from everyone’s all-time favorite recipes! Today’s is one of my favorites: Mexican Food and TACOS! Typically laden with saturated fat, I’ve respun this popular dish into something that is both healthy, easy to prepare, fun and flavorful for the whole family! Even my children raved about how great these … Read More

SWEET POTATO CRUSTED MINI QUICHE

#WednesdaysWeCook, Breakfast Recipes, Dinner Recipes, Recipes

Weekend breakfasts…I’m pretty sure my family lives for this! There’s just something special about breakfast! And sometimes breakfast for dinner becomes a weekday favorite too. We all love that the breakfast for dinner theme because it’s easy, fast, and uses no fancy ingredients…Everything is mostly on hand. And, there’s something soothing and comforting about breakfast at … Read More

CHOCOLATE BROWNIE BATTER HUMMUS

Dessert Recipes, Recipes

If you love chocolate, you are in the right place! If you’re like me, I dream about chocolate! But, I’m unwilling to compromise health and nutritional goals for this smooth and luxurious indulgence.  So, when I saw tubs of dessert hummus showing up at my local grocer, I began dreaming of Chocolate Brownie Batter Hummus, … Read More

WHY YOU SHOULD SUPPLEMENT YOUR DIET

#TransformationTuesday, Healthy You

THINK THOSE EXTRA 5 POUNDS ARE IMPOSSIBLE TO LOSE? Think again! In a previous blog, I wrote a tome on  how to “MAKE ONE CHANGE!” to improve your life and to meet healthy lifestyle goals. I’m a girl who likes easy steps to follow, a map to direct, and measurable expectations to determine success. Sometimes, … Read More

FEELING BITTER?

#ThirstyThursday, Healthy You

WHITE AMERICAN GINSENG! What’s that? It is not a football team. It is not the latest rap song. It is not the hottest clothing line. White American Ginseng is a root that has been used in Oriental medicine for thousands of years. It is a medicinal herb, slightly bitter in its taste, and with a cooling … Read More

DRINK YOUR GREENS!

#ThirstyThursday, Healthy You

IT AIN’T EASY BEING GREEN!!! I might be dating myself here, but this was a quote from my childhood friend, Kermit the Frog. Admit it, you remember him too, don’t you?!?! Times have changed but the idea hasn’t. It’s hard to seek out a green lifestyle and its even harder to be surrounded by those … Read More