Mexican Chorizo Hash with Eggs

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, so we here at U Rock Girl are getting ready to celebrate with some kicked up recipes. No basic tacos, nachos, and burritos here (and they won’t be missed). We’ve dug into … Continue reading

Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice

Common herbs and spices may help protect against certain chronic conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Herbs, including basil and parsley, are from plants and plant parts. Spices, such as turmeric, chili powder, and paprika, often come from the … Continue reading

The Power of Loving Yourself

Back in 2009, we were interviewed by Oxygen Magazine about “how to avoid pitfalls with your fitness goals and how to stop bashing yourself when your progress stalls”. What a mouthful! We were pleased that the magazine was covering this … Continue reading

Is a Raw Food Diet for You?

In light of Earth Day being today, we thought we would talk about the ultimate in “green” eating – Raw Diets. We are sure many of you have heard of raw eating, and many of you have either tried it … Continue reading

Easy Sushi Hand Rolls

Anyone who knows us knows that our favorite food, hands down, is sushi. We are not into rolls – we do straight up sushi and sashimi and will eat just about anything. Rarely we look at a menu when going to a … Continue reading

Eating Green 2017

Earth Day is this coming Saturday, April 22nd. What are you going to do to mark the occasion? You can “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”, you can donate your cast-offs (old coats, glasses, cell phones, sneakers, ink cartridges, cars) to a charity, … Continue reading

What’s on Your Bucket List?

“And in the end it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln If you were told that you have only a few days or months to live, how would you … Continue reading

Crustless Goat Cheese and Leek Quiche

Easter is just a few hops away from arriving. Haven’t decided what to prepare yet? Try our crust-less goat cheese and leek quiche. While the kids go hunting for eggs filled with surprises, you can be chewing happily away on … Continue reading

Power Snacks

We don’t know why, but snacking seems to be a controversial topic. One one side of the argument, you have people who say that snacking will ruin your appetite and cause you to gain weight. On the other side, snacking … Continue reading

Healthy Passover Lasagna

Monday at sundown marks the beginning of the 8-day celebration of Passover for Jews all over the world. Passover is the holiday that celebrates the exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt and their enslavement. Because they fled Egypt in … Continue reading