Category: Nutrition



Are Low-Fat Foods a Healthy Choice?

Do you remember the low-fat and fat-free food craze that swept the nation back in the ’80s and ’90s? Pretty much everything possible was turned into a “fat-free” version – cookies, doughnuts, cheese, sour cream, mayo, salad dressing, and lunch … Continue reading

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Top 10 Red Foods

Since we are focusing on the heart this month, we thought that it would be fun to spotlight the top ten red foods that promote heart health (and are delicious, too!). Strawberries Raspberries Pomegranate Tomatoes Watermelon Beets Bell Pepper Red … Continue reading

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Foods of Love and Lust

Valentine’s Day is a couple days away. Whether you’re spending it alone or with the one you love (or lust), it’s a day to focus on love (of yourself or someone else) and pleasure. If you think you might need … Continue reading

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Healthy Valentine’s Desserts

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. What’s the first thing that pops into your head? For us, it’s chocolate. Our mind starts swirling, trying to figure out which “healthified” delicious chocolate treats we’re going to whip up for the … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-ch Chia!

You know the cute little Chia Pets that seem to pop up every year around the holiday time? Spread the seeds, water, and watch them grow “hair” over a few short weeks. The hair is actually the sprouts of the … Continue reading

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Pre-Workout Fuel

Whether you work out first thing in the morning or some time later in the day, what you eat before your workout can have a major impact on your performance. Morning Workout For some people who hit the gym or … Continue reading

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Quinoa Jambalaya

Quinoa is an amazing grain. Well, technically it’s a fruit, and a relative of spinach and swiss chard, but we consider it a grain. Native to the Andes mountains, Chenopodium quinoa, Wild, has been eaten for over 5,000 years by … Continue reading

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Banish Belly Fat

Belly Fat. Spare Tire. Muffin Top. Call it what you want, but it’s a major health hazard. Fat that’s stored around your midsection raises your risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. That’s the bad news. The good news … Continue reading

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10 Snacks Under 150 Calories

To snack or not to snack? That is the question. Our grandmother used to always say “No snacking – it will ruin¬† your appetite!” Sorry, grandma, we beg to differ. People who stick with the 3-meal-a-day pattern usually tend to … Continue reading

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Slow Cooking for a Fit Body

Like most women, we’re busy gals. First and foremost, we are moms and wives, which means we’ve got to stay on top of the kids, shuttle them here and there, keep the house running, and make sure there’s plenty of … Continue reading

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