More Protein, Less Refined Starch

You want to lose weight, but are so confused by all of the information out there. Is it really calories in and calories out? Does the type of food you choose make a difference? Well, a newer study hopes to … Continue reading

Are you prone to PMS?

Mood swings fatigue irritability depression tender breasts abdominal bloating anxiety insomnia headache fluid retention increased appetite with cravings for sweet or salty foods Does this sound like you in the days leading up to your period? Then you have PMS. … Continue reading

Happy Spring!

It’s the first day of Spring!  The Vernal Equinox. Twelve hours of sunlight. In sunny Southern California, we’re celebrating it in the pool. Oh yes, it’s warm enough to go swimming. Good-bye winter – so glad you’re gone. Spring represents … Continue reading

8 Secrets to Portion Control

You’ve heard it before – one of the easiest things you can do to overhaul your diet, without giving up everything you love, is to scale back on the portions. Kind of like having your cake and eating it too, … Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day Menu

St. Patty’s Day. A day to celebrate all things Irish. The Blarney stone. Erin Go ‘Braugh. Corned beef and cabbage. Irish soda bread. Guinness stout. Potatoes. We’re sure we’re not going to shock you when we tell you most of … Continue reading

Spring Forward

It’s one of our favorite times of the year – Daylight Saving. Hello longer days! We’re loving the later sunset. Longer days means more time to spend outdoors – walking with the kids, throwing the football around with the teenagers, … Continue reading

STOP Your Late Night Eating

Most women we know consume a significant chunk of their calories after 8 p.m. Why is late-night binging or grazing so common and what can you do about it? The major reason why we stuff ourselves so late at night is … Continue reading

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Heaven!

Oh chocolate chip cookies! How we love thee – let us count the ways! You’re ooey and gooey, warm fresh from the oven, a perfect blend of sweetness and slightly bitter from the dark chocolate. And best of all, we … Continue reading

The TV Diet

When you think of things that go together, what comes to mind? Fred and Wilma, Lucy and Ethel, cookies and milk, peanut butter and jelly. What about watching TV and snacking? Are we right? When you sit down at night … Continue reading

Slow-Roasted Salmon with Asparagus and Yukon Gold potatoes

Have you ever had amazing BBQ? Whether it’s pulled pork, brisket, or ribs, that shredded, tender, moist, falling-off-the-bone quality comes from cooking the meat low and slow. Real masters of the ‘Q cook their meat over very low temperature (200 … Continue reading