Thinking of adding more greens to your vegetable diet? Brussels sprouts often have a bad reputation, but did you know that they offer a range of health benefits and can reduce the risk of many health conditions?
At my house, we are a chips and dips crew. I always have salsa in the refrigerator and chips in the pantry.
These No-Bake Raw Brownie Bites are quick, easy, and exclusively sweetened with fruit!
Looking for a yummy grab-and-go breakfast? I am all about convenience in the morning so I love that these egg muffin cups can be made in advance.
I have joined an early morning boot camp and was looking for a quick grab and go breakfast that I could eat on the way…
Try this healthier option for dinner. It takes a vegetarian spin on a casserole-style dish that is full of vegetables and flavor.
Are you looking for a way to spice up your chicken?
Breakfast literally means to ‘break the fast’ between dinner and the meal once a person wakes up.
I had a friend share this simple, healthy recipe with me a few weeks ago. I am always asking her for new recipes.
Salmon might be one of my favorite dinners. The best part is there are so many ways to create and cook a variety of salmon recipes.
Are you in a lunch-packing slump and need new ideas? Try this Curry Chicken Salad.
Warm summer temperatures are around the corner. Eating on the lighter side can be easy and yummy.
Round and orange they grin and glow, unmistakable signs of fall. But, pumpkins don’t shine only as jack-o’-lanterns.
Tailgating is synonymous with fans, fun and food—lots and lots of food. Much of the time, those tailgate feasts don’t feature the most healthful fare. But even in the midst of all the fun, good nutrition doesn’t have to go out the window.
Ok. I know I promised to talk about a Paleo lunch recipe next, but I have been obsessed with trying out Paleo baked goods lately.
My mom laughingly told me to stop reading books the other day. You see, I have been interested in health, fitness and nutrition since I was a teenager (not quite Neolithic times, but a long time ago). So, I am always coming up with new or old info to test out on the family.
No, it’s not hype: Apples really can help keep doctors away. That’s because they’re packed with powerful plant chemicals and other substances that fight disease.
Texans have a fiercely independent nature, and we still try to hold on to a little bit of the old Wild West! Not to mention, we love cowboys. AND, no one can visit Texas without eating some great food.
What comes to mind when you think about July 4th? Most of us probably think of lazy summer days with lots of picnics and fireworks! With all the excitement, it can be easy to overlook what exactly the celebration is about!
Mother’s Day is a time to show love and appreciation for our moms. Keep this recipe in mind to serve up a tasty treat for breakfast for your special mom.
As a health coach and personal trainer, I am always talking to people and answering questions about what to eat and what not to eat! I always try to emphasize “Moderation not Deprivation.” I stress this because we all know what happens when we try to totally restrict something that we are REALLY craving.
With heart health on our minds, let’s have a glass of red wine and try a new snack. Make this fresh, healthy snack to enjoy along with your heart healthy glass of wine because red wine has its benefits in moderation.
Ready to bring in the New Year without the extra calories? Try this punch with one of the three variations that will save you a few calories and taste just as good!
Blueberries and Chocolate… the antioxidant powerhouses. Put them together in a delicious brownie and you’ve got twice as many reasons to eat them. Try these brownies for your next holiday party and everyone will be asking for the recipe.
No small potatoes with this soup recipe, folks! The chill is upon us and nothing warms the body and soul more than a steaming bowl of thick homeade potato soup.
This holiday season, let’s be thankful for good health and great food as we share healthy options with family and friends. Here is a version of sweet potatoes that has a lighter coating sauce that brings out the flavor of the sweet potatoes and saves a few calories.
Carrot Cake is a classic dessert that echoes the scents and flavors of the holiday season, but just because it has carrots does not mean it is automatically a healthy choice. Here’s a recipe you can feel good about.
It’s that time of year… Thanksgiving is around the corner. Holiday eats and treats can come with many tasty temptations. Be on the lookout for holiday recipes and tips that let you partake in the festivities without all the extra calories. Everyone needs a little spice during the holidays, so let’s start with some Pumpkin Spiced Biscuits.
In a medium bowl, mix together yogurt and cream cheese (use a blender for smoother results). Stir in tomatoes, olives,oregano, parsley and pepper, to taste.Spread on whole grain crackers, use as a dip or spread on bread instead of mayo for a flavorfulsandwich or burger