I wanted something light to prepare and have in the fridge for the week. After looking through 3-4 cookbooks without being inspired, I decided to turn to Pinterest. Now, I'm not the greatest "pinner" out there, but when I have some time I love going through Pinterst boards. It can be such a huge … Read more about Raw Veggie Salad. . . my version of a detox meal
One of the very best meals on the grill we've had this summer. Right here. For you. It's easy. Healthy. Light. Quick. Delicious. And did I say easy? My mouth is still watering over this meal. It also fits perfectly into the Refresh and Reboot Program. I am all about great, delicious foods … Read more about Flank Steak Salad with Chimichurri . . . a great Refresh and Reboot Meal!
It's Monday. For some that means the end of a weekend of overindulging. It may be a normal Monday morning after a weekend or it may be a Monday after celebrating Easter with family, friends, easter candy, jellybeans, and a wonderful Easter meal. If all the fun has you feeling a little bloated … Read more about Did You Overdo It?
I have been following Dan Buettner and the Blue Zones Projects for quite some time. If you aren't familiar you might check out some of his articles in the New York Times and National Geographic. In a nutshell, he has traveled to and written about the five areas of the world where people live the … Read more about Secrets to Longevity
After most any big celebration or holiday the buzz seems to be about detoxing. I have never been one to follow a strict detox diet. Our bodies are miraculous machines that naturally follow its own detox regimen. This works beautifully until we go overboard with processed foods, sugars, alcohol … Read more about Let Your Body Do Its Thing!
It is the weekend. Those glorious two days we all love! I know your focus is likely on the Royal Wedding, but I figure you still have to eat, right? I talk here about how I follow the 80/20 rule, eating clean 80% of the time and leaving room of 20% to enjoy life. Food is a great part of life and … Read more about Weekend Eats!
It seems to finally be here. The end of summer. It may still be hot as the devil outside where I live, but all other signs point to the end of summer and the beginning of Fall. We find ourselves at Friday night football games and now there is football on every Saturday and Sunday and even Monday … Read more about 3 Tips to Start a Healthy Fall
At the end of many of my fitness classes I'm known to tell the crowd how much I appreciate them coming, have a great day and "no crappy lunches"! I think they've all heard it long enough that it is likely like an annoying whine in their ears. However, it really is important. If you've had a good … Read more about Post Workout Eats
Sunday nights has always been a great night to cook dinner. One of my favorite nights. When I was growing up it was usually a simple meal because typically we would have had an enormous lunch at my grandmother's house. So, on Sunday evenings my dad would make his famous clam chowder, oyster stew … Read more about Sunday Night Shrimp Dinner . . .
One of the number one rules of eating healthy is to eat at home. When you eat at home you have control over how your food is prepared, what you are eating, portion size and making sure your ingredients are geared to your own needs and preferences. You can keep the sodium low, the fat healthy, … Read more about What to Eat When Eating Out
A REALLY Crappy Lunch I HOPE this is NOT what your lunch looks like. What is your lunch? Is it a bite of this and that as you go through the day? A few nibbles off of your child's plate? Something you grab and eat at your desk at work? Or worse, in your car? … Read more about No Crappy Lunches . . . .