Healthy Eating

Super Foods for a Super Body

Posted by on July 2, 2014 at 2:00 am

Guest Post from James Gaida Have you ever wondered how Super Heroes do it?  How do they build those amazing bodies? Take a look at Wonder Woman.  She didn’t always look this great. There was a time when Wonder Woman wasn’t feeling like a Super Hero.  She wasn’t always comfortable in her revealing crime fighting […]

Herb Chicken, Arugula and Mango Salad

Posted by on June 26, 2014 at 7:00 am

This recipe takes the concept of chicken salad to a whole new level. There is so much going on in the flavor department like sweet mango, savory chicken, tender asparagus, tangy arugula, and creamy goat cheese. Servings: 4 Here’s what you need…. For the Herb marinade:     Juice from 1 lemon     1 teaspoon olive […]

Easy Pork Chops

Posted by on June 19, 2014 at 7:00 am

Lean cuts of pork are high in protein and low in fat. Add a side of veggies and you’ve got a clean meal that delivers all the right nutrients without waist-expanding carbs. Servings: 4 Here’s what you need…     2 apples, chopped     1 medium yellow onion, chopped     2 Tablespoons coconut oil     cinnamon […]

On-The-Go Ham Cups

Posted by on June 12, 2014 at 7:00 am

Here’s a recipe for the perfect on-the-go energy food. Ham, broccoli and an egg combine for a tasty snack that’s packed with protein and fiber. Make a dozen and enjoy throughout your week. Servings: 12 Here’s what you need…     1 teaspoon olive oil     1 clove garlic, minced     1/2 yellow onion, chopped     […]

Women and Alcohol (the not so pretty picture)

Posted by on June 9, 2014 at 2:00 am

Recent Australian research indicates that women over the age of 45 are the highest consumers of alcohol after the 18-25 year olds.  If you’re regularly consuming 2-3 glasses of wine more than 4 days a week, this could be you! Australia’s problem only?  Sorry, no. The Wall Street Journal recently ran this article: “Gallup pollsters […]

Healthy “Fried” Chicken

Posted by on June 5, 2014 at 7:00 am

This recipe meets all 5 of the steps to a healthy dinner. By baking the chicken and using low-carb flours, this recipe has half of the calories and 80% less fat than traditional fried chicken. Serve with a side of vegetables and a salad. Servings: 6 Here’s what you need…     2 eggs     2 […]

Roasted & Stuffed Eggplant

Posted by on May 29, 2014 at 7:00 am

Roasted veggies are low in calories and high in fiber, making them the perfect diet food. This dish will fill you up without adding too many calories to your daily tally. Add a side of lean protein for a complete meal. Servings: 6   Here’s what you need…     3 medium eggplants     1 teaspoon […]

Is this fruit the Fountain of Youth?

Posted by on May 27, 2014 at 2:00 am

From Lisa Bullock Here’s my tribute to that king (or Queen) of fruits – The Avocado! Avocado is made up predominantly of fat.  But because this is 2014 and we know that fat is NOT the enemy, especially healthy fats like this, this is a GOOD thing!  Most of the fat is monounsaturated in the […]

Lettuce Wrapped Fish Tacos

Posted by on May 24, 2014 at 7:00 am

These tacos are the perfect get-ready-for-beach-season meal. Flaky, protein-filled fish topped with mango salsa and wrapped in a crunchy guilt-free lettuce leaf. It’s flavorful, satisfying and will keep you on track with your fitness goals. Servings: 8 Here’s what you need…     4 (3.5oz) Cod Fillets     1/2 cup tropical vinaigrette     1 lime     […]

Salmon and Broccoli Scramble

Posted by on May 22, 2014 at 7:00 am

Salmon, broccoli and egg whites combine for the perfect protein-packed breakfast. Add a side of avocado for healthy fats and a serving of fruit for a delicious start to your day. Servings: 2 Here’s what you need… 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 cup fresh broccoli, cut into small pieces 5 egg whites 8oz grilled or […]