What’s for dinner on a chilly night? How about this nutritious soup, chock full of protein, lots of vegetables and a hint of classic Italian herbs? Sticking all the ingredients in the slow cooker in the morning makes this an ideal way to enjoy a healthy meal with little fuss. Traditionally, this soup is made […]
You need to stay healthy more than ever over this stressful holiday season. But that doesn’t mean you have to go without eating well. Think about bringing these dishes to your next holiday event to keep you and your guests on the path to better nutrition. Dairy Free Mediterranean Dip Creamy Butternut Squash Soup Egg Salad […]
What? Another recipe for tacos? Well, sure, why not? This is a simple, slow cooker dish that is perfect for a weeknight dinner for two. These tacos use flavors inspired by Cuban cuisine – a little fruity, a little spicy and, of course, using lean pork that is cooked to tender perfection. Throw all […]
You’ve heard that stress is bad for your health – here’s why, along with a few dietary tips to help combat the effects of high cortisol levels.
This year we are having smoked turkey for Thanksgiving, thanks to our friend who loves experimenting with his pellet-fed smoker. He first got in a bit of practice with a turkey breast and I was gifted the carcass. What does one do with a smoked turkey carcass? Why, make this soup, of course! I based […]
What says “Thanksgiving” better than pumpkins, cranberries and pecans? OK, maybe turkey, but this combo of fruit and squash and nuts makes an excellent co-star to the big name on the table. Usually I don’t recommend eating anything with the dreaded “white combo” of flour + sugar. But in this case, the nutritive benefits of cranberries […]
Not everyone’s Thanksgiving or Christmas is a Norman Rockwell picture of a loving family get-together. If you will be alone this year, stay positive, treat yourself good and eat these foods to help improve your mood.
One of the most common excuses that people use for not eating healthy is that it is ‘too expensive’. The initially low prices of fast food and clever marketing campaigns can easily draw people in, which is what makes them think that convenience food = cheap food. In reality, if you eat fast food every […]
Are you craving tacos? I know I do on a regular basis. And why not? It’s the ideal way to avoid bread while forming a “container” for all your healthy and yummy fillings. I’ve noticed that I make a lot of tacos. And I take a lot of pictures of tacos. I’m always on the […]
The holidays don’t have to be a time when you forgo your health for tasty foods. Try making these swaps and looking for these ingredients to make better choices. Links to recipes mentioned in this show: Cauliflower-Potato Mash Sweet Potato, Cheddar and Cider Gratin Pumpkin Pie Spiced Green Smoothie For additional holiday recipes, check […]