Monthly Archives: November 2016
Easy Slow-Cooker Dinners that Make Healthy Weekday Eating Easier
Colder days make you long to just Slow. Things. Down. But of course, that’s rarely ever an option in the mad rush of daily life. Your slow-cooker is the answer to this temporal anomaly. Slow-cooking allows you to gently simmer foods in their own natural juices, minimizing the need to add extra oils while amping up their flavors and soft-as-butter… Read More
15 Weight Loss Strategies That Don’t Involve Diet or Exercise
Diet and exercise get all the glory in the weight loss biz. And, without a doubt, they’re definitely star players. But what about all the little people working behind the camera? What about the support staff behind the scenes, who make it all come together more successfully in a way that diet and exercise alone can’t do? Are you just… Read More
Healthy & Delicious Thanksgiving Menu
Leave the stuffing to the turkey. Create a festive feast that’s also healthy, light and delicious, so that you can enjoy all the classic Thanksgiving comforts of fabulous food, family and friends without the classic Thanksgiving food coma afterwards. These succulent Thanksgiving dishes are far lower in fat, cholesterol, sodium, sugar and calories than traditional Thanksgiving fare, allowing you and… Read More
5 Reasons You’re Addicted to Salty Snacks
Why does the house always win at the “betchya can’t eat just one” betting table? Because they’re banking on you being part of the human race. So you keep losing all your chips down your face hole in every hand full. Darn it. Humans are hard-wired to love salt, a craving that hails back to ancient times when salt was… Read More
Single-Serve Mini Apple Pies (Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free)
Pondering pie for this Thanksgiving? Present each of your dinner guests with their very own miniature apple pie, hot from the oven and topped with a dollop of fresh frozen yogurt. These gorgeously golden ramekin pies will top your list of things to give thanks for, as they’re healthier and far easier to make than classic flaky-crusted apple pie, and… Read More
Final Verdict: Paleo Diet & Weight Loss
The Paleo diet is all the rage, based on the idea that we too can achieve the well-sculpted, lean, toned, toga-wearing physique of our hunter-gatherer ancestors if we ditch the diet of modern Western culture (think: processed foods, refined grains, sugar-and-salt heavy packaged products, etc.) in favor for caveman cuisine (think: wild game, greens, berries, nuts, seeds, roots, etc.). Certainly,… Read More
Apple Quinoa Harvest Salad
Whether you prefer to go apple picking in the orchard or at the grocery store, this is the season to grab them by the bushel while they’re still fresh and in season! Think beyond pies, tarts and strudels though…these naturally sweet, fiber-full and nutrient-packed fruits can be used in a variety of sweet and savory dishes that are just as… Read More
The Food that Ruins Your Love Life
We’ve accepted that what you put into your mouth will eventually come to affect your waistline. But we don’t often think about what it could be doing beneath it. The hormones in your body are all interconnected, working in harmony and interdependently to regulate every single process and function that takes place in there. The status of your insulin hormone,… Read More
One-Pan Dinners: Honey Balsamic Glazed Chicken with Garlic Thyme Roasted Roots
What’s for dinner tonight? Sweet and sour glazed chicken pieces with a side of herb-roasted root veggies, all cooked up in one pan for easy cooking, serving and clean up. Here’s a sweet and savoury rib-stickin’ dinner you’ll really look forward to coming home to. Balsamic Glazed Chicken Thighs with Garlic-Thyme Root Veggies 4 bone-in skin-on chicken thighs 1 cup… Read More
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