Category Archives: snacks

Don’t Waste Your Time with These 5 “Weight Loss” Snacks

Americans sure do like their snacks. Snacks weigh down the average American’s daily diet with an additional 580 calories per day, and more than half the country said they prefer snacking over meals, according to one recent study. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Eating several small mini-meals throughout the day in place of the standard 3-square-meals model is a… Read More

Metabolism-Boosting Herbal Iced Teas

Many go-to refreshing summer drinks are packed with sugar and calories. These fabulously light iced tea recipes will help keep your dreams of summer blissfully sweet without the sugar and empty calories. Pack up your pitcher with antioxidant-rich and metabolism-boosting ingredients that hydrate you while keeping you cool, trim and slim. Give some summer lovin’ to these sultry summer sippers.… Read More

Having Your Cookie Dough & Eating It Too!!!

What is it with that strange childhood compulsion to eat raw cookie dough before it’s been baked, despite mom shooing you away with disgust and shrieking about how bad it is for you? Well, now you can continue your long-standing tradition of quickly shoving a few good spoonfuls into your mouth when nobody’s looking. Because you don’t live with your… Read More

No-Bake Cocoa-nut Bars

While some people are still scared off by the lusciously creamy and delicious fat grams found in coconut, research has shown that the type of fat found in coconut — called MCT — actually helps you get leaner, healthier, and strengthens your immune system. These chunky chocolate coconut bars are ridiculously easy to make, and they store well in the… Read More

The More-Sex-Less-Belly-Fat Superfood You Can Find at the Local Grocery Store

What has the power to majorly stoke your sex drive and metabolism at the same time? According to research, it’s berries. Prized as aphrodisiacs since ancient times, science now has the research to back berries as major boosters of sexual function for both men and women. Numerous studies have also linked these tart treasures with a bushel-load of other major… Read More

A Very Berry Morning Energy Smoothie

Raw, natural berries are the gemstones of the superfood world. These sweet treats are not only a reward for your mouth, but they’re also a reward for your body, loaded with incredible health benefits such as weight loss, reduced belly fat, better heart health, improved digestion, strengthened immunity, better brain health, enhanced sexual function and more. This beautiful, berry-licious smoothie… Read More

What’s Better for Weight Loss: Cutting Calories or Eating More of THIS Food?

We’re now seeing that a wider waist-line and fattier mid-section is more than just a simple issue of how you fit into your pants and how you look in the mirror. It’s now becoming clear that eating an unhealthy diet, not being physically active and being overweight (especially when that weight is being carried around your belly area) is strongly… Read More

Top Weight Loss Foods that Really Fill You Up

One of the most common things that puts people off of “dieting” is the fear of dealing with constant nagging hunger pangs. It’s true, hunger can be a dieter’s worst enemy – but not necessarily for the reasons you think. Certainly, eating for weight loss involves adjusting what, when and how much you eat throughout the day. However, a constant… Read More

Strawberries ‘n Cream Chia Pudding

Ditch the dairy, refined sugar, gelatin and gluten in this easy, vegan, no-bake dessert recipe that takes just a few minutes to whip up from scratch. The unique ingredient in this light and luscious dessert is chia, tiny seeds that are making a big name for themselves in the health and weight loss world these days. For starters, these small… Read More

“Healthy” Breakfast Foods that Keep You Fat

Breakfast has established an excellent reputation for itself these days – Mr. Most-Important-Meal-of-the-Day, sir, yes sir. That’s because starting your day off with a good breakfast can help determine your mood, your energy level and your appetite for the rest of the day. However, it may be worthwhile changing breakfast’s status to “the most important meal of the day to… Read More