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Seared Cod in a Fresh Tomato-Basil Wine Sauce

Allow this quintessential Mediterranean meal to transport you to a breezy sun-baked terrace overlooking a lush and breezy Italian vineyard, laughing with friends over the tinkle of wine glasses and the first catch of the day, beautifully plated before you alongside colorful local harvest. This light healthy fish is exploding with flavor, bathed in fresh basil, juicy tomatoes, aromatic garlic… Read More

Healthy Sweeteners – Yes, They Exist!

By now, you’ve been trained to fear all things sweet because of their deleterious health effects and unwanted weight gain. But you’ve also been wired to desire them every now and again (and again and again and again). Straight-up white sugar has been sufficiently trashed in the media by now to make it undoubtedly clear to everyone that it’s bad… Read More

Slow-Carb Dinner: Coconut Curried Salmon on Steamed Asian Greens

Contrary to popular weight loss trends these days, the latest research shows that the most health-sustaining and ideal weight-loss diet is one that is HIGH in carbs – high in “slow” carbs, that is. Slow carbs are high-fiber, low-sugar and nutrient-dense carbs that are slowly digested in the body, discouraging blood sugar spikes and fat storage while increasing detoxification, metabolism,… Read More

One-Pan Balsamic Chicken with Sautéed Veggies

Everything you can ask for: a delicious, quick, easy and healthy weight-loss meal with minimal prep and minimal clean up. This low-carb meal is ideal for serving to a hungry family when coming home late from work, allowing you to prep both the entrée and all the fixin’s in one large pan, wok or skillet. Have all of your ingredients… Read More

Lean Moroccan Lamb Stew

This meaty stick-to-your-ribs stew is the perfect one-pot meal to satisfy the winter bear in you who seeks out comfort food at the end of the day. Loaded with high-fiber vegetables, legumes, healthy fats, stimulating spices and lean lamb, this classic dish features many of the weight-friendly and heart-healthy ingredients that the Mediterranean diet is so famous for. Lamb is… Read More

How Chiles will Chisel Away Your Body Fat

Some like it hot. Whether it’s hot food, a hot body or a bit a hot n’ heavy that you’re after, research is revealing that an interesting chemical naturally found in some of the spiciest foods in the world could help you get all three. Capsaicin, the plant compound that hikes up the heat in hot peppers, has recently begun… Read More