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Chocolate…for Breakfast????!!!!

The key ingredient in the world’s more favorite and naughtiest indulgences – cocoa – has been scientifically deemed an A-list healthy superfood! AND. It can even do a body good when you shamelessly have it for breakfast. Okay, Alright, Alright, Okay, alrightokayalright…so Cocoa Puffs and instant Dunkin Heinz don’t quite make the cut, thanks to all the not-so-healthy additions thrown… Read More

16 Heavenly Chocolate Recipes that Are Good for You

We all leaped up into the air, clicked our heels and whooped for joy when scientists announced that our mocha smothered fantasies were real indeed – by George, chocolate is good for us! Studies showed that cacao’s cardiovascular benefits included lowering blood pressure, reducing vascular inflammation and clotting, improving arterial blood flow, decreasing bad cholesterol levels and reducing the risk… Read More

20 Garlicky Recipes You’ll Lust After

Eating more garlic in your diet is definitely one of the most delicious ways to strengthen your health, lose weight, fight cancer, and ward off colds, flus, hungry vampires and bad dates. From veggies to soups to savory meats to cheesy comfort dishes, garlic ups the flavor factor of almost any type of dish with the perfect aromatic kick. Take… Read More

5 Hearty Warm Winter Salads

The thought of warm salad either makes you feel all comfy cozy inside, or makes you think of a bowl of slimy boiled lettuce. Warm salads are actually hearty, healthy comfort foods that are perfect for cold weather. They’re delicious pick-me-up rainbow medleys of fresh crisp ingredients combined with savory warm ingredients like steamed roots, seasoned beans, cooked ancient grains,… Read More

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

Vegetable Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

As the weather starts to get cooler, cravings for warmer comfort foods start to stir again. Take advantage of the fresh, end-of-season garden harvest that’s still abundant at the market, and use it to turn this old favorite meaty dish into a high-fiber, low-fat bowl of healthy mouth-watering goodness that’s teeming with fresh nutrients and flavors. Serve these delectably saucy… Read More

Chili Lime Chicken Fajita Salad

Just because cheese stuffed, sour cream soaked burritos don’t make the weight loss cut, doesn’t mean Mexican inspired dishes are off the menu. Light in carbs and loaded with flavor, this dish is a fantastically satisfying weight loss meal, a burst of high-fiber veggies, greens, healthy fats and lean protein. It’s also a burst of bright summery colors, making it… Read More

Wild Seared Salmon on Grapefruit & Arugula Salad

This super salad is bursting with healthy weight-loss properties, thanks to some powerful nutrients that also happen to make for one awesome flavor combination. Heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids abound in wild salmon and walnuts, bolstered nicely with waist-slimming monounsaturated fats from avocado. Grapefruit not only balances this dish with the perfect sweet and sour touch, but it also brings with… Read More

Weight Loss Recipe: Zesty Zucchini Summer Soup

Soup may not be the first thing that comes to mind on warm spring days, but this refreshing summer squash soup hits the happy spot when sipped on cooler spring nights out on the porch. Low in calories and packed with vitamin C and weight-wilting fiber, this soup gets it’s naturally creamy texture and pleasing, citrusy taste from nothing but… Read More

Weight Loss Recipe: 10 Super Slimming Salad Dressings

One of the biggest weight loss mistakes women can make is to underestimate the power of salad dressing. Salad dressing is a serious matter. After all of the internal struggle you’ve gone through to select salad for lunch, after all that painstaking veggie scrubbing, chopping, slicing and dicing, after all that effort spent desperately tunnel visioning the salad directly in… Read More