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Light & Comforting Broccoli Soup

Enjoy a light yet creamy comfort bowl packed with fiber, phytonutrients, vitamin C, vitamin K and vitamin E. Far lighter and lower in fat and calories than classic cream of broccoli soup, this dish still boasts tons of flavor infused with fresh thyme and buttery mushroom. Red lentils thicken up the soup nicely while giving it a beneficial boost of… Read More

Liquids & Weight Loss: Controversy Finally Put to Rest

A famous Y2K study created quite a stir when it suggested that drink calories may have a higher chance of contributing to weight gain than calories from solid foods. The researchers added 28 spoons of sugar to the daily diets of two groups of participants for one month, spooning it out in the form of jelly beans for one group… Read More

Glowing Carrot Cashew & Ginger Soup

Snuff those sniffles with a lean, high-fiber soup bowl that’s jam packed with immune strengthening nutrients. Vitamin C and beta-carotene from carrots and sweet potato give your immunological warriors a hefty boost, while ginger offers powerful antiviral protection that help to stoke your body’s infection fighting fires. Cashews not only endow this silky soup with luscious creaminess, but are also… 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

8 Weight Loss Recipes that Will Make You Love Cabbage

Rich in vitamin C, antioxidants and other superfood nutrients and incredible compounds, studies have shown cabbage can help you lose weight and reduce your risks of cardiovascular problems, chronic illness and disease at the same time. Think beyond cabbage soup (and don’t give up on that either). Colorful, crisp and crunchy, dishes featuring low-cal and low-cost cabbage can be prepared… Read More

Slimming Soups to Slurp This Winter

One of the secrets of staying warm, healthy and slim throughout the winter is to keep a constant supply of hot low-cal things to sip on in stock. Soups that contain the right ingredients can help keep you toasty, keep you nourished and keep your appetite satisfied, curbing cravings for fatty comfort foods and stuck-to-the-sofa snack foods. Be wary of… Read More

6 Salad-Free Ways to Enjoy Your Greens

If you weren’t well acquainted with the salad aisle before your weight loss journey began, odds are that you can now navigate it with your eyes closed while hopping on one leg and still come out with a cart full of every shade of green. No matter what kind of diet you’re on, one of the major components of every… Read More

Rustic Tuscan Soup

Fresh tomatoes are not only so much more appealing and flavorful when compared to canned ones, but they are also more nutrient rich and free of harmful chemicals. Making your own creamy tomato broth from scratch doesn’t take very much time or effort, and adding in protein-packed beans and fiber-filled veggies turns it into a hearty, healthy, meat-free one-pot meal… Read More

Healthy Recipes for Turkey Leftovers

Turkey is a great tasting, lean and low-cholesterol source of protein that is fantastically versatile and can be re-purposed into a variety of delicious and healthy dishes. So line up the turkey-filled Tupperware and try out these 4 easy, low-fat meals. You’ll be free of those leftovers before you know it – and this year, you’ll be sad to see… 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