Tag Archives: vegan

10 No-Calorie Tasty Twists on Plain Water

Drinking more clean filtered water is key to losing weight. And while sweetened beverages, juices and sodas pack on the pounds, drinking plain old water all the time can get boring. What’s the perfect no-calorie solution to shake things up a bit in the drinking department while continuing to promote weight loss? Infused water. Infusing you water with flavorful medleys… Read More

Healthy Vegan Pad Thai

Step away from the Asian take-out flier that someone (someone???) magnet pinned to your fridge. Step. AWAY. Yes, you’re tired after a long day. Yes, you’re starving. Yes, you don’t feel like slaving in the kitchen. Yes, you have a craving for something a bit different from your usual grub. Yes, you just happen to have an Asian fast-food flier… Read More

Pomegranate Pear & Pecan Salad on Detoxifying Bitter Greens

This salad is loaded with flavorful bitter greens that are naturally detoxifying, nutrient-packed, fiber-filled and that quickly fill you up on very few calories. It manages to stimulate and satisfy every part of your taste palate, with the pleasant sourness of pomegranate and orange balanced by the bitterness of dandelion, chicory, arugula and endive greens, complimented with the natural sweetness… Read More

Spinach, Feta & Broccoli Spaghetti Squash Bowls

Bowls are making a major come-back these days. That’s why everything from bread to tacos to smoothies have been getting epic bowl-inspired image makeovers from their Instagram stylists. So why fight fashion? Go bowling for dinner. Here’s a dinner bowl that you don’t even have to wash afterwards. Low-calorie spaghetti squash noodles (is it spaghetti? is it squash? it’s both,… Read More

Weight Loss Frozen Treats to Beat the Heat

Try this Honeydew Lime Sherbet tonight! Summer’s finally here!!!!! Bring down your temperature and your dress size with these refreshingly frosty summer treats, whether you’re pool-side or just dreaming of being pool-side while still stuck in the office. These simple low-cal cold delights are the perfect way to combat the heat. 3 Weight Loss Frozen Treats to Beat the Heat… Read More

Charred & Smokey Cauli Steaks

Die-hard Red Meat Lovers: please stop pelting nearby desk debris at the computer screen for the mere suggestion of using cauliflower for steaks. No point denying it: these cauliflower steaks won’t replace your beef steak. They taste nothing like beef. They’re not trying to. They don’t have to. They’re not trying to be anything but themselves, because they know that… Read More

Healthy Mouth-Watering Burger Recipes

Mouth-watering juicy burger, flame-grilled your way, seasoned to perfection, freshly cut crisp toppings, bursting with flavor, sink your teeth into summer….says the deep masculine voice as shooting red charcoal flames lick the surface of a sweating grill ready to broil up the answer to every carnivorous prayer you’ve ever had… Too bad that soggy fast food hamburger never quite manages… Read More

5 Fresh & Easy Salad Vinaigrettes

Why go to all the trouble of painstakingly putting together a weight-loss salad piéce de résistance, only to drown out all its health benefits with a store-bought salad dressing full of unhealthy preservatives, sweeteners and fats? You may as well just eat a cheeseburger (no, don’t actually do that). Every salad is a work of art that deserves to be… Read More

Fool-Proof Smoothie Formula

One of the most attractive things about drinking smoothies for weight loss is that there are about a billion and one ways to make them. And one of the most dangerous things about drinking smoothies for weight loss is that there are about a billion and one ways to make them. The problem lies with a few common blender blunders… Read More

5 Delicious Smoothies that Seriously Perk Up Your Diet

A well-made smoothie is a healthy, low-calorie, high-nutrient and balanced snack or meal replacement that helps you fuel your body right while shedding pounds. AND. It’s also so much more. It’s quick and easy to throw together, it’s conveniently portable, needs minimal prep, requires absolutely no cooking skills, can be thrown together on any kind of a budget, allows you… Read More