Tag Archives: winter

‘Tis the Season: Your Holiday Party Weight Loss Survival Guide

The holiday season is a happy time to spend with family and loved ones. But often, it’s also a major set-up for major disappointment. On the one hand, you’re making life-altering resolutions to finally pinch that pouch and kick those extra curves to the curb for good. On the other hand, the amount of food being set in front of… Read More

Soothing Sippers to Warm You This Winter

As dark chilly days descend upon us, what could be more soothing than a steaming hot mug to gratefully wrap frozen fingers around for warmth and comfort? These sweet steamy brews are deliciously decadent while free of sugar and unhealthy ingredients and very low in fat and calories. Let them be your perfect evening couch companion, drawing renewed warmth, energy… 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

High-Protein Hot Chocolate (Sugar-Free!)

Whether you’ve just been outside shoveling the driveway, walking home through freezing temperatures, digging yourself out of a snow bank – or whether you’re inside watching others do all the heavy lifting – it’s all worth it once you finally get to curl up in a cozy armchair with your fingers wrapped around a mug of steaming hot chocolate. If… 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

5 Surprising Reasons You Put On Winter Weight (& What to Do About It)

Why does it seem like you gain an extra layer of pudgy padding from more than just your puffy coat every winter? Cold weather seems to bring out the bear in all of us, causing us to want nothing more than to slow down, move less, eat more, curl up, get cozy and take a long snooze until it warms… 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