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Parmesan Zoodles in Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce

Having a hankering for a good ol’ fashioned bowl of saucy spaghetti? Here’s the perfect dish to turn to. Zoodles – zucchini spiralized into noodles – are one of the best low-carb, gluten-free, fat-free alternatives to pasta when you’re trying to pinch some pounds while still eating fabulously delicious and satisfying fare. And this mouth-watering pasta sauce is the perfect… Read More

5 Simple Salmon Dinners

Lean, light, chock full of waist-wilting nutrients and quick to prepare, salmon dishes are some of the easiest go-to weekday dinners you can rely on for terrifically tasty and weight-loss friendly results. Here are 5 quick, lean and easy meals that feature tantalizingly flaky salmon, complimented by savory side dishes that boost flavor, nutrition and satisfaction. Coconut Curried Salmon on… Read More

6 Belly-Friendly Breakfast Toasts

Did you dismally ditch toast for breakfast when you decided it was time to cut carbs and lose weight? Well, turns out you can still raise your glass and toast toast if you want to. You can have your bread and lose weight too, if it’s of a 100 percent whole grain, minimally processed and sprouted variety (like Ezekiel brand… 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

One-Pan Mexican Quinoa Taco Bowl

This will satisfy all your winter cravings: a cozy colorful comfort dish that’s bursting with warming flavors while also light, healthy, nutrition-packed and incredibly easy to throw together. Caution: While eating this, you may even start to think its spring again. 1 Tbsp olive oil ½ onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 jalapeno, seeds scraped out, minced 1 cup… Read More

Post-Party Green Detox Smoothie (& Other Ways to Forget Last Night Ever Happened)

With a month full of festive dinners, cocktails and parties on the roster, you may fall prey to some unintentional late-night calorie binging. But the worst part is when the magic of the evening completely vanishes the morning after, and all that’s left is the unpleasantly heavy, sluggish, lethargic and bloated reminders of your holiday eating spree that somehow feels… Read More

6 EASY Healthy Food Gift Ideas!!!

Gift giving doesn’t have to break the bank, and holiday eating doesn’t have to break the scale! Turn these delectably healthy treats into personalized gifts under the tree, hostess gifts or stocking stuffers by packaging them in glass mason jars, creating a stick-on label, and dangling a small, meaningfully handwritten holiday card expressing your love from a beautifully tied ribbon.… 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

Healthy & Delicious Thanksgiving Menu

Leave the stuffing to the turkey. Create a festive feast that’s also healthy, light and delicious, so that you can enjoy all the classic Thanksgiving comforts of fabulous food, family and friends without the classic Thanksgiving food coma afterwards. These succulent Thanksgiving dishes are far lower in fat, cholesterol, sodium, sugar and calories than traditional Thanksgiving fare, allowing you and… Read More

Single-Serve Mini Apple Pies (Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free)

Pondering pie for this Thanksgiving? Present each of your dinner guests with their very own miniature apple pie, hot from the oven and topped with a dollop of fresh frozen yogurt. These gorgeously golden ramekin pies will top your list of things to give thanks for, as they’re healthier and far easier to make than classic flaky-crusted apple pie, and… Read More