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‘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

Apple Quinoa Harvest Salad

Whether you prefer to go apple picking in the orchard or at the grocery store, this is the season to grab them by the bushel while they’re still fresh and in season! Think beyond pies, tarts and strudels though…these naturally sweet, fiber-full and nutrient-packed fruits can be used in a variety of sweet and savory dishes that are just as… Read More

One-Pan Dinners: Honey Balsamic Glazed Chicken with Garlic Thyme Roasted Roots

What’s for dinner tonight? Sweet and sour glazed chicken pieces with a side of herb-roasted root veggies, all cooked up in one pan for easy cooking, serving and clean up. Here’s a sweet and savoury rib-stickin’ dinner you’ll really look forward to coming home to. Balsamic Glazed Chicken Thighs with Garlic-Thyme Root Veggies 4 bone-in skin-on chicken thighs 1 cup… Read More

Chipotle Mango Fish Tacos in Lettuce Wraps

These aren’t your typical beer-battered fish sticks smothered in sour cream and wrapped in flour tortillas. Nor are they your typical battered fish stick smothered in sour cream and wrapped in flour tortillas that have had some fat and carbs removed from them for good measure. These are waaay more fun, spicy, saucy and sassy. And have had a lot… 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

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

Tangy Lemon Garlic Chicken with Refreshing Steamed Greens

One small squeeze of fresh lemon, one giant leap for weight loss. Fresh lemon juice not only lends a refreshingly tangy flavor boost to any food for next to no calories, but it also improves digestion, strengthens liver function, encourages bile production and cranks up the immune system. This light and flavorful dinner is incredibly easy to throw together, capitalizing… 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