Tag Archives: healthy recipe

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

Ancho Chocolate Truffle Balls

Here’s a little choco-luscious pick-me-up for all you S.A.D. people out there in the thick of winter. And, with a nod of challenge to cold and flu season, we’ve also taken the liberty of punching up your sweet chocolate treat with a bit of heat, ancho chile style. Chili peppers help to boost immunity, clear congestion, fight inflammation, and trigger… Read More

Kale & Ancient Grains Buddha Bowl with Green Goddess Dressing

Does this delicious power bowl help you lose weight because its name invokes the supernatural powers of a few friendly higher beings eager to answer your sincerest weight loss prayers? Or are there other mysterious weight loss influences at work here? Buddha’s round laughing belly may not quite be the physique you’re striving for, but not to worry: trendy high-fiber,… Read More

Vegetable Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

As the weather starts to get cooler, cravings for warmer comfort foods start to stir again. Take advantage of the fresh, end-of-season garden harvest that’s still abundant at the market, and use it to turn this old favorite meaty dish into a high-fiber, low-fat bowl of healthy mouth-watering goodness that’s teeming with fresh nutrients and flavors. Serve these delectably saucy… 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

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

Slow-Carb Dinner: Coconut Curried Salmon on Steamed Asian Greens

Contrary to popular weight loss trends these days, the latest research shows that the most health-sustaining and ideal weight-loss diet is one that is HIGH in carbs – high in “slow” carbs, that is. Slow carbs are high-fiber, low-sugar and nutrient-dense carbs that are slowly digested in the body, discouraging blood sugar spikes and fat storage while increasing detoxification, metabolism,… Read More

Roasted Sweet Potato & Feta Dinner Salad

Naturally sweet while low on the glycemic index, roasted sweet potato not only adds warmth to this meal, but also brings a boost of fat-blasting fiber that fills you up fast and helps to bust cravings. Pumpkin seeds and walnuts are high in hormone-balancing zinc and healthy fatty acids, while feta cheese is pleasantly creamy, high in calcium and protein.… Read More

No-Cook Mexican 3-Bean Salad

When you’re in too much of a hurry – or when you’re just feeling too lazy – it’s good to have some healthy, impromptu, no-cook meal recipes on hand to ensure that you stick to your weight loss diet while still satisfying your taste buds, schedule and electricity bills. Low in fat and cholesterol while high in fat-busting fiber, protein… Read More

8 Sweet Uses for Strawberries

You can’t have let the entire summer pass you by without at least one foray into a U-Pick strawberry patch, or one indulgent grocery shopping spree on these sweet, seasonal sensations (especially when this is the time of year to buy them at reduced cost!). But now…what to do with them? Low on the glycemic index and high in fiber… Read More