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I generally don’t eat a lot of beef. In fact, I limit it to once or twice a week. I prefer to get my protein from healthier sources with less saturated fat, like fish, beans, poultry and plants. However, on the occasion that I do eat meat, it is going [...]
I am all for saving time, especially in the summer: who wants to be in the kitchen? This week’s recipes save time by sharing ingredients. Spend 5 extra minutes today for 3 meals instead of one!
I like to serve my Crab Mango Avocado Salad with Citrus Dressing at a luncheon or for dinner on [...]
The Energized Body welcomes Karina Hines!
Hello Energized Bodies!
Last week, I gave you some tips on how to increase your calorie burn. Did you try the interval work out? Will you stick with it? You have only 5 more weeks to go
Today, I am very excited to introduce Karina Hines, the [...]
Who would think that this “garnish herb” would offer such an abundance of nutritional value and virtually no calories? I try to throw it into my smoothies or salads every day – here’s why:
Parsley has one of the highest concentration of flavonoids of all foods. Flavonoids are a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compound that provide [...]
Spring time = Busy Sport Season for Families
Are you trying to figure out how to feed your family a healthy meal while shuffling your kids to their various sports?
Don’t reach for the fast food. Think Soup! You can make it ahead of time, scoop up a bowl pre-game, post-game or even bring it [...]
You know it’s Spring when you see fresh asparagus. There is another reason why I love asparagus and that it is a delightful detox. Just when we need it after a long winter – do you think that is why Mother Nature brings it to us in spring? This week’s blog is all about Spring: asparagus, miso, a new Reboot, and my recipe for Mixed Greens Salad with Spicy Seared Scallops, Roasted Asparagus and Creamy Miso Dressing. [...]
As a Catholic, I am partaking in a peaceful week of reflection, penance and fasting as we prepare for Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday. The traditional name given to this week is Holy Week. It starts with Palm Sunday, followed by Holy Thursday, and Good Friday. I love the services and the quiet reflective quality [...]
My family loves Mediterranean meals !
The “Mediterranean Diet” has always been thought of as a good heart healthy diet and it just got another scientific thumbs up.
Here is how Dr. Ann Kulze, renowned authority in the areas of nutrition, healthy lifestyles and disease prevention, describes the study and it’s results:
The best way to handle the stress of the final run up to the holidays? Be prepared! For me, that means thinking and cooking ahead. When will you need some extra time? Be it morning or night, I’ve got some tricks up my holiday sleeves that I would like to share with you.
Smoothie for [...]
Tomatoes, Tomatoes, Tomatoes! Do you have an abundance of tomatoes that you don’t know what to do with?
You must try my Roasted Tomato recipe. It’s one of my fav’s because it is sooo simple, flavorful, versatile, annnd not to mention healthy! You will find that this comforting appetizer brings your guests around the table, [...]