healthy choices Archive

DIY Microwave Meals

One of the biggest set backs in healthy eating is the time it takes to make home-cooked meals. Everyone is restricted on time these days. So I wanted to give you guys one of my best secrets for saving a ton of time and still eating super healthy meals. These Zip ‘n ...Read More

Soup Season!

Now that the weather is finally leaning toward the colder months ahead, it’s time to break out the crock pot. Soups, sauces, chili and stew are some fantastic choices. Plus it’s super easy to crock pot a big batch at once and have leftovers for easy, healthy lunches. Here’s how to make a ...Read More

A Tribute To Berries

Did you know that berries are extremely high in fiber and antioxidants? In fact, they are counted among the Top 5 Healthy Fat Burning Foods. If you want more fat burning foods in your diet, consider strawberries, cranberries, grapes, blackberries or raspberries in your diet. Many of these berries are seasonal, however may be frozen ...Read More

4th of July Fatburning Tips

To all of my readers in these United States: Happy 4th of July! It’s usually a great time for people to gather with family and friends around a big pile of food. A lot of bar-b-que and grilled food for most of us. Today I wanted to share some ways to make ...Read More

Greek Yogurt

Greek Yogurt – What makes Greek yogurt a delicious tool for weight loss is its protein content. It has twice as much as other yogurts. “Protein takes longer to leave the stomach,” says sports nutritionist Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD. “That keeps you satisfied longer.” As a bonus, the body burns more calories ...Read More

To Buy or Not To Buy: Organic is the Question

Although organic is often more expensive, it’s also healthier—you won’t find “toxic chemicals” in most organic selections. I shop at local farmers markets, but keep in mind that most grocery stores, and even Wal-Mart food centers, now have many organic food options at affordable prices. What’s more, to avoid the unwanted antibiotics ...Read More

100 Calories Or Less

The key to great snacking is to be allowed to eat what you want right? But you have to keep portion control in mind. You can have ice cream… you just can’t have the whole tub to yourself. So, I’ve put together a list of tips and snacks that’ll sneak in at ...Read More

How I Snack

A lot of my email questions center around snacks. Everyone knows that snacking can be a huge help in your healthy lifestyle. It has been proven to help maintain blood sugar levels throughout the day as well as allowing your body to release unwanted fat storage. The real question is what to snack ...Read More

Quick, Healthy Lunch Idea

One of my favorite things about this dish is that every thing in it can be made ahead of time, only leaving you to assemble and heat. How easy is that? What’s in it? 1 grilled chicken breast 1/2 cup yellow rice 1/2 cup black beans 2 tbsp salsa Recently, I have ...Read More

The Skinny on Skinny Cow

We often end up scanning the nutrient panels on products to see if they are a healthy choice without reading the ingredients list. Sometimes this can lead to decisions like Skinny Cow Ice Cream over our regular brand because the stats appear lower. However, upon further review of the back of the ...Read More