Despite what food manufacturers would have you believe, there is no such thing as unrefined oil.
Despite the growing number of diets and health programs that are popping up everywhere, obesity remains one of the most pressing health problems. This may be due in part to the abundance of misinformation about how to successfully lose weight.
There are plenty of good reasons to eat more whole grains.
I am so excited to introduce you to my brand new, 30-day, online weight loss program! This program has been in the works for a long time, and I am thrilled that you will finally be able to reap the benefits!
Sugar is hidden in so many foods. Here’s how it affects your body and some easy and delicious ways to reduce sugar in your diet.
Attention Pasta Lovers!! If you love pasta but don’t want the refined carbs in white pasta and don’t like the cardboard taste of regular, whole-grain pasta, gluten-free can be a great solution.
There are plenty of myths and misconceptions when it comes to dietary protein. Here are the facts, including how to easily and healthfully get enough protein.
Research shows that those who are successful at losing weight and keeping it off consume an average of 33% more fiber-rich foods than their overweight counterparts. Less than 3 percent of Americans get enough fiber. Here’s how to deliciously include fiber in your day.
Waffles can be a great part of a healthy breakfast, until we put the typical fatty/ sugary toppings, like butter and syrup, on them. Then their benefits for health and weight loss go downhill pretty fast.
Here are 14 super healthy, super delicious waffle toppings.
Some surprising facts about chocolate.
A couple weeks ago I took a road trip to beautiful Maine with my friend and her two boys. Because we wanted to make sure our meals were healthy, we packed a lot of our own food for the trip.
How to alter your metabolism, increase your levels of leptin (a hormone that controls appetite), and control your levels of cortisol – all by when and how much you sleep.
They’re everywhere – in soft drinks, yogurts, ice cream, juices, energy drinks, applesauce, fruit cups, protein bars, chewing gum, syrup, salad dressing, popcorn, and even some breath mints and toothpaste.
Many people are surprised to learn that potatoes are a great weight loss food. A study done at the University of Sydney in Australia showed, of 38 common foods tested, potatoes provided 5 times more …
Is butter back? Is it a healthy option? Will it help with weight loss? What does the research say?
Sticking to your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier or lose weight doesn’t have to mean salad, salad, and more salad. A healthier new you can be as simple as swapping out one food or ingredient for another. Just a few simple changes for a healthy – and slimming – new year!
Most typical picnic food is laden with saturated fat and calories. For example, a typical potato salad recipes gives you 350 calories, 20 grams of fat, 170 mg cholesterol per serving! I’ve taken a few picnic classics and given them a makeover for healthier outdoor eats … plus I’ve added a few new ideas that are sure to become your new favorite take-along-friendly foods.
I often get requests for the nutrition information (calorie count, fat grams, etc.) for my recipes, but as you may have noticed, there are none.