Slow Cooker Honey Balsamic Pork With Tangy Coleslaw

As the weather gets warmer, I start thinking about cookouts and parties … and when I think of cookouts, I think of pulled pork BBQ! There are about a bazillion (yes, seriously) recipes for pulled pork BBQ out there, and usually everyone already has a favorite. But this one… wow, this one is just simply awesome!! It's sweet, garlicky, tangy, succulent and tender....more

Quick, healthy, vegan breakfast in 20 minutes.

Ingredients2 cups quick oats1 cup oats flour2 cups baby kale1 ½ cups silken tofu (mashed)1 ¼ tsp salt1 ½ tbsp. sriracha sauce...more

Homemade Chicken Bacon Alfredo Pizza Recipe

Homemade Chicken Bacon Alfredo Pizza RecipeOh. My. Goodness. The guilt is setting in. I took a little unplanned “vacation”. I haven’t posted in 9 days!!! I am sorry!!! I have been preoccupied researching a post for next week. I am going to make it up to you today with a yummy recipe for Homemade Chicken Bacon Alfredo Pizza! This is a favorite at our house!...more

A Crazy-Healthy Snack for the Junk Food Junkie!

Ok, chicadees, your loving prof has a confession to make.Ready?Here it is:I am a junk. Food. Junkie.Ask anyone who knows me.I can’t even buy snacks because I will eat them – all of them – in a single sitting. I just can’t do it.But I have some good news. The first step is realizing you have a problem. The second step is:Not caring....more

#Friday calls for seafood, always

To Be honest we enjoy our meats, vegetables, and breads, but in our house Friday is seafood day. Tonight we opted for some pasta with fresh clams. Most of you might scream when you find out we usually change the original classic recipe and use other pasta shapes other than the widely and commonly used spaghetti....more

Broccoli in Strawberry Sauce

 Ingredients1 tbsp. olive oil1 tsp garlic (chopped)1 tsp sesame seeds1 tbsp. basil leaves (chopped)½ cup scallions3 cups chopped strawberries1 tsp maple syrup1 tbsp. Worchester sauce (low sodium)2 tbsp. soy sauce (low sodium)1 tbsp. rice vinegar1 tbsp. sriracha sauce½ tsp salt½ tsp crushed black pepper¼ cup water1 cup broccoli florets...more

Make-Ahead Meals Make Health So Much Easier

One of the concerns my class participants ask me about often is their diet. They are having trouble sticking with the healthy habits that they started when they first lost weight and those unwanted extra pounds are beginning to creep back up on them. It can be a frustrating and scary thing when you see the weight start to come back and you feel like you have no control over it. One of the things I try to stress for these women, who are clearly coming to the gym and doing the work, is to prepare their meals ahead of time....more