Skinny Zucchini Fritters

These Skinny Zucchini Fritters are so delicious. They are the perfect side dish or you can even use them as a meal with a salad. We were looking for something healthy that was a break from the norm. These fit the bill.This was the first time using the shredding device on the Food Processor and it made making these super easy. The Fritters are great right away or heated up. Hope you enjoy them as much as we did. ~T2B ...more

Get More Vitamins From Healthy Food Sources

Healthy eating is all about eating foods that are full of the nutrients that we need for thriving health.  That is even more important when you are trying to lose weight and foods full of empty calories.  There are a couple nutrient sources that almost everybody is familiar with. Whether it's Vitamin C from an orange, potassium from a banana, or calcium from milk, these sources are pretty common knowledge....more
I did not know that salmon could be fortified in vitamin D. Thank you. Plans about weight loss ...more

Mango + Chia Pudding

Delicious and easy to make Mango + Chia seed pudding is a healthy way to enjoy dessert! ...more

Feeling Sluggish? Eat These Energy Boosting Foods

If you're feeling a little sluggish these days, it might be time to make a few changes to your diet. No, we're not talking about adding a Red Bull to your breakfast; we're talking about nutritional foods that will give your body a healthy boost of energy. Citrus fruits...more

Anti-Cancer Recipes: Which Onions are Winning their Civil War?

 Pity the poor Vidalia. She’s southern and mellow, which you might find charming in a mate, but when it comes to onions and their anti-cancer and other health benefits, the harsh northern types are far superior....more

Steps to more purposeful eating

There are so many reminders about eating right and making every bite count from just about everyone you know; even if they don't say it, like your significant other, your best friend or even a co-worker. It's not meant to be an insult, but rather a reminder that we are all in the same boat and can always eat better. No doubt this can be difficult at first, but getting yourself in the habit of reaching for the freshly-washed fruit you just bought at the local farmers' market instead of the Oreo cookies can be easier than you think....more

Ten Foods that can Wreck YOUR Mood!

It's hard not to let yourself off the hook -- just a little -- when it comes to eating some of these tempting foods, especially during the holidays. We are so good at "rationalizing", right?...more

Jalapeno Black Bean Burgers

I think I just made the best thing I've ever made.  I know I say a lot of things are delicious, but this was phenomenal.  I got this recipe from Eat, Live, Run and wow, this is going in my permanent recipe book... for life....more

Healthy Eating and the Gingerbread Jerks

It wasn't the realization of the added ten pounds on the doctor's scale (how I cried) or the 2 minute per mile slower running time; not the puffy face in recent photos or a general feeling of blah. There's no reason for jump starting the healthy eating plan (again) other than it is time.For the past two days I ate things like this:...more

10 Aggregate Nutrient Density Index Foods

You've heard the saying, "You are what you eat", or "Make every bite count", haven't you? The following 10 foods truly are ones to eat as frequently as possible. The nutritional values of these foods are fantastic and your body will be so thankful to you as well. Included in this list? Nuts & Seeds, Fruits, Non-green vegetables, Beans and of course, the top 10 super "greens". Don't know how to add them in recipes?...more