Tips for Mindful Eating

Being more mindful of your food not only heightens your enjoyment of food, but it can help you manage your daily calorie intake....more

Cranberry and Toasted Pecan Bread with a Citrus Glaze

This Friday, February 1st is the 10th annual Wear Red Day, a national campaign raising awareness on the leading killer of women: heart disease. Thankfully women have started to realize that heart disease is a serious health issue not just affecting men. The cool thing is, each of us can make lifestyle choices that can positively impact our destiny....more

Kale Crisps

Plan A Meatless Monday!

The New year is the perfect time to go meatless at least 1 day per week!  With an abundance of hearty, delicious vegetables available, and weather that calls for a lighter menu, try to integrate at least 1 meatless meal per week into your plans....more

Skinny Fettuccine Alfredo with Broccoli

If someone told me I could choose any meal in the world to have and it would be calorie free, hands down I would choose Fettuccine Alfredo. When I was younger and didn't know much about nutrition and could eat whatever I wanted without gaining a pound, I would always order Fettuccine Alfredo from one of the Italian restaurants in my hometown. It's insanely good as are most things that contain lots of butter and cheese but not at all good for you....more

Eggplant Confit Pizza

Yum, this looks and sounds delicious.  I really want to try to make this.  Thanks for sharing!more

Roast Vegetable Bake

Easy, healthy and delicious.  This recipe is not only good for you, it is super easy to make.2 pieces Ezekial Bread toasted2 oz chicken breast, cooked1 cup roasted zuchinni, mushrooms, yellow squash, spinach, onions, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon of Mrs. Dash Caribbean spices, or whatever flavor you love....more

Curried and hurried potato leek soup

The chill in the air makes me want to eat a good and hearty soup. Soup of pretty much any variety is great for me, although I do have some favorites -- those that are rich, creamy and delicious, but also healthy for you. I got this recipe from the epicurious website for Potato Leek soup, although I "tweaked" it a little as I usually do just to add my own touch....more

Quick and Healthy Meal Ideas for the Whole Family

Due to time constraints while taking care of my children and living the busy life that all of us lead, I’ve developed some go-to, quick meals that are high in fiber, include fresh produce and lean protein, low-fat dairy and plenty of green tea and water. These are easy to pack for work lunches and to throw together quickly for dinner.Breakfast-...more

Have A Happy, Healthy Holiday With These Appetizers

Appetizers can be the downfall of a weight management plan for anyone over the holidays.  Food is everywhere! On desks and in break rooms, in classrooms, at parties and get-togethers!   Are there any healthy choices?Some picks are better than others.  Here are some choices to look out for and at the bottom is my Mother’s recipe for a great vegetable dip that she served at the holidays. Appetizers to look for:-Shrimp cocktail...more