Healthy Chunky Monkey Banana Ice Cream

I’ve seen recipes for banana ice cream all over the internet. While they always looked good it wasn’t anything I was excited to try. Boy was that a mistake! Yesterday I hosted a Meatless Monday party of FB and one of the items featured was the Two Bite Club’s Frozen Banana “Ice Cream” (see the recipehere). After reading through her ingredients I saw that this was one of the easiest things in the world I could make. So I decided why not give it a try? ...more

Have Your Chocolate - And Eat It Too!

Over the last few years we've been hearing more and more about the benefits of eating dark chocolate. Here's a recap: ...more

The Dirty Dozen

No, we aren’t talking about the movie from back in the ’60′s… We are talking about fruits and veggies!...more

Is It Possible to Live The Healthier Life on Vacation?

Summer is almost here which means it’s time to plan summer vacations!  The beach. The lake. Camping with the family. Summer offers countless opportunities to get away and see new (or familiar) surroundings. While our destinations may change each summer, one thing stays the same … vacations can wreck the healthier life. Fear not! With a little bit of planning and research you can keep your vacays from undoing all of your hard work. ...more
I LOVE this post!  I always make time for fitness when on vacation but I usually do it alone ...more

You are Not Your Sister (or Your Brother for that Matter)

It seems that when it comes to weight we are always trying to find a reason for our extra poundage. Time and time again you hear “I’ve just got bad genes”. Maybe you think because you come from an overweight family that obesity is “in your genes”. Our maybe, if you are like a lot of us, you look at your thinner sister or brother and think you got the bad end of the stick. But are our genes really to blame?...more