Best Sources Of Lean Healthy Protein That I Use

When you’re looking to build up muscle, and really get your body into shape, you’ve got to make sure that you’re eating the right things. Your body needs building blocks to build muscle. If you’re not eating the right things, you’re just not going to see all that much progress in the end.So let’s think about the best muscle building foods and what qualifies them as such. Usually you want something not too high in calories, but you also want to avoid the wrong types of fats and you want something low in cholesterol too....more

Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

So you know those really yummy, buttery, creamy, mashed potatoes we all love?  You know how you could eat the entire pot and still have room for more?  You know how bad they are for you?  Yes, those mashed potatoes; this recipe is my compromise and oh man, this dish is good!

Toasted Spelt, Escarole, and White Bean Soup

The new year is here and, with it, all sorts of ill-fated resolutions and good intentions. I gave up resolutions years ago because I noticed a strange phenomenon. Thanksgiving would pass, I'd be eating leftovers for days in my sweatpants - ironic that I never work up a sweat while wearing them -  and I would begin a downward spiral of self-loathing....more

Whole Wheat Beef Empanadas

 I've had empanadas on my mind all day. Why? I have no idea!...more

Salmon Croquettes

What are the Health Benefits of January's Fresh Produce?

     Inflammation and free radicals don’t stand a chance against the fresh produce available for January. The month’s best fruits and vegetables help right down to the most basic of the body’s building blocks.To read more, and vote for your favourite, please visit

Is Your New Year's Resolution Weight Loss? Tips for losing weight in 2014

If losing weight is your New Year's Resolution for 2014, you are not alone.  But to be successful you will need to do more than just wish it.  Here are my 6 tips that will help you lose weight in the coming year....more

Stuffing and Cauliflower Chicken Casserole

After the holidays, I've had tons of leftovers.  Time to get creative!  Here's one with our leftover stuffing (although you can easily substitute the chicken for the turkey as well). Ingredients :2 boneless skinless chicken breast, cubed1 head of cauliflower, diced1/2 cup carrots, peeled and diced1 eggplant, diced2 cups mozzarella cheese1/4 cup parmesan cheese1 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp balsamic vinegar...more