Sweet Alternatives to Sugar

Do you have a ‘go to’? You know, something or someone that you can rely on no matter what? Well, Rick Kaselj is my ‘go to’ for injury prevention and rehab. Turns out that Rick is a man of many talents. Today he has an article about sugar ‘go to’ substitutes for us.  Now this … Continued

Eat Some Bacon!

Mmmm….Bacon! I used to HATE vegetables. When I was a kid I’d actually gag on anything resembling one but over the years I just taught myself to LOVE veggies. If you wrap anything up in bacon, I bet you can turn any veggie hater into a veggie lover 😉 Now many of you may think … Continued

Drink Up?

Sin City. You see it all there. Recently I was out with a group of fit pros in crazy Las Vegas. We had spent the day sharing strategies on how to help our clients best, and by the evening time, we really needed to chill. After a team dinner, we ended up at a beautiful … Continued

Spicy Veggie Stir Fry

When you want a healthy meal that doesn’t compromise on flavor—here’s your dish. This vegetarian recipe calls for chicken substitute, but you can use real chicken if you want. Bake or grill real chicken before adding it to the recipe.  Servings: 4 Here’s what you need… 3 cups hot cooked instant rice (cooked as directed on … Continued

Fiesta Breakfast Taco

This delicious dish is made with egg whites and sautéed vegetables and makes a wonderful light breakfast. Enjoy with salsa for an added kick. Servings: 2 Here’s what you need… 1/4 cup onion, chopped 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 medium tomato, chopped 3/4 cup egg whites (about 4 large … Continued

5 minute trick to losing fat (hint: involves chocolate)

Guest Post: Maureen Garry Let’s talk FAT. Better yet, let’s talk about LOSING fat – that extra padding that crept onto your belly, hips and thighs while you weren’t looking. But first, let me ask you something: Have you found that losing fat after age 40 is a lot harder than it used to be … Continued

Celery Sticks with Roasted-Garlic Hummus

Celery Sticks with Roasted-Garlic Hummus Servings: 4 Here’s what you need… 2 garlic cloves, peeled 15 oz can cooked garbanzo beans, drained 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 8 stalks celery, cut into thick slices 1 teaspoon olive oil 4 tablespoons water salt and cracked black pepper to taste 1 teaspoon dried parsley 1. Preheat … Continued

Flax Meal Protein Cakes

Who doesn’t love pancakes? Here’s a recipe that you can enjoy guilt free. These pancakes are packed with protein and contain omega-3 fatty acid from the flax meal. Omega-3 fatty acids are not manufactured naturally in your body, and thus must come from your diet as they are essential for growth and development. Servings: 2 … Continued

Smoked Salmon Mousse with Crackers

This is a great appetizer for holiday parties and dinners-it tastes so good, your guests won’t believe that it is low in fat. Servings: 2 Here’s what you need… 2 ounces smoked salmon 1/4 cup nonfat cream cheese 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 10 multigrain crackers salt and cracked black pepper to taste 1 … Continued

Homemade Chicken Soup

This chicken soup recipe is made without added carbs like noodles or potatoes. It’s filled with fiber, protein and lots of delicious flavor. Enjoy this on a cold winter day. Servings: 8 Here’s what you need… 1 Tablespoon coconut oil 1 medium organic yellow onion, chopped 3 carrots, grated 2 celery stalks, finely chopped 1 … Continued