Pistachio Crusted Salmon With Orange Lime Spinach Salad

Serves 4 Ingredients For salmon 3 slices whole-wheat bread, untoasted 6 tablespoons shelled pistachios 2 tablespoons packed fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 4 salmon fillets (4 oz each), skin removed 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt For salad Zest and juice of 1 small orange

How about a tall one? Water that is…

Danielle Cobbet from Simply for Life is an expert at making you feel your best. We team up for nutrition seminars for boot camp, and I thought I should tap into her knowledge to help those who won’t attend the seminars offered with camp. Here she shares some info about water. The take home message is … Continued

Herbal Magic – Magic or Hocus Pocus?

I watched this CBC Market Place episode and thought it may be of interest to you. This is an investigation of Herbal Magic and the claims that the company makes in terms of losing weight. I’m all about education and  there are many misconceptions about weight loss out there. If weight loss was easy, wouldn’t … Continued

A Little More on Bloating…

My friend and colleague, Lisa Taylor, had some more helpful advice regarding bloating: If you notice that you are having a lot of bloating when eating bread or pasta, this is a sign that your body does not like flour. It could be a mild food sensitivity/allergy, a gluten intolerance

What to Do About Bloating

Hey, are you feeling like you swallowed a balloon at times? Many women experience bloating. It’s uncomfortable and that distended belly look is so last year. You don’t want to train like a dog only to have your tummy troubles spoil that trim look you’re after. Try some of the following tips to see if … Continued

Eating Out – Is Healthy Eating Possible?

It’s easy to blow a clean diet when eating out. This is the number one reason that I don’t like to eat out much because it’s so easy for me to make poor food choices. On the one hand, since I eat out so infrequently, I don’t mind splurging on treats a little more, but … Continued

How I Eat Breakfast on the Road…

I’m not overly fond of eating out and have the embarrassing habit of taking my own food with me for travel. Of course, this isn’t embarrassing for me, but a 16 year old tends to embarrass easily, again, who’d a thunk? Actually, the only meal that I consistently pack for myself for travel is my

Surprise Spice to Help With Belly Fat Loss

What a sweet surprise to find out about the virtues of this spice. Would you believe that this spice can actually help you lose your belly fat? Here are just a few things that this spice can do: It helps control blood sugar levels, maintains insulin sensitivity, it has antibacterial and antifungal properties as well … Continued

A Plan of A-Snack!

Many people find that they are ferociously hungry at certain times of the day. They can even sabotage their dieting efforts by falling off the wagon at these times. It can be a different time for different people: for some it’s mid afternoon, others it’s just before dinner, or it can be evening eating for … Continued

Are You Sweet on Artificial Sweeteners?

Losing unwanted pounds of body fat can be challenging, even when the person attempting to improve their health and looks is doing everything correctly. So, does substituting artificial sweeteners for real sugar products improve your chances of success?  Artificial sweeteners might seem to be a smart choice to sweeten foods without adding calories, but the … Continued