Ketogenic Diets: How They Work for Weight Loss

Ketogenic Diets: How They Work for Weight Loss

One of the most popular trends in the weight loss world offers a new twist on traditional low-carb diets: High-fat, low-carb ketogenic plans. In contrast to the calorie-counting that some diets require, high-fat, low-carb plans involve restricting ca ...
Vegetarian Baked Stuffed Mushrooms

Vegetarian Baked Stuffed Mushrooms

Ever feel as if a certain food symbolizes holidays? For me, that’s true of mouth-watering stuffed mushrooms. There’s something about those herb-rich, perfectly chewy, fragrant appetizers that make me feel like celebrating. This recipe sho ...
Diet-Friendly Dips & Sauces for Healthier Snacking

Diet-Friendly Dips & Sauces for Healthier Snacking

I have a friend who recently asked me for help with her diet. She felt that she was doing everything right but couldn’t lose any weight. I asked her to write down what she ate in a typical day. It all sounded good: Hard-boiled eggs for breakfas ...
Vegetarian Cashew Fried Rice

Vegetarian Cashew Fried Rice

Brown rice is a staple in our cupboard. Because it contains the side hulls and bran, it’s higher in fiber, provides multiple vitamins and minerals and is easier for your body to process than white rice. It also is lower on the glycemic index. A ...
Salsa Chicken Salad with Black Beans

Salsa Chicken Salad with Black Beans

When it comes to finger-lickin’ chicken, you probably want to steer clear of the fried stuff that comes in a bucket. Instead, buy it broiled from the deli section of your supermarket (or cook it yourself). One of the many bonuses is that you’re ...