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 ...
Spinach Pesto Black Bean Spaghetti

Spinach Pesto Black Bean Spaghetti

You’ve probably seen vegetable-based noodles making the rounds – zucchini ribbons, spaghetti squash spaghetti and so on. These are certainly diet-friendly alternatives to what your mom used to make. But when it comes to sports fuel, nothing beats bla ...
Vanilla-Almond Protein Truffles

Vanilla-Almond Protein Truffles

Though it’s hard to imagine, not everyone loves chocolate. Some like vanilla, and that’s A-OK. It doesn’t mean you’re a plain Jane. In fact, prove those haters wrong by making them a tray of high-protein, vanilla-almond truffles. They’ll be blown awa ...
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 ...
Simple Low-Fat Fruit Sorbet

Simple Low-Fat Fruit Sorbet

It may be considered dessert, but even the sweetest, juiciest piece of fruit still seems like “just a piece of fruit” when you’re dieting. You want something indulgent, something splurge-worthy, after a calorie-controlled dinner—but it has to be some ...
Cellulite. It Just Isn’t Right.

Cellulite. It Just Isn’t Right.

Do you know what just isn’t fair? Losing 90 lbs. and still having cellulite. While my weight-loss journey has brought me to the happy destination I like to call lifelong maintenance, I haven’t even started working on cellulite…mainly because I always ...
Fill Up on Chia Seeds

Fill Up on Chia Seeds

Q: What are chia seeds? A: You’ve probably heard about chia from daytime health shows or on the web. It has been promoted as a diet aid, but there are many reasons to incorporate chia seeds into your diet. Chia (Salvia hispanica) is a species of flow ...