Diet/Low Carb

The Makings of a Delicious Anytime Smoothie

The Makings of a Delicious Anytime Smoothie

Stop drinking the same smoothie every day! I forbid it. I know smoothies are simple, but sometimes maybe so simple you get into a rut. Mix things up with these fresh ideas for a morning kick-start, post-workout muscle-builder or an anytime meal repla ...
A Vegan Bodybuilder’s Favorite Foods

A Vegan Bodybuilder’s Favorite Foods

When you think bodybuilder, a muscle-bulging, Schwarzenegger prodigy probably comes to mind. Yes, they exist. But bodybuilders and fitness competitors come from all different backgrounds and don’t all look, think, train or eat alike. So you can ...
Luscious Lemon Bars

Luscious Lemon Bars

Tart yet sweet, with a creamy texture and a delicate, oat-flour-based crust, these lemon bars are light on the lips and on the hips, with just 130 calories per serving. The one thing this dessert lacks is sugar, using the natural plant-based sweetene ...
Salmon Couscous Salad

Salmon Couscous Salad

Rich in omega-3s, fiber and iron, this entrée-sized salad makes four generous portions. Best of all, you’ll be able to whip together dinner in 20 minutes (or less!). ...
Low-Calorie Chicken Cacciatore

Low-Calorie Chicken Cacciatore

Big Italian dinners and diets typically don’t mix. But watching your waistline doesn’t have to mean rich, savory meals are always off limits. Rather than pining away for pasta, make a mouthwatering main dish with tender chicken, loads of ...
Chocolate Tea for a Skinnier Me

Chocolate Tea for a Skinnier Me

Did you know about chocolate tea? I didn’t. And I wish I had known. Instead of consuming a 750+ calorie slice of chocolate lava cake during my Christmas shopping marathon at the mall last week, I could have gotten my chocolate fix with a cup of ...
Say Yes to Yeast

Say Yes to Yeast

Q. I keep seeing recipes that call for nutritional yeast. What is this ingredient and is it healthy? A. Powdery in texture and savory in flavor, nutritional yeast is a deactivated yeast, and vegans have been gobbling it up for years as a pasta topper ...