Diet/Low Carb

How to Pick a Protein Bar

How to Pick a Protein Bar

It’s sad but true: In our busy, everyday lives, meals sometimes get skipped.  Ideally, you should be eating something every two and a half to three hours. But when there just isn’t time to prepare a healthy meal, protein bars are a good o ...
Orange-Coconut “Skinny” Eggplant Fries

Orange-Coconut “Skinny” Eggplant Fries

This vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free recipe is courtesy of Amie Valpone,  HHC, AADP, Editor-in-Chief of  The Healthy Apple  and a Manhattan- based culinary nutritionist, personal chef, professional recipe developer and food writer. Orange-Coconut & ...
Sleep Longer, Weigh Less?

Sleep Longer, Weigh Less?

You eat right, you exercise regularly, you drink a ton of water. But there’s one more thing you could be doing to support your weight loss goals. ...
Is It Worth It?

Is It Worth It?

Quote of the day: “There’s no secret to balance. You just have to feel the waves.”  ~Frank Herbert   While in Paris this summer, Philippe and I got a wheat grass shot every morning from a little health food store. Every mornin ...
Junk Food: Bad for your Waist and your Wallet

Junk Food: Bad for your Waist and your Wallet

A common reason for choosing calorie-dense processed food over fresh fruits and vegetables is cost. Fast food “value” meals are advertised as being a great bang for your buck, with a sandwich, salty fries and a sugary soda all for one lo ...
What are Cranberry Beans?

What are Cranberry Beans?

You’ve heard of cranberry sauce, cranberry juice and even cranberry pills. But what in the world are cranberry beans? The answer may surprise you. (It surprised me!) ...
Curb Those Nighttime Cravings

Curb Those Nighttime Cravings

Got the midnight munchies? In her latest video, international fitness model, author and motivational speaker Jennifer Nicole Lee explains why it’s important to taper off your calories and carbs at night. She also offers a healthy suggestion for ...