Tag Archives: diet

Eating to Beat the “Blahs”

Eating to Beat the “Blahs”

You know how it goes—sometimes you’re the bug, and sometimes you’re the windshield. Well, it’s been a buggy summer for me so far. I’ve had a hard time getting out of bed, committing myself to exercise, willing myself to toss a salad instead of having ...
Warding Off Weight Gain During Menopause

Warding Off Weight Gain During Menopause

Find that your midsection is starting to expand during midlife? Menopause is the cessation of periods, but prior to or after menopause women often start to experience weight gain that seems to come out of nowhere. This is due in part to changes in me ...
Flax-Powered Very Berry Oatmeal

Flax-Powered Very Berry Oatmeal

Dieting involves a lot of guesswork: how big is a serving, when’s the best time to eat, what foods are off limits? Having a go-to, healthy meal that you know is good for you and is easy to prepare can be a real relief. Here’s one to add to your break ...
Quick, 5-Ingredient Raw Apple Pie

Quick, 5-Ingredient Raw Apple Pie

Congratulations! You survived the Polar Vortex. The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming and the great outdoors is calling your name. Now that spring is here, why not pack a picnic and spend some time soaking up the sweet weather while enjoying y ...
No-Bake Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Dough Bites

No-Bake Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Dough Bites

Who hasn’t snuck a lick of batter when baking a batch of cookies? Ever think to yourself, I could eat the whole bowl, just like this? Thanks to this recipe, you actually can! With creamy almond butter, rolled oats, ground flax and plump, juicy raisin ...
The Best Foods for Fat Burning

The Best Foods for Fat Burning

Let’s talk about one of my all-time favorite topics: FOOD! I love to cook and I love to eat. More importantly, I love to share my trade secrets to burning more fat through nutrition. Need I remind you that abs are made in the kitchen? Since you’re no ...