Have you ever experienced a feeling of sticker shock when the grocery store cashier announced your total? Do you wonder how such a large percentage of your paycheck fits into a few measly bags? Groceries are expensive, especially these days, when man... Read more
Do the changing seasons leave you a little wistful for summer’s wealth of fresh produce? Then keep the growing season going all year by starting an indoor herb garden! Even if you have little experience with plants or very little space to work... Read more
The results of recent research on honey have the nutrition world a-buzzing. Honey has joined the ranks of foods like chocolate, coffee, and eggs—foods once considered sinful that have recently been proven healthy (in moderation, of course). The... Read more
It's easy to get off track when it comes to eating during the holidays. Although the traditional holiday table can be filled with high calorie and high fat foods, there are ways to save calories without sacrificing taste. Here we share healthy ma... Read more
Garlic is a great way to add bold taste to your cooking without extra calories or sodium. But did you know that garlic offers more than big flavor? It's such a common ingredient in so many dishes that it's easy to overlook its health benefits... Read more
The YMCA is a great place! I basically grew up at the one in my hometown (my mom works there). We had so many options: swimming, sports, weightlifting, group classes, martial arts...Every "Y" is different, but they're all wonderful!... Read more
I really like roasted Brussels sprouts. A little olive oil (or butter), some garlic, salt and pepper, oven at 350 for 15-20 minutes. Spinach is good as a salad base or just sauteed with spices.... Read more
An odd combo, but I buy the steam in bag brussels sprouts (hanover is my preferred brand) and steam them, then use rice wine vinegar on them (3 tbsp for a bag is enough); gives them a nice flavor.... Read more
Have you tried these? I knew due to grass allergies I could eat very few alfalfa sprouts, but I can eat broccoli sprouts! They are super slow calorie and great on a salad or sandwich.. 140... Read more
Check out the different types of hummus. I was a hummus hater and recently tried edamame hummus. It's really made sandwiches so much better. It also goes really well with avocado and alfalfa sprouts. Half a serving is 45cal and contains some protein.... Read more
As a 19-year-old back in 1983, Jimmy John Liautaud set out to create the world's greatest gourmet sandwich. He created and tested his sandwich ideas on family and friends and eventually opened his first Jimmy John's. This young entrepreneur w... Read more
I love a good burger--turkey, beef, pork, chicken, veggies, you name it! With my current focus on weight training, I think my body is craving extra protein. For me a lean burger is a quick, easy meal that, with added toppings, will never look o... Read more
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