All of us are striving to cook in a way that's healthy and simple. Unfortunately, healthy and simple can sometimes add up to bland: A plain piece of broiled fish or baked chicken isn’t particularly exciting, right?
The remedy for the h... Read more
The flavor of many foods can be enhanced without using calorie-laden sauces and gravies. Here are some great ways to use herbs to “spice up” your meals and bring out the natural flavors of your food. Don’t be afraid to experimen... Read more
Did you know that overindulging on the weekends can lead to a weight gain of nine pounds a year? To stay on track and still have fun with friends and family, serve some of these healthier party foods. (Click on each appetizer for a wide selection of... Read more
Providing your family (or even just yourself) with a hot, nutritious breakfast every morning might sound ideal, but if you're like most people, the chances of that happening on busy weekdays are slim to none. Not anymore! Start your day off right... Read more
Even though a snack, particularly a packaged one, only has 100 calories doesn't mean it's a healthy choice that will keep you satisfied until your next meal. Instead of reaching for a tiny bag of processed treats, go for real food with real f... Read more
I used to drink Diet Dr Pepper pretty regularly. But since I'm focusing on trying to eat mostly clean(ish), I drink water ALL THE TIME. Now I don't want soda anymore. Once in a while is OK, though. Everything in moderation!... Read more
I diluted lemon, lavender, and peppermint EO in some olive oil and rub that on arms, legs, and through my hair after I shower. The combo is supposed to help with allergies, but I just like the way it smells. I haven't noticed any change in allergies.... Read more
Give it a try, lemon infused water does the same or having some salad with lemon juice, all that sourish taste helps me stop sweet cravings, then when i try sweet stuff they taste tooo sweet that i get disgusted.... Read more
When my husband (who has allergies) or I (who is susceptible to bronchitis) get a cold and it ends up in the lungs, we have cups of hot water with honey, lemon, and cayenne pepper! The honey soothes the throat, the lemon gives a boost of vitamin C,... Read more
Spring is right around the corner, and as I glance around my home, I see that a thorough cleaning is in order. Dust bunnies are multiplying under my bed, spider webs are glistening on my chandelier, and a layer of dust has settled on all places... Read more
I love Greek yogurt! I've been eating it for years, after discovering it at Trader Joe's shortly after I started to pay attention to healthy eating. I love that it's now available in regular supermarkets, in several brands, sizes, and flavors. (I pre... Read more
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