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Getting Back on Track

I have veered off track and gained back a few pounds I lost. I’m disappointed, but also hopeful that I can get my program going again. It’s important to be gentle with ourselves when we are trying to make big life changes.
One of the things that always gets me back on track is to list […]

Who Needs Cheese for an Incredible Pizza?

I confess … I was never really a fan of cheese, so from that perspective, the dairy-free diet has been fairly easy for me. However, I do adore pizza. Not willing to give up my first love, I began making my own pizza crust from scratch many years ago (since many store-bought crusts […]

Subway Introduces Fresh Fit

Subway, the chain sub shop, has finally gotten in on the act of healthy side items.  With their most popular marketing campaign being Jared, and his weight loss eating only Subway way sandwiches, introducing healthy side items is a natural next step … took them long enough.
Choose from 8 delicious subs […]

Kashi for Lunch and Dinner?

Did you know that the folks at Kashi now have an all-natural frozen entree line?  Good.  I didn’t either.  Branching out past their popular and well-known cereal, they created the line with busy families in mind.  They currently have six different options, and they are low in calories (240 to 380) and pretty high in […]

Seasonal Produce in the Winter?

Everyone knows that it is best to eat seasonally. Seasonal food is fresher and so tends to be nutritious. Not to mention that strawberries in the summer just taste better, right? Now with better food shipping options it is possible to get strawberries in the winter from a far off climate that taste pretty close to […]

12 Best Foods: Walnuts

In these times when it seems like every other day we discover that old favorites are bad for us, it’s nice to see some foods reinstated back into the good to eat category. And among those, nuts are most welcome back into the healthy fold. Nuts are full of “good” fats and, when eaten regularly, […]

Simple Shortcuts make Healthy Food Prep Easy

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Everyone knows that in order to eat healthy, it requires time to be set aside to construct a well-balanced meal or snack.   Over the course of the last few years, I have gone from being a microwave meal diva to actually using appliances like the oven and grill.  Along the way, I’ve discovered many shortcuts that […]

Quick and Easy Lentil Nests

A common misconception is that if you’re short on time, your only option is preprepared food -fast food, junk food, processed food. This does not have to be the case.
Imagine, if you will, a typical evening in my household: both my partner and I are exhausted from a long day’s work, and more […]