Chipotle, Kale & 3 Bean Chili

Chipotle & 3 Bean Chili Wit Kale Serves: 8 Ingredients: 1 dried chipotle pepper (or ancho) 1 red, 1 yellow and 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 yellow onion, diced 1 bunch kale, stems & leaves finely chopped (separately) 2-4 cloves garlic, chopped 28oz can fire roasted crushed tomatoes 1 can (15oz) each: black beans, […]

Breakfast Foods to Avoid

Breakfast is a vital morning meal because it fuels your body throughout the day. However, not all breakfast foods are good for the body. Some foods can cause a spike in blood sugar that results in a major drop soon after, causing sudden fatigue.

Use of Herbs

Next time you walk into the kitchen and smell something delicious that makes your mouth water, or you have a fresh salad that’s got something extra yummy in it, odds are that you can blame it on fresh green herbs—fragrant, flavorful, and actually good for you. Sure, you can get the dried version in a […]

Is Fro-Yo a No-No? 5 Healthy Frozen Alternatives

Source: Team Beachbody Newsletter Most neighborhoods in Los Angeles – and the rest of the country – seem to have a frozen yogurt shop. Pinkberry®, Red Mango®, Kiwiberry, Céfiore®, you name it – they’re in strip malls, shopping centers, office complexes – even airports, hotels, and casinos. Frozen yogurt is touted as being low in […]

9 Foods That Can Fool You

While delicious by mid-20th century Midwestern standards, it wasn’t nearly as calorie-restrictive as you’d think compared to the chicken-fried steak and baked potato my dad was eating across the table.

Down and Dirty One-Pot Meals

For a lot of us, an elegant sit-down family dinner means serving the chicken without the bucket. Having to work until 5:00 or 6:00 at night and then having to come home and whip up something your children will eat that won’t get you reported to the Department of Children and Family Services can be […]

9 Foods To Not Give Your Kids for School

Source: P90X Newsletter If you’ve followed the news on childhood obesity lately, you know the state of affairs is pretty grim. Childhood obesity rates have tripled over the past two decades, and most signs point to the next generation being the first whose life expectancy will be shorter than their parents’. Much of the blame […]

My meals

I have been aksed about what I eat each day so I thought I would log it for you. My daly ALWAYS starts out with a mug of coffee with 2 T origional coffee creamer. Then within an hour of waking up I have something to eat. Today it was 1/2 c Kashi Go Lean […]

Low-Fat Apricot Banana Muffins

These are great to grab when your on the run, use for a pre-workout snack or have with some scrambled eggs or egg whites if you prefer for breakfast . It’s the end to those rubbery low-fat muffins. The banana will make these moist yet fluffy. 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1/3 cup unbleached […]