Have a Smoothie!

Have a Smoothie!

Smoothie King’s (www.smoothieking.com) Immune Builder uses fresh bananas, frozen strawberries, soy protein, herbs and honey to boost your immune system this fall. The drink’s key antioxidants include vitamin A, C and E, selenium and Echinacea. A 20-ounce smoothie is 280 calories if you “Make It Skinny,” which comes without Turbinado,… Read more...
Rev Up Your Taste Buds This Season

Rev Up Your Taste Buds This Season

Ingredients:1 tbsp expeller-pressed canola oil1 lb lean ground all-natural turkey breast or thigh1 medium organic red onion, chopped1 medium organic green pepper, chopped28-oz can organic diced tomatoes1 cup (8 oz) canned mushroom-tomato sauce or mushroom-marinara sauce from a jar2 tsp chili powder, or to taste1-2 tsp sea salt, or to… Read more...
Save your figure (and arteries) this Thanksgiving

Save your figure (and arteries) this Thanksgiving

TurkeyEat this: Much of the fat content in turkey is just beneath the skin. To reduce calories, remove the skin before cooking. A 3-ounce serving of skinless turkey breast contains 26 grams of protein, 1 gram of fat and 0 grams of saturated fat.Not that:Turkey with skin, and even worse,… Read more...
Cookie Corner

Cookie Corner

Dried cranberries are one of the best sources of a phytochemical known as a tannin, an important contributor to heart health and a powerful antioxidant that has been linked to aging prevention, among many other things. Oatmeal is a good source of fiber, selenium, zinc, protein, iron, copper, vitamin E,… Read more...
Souped Up

Souped Up

Ingredients:1 bunch broccolini, cleaned and chopped1 10 oz. package frozen spinach2 zucchini, chopped2 bunches asparagus, woody ends cut off and sliced into 3-inch spars1 8 oz. can artichokes in water, drained1 bunch kale, cleaned, removed from stem and chopped1 bunch Italian parsley, rinsed and removed from stem4 quarts low-sodium vegetable… Read more...
Top 5 Things to Buy Organic

Top 5 Things to Buy Organic

Many people want to eat healthy, but can’t afford to buy all organic. To help you make informed decisions at the grocery store, here is a list of the main products you should be buying organic: 1. Coffee: Many of the beans you buy are grown in countries that don’t… Read more...
Lunch that Packs a Healthy Punch

Lunch that Packs a Healthy Punch

This recipe is free of gluten and all eight of the top food allergens. Ingredients:1 cup pre-cooked chicken breast (about 4 ounces), cooled and cut into bite-sized cubes1 package brown rice tortillas or small corn tortillas14-ounce can tropical fruit in pineapple juice, drained¼ cup canned garbanzo beans, drained½ cup fresh… Read more...
Transform Your Tresses

Transform Your Tresses

There is nothing like having a good hair day.  When your locks look lovely, it can change your whole demeanor.  You might smile a little more, walk a little taller and exude an air of self-confidence that only shows up on days when your mane is truly manageable.  That’s because… Read more...
Take charge of your health

Take charge of your health

“Shake it off.” “Rub some dirt on it.” If you’re a man who lives by these popular adages when it comes to your health and wellness, you're not alone. Research has shown that many men fail to get routine checkups and preventative care, and they often ignore symptoms or delay… Read more...
Listen up, guys!

Listen up, guys!

Though he has always enjoyed exercising as a way of relieving stress, Clark Howard never considered himself a health nut. It wasn’t until he reached his 50s that he decided to kick his self-proclaimed awful eating habits and start seriously thinking about nutrition as a preemptive strike in the impending… Read more...