Category Archives: Recipes for Health

Burn more calories by eating whole grains + Summer Salad Recipe

Have you been told to cut out carbs (aka, grains) in order to lose weight?  Well, get this?  According to a recent study, whole grains increased weight loss by decreasing the number of calories retained during digestion, while simultaneously speeding … Continue reading

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Which vegetables are best for weight loss?

I’m sure it comes as no surprise that vegetables are good for you. But which ones are best when it comes to managing your weight?   Research shows that vegetables with a higher fiber content or lower glycemic load are more … Continue reading

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Can chia seeds help you lose weight?

Remember those ch-ch-ch-chia commercials years ago for Chia Pets?   As a kid I found them so intriguing.  They were selling kits that included a little terracotta pot and a small packet of black seeds.  In just a few days, you … Continue reading

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Whole grain salads for your Easter table

Cut out carbs!  Carbs will make you fat!  If you want to lose weight, don’t eat carbs! Sound familiar? This dieting rule has been around forever and I’ve heard it many times from my clients.  Truth be told, carbohydrate is … Continue reading

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Are you a speed eater? Tips to help you slow down (+Shamrock Shake recipe)

You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy a delicious healthy green smoothie (a.k.a. Shamrock Shake).  The recipe is down below but first, let’s talks about how quickly you’re eating. Do you find that you eat faster than everyone else … Continue reading

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Power grain waffle recipe + healthy carb tips

March is National Nutrition Month.  It’s a great month to EAT CARBS! In honor of NNM (and the health of your body!), I encourage you to eat carbs.  But not just any carbs –the healthy ones of course and yes, … Continue reading

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Chocolate without the guilt (5 indulgent recipes you can make today)

It’s that time of year again.  Those big heart-shaped boxes of chocolates are everywhere. I’m sure you’ve heard that chocolate isn’t as bad for you as once believed.  Chocolate has gotten a lot of media coverage in recent years because it’s … Continue reading

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Super Bowl game plan + tasty taco recipe

Will you be watching the big game tomorrow as The Eagles take on The Patriots?  I know I will! The Super Bowl is an unofficial American holiday that is celebrated with lots of food and drink. It can be so … Continue reading

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Stop counting calories and track fiber instead (+ easy dinner recipe you can make today)

If you’re trying to lose weight and find it helpful to track your progress, why not track something that will actually benefit your weight and health?  That something I’m referring to is FIBER. High fiber foods can help with weight … Continue reading

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Here’s Your Anti-inflammatory Meal Plan for 2018. Happy New Year!

Don’t waste your time dieting this year.  Instead, GET HEALTHY! Consider this… Inflammation is a normal, biological response when something harmful or irritating affects a part of your body – this can be both good and bad.   Acute inflammation is a … Continue reading

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