Tag Archives: recipes

Review: Slim Down South Cookbook

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Carolyn O’Neil, who is the author of a new cookbook entitled, “Slim Down South.” Carolyn and I go waaaaayyyyy back…. I interned with her when she was the host and producer of CNN’s “On the Menu.” At that time – many moons ago – I was attempting to make Continue Reading

Healthy Halloween Tips and Kid-Friendly Recipes!

I recently had a reader ask, “How can I avoid Halloween weight gain without missing out on the fun?”  It’s a question I’ve asked myself every October. Between holiday parties and baskets filled with high-calorie sweets, it’s little surprise the number on the scale tends to rise through late October and into the winter holidays. Continue Reading

Cooking Tips for Mom: Fast & Healthy Dinner Ideas for the Whole Family

Eating right can be a challenge for any family, but healthy meals are essential to teaching good eating habits for a lifetime. Cooking at home doesn’t need to be time consuming, so skip the fast food and whip together something delicious and good for you tonight. In this video, you can learn a recipe for a fast Continue Reading

Healthy Valentine’s Day ideas for your sugar!

Are you looking for Valentine’s Day meal ideas that won’t break your diet, leaving you feeling sluggish and stuffed? We have tons of recipes on the blog. Below is a list of some of our favorites for Valentine’s Day. Also visit our Pinterest board for even more ideas! Simple salmon in parchment Grilled pork loin Continue Reading

All about fiber!

Confused about fiber? You’re not the only one. Dietary fiber is a misunderstood nutrient. Many people know it is important, but not much more than that.  Most Americans get only about 15 grams of fiber per day in their diet. But according to the American Heart Association, most adult women should aim for at least Continue Reading