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Low-Cal Steamed Bok Choy

Bok choy is a type of Chinese cabbage but it doesn’t look like your typical ball of cabbage; its dark green leaves are connected to stalks. There are only 9 calories per steamed cup and that cup is packed with protein, dietary fiber and 100% of your recommended dietary allowance of A. Directions Put your bok choy in a steamer basket and place the basket over […]

I Cannot Believe Seltzer is Bad for Us

When I was growing up, there were 2L bottles of Pepsi in the house every payday, so every two weeks we binged and splurged on bad stuff. There were also Doritos while they lasted. We would consume all this junk while watching Little House on the Prairie reruns at 5pm on channel 11 — which […]

St. Patrick’s Day Fiber-Packed Smoothie

We’re going green for St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast!  Our St. Patty’s Day smoothie gets it’s green from spinach and kale both loaded with fiber, iron, vitamin K, C, A and calcium. Read: Why a People Going Crazy for Kale? SIZE: 2-3 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup coconut water 1/2 cup pineapple-I use frozen from Trader Joe’s 1 banana a handful of spinach a […]

The Perfect Plate to Avoid Cravings

I am taking a class in nutrition, something I wish was taught to me in medical school. I think at the time, BMI was new, we were shown how to calculate it for like 30 seconds, and then we went onto to neuroscience. Nutrition would have been far more useful for my career in primary care, […]

Maple, Pecan & Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Here is a healthy breakfast and all you need to get your day started. Quinoa is gluten-free–a great wheat-free alternative. Plus, it’s high in protein and is a complex carbohydrate, which promotes weight management. Another healthy...

25+ of Our Favorite Salads for Summer

When it’s too hot in the kitchen, opt for a salad! Here are a bunch of our favorites. Watermelon & Feta Salad Just the right amount of sweet and savory. Avocado-Chicken Salad Simple, fresh and delicious and packed with nearly 20 vitamins! Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few […]

Kale, Quinoa and Mango Lunch

I have been trying new healthy recipes this month from Danette May. This is one of my favorites and it is so easy to make. I have had it for lunch and dinner. My husband liked it as well. If you make a batch of quinoa ahead of time it takes only...

15+ Quick, Easy No-Cook Meals!

When it’s hot outside or if you’re just feeling a little lazy, here are a few meals that don’t require cooking at all! Hummus & Veggie Sandwiches Super fresh, super crispy and super delicious. Avocado-Chicken Salad Simple, fresh and delicious and packed with nearly 20 vitamins!  Make-Your-Own Sandwich Buffet Great for get-togethers. Mediterranean “Pizzas” with […]

Plant-Based Spaghetti & Meatballs

A super healthy alternative to the old-time classic.

The Bountiful Benefits of Chinese Cabbage

Bok choy is a type of Chinese cabbage but it doesn’t look like your typical ball of cabbage. Its dark green leaves are connected to stalks. Once you read about the plenitude of benefits that come with this leafy veggie, you’ll want to run out grab a stalk and sauté it up. There are only 9 calories per cup and that cup is […]

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