Green Smoothie

Print Green Smoothie   Ingredients 1 – 1½ cups unsweetened almond milk, depending on how thick you like your smoothie 1 cup kale leaves, center rib removed 1 cup baby spinach 1 banana, frozen & cut into pieces 1 mango, peeled and cut into pieces 1 teaspoon fresh ginger Instructions

Healthy Holidays…Don’t Set New Goals

  It may sound counter intuitive, with resolution time looming, but given the season’s food, activities, and parties, just keeping up with your current healthy habits is challenge enough. There’s no need to put more pressure on yourself now. If your expectations are impractical, then you’re more likely to get


Print Gazpacho Author: Barb H. , a friend Recipe type: Great summer meal by itself or a go-with for fish Prep time:  30 mins Cook time:  30 mins Total time:  1 hour Serves: 4   Ingredients 2 hothouse cucumbers halved and seeded, not peeled 3 red bell peppers or (yellow & orange) cored

Grilled Corn Cole Slaw with Tangy Lime Dressing

Ingredients 3 ears fresh corn (or bag of grilled corn from Trader Joe) 2 carrots julienned 1/2 med red bell pepper, sliced thin 1/2 med yellow bell pepper, sliced thin 1 jalapeno pepper, seeds and ribs removed and diced 1/4 C fresh cilantro, chopped 2 C red cabbage, shredded 2

Interval training

“In its most basic form, interval training might involve walking for two minutes, running for two, and alternating this pattern throughout the duration of a workout.  It is an extremely time-efficient and productive way to exercise.”

Sticky Chicken Wings (not so healthy but…if you must)

Print Sticky Chicken Wings (not so healthy but…if you must) Recipe type: Appetizer Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  45 mins Total time:  50 mins   Ingredients 25 Chicken wing sections thawed 1C soy sauce 1C White cooking wine 1C brown sugar packed Instructions Mix together soy, wine and sugar in

Eat Breakfast!

Eating early in the day helps us from “starvation eating” later on.  Eating breakfast jump starts your metabolism and fuels your body after the 8 hours you have spent sleeping without any nourishment.  Research shows that consistent breakfast eaters are able to maintain weight loss easier than those who do