Spring Break Without Breaking Your Budget

Spring Break is coming and for many of us that means some fun travel is ahead.  I will be headed off to an all-inclusive vacation for two in the Dominican Republic (property listed below) for a relaxing, if shortish, 5 day vaca on the company dime. And that got me...

Superfood Fat Bomb

Trendy and Pricey  Fat Bombs, have you heard of them? Those doses of luxurious fat mixtures people are putting in their morning coffee in order to rev up the metabolism? Well, they are here and they’re pretty trendy right now.  Which means they can be very...

Crispy Low-Carb Zucchini Fries

Ingredients 2 medium green zucchini 2 medium yellow squash Dry herbs, optional (rosemary, dill, thyme, etc) Spices, optional (chipotle, cumin, etc) Dry garlic power, to taste Dash of Himalayan pink or sea salt Generous dash of pepper extra virgin olive oil spray 2...

Chicken and Wild Rice with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Because sometimes you crave the comforting taste of cream of mushroom chicken casserole, but would rather forgo the highly processed canned food recipe from of old.  Right? I know I do! In fact, my mom came up with this recipe on the fly because I had mentioned...

Road Food for Fit Foodies

  Road Food for Fit Foodies For the healthy conscious road food can instill fear (What am I going to eat while I travel?), and for the “fit foodies’ it can bring joy (Oh, the adventuresome good I’ll find along the way!).  For me, road food  is...

Classic Green Goddess Dip

Tend to shy away from dip because it can be so heavy? Or just don’t like it because you don’t dig mayo? I get it. I tend to agree. But I also get tired of salads in the winter and sometimes just want to pack up some fresh veggies for a lunch or put out a...
Why It’s Harder Than Ever to Be Thin

Why It’s Harder Than Ever to Be Thin

  For decades, leading weight loss experts have preached the same formula: Sweat more and eat smarter. And if you’ve ever thought that sounds too easy to be true, you’re right. This month, Canadian researchers called BS. Their study in the journal Obesity...
Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

This recipe could have a lot of bi-lines, such as Not Your Grandma’s Sweet Potato Salad or Just Say No to Marshmallow Yam Casserole.  But alas, my family affectionately calls it: Sweet Potato Crack. Intrigued? Here’s  how to cook your own stash of crack....