Looking for a healthier way to enjoy Valentine’s Day sweets? Here are a few recipe ideas for delicious and satisfying desserts that you and your sweetie can savor with a little less guilt. Chocolate Covered Strawberries Use fresh strawberries and melted semisweet chocolate morsels to create a vibrant, yummy, chocolaty treat for your family. One […]
Cookies are a heartwarming treat for the holiday season, but they can lead to seasonal weight gain if you overindulge. If you have a serious sweet tooth, you can still satisfy your cookie cravings without the guilt. Just use these tips for preparing healthier cookies. Substitute Part or All of The Butter Butter adds a […]
Who said non-alcoholic drinks had to be boring? Freshen up your refreshments with these fun-for-all party drinks! Whether you are throwing a backyard BBQ or hosting a book-club luncheon you can offer your guests beverages that are both fun to drink and healthful. Raspberry Spritzer Skip the sugar-laden sodas on hot and steamy days. Instead, […]
Looking for a great lunch this week? Try out our recipe for one Super-Spinach Salad. Containing spinach, strawberries, walnuts and blueberries this salad is brimming with antioxidants and goodness! Super-Spinach Salad Prep Time: 5 minutes | Ready in: 10 minutes | Servings: 4 Nutritional Information: Calories: 303 | Total Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 63mg Ingredients: […]
Cooking up heart-healthy meals for you and your family doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor. Increasing your heart health requires no secret ingredients. It simply means making dishes that are lower in cholesterol, saturated fat, total fat and sodium. One simple way to start cooking healthier is to swap your standard hamburgers for turkey […]
This month’s recipe features quinoa, a delicious whole “grain” that is easy to digest, full of high quality protein and fiber, and can form the basis of many a delicious meal. Right about now many of you might be thinking “Quin-WHAT?” Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is not a grain, but rather a seed. When cooked quinoa […]