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Healthy Recipes

We HEART…b.good restaurant

Believe it or not, people ask my team and me for our opinions all the time. We get asked everything – recommendations for restaurants, plumbers, or where to get the best fitness gear. The “WE HEART…” section is a resource guide of sorts featuring a business that my team and/or I frequent and “love” for…

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Holiday Eating, Fo’ Real – The Buffet

The Holidays are in full swing! Time again for my “Holiday Eating, Fo’ Real” Series: real world strategies for helping you survive all those holiday parties and events. I despise most holiday healthy eating blog post and articles. They’re usually filled with strategies that I just don’t find helpful, or more like it, realistic. “Don’t…

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Holiday Eating, Fo’ Real – Drinkin’ Your Way Through the Holidays

Drinking and Partying!

The Holidays are in full swing! Time again for my “Holiday Eating, Fo’ Real” Series: real world strategies for helping you survive all those holiday parties and events. I despise most holiday healthy eating blog post and articles. They’re usually filled with strategies that I just don’t find helpful, or more like it, realistic. “Don’t…

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Five Kickin’ Protein Recipes

One of the best things you can do to reach your health and fitness goals is to make sure you’re eating enough protein. “What’s enough protein,” you ask? Probably more than you’re getting right now. Here’s a little quiz to find out whether or not you’re getting enough protein: Do you eat protein at every…

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Holiday Eating, Fo’ Real 2013 – Just Desserts

Here’s the last re-post for my Holiday Eating, Fo’ Real Series. Time for dessert! Is dessert your weakness? Do your knees buckle at the sight of a hot apple pie, pumpkin custard, or chocolate souffle with homemade whipped cream? How about cookies—all shapes and colors. Or Italian and French pastries—cannolis, eclairs, Napoleans. What the heck…

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Holiday Eating, Fo’ Real – Navigating the Apps

Below is a re-post from last year’s Holiday Eating, Fo’ Real Series. Now it’s time to Navigate the Apps! I’m not talking smart phone apps. I’m talking appetizers. Food that whets the appetite, designed to get you eating. Hors d’ouvres. Crispy bruschetta topped with spoonfuls of tapenade or roasted peppers. Hungry yet? How are you…

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Thanksgiving Side Dish Redux

Marianne McDevitt is a super star! Over the past year, she has undergone an amazing physical and emotional transformation. She totally embodies our mission statement – “To empower people to change their lives by helping them change their bodies”. Marianne is proof of the power of body transformation. A year ago she was depressed, lacking…

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Roasted Carrots with Avocado and Parmesan

Here’s a tasty recipe from 2011 Clean Up 2nd Place winner and boot camper, FP. You need: 1 pound of carrots 2 tbsp olive oil dash kosher salt freshly ground pepper to taste 1/2 tsp caraway seeds 1/2 ripe avocado 2-3 tbsp lemon juice grated Parmesan (optional) Directions: heat oven to 400 degrees peel carrots…

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Spicy Thai Peanut Chicken

Try this cool (sorry for the pun) recipe for Spicy Thai Peanut Chicken from Stella’s Kitchen: Creative Cooking for Fun Flavor and a Lean Strong Body, one of my favorite “clean” cookbooks. Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast cut into chunks 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into strips 3 tbs natural peanut…

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