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Healthy Meals in a Snap

Are you looking for a really quick and healthy meal?

Do you have some family members that are picky eaters?

A “taco bar” can be a great choice. This is where each filling and each topping is in a separate bowl and everyone is invited to serve themselves. It’s quick and easy to prepare, and since each family member gets to build their own taco, you can accommodate different tastes.

Tacos can be a part of almost any healthy eating plan when they are prepared in the right way. Here are some tips for making … Read the rest

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Healthy Meals in a Snap

Fast food. The very thought of it conjures up visions of high fat, high salt, high sugar – and high calorie – meals! Not the best choice if you’re trying to live a healthier lifestyle. But, what if you could you’re your favorite fast food meals healthy too?

Instead of going out to eat, how about cooking all your family’s favorite fast food meals right at home? Did you know that you can make most fast food meals yourself and, with a few adjustments, make them healthier that the originals? And you can make most … Read the rest

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The holidays bring us together with family and friends, and these get-togethers often include a meal. For some, this is an opportunity to visit with people they don’t often see and make new friends. For others, it’s an opportunity to over-indulge, consuming far more than they should.

Eating healthfully during the holiday season can seem almost impossible! We are bombarded by food advertisements on TV, and well-meaning friends and relatives prepare huge feasts. We all tend to eat a bit more, and exercise a bit less at this time of year. But you can fix healthier meals that everyone will … Read the rest

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Healthy Meals in a Snap

When people find out that I’m a personal fitness chef, they often ask what cookware I use. They see chefs on TV using expensive stainless steel pots and pans, and they want to know if they have to buy similar cookware. They see inexpensive cookware sets in stores and wonder if they are “just as good” as the expensive ones.

So, with the holidays coming, I thought it was a great time to talk about cookware. What makes a good set of cookware and where can you save money? What should you look for and … Read the rest

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With the holiday season fast approaching (I know, it’s hard to believe that it’s already that time of year – again!), now is a good time to think about making it a healthy one. The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends, and it can also be a time to celebrate your health!

The holidays also bring lots of opportunities for great tasting food. It’s also a time for lots of rich, high fat, high sugar foods. And don’t forget the overeating! According to several studies, a typical Thanksgiving dinner with “all the trimmings” can have … Read the rest

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