Posts tagged "Diet"

Weight Watcher Recipe of the Week

Trying to watch your weight? Try this low calorie recipe, simple, delicious and tasty! These roasted heirloom tomatoes are cups full of a delicious Grecian style mix of fresh herbs, pine nuts and golden raisins. Chef’s tip, try broiling or grilling tomatoes with sliced onions drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and top with sprigs... Read more »

New Year Menu Ideas for 2013

SALADS: • Romaine Greens: 10 Calories/8oz. Raw Veggies: Celery stalks, carrot sticks, slice radishes, English cucumbers • Fresh Organically Grown Artisan Greens: 10 Calories/8 oz. Keep it healthy by adding a balsamic or low-fat dressing: Add to calorie content • Tuna Salad: 95 Calories/8 oz. Fresh Tuna Steaks red peppers, relish, shallots and broth •... Read more »

How to Find Time for Daily Exercise

It happens so easily. Your job, your kids, or your daily errands get in the way of your workout. Before you know it, you’ve stopped working out altogether. How are you supposed to fit exercise in when you have so much to do? It may be easier than you think. Your body needs at least... Read more »

Super Tuesday Nutrition Tips!

When thinking of your health and body, here are a few nutrition tips to keep in mind. 1. VItamins C & D are energy-yeilding nutrients. 2. RDA stands for Recommended Dietary Allowance. 3. Your calorie needs are based on vitamins b & C. 4. Lipids, fats and oils provide the most calories per gram. 5.... Read more »

Diet or Lifestyle Change, which do you prefer?

As a personal wellness Chef, diet is an unpleasant word, so why can’t we start calling it a “Healthy Lifestyle Change?” Working with clients in the Chicago area and Northwest suburbs, clients go into “shock and fear” with the sure mention of the word “Diet”. It sets clients up to fail and not succeed their... Read more »