Posts tagged "Health"

Healthy and Tasy Menu 2013!

SALADS/SOUP/SIDES: • Iceberg & Arugula Mix: 10 Calories/8oz. Add-ons of grape tomatoes, celery stalks, carrot sticks • Fresh Organic Romaine Greens: 10 Calories/8 oz. Keep it healthy by adding a balsamic or low-fat dressing: Add to calorie content • SOUP: “Mock” Hamburger Soup 145 Calories/8 oz. Lean ground turkey, onions, carrots, celery, tomatoes, basil, barley,... Read more »

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 »
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What's For Dinner? Try this amazing Low Calorie Menu for some great ideas!

SALADS: • Romaine Greens: 10 Calories/8oz. Add-ons of cherry tomatoes, celery stalks, carrot sticks, sliced cucs, red peppers • Fresh Organically Grown Mixed Greens: 10 Calories/8 oz. Keep it healthy by adding a balsamic or low-fat dressing: Add to calorie content • Iceberg Lettuce: 10 Calories/8 oz. • SOUP: Vegetable Barley Soup: 105 Calories/8 oz.... Read more »

Qnexa: "Just Say No!"

I am shocked and stunned at the news today. Again, we are giving society a tool, a message, that is okay to get obese, now there’s a pill for it. All I could think of is how many young children are going to hear this and think they now shouldn’t focus so much on what... Read more »

Stressed? Try these simple 10 health tips to help along the way!

Yoga classes or a run on your treadmill are great ways to lower your general stress level. But what can you do for stress on the go? The following tips can help you reduce your stress anytime, anywhere. 1. Do a quick breathing exercise. Take several slow, deep breaths and release a little more tension... Read more »
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Truths about cooking oils.

When it comes to healthy cooking, how do you know which is the healthiest? 20% of your daily calories should be consumed from oils and fats. Here is some helpful information regarding cooking oils. -Olive Oil or Canola Oil: Great for sauteing, buy only extra virgin olive oil or 100% pure canola. High in heart... Read more »

Sample of a Weekly Menu Planning: 350 Calories or Less!

SALADS: • Romaine Greens: 10 Calories/8oz. Plus fresh grape tomatoes, celery &, carrot sticks, English cucumbers, red pepper sticks • Fresh Iceberg Lettuce & Mixed Greens: 10 Calories/8 oz. Keep it healthy by adding a balsamic dressing: Add to calorie content • Orzo Pasta Salad: 105 Calories/8 oz. Orzo, dried cranberries, roasted pine nuts, splash... 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 »
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"10 Tips for Low-Fat Cooking"

Are you ready to cut the fat? You know you need to cut down on the amount of fat you eat, but you migh not know why. Facts are that diets high in total fat have been linked to health problems such obesity and some types of cancer. Too much saturated fat and trans fat... Read more »
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    Professional Chef and Wellness Coach, specializing in specific dietary needs. Includes diabetics, renal failure, cancer and chemo patients, low fat/high protein, gluten free, protein free, and overall healthy cooking. Most recipes are under 350 calories or less! Graduate of Kendall College, Chicago, IL. Certifications in Professional Chef, Bakery and Pastry Chef, Dining Room Management and Catering. Studied in Lyon, Paris, France.

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