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Lyfe Kitchen

I finally checked out Lyfe Kitchen and really enjoyed it.  The location and parking was a bit of hassle and the wait for the food was a bit long but the food is quality so I would rather wait and get good quality.  And it probably wasn’t the best idea to go on a Friday... Read more »

I love my cast iron skillet!

I just recently in the past year got my first cast iron skillet and wonder why it took me so long.  It doesn’t chip away like a regular pan, it’s strong(heavy but strong), it heats up fast and distributes heat evenly, it’s easy to clean (no soap), and it’s nutrient dense.  You actually can get... Read more »

Practice portion control today!

You’ve heard it over and over again.  Watch your portions, don’t overeat, everything in moderation….it’s true!  Try measuring out all your food for a few days; it will be a real eye opener.  You can overeat healthy foods too so portion control is vital to health and weight loss.  Try using real life objects to... Read more »
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Eat some fat please!

Good fats that is.  Our body needs essential fatty acids, which are not produced by the body, and we need fat to absorb certain vitamins.  Fat also provides satiety and tastes delicious!  Too many times have I been discussing one’s weight loss diet and he or she is not eating enough fat.  No wonder they’re... Read more »

Mediterranean Diet

I don’t believe in “diets” and don’t recommend most of the fad diets that are out there.  But I do think that many other countries are doing some things better than us when it comes to health and nutrition.  Most of us know that the American portion sizes and our processed food obsession could be... Read more »

What should I eat after I workout?

It’s important to eat after a workout, no matter what time it is or if it’s not meal time.  Exercise causes your body to use glycogen which needs to be replaced with food, specifically carbohydrates.  Adequate carbohydrates post exercise will prevent your body from pulling protein for energy, which can limit your muscle and tissue... Read more »
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Try a new breakfast

Breakfast can be repetitive and boring if you don’t change it up once in a while.  Try throwing one of these in your weekly routine. Breakfast Quinoa Ingredients: 1 cup almond milk ½ cup quinoa, rinsed 1 tablespoons light-brown sugar 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ cup blueberries 1 date, chopped Directions: Bring almond milk to... Read more »

High Intensity Workouts Vs Long Steady Workouts

HIIT (high intensity interval training) has great results and takes less time….why wouldn’t you do it?  Check out this article from the NY times. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/02/26/how-to-get-fit-in-a-few-minutes-a-week/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0   Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.

Easy and Delicious Chicken Recipe

Check out this chicken recipe that my client told me about.  I served it with roasted potatoes and asparagus. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.
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Organic, cage free, wild caught.....what are the best choices?

You can’t always pick the perfect fish or meat but when you have a choice, try these. Here is a list of fish that are recommended based on low mercury levels and best health benefits: domestic farm raised catfish and tilipia- not imported pacific cod- not atlantic pacific or atlantic caught squid- not American domestic... Read more »