There is no better way to show how much you care than to protect the hearts of your loved one. The American Heart Association says your sweetheart may have the key to your heart, but proper diet and exercise are key to a healthy heart.
When it comes to food, it seems every day there’s a new study touting what’s good for us – and what’s not. With so much information, it’s easy to get confused. The reality is the basic principles of healthy eating have not changed nearly as much as we are often led to believe.
Do you know how many calories you require a day day to maintain your current weight? If not, you’re not alone. A recent national online survey revealed that most people do not know their daily caloric needs, or “budget.”
Nutty-beefy-noodles! This healthy combo is super-satisfying and utterly delicious. It’s also makes a great vegetarian dish.
These muffins are so wonderfully moist, light, and loaded with fresh banana flavor that you’d never guess that they are so low in fat and so high in fiber.
With just 60 calories, and 2 Smart Points, this Frosty Mocha is a delicious Frosty Mocha is a delicious twist on Creamy Iced Coffee. In addition to the chocolate.
My son James’s favorite smoothie combines the sweetness of berries with the tartness of lime. Unfortunately for those who need to watch the sugar in their diet, the combination of juice, fruit, and lime sherbet, adds up quickly. Here I’ve recreated the same great taste while slashing the excess sugar and carbohydrates by using light juice with fresh lime and yogurt instead of sherbet.
Wow, a BLT for breakfast! This filling and satisfying egg sandwich is so good you will never believe you are eating something better for you than a sausage and egg biscuit. But with 1/2 the calories, carbs, and sodium, only 1/3 the fat, and a load more fiber than a sausage and egg biscuit, you definitely are.
I believe everyone deserves chocolate cake. This signature recipe comes from my very first cookbook, Unbelievable Desserts with Splenda: Sweet Treats Low in Sugar, Fat, and Calories, and to this day it is still one of my most beloved recipes.
Although my boys love to order Chicken Parmesan when we dine out, the health content is always a concern –especially since it usually arrives thickly breaded, deeply fried, smothered in cheese, and served on a mountain of spaghetti! In an effort to satisfy their love of this dish I have come up with a terrific easy stove-top recipe that’s filled with all of the same great flavors but none of the excess fat and carbs.