5 Side Effects of Fat Loss

August 29, 2016

You know how every pharmaceutical commercial ends with a laundry list of possible side effects? The ailments that we could possibly experience if we take it are silently weighed against the possible benefits of the drug. Well, turns out that exercise and good nutrition also come with a laundry list of side effects… My hope…


I know you cheat…

August 22, 2016

…on your diet. We live in society where food temptations are everywhere. Walk through a store and you’ll see the unhealthy food items displayed front and center. Turn on the TV and you’ll be assaulted with commercials for fattening foods. Open a magazine and you’ll notice glossy pin-ups of sugary snacks. Go down the street…


Food Fitness (Fish Taco)

February 4, 2016

Fast & Healthy Fish Tacos Fish TacosWho says that fish tacos have to be fried? This refreshing recipe uses baked Cod and fresh coleslaw for that fish taco taste that is hard to beat. Need to fix dinner in a hurry? This recipe only takes 20 minutes. Don’t lose the benefits of your workouts this…


5 Sneaky Ways to Burn Calories at Work

January 25, 2016

5 Sneaky Ways to Burn Calories at Work You may think the 30 minutes you spend every other day in the gym is enough to keep you trim and healthy, but it’s not. If you want overall good health, you need to eat well and find windows of exercising opportunity every day—not just during your…



December 3, 2015

~Recipe by Sheila Garcia (of Photo Credit HERE Look, I know some of you have an eggplant Parmesan recipe you swear by; whether it’s your own or your mama’s or your noni’s or a coveted recipe passed down for generations. But I’m here to tell you that this recipe is THE ONE -the holy…


Take it with a Grain of Salt

December 3, 2015

~by Sheila Garcia  (photo credit HERE) You consume sodium every single day, and that’s a good thing! Our bodies need the mineral sodium to help maintain water/electrolyte balance and blood volume. Unfortunately, as it’s often said, too much of a good thing (sodium in this case) can have negative effects on your health. A diet…



November 5, 2015

~Recipe by Sheila Garcia (of This colorful and tasty Sunday Supper was perfect for the fall transition!  I had some apples and a couple of peaches just about on their last leg, and half a cauliflower head.  So I got some delectable chicken thighs and created an autumnal appetition of chicken thighs with pan…


Don't FALL For It – The Most Fattening Autumn Foods

November 4, 2015

*Photo Credit HERE ~By Sheila Garcia November marks the beginning of a two-month season packed with parties and desserts – and that can be pretty tough for anyone who is trying to manage his or her weight.  Beyond the fun-size (and therefore calorie-controlled) candies left over from Halloween, several fall treats are big calorie bombs. Be on the…


CREAMY DREAMY (Leftovers?)

October 2, 2015

*Photo Credit HERE ~Recipe by Sheila Garcia (of I had leftover pasta from sausage ragu night.  I had leftover roasted chicken from Sunday Supper.  I had leftover salad I had used as a side.  I loathe waste so I can’t throw it all away!  What’s a girl to do?  Simple!  Throw it all into a…



September 1, 2015

*Photo credit HERE ~Recipe by Sheila Garcia (of Soooo, essentially that name doesn’t make the dish sound as rich or delectable as it turned out to be. The “ish” after chicken lends itself to the reader thinking perhaps it wasn’t so great. But don’t be fooled!! I only use the “ish” because I made…


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