Sweet & Spicy Pork Tenderloin

Sweet & Spicy Pork...

Yield: 4

1/2 tsp. ground cumin

1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. ground black pepper

1/4 tsp. ground allspice

1/8...

Braised Chicken & Artichokes

Braised Chicken & ...

Yield: 4

8 skinned chicken thighs ( 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 lbs.)

1 onion (4 to 5 oz.)

1/2 lb. mushrooms (1 to 1 1/2-inch wide caps)

1 1/2 cups chicken broth

1...

Layered Zucchini

Layered Zucchini...

I used my Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Sauce for this and toasted bread crumbs. This shaves off calories, fat and sodium. If you use Oroweat Double Fiber Bread than you will also increase protein and fiber while decreasing carbohydrates and calories.

To richen...

O2 GOLD: The Third Lung

O2 GOLD: The Third Lung...

I finally tried AdvoCare’s O2 Gold yesterday for my last distance paced run before Seattle Marathon 2009.  This stuff is AWESOME!!!

Normally it takes my body roughly 5 miles to get into train mode...

Breakfast Sausage Recipe Collection

Breakfast Sausage Recip...

I made these recipes last year for Daniel’s breakfasts. I would freeze half and keep the other half in the fridge. You can form the patties however you like, Daniel really enjoyed the mini patties, so I made them very small and separated the servings in zip-top bags.

Note:...

Ginger-Peanut Chicken Salad Wraps

Ginger-Peanut Chicken S...

I made these for Daniel’s lunches a long time ago and he loved them. Hope you enjoy them just as much.

Tip: whenever I cook chicken breasts, I place a sheet of plastic wrap over them and pound them to an even flatness using a meat mallet. They cook much faster and...

Peanut Butter Cranberry Go-Bars

Peanut Butter Cranberry...

Flax seed: light in weight – heavy in nutrients. Technically flaxseed is not a grain but it has a similar vitamin and mineral profile to grains. Low in carbohydrates and high in B vitamins, magnesium & manganese; what really sets flax seed apart is  its rich content...

Grocery Shopping 101

Grocery Shopping 101...

Are you overwhelmed by the vast selections found in grocery stores today? Most stores can devote an ENTIRE aisle to bread, each one claiming to be healthy or whole grain or something else you’ve heard thats good for you. You don’t have the time or the patience to scour...

Zesty Rice & Bean Salad

Zesty Rice & Bean ...

Beans are loaded with all kinds of nutritional benefits. High in protein and soluble fiber, not only do beans help lower the risks of cancer and heart disease – beans also help diabetics maintain even insulin levels. Soluble fiber does...

Simple Food Facts

Simple Food Facts...

The foundation of our wellbeing: physically, emotionally & mentally is set upon what we feed our bodies.  Food is fuel and in a way you truly are what you eat.

These are some basic concepts to keep in mind when planning meals or improving your eating habits:

Starchy...