My good friend, health and fitness specialist and co-author of The Fat Burning Kitchen, Mike Geary has a great list of his (and Mine) favorite Flat Belly Foods. I thought you’d like to check out what he says–it’s a good way to put together a healthy grocery list. Check it out here– Mike’s Top [...]
This is a delicious refreshing, zesty salad with the sweet tang of fresh grapefruit and citrus, the bite of arugula and a touch of fennel. Arugula, has powerful cancer fighting compounds in it. Arugula contains anti-cancer compounds known as glucosinolates.
A Superfood That Improves Athletic Performance and Recovery, Burns Fat, and Helps Your Love Life Too!
I tend to think of most superfoods as being dark green, bright red, orange or yellow, but this particular superfood is actually comes in a dull white, tan or brown color. Mushrooms deserve “Superfood” status for lots of reasons—many scientists are just in the beginning stages of discovering some of the many amazing [...]
Whole eggs, especially the yolk (not just egg whites) are an incredibly good source of usable protein and the healthiest essential fats. Egg yolks contain more than 90% of the calcium, iron, phosphorus, zinc, thiamin, B6, folate, choline and B12, and panthothenic acid of the egg.
Even if you are an avowed brussels sprouts hater, I am certain you will change your mind once you try this recipe. These carmelly sweet, roasted brussels sprouts with olive oil and bacon will transform anyone into a brussels sprouts lover!
In a scene straight out of the TV show, “Chopped” I was looking to make something tasty for dinner in a hurry. I had an orange, fresh cranberries, salmon and…
What if there was a new drug that could cure liver disease, dissolve kidney and gall stones, aid digestion and weight loss, act as a diuretic, eliminate acne, relieve constipation, lower blood pressure and cholesterol…
Kale is part of the cruciferous vegetable family with broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage and collard greens. These vegetables contain powerful compounds that prevent or reverse many cancers…
Coconuts once were considered bad for you. It was thought that the saturated fat in coconut lead to high cholesterol, clogged arteries, heart disease, and weight gain. So the question is: Are coconuts really good for you or bad for you?
Cooking Oils seem to be an ever changing debate. We had it drilled into our heads that we should all avoid lard, butter and saturated fats. But are vegetable oils any better? New research says that vegetable oils may actually be contributing to the diseases they were meant to prevent. And what about [...]
Have you seen Chia seeds in the stores? No, I’m not talking about those funny little terra cotta animals that you smeared with little seeds until they sprouted green “hair”. Chia pets do get their sprouts from Chia seeds. But what do you know about Chia seeds? Chia seeds are actually an amazing food. Chia [...]
I love cherries in smoothies, in pies (yes once in a great while, a little pie won’t kill you), or just out of a bowl for an awesome healthy snack. They are full of healthy antioxidants and are an excellent fat burning food. But did you know that cherries can actually help your workout? [...]
Smoothies are an excellent way to get all the antioxidants of fresh fruit, and a lot of other supernutrients as well. Add fat burning energizing coconut oil, superfood greens such as kale, avocado, healthy protein, and a touch of powerful spices like turmeric or cinnamon.
In many recipes, herbs and spices are optional, but I would recommend that you add as many as you can! Every time you flavor your meals with herbs or spices you are supercharging your food without adding a single calorie!
Coconuts once were considered bad for you. It was thought that the saturated fat in coconut lead to high cholesterol, clogged arteries, heart disease, and weight gain. Now, coconuts have taken center stage for their nutrition value. So the question is: Are coconuts good for you or bad for you? Coconut is now sold [...]
Do you like Curry? The rich yellow color of curry comes from a super-spice called Turmeric. Turmeric has been around forever and used in India and other countries for thousands of years as a yellow dye, for delicious spicy curry dishes, and traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine. But did you you know that turmeric has some [...]
Cranberries are not just for the Holidays anymore. This little berry, it turns out, has some truly amazing properties! These bright red, very tart little berries belong to the same family as the blueberry, so its no surprise that they too, are packed with antioxidants, fat burning power, and tons of nutrition! The Native American [...]
As a competitive cyclist, I am around athletes all the time. It’s amazing to me what some of them eat, drink and fuel their bodies with before, during and after races. The myth of ‘carb loading’ is still there, as well as attempting to fuel with sugary, chemical-laden substances before and during and after races. [...]