Chinese Chicken Salad

Want to try a new Chicken Salad? I found this recipe off of Pinterest and thought it was a great new salad to try. I think it would be a great side dish to a dinner or a meal in itself. It is healthy and nutritious! I will try it and let you know how … Continue reading

Exercises for Summer

Summer is just around the corner and that means bathing suit season is too! Some people think they need to go on crazy diets or do really hard workouts to get the perfect beach body, but this website, Straight Health, gives 5 quick and easy exercises that can help you reach your goal without any … Continue reading

100 Super Foods!

Here come the SUPER FOODS! (thanks to sparkpeople.com!) These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and correctly and efficiently fuel your body. Super foods fight infection, enhance your immune system, and protect against diseases such as osteoporosis, heart disease, certain cancers, diabetes, and respiratory infections. While this list of … Continue reading

Skinny Shrimp Salsa

Skinny Shrimp Salsa Skinnytaste.com Servings: 8 • Serving Size: a little over 1/2 cup • Old Points: 2 pt • Points+: 2 pts Calories: 74.9 • Fat: 0.9 g • Protein: 12.5 g • Carb: 4.4 g • Fiber: 0.9 g • Sugar: 0.2 g Sodium: 278.2 mg Ingredients: 16 oz cooked peeled shrimp, diced … Continue reading

Food Shopping for a Healthy Diet

Read this article that can be found here to see what you should purchase at the grocery store to ensure a healthy diet! Here are a few tips found in the article:   HEALTHY FOOD SHOPPING TIP: AVOID THESE FOODS ——————————————– tinned /processed food white bread non-organic produce food containing sugar-artificial sweeteners additive-laden food farmed … Continue reading

Italian Vegetable Hoagies

Italian Vegetable Hoagies From EatingWell:  July/August 2009 This delightfully easy, and somewhat messy, sandwich packs a punch with sweet balsamic vinegar, artichoke hearts, red onion, provolone cheese and zesty pepperoncini. We love it for dinner as well as lunch. If you’re packing the hoagies to take along, keep the ingredients separate and assemble right before … Continue reading

Classic Banana Bread Recipe

Classic Banana Bread Recipe Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour $ 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt $ 1 cup sugar $ 1/4 cup butter, softened $ 2 large eggs $ 1 1/2 cups mashed ripe banana (about 3 bananas) 1/3 cup plain low-fat yogurt $ 1 teaspoon vanilla extract $ Cooking spray $ Preparation … Continue reading

Ground Turkey Tacos

Ground Turkey Tacos                             1 Tbs. olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 1 pound lean ground turkey 1/4 to 1/2 cup homemade taco seasoning (recipe above) 6 ounces tomato paste 3 ounces water Toppings, such as grated cheddar cheese, sliced avocado, diced … Continue reading