Archives for May 2011

What is Protein Combining?

I feel as if we are coming out of the ‘dark age of dieting’ and people want an eating plan that is healthy, balanced and tailored to their personal needs. We all hear how important protein is for our daily diet and especially for those who lead athletic lifestyles, but you can actually get too much protein!

I'm Giving Away a BUNCH of Stuff…

Whew! Memorial Day is just around the corner, and if you’re anything like I used to be, you are wishing you already started to get in shape, right? Especially with swimsuit season staring you in the face. So what exactly am I giving away today only? Find our right away, because this giveaway is valid only today…

Start Your Day Off Right. The Healthy Midnight Snack

When I was a kid, I would sometimes awake to the sound of a rusty door opening on its hinges and the fevered rustling of a cellophane package that would echo through the dark kitchen, very late at night. I never became alarmed, since I knew it was just my dad on the hunt for his midnight snack…

Garlic Fries

‘Yeah, this place has changed a lot over the years’, said the hunched woman. She sat next to me at the bar, with her martini, shaking the gin from a toothpick laden with olives. This is how yet another story began…

Fish Fingers

I created this recipe since that little people will find fish more appealing! Many parents aren’t sure how to cook fish and this recipe not only makes it easy, but is a big hit with kids. I noticed that the frozen fish stick are usually loaded with trans-fat and other unwanted preservative – things that don’t help little bodies grow strong.

My Teenager is a Vegetarian, What do I do?

Help! I hear from many busy working moms and dads when their teenager suddenly announces ‘I’m vegetarian.’ Isn’t mealtime stressful enough without adding one more component? And what about nutrition?

Parchment-Wrapped Fish

Parchment paper sounds fancy, but it’s really just paper you can use in baking. I use it to construct a little paper bag to make an ultra healthy, super fast fish bake that is a tradition in French cuisine. You can always use aluminum foil in its place, however fish always tastes better to me cooked in parchment.

Food & Online Photo Sharing

It turns out there’s some truth to the common Twitter put-down: A lot of people go online to talk about the sandwich they just ate. But they’re not just talking about it, they’re photographing it.