Healthy Eating Tips & Insights

This section of the site highlights insights, strategies and tips to eat better - covering eating habits, healthy shopping, eating out, and making smarter choices. If you're not cooking for yourself yet, this is your section!

No-Cook Weight Loss

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Cooking for yourself is a small time commitment that has a huge pay off, but even if you don’t know how to cook or just want to eat better with no-cook options this summer, there’s no need to turn on your oven or stove top!

Ways to Detox After a Splurge

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Celebrating holidays with close friends and fabulous food is key to a happy lifestyle. But if you’ve overdone it with drinks, rich dishes and desserts, help your liver rebuild its nutrient stores with these delicious foods.

Take the Fat Out of Fourth of July

Healthy 4th July Recipes & Tips

Wanna enjoy 4th of July “Greatest Hits” recipes guiltfree without letting them hit your hips? Here’s five simple swaps that make a world of difference!

Does Alcohol Turn To Sugar In Your Body?

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It’s a frequent question that seems widely accepted as truth. But is it? My husband kept arguing with me about it for weeks, until I settled the discussion once and for all. Ready to find out?

4th of July Menu

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Everyone loves the savory tastes of grilled foods on Fourth of July. Grilling is easy, but why not try some new flavors for your grill this weekend like my Jalapeno flank steaks, turkey burgers or chipotle shrimp? Check out my other suggestions for an awesome celebration!

How to Clean & Cook Mushrooms Properly

Chanterelle Mushrooms

Mushrooms are a wonder food with the same savory amino acids found in beef and other meats, but with a fraction of the calories. Get the skinny on how to clean & cook with mushrooms.

Superfoods for Clear Skin

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What we eat and drink has a huge impact on skin health… because when it comes to nutrients and hydration, your skin is the last on the list to gets its share of the booty.

Eating for a Nickel Allergy

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A reader recently wrote in that her daughter has a nickel allergy, asking for meals ideas. Unfortunately, many of the healthy foods we know and love contain nickel.