Shake It Bay-Bee Shake It!

As part of our new way of eating for the new year, we’ll be doing our best to up the leafy greens in our daily diet and cut the meat at least one day a week. Given we’re HUGE fried chicken lovers (with a honkin’ side of steak, of course) combined with our busy schedules, this new found culinary plan has potential of being quite a challenge. But when it comes to our health we refuse to give up, so we considerRead more

Get A Golden Glow With…LETTUCE?

Its no secret that when it comes to seasons, Summer is one of the most loved. Hemlines get shorter, sleeves become scarce but the abundance of sunshine gives a warm glow both inside and out. That golden glow is coveted long after the summer months have gone and often maintained through the use of self-tanning products like lotions, sprays and hours laying in tanning beds. Despite the many health risks associated with these not-so-sunny tanning methods, the sunless tanning industryRead more

THE BEST DAMN PUN’KIN CHOCO-CHIP COOKIES. EVER.

Pardon my ‘french’ but as the title suggests, they really are the best damn pumpkin spice, soft baked, sponge-cake-like, ooooey gooey chocolate chip havin’, GLUTEN-FREE cookies – EVER. I made a batch for a Friends-giving Potluck and all 20 of them were gone in no time. I have to admit I was a little bummed, only because I wanted one….but since I had eaten 4 just loading them up in their container for the trip I decided I’ll live. Then IRead more

Super Stuffed Avocados

We all know the super properties of the incredible fruit, Avocado and its highly tasty & versatile properties. Now it’s time to showcase more of it’s super yumminess. We’ve seen the stuffed avocado everywhere but now here’s the simplest of simple versions that’s guaranteed to please herbivores and carnivores alike! Ready to be the hostest with the avocado mostest? Then Lets Do The DIY Thang! Grab some ripe avocados, a few small tomatoes (diced), crumbled feta cheese, a lemon (for a squeeze or two ofRead more

Delicioso Avocado Spread-o

With our love of this fruit and all of its versatile super powers it was only a matter of time before it received it’s own post. We’ve decided to expand and focus on its versatile yet super yummy nature. Seriously, there’s not much this fruit doesn’t sing with and we thought to take this baby to super dip and sandwich spread stardom. Ready to add some POW to that next loaf of bread? Then Lets Do The DIY Thang, shall we? First up, grab yourself aRead more

Avocado – The Super Tasty Super Fruit

OOOOOWEEEEEEE, we love Avocados. We could eat on them on the daily and in fact, we do. Okay, bacon and chocolate too but since we’re focusing on the healthy super powers of the scrumptious fruit, Avocado, we’ll keep those indulgences for another day. Back to the ‘Nutrient Booster’ at hand, this is the ode to Avocado. First off, it’s a fruit not a veggie. It’s actually a large single seed berry to be precise. The oldest evidence of the avocadoRead more

10 Foods That Promote Brain Health

With the new year comes a few new resolutions. Whether it’s wanting a slimmer waistline, a healthier lifestyle, a strong relationship with others or just wanting to add a few more books to your reading list, we all have the best intentions for 2013. To get the motivation going you need to up your brain power first. But how do we exercise the squishy yet powerful organ between our ears?  First and foremost, PLAY WITH IT. Yes, you read thatRead more

What 200 Calories Really Looks Like

When it comes to eating smarter and healthier this year, we decided we really needed a bit of help. All lifestyle changes require more discipline than most of us are comfortable with and the frustration that follows is what often leads to failure. Armed with new ideas found last year on how to make our “foodie change” this year a bit easier to maintain (like a new take on smoothies, ways to drink more water deliciously, organizing our fridge, etc) we are ready to getRead more

The Best Post-Holiday Soup. EVER.

Ahhhh, the holidays. Time spent with the ones you love is definitely a treat, as is the non-stop fun and food. Now that we’ve filled our bellies with cookies, turkey, latkes and sides, glasses of eggnog and endless slices of pie, we desperately need to give our poor tummies a break. It’s all about salad and soup with high fiber options for the next few days and as much as we love us some pumpkin, we’re craving something new. Enter one of our fave fiberRead more

Fight SAD-ness with Food!

It may be the most wonderful time of the year but sometimes with all the hustle and bustle of the holidays it can truly feel like the worst. We’re more lethargic than normal, maybe even a bit achy at times and often just as gloomy as the stormy weather outside. So what’s up with all the holiday doom and gloom? Don’t worry – you’re not turning into Ebenezer Scrooge. You’re more than likely suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder, or aptly referred toRead more