Real Men Do Eat Salad!

My loving husband is what you might call “A man’s man.” He’s big, strong, and carries himself like a “real man.” But, contrary to his big physique, he’s not your average meat and potatoes kind of guy — he loves salad! Of course, my husband’s salads are not the dainty portions that I eat. His […]

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Pump Up Your Salad!

In last week’s post, I talked about the health benefits of eating salad, and the nutritional value of various vegetables used in salads. Whether you’re looking to lose weight or get healthy, eating salad is the way to go! But, did you know that you can ‘Pump Up’ the health benefits of your salad even […]

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Fall in Love with Salad

In observance of Fruit & Veggies month, I’d like to bring attention to the wonderful world of salads. Sure, a salad is one of those dishes that you either love or hate. If you’re trying to lose weight and eating salad everyday, you may be growing tired of salad right about now.  Eating salad can […]

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Plan a Healthy Barbecue

Now that the summer grilling season has officially started, you can start planning a healthy menu for your next barbecue.  This would be the perfect time to introduce family and friends to a variety of healthy food choices. Plan your menu around a food theme: Southwestern grilled chicken or steak fajitas would be a perfect […]

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Tame Your Hunger

Are you finding yourself feeling hungry most of the day? You’re eating, but not feeling satisfied.  Well, one reason for your constant hunger may be the lack of lean protein in your diet. Eating foods high in lean protein, such as fish, lean meat, poultry, soybean, and eggs help curb hunger and promote weight loss. […]

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Stand Your Ground: Eat Healthy

Let’s face it, many times our family and friends have a lot of influence over us.  We tend to make decisions based on what they think and feel. Growing up, my family was no exception. They tried to discourage me from adopting a vegetarian diet. Eating soul food high in sodium, sugar, and bad fats […]

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How Valuable is Good Health?

When I chose a vegetarian diet over 30 years ago, I knew there were health benefits, but I didn’t think much of the value of good health. But, after having a family, I realized that good health is quite valuable. So, each day, for myself and my family, I make healthy eating choices: no red […]

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