Food

Healthy nutrition plays an important role in losing weight and being healthy. Weight loss isn’t about not eating, it’s about eating the right foods. You will find recipes as well as research proven information about nutrition to help support a healthy life for you and your family.

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A Must Read: Ground Turkey vs Ground Beef?

Ground beef vs ground turkey? I can still remember standing in the meat department looking at the reportedly healthier choice ground turkey. I had been buying ground beef for years and loved everything about red meat. But, I wanted to be healthy. I wanted to be a...

Grilled Vegetable Kabobs Recipe

Grilled vegetable kabobs are the perfect healthy, delicious side dish and even a great addition to your weekly meal prep! I love grilled vegetables for the fresh, summer taste that goes well with anything! I make sure to grill extra to have leftovers for my lunch a...

Fast, Easy, Healthy Smoothies Every Woman Over 40 Would Love

                                                    As you know, I have really been trying to be conscientious about getting enough vegetables into my daily diet. The meal plan with the 21 Day Fix makes a lot of sense for me. When I stick to the plan, I can feel the...

Jamba Juice’s Amazing Greens Smoothie Recipe

Jamba Juice and travel go hand in hand for me. I gave their Amazing Greens Smoothie a try recently and yes, it is amazing! When walking through the airport this morning to fly to Los Angeles for the Fitness Blogfest Conference, I knew I needed something for breakfast....

Meal Prepping Tips Even For Those Who Don’t Really Like It

Meal prepping tips from someone who doesn't like leftovers? Here's how you can be prepared and eat food that tastes fresh.     I am totally on board with having fresh healthy food at your fingertips when you get hungry to help prevent spontaneously reaching for the...

Beginner Treadmill Workout + Mediterranean Turkey Burgers

The right beginner treadmill workout will get you in shape to get in shape. Starting somewhere is better than never starting. It is really common for women over 40 to be really out of shape. I was one myself a few years ago. It's not a reason to give up. Start from...

Quick, Easy, Healthy Summer Salads

Healthy summer salads are a staple at our house, especially during summer. I love the fresh produce summer brings us. Now that I am really trying to focus on the 21 Day Fix nutrition, that means eating more veggies and fruit than I had been. An even better reason to...

Healthy Ice Cream You Can Eat Every Single Day

                    Healthy ice cream seems like an oxymoron or a complete joke, right? Well, it's not April Fools Day and this isn't your local used car salesman's offer. It is true. You can eat this healthy ice cream every. single. day. Before we get to the good...

Meal Prep Made Easy + Yummy

Meal prep made easy AND yummy. Anything that says meal and easy in the same sentence is right up my alley. The problem with meal prep for me is I don't like leftovers in general, so the idea of putting several days of meals together to eat all week has never appealed...

21 Day Fix Meal Planning: The Road to Lean Eating & Toned Body

                    What's the old saying? "Failure to plan is a plan to fail." Or how about, "A goal without a plan is just a wish." Or my favorite for perfectionists and most applicable to me, "A good plan implemented today is better than a perfect plan implemented...

Couscous vs Quinoa: Which Should You be Feeding Your Family?

Couscous vs quinoa is a great question for those of us just starting to eat healthier after 40. It was mashed potatoes and pasta as staples until a few years ago at our house. As I have transitioned to healthier meals, couscous and quinoa have made it to my shopping...

Over 50 Easy Healthy Recipes

What is the perfect companion to your New Year's Resolution to lose weight? Easy Healthy Recipes, of course! Healthy doesn't have to mean elaborate all day cooking. With these recipes, you can get farther down your daily to-do list instead of spending hours in the...

Healthy Dinner in 15 Minutes

A healthy dinner in 15 minutes is music to my ears. This healthy chicken salad is one of my favorite quick go to meals when my days get busier than I can keep up with. We need to be so careful not to blow a great workout day by quickly grabbing a meal on the go that...