Bacon-Herb Salad

Here is a go-to salad for all of you bacon lovers out there. Quick. Easy. Delish! My kind of dish :) Cook 2 slices of your favorite type of bacon until it is nice and crispy. Remove the bacon from the pan and crumble. Set to the side. Pour … [Read more...]

Bitter is better!

When you're used to the sweet life, bitter foods can be hard to swallow. But if you are looking for foods that promotes natural cleansing, which in turn can boost metabolism, bitter is better! From aiding in digestion to improving energy, … [Read more...]

Sleep.. I need more.. what about you?

As we are into the warmer months, our days become longer and much more eventful.  Because more than 40 million Americans suffer from chronic, long-term sleep disorders, it’s important to makes adjustments in lifestyle choices now to help remedy sleep … [Read more...]

Tips to be fit, healthy, and confident!

  Here are a few tips that can help you achieve your goal to becoming more fit, healthy, and confident!   1.       Keep a journal – All too often, we’re so busy during the day that we eat on-the-go or continuously snack on whatever we can … [Read more...]

Low Carb Doughnuts

Have you ever had a craving that just won't go away? Even at night while in bed you are still thinking about that doughnut you saw someone eating that morning. You are proud of yourself for steering clear, but also getting a strong urge to eat one. … [Read more...]

Bison, Brie, and Bells

Here is a little twist on an old favorite, stuffed bell peppers. I love bison, it is lean and packed with protein! I can't find it all the time though. I was lucky enough to score a pound of freshly ground bison today! I had sweet yellow bell peppers … [Read more...]

My path to “electrolytenment”

It gets hot where I live. It gets so hot that in the middle of the day when you stand a certain way in the yard the sun seems to smite one like the God of the old testament. You lose water and electrolytes just standing there, much less doing some … [Read more...]

The great Sodium debate!

A recent government report supported lowering intake to 2,300 mg per day, but it cast doubt on whether dropping consumption lower than that would be beneficial. In fact, some reports caution  that a further reduction could raise the risk of negative … [Read more...]

How to stay healthy on vacation

You've worked hard all year long and now it's time to kick back and take a well deserved vacation! Whether you're planning a road trip with your family, a week long trip to the beach, or just spending time away from home visiting friends and … [Read more...]

Be aware of..

Your internal clock!  Could your late night snacking lead to weight gain? Blame your ancestors. Ancient humans developed a survival mechanism for times of food scarcity, but that system can lead to significant weight gain today. There are many … [Read more...]

It’s Coleslaw.. y’all

Everyone loves it! What?? You know somebody that doesn't? Too bad, that just means more for you! Try our super simple recipe and be cool with coleslaw this summer. It compliments any summer meat you want to grill. If you have not tried it yet, here … [Read more...]

Quick tips on BEEF!

TIP #1 – Understand “Organic” & “Grass Fed” Beef Classifications - · Organic beef is fed only certified organic grains and grasses, never treated with growth hormones or antibiotics, and given unrestricted outdoor access—is expensive and hard … [Read more...]

Cell phones.. bad for blood pressure?

Research has found another trigger for raising blood pressure: Talking on your cell phone! Blood pressure readings rose from an average of 121/78 to 130/83 during phone calls. The rise of the systolic (top number) was less dramatic in adults who … [Read more...]

Killer cutting board!

I recently tried out this cool cutting board called, Polly-Boo. I have tried many different kinds over the years, but what I really liked about this one is that is two in one! This also comes in different sizes so that comes in handy too. Read up on … [Read more...]

“Tune” Up Your Mood

You can make yourself happier, and listening to cheerful music will help. Studies show that listening actively trying to improve one's mood for the short term and overall. … [Read more...]