FREE stuff Friday!

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We survived the week, yay! Now it is time to celebrate! I look forward to sleeping and staying in casual clothes as much as possible over the weekends. That is one reason why I strongly prefer online shopping, I do not even have to get dressed :) … [Read more...]

Pure Leaf Iced Tea

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If you are from the south, tea is automatically a part of your culture. I have lived all over and I've realized that the tea craze is not only a southern thing. There are many brands and I've tried a handful of them. I recently tried Pure Leaf iced … [Read more...]

Mozzarella Cheese Sticks #tbt

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It is as they say #tbt ( Throw back Thursday ) So I would like to remind everyone of this delish Mozzarella Cheese Sticks recipe that was showcased on the site a couple of years ago. One of our lovely reader's, Miss Jen, recently made this at home … [Read more...]

Savory Potatoless Chowder

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You must try this delish dish! Perfect for chilly weather :)     I love potatoes, so changing from a high-carb plan to a low-carb one wasn’t easy. Discovering cauliflower as a chunky, amenable solution to creamy soups and … [Read more...]

Free stuff for Friday

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Who does not like free stuff? Especially if it is from Your Lighter Side ;)  If you order 1 Your Lighter Side apron, you will get 1 FREE Your Lighter Side mug with stirring spoon, pretty sweet deal! You can give these as gifts or keep them for … [Read more...]

Safety Tat

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If you are anything like me, there is no such phrase as "over protective" when it comes to the safety of your children. I do realize they need to be their own person as well and learn to adapt being away from me. Sending my daughter to Zoo  day camp … [Read more...]

Healthy heart

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A healthy heart is a happy heart ❤ Keep these tips in mind not just in February for heart health month, but year round! A heart healthy diet includes five servings of veggies each day that include: Potassium - to counterbalance sodium. Good … [Read more...]

Introducing NEW & Improved Gluten Free Brownies from LC Foods

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So Irresistible! During a recent customer survey, we noticed an increasing number of our customers were unsatisfied with our brownie mix. We took these comments seriously and went to work to reformulate our brownies.   Today, LC … [Read more...]

Do you love PIZZA.. how about pizza in a cone???

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  That’s right. From the amazing recipestress (it’s a word; I claim it) who brought you flan that looks like an odd, crappy buttermilk biscuit and doughnuts fabricated completely of cream cheese and eggs, I bring you, Pizza in a … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day is not just for couples

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It does not make a difference if you’re married, single or divorced, Valentine’s Day’s emphasis on romance and the expectations it sparks can create more stress than joy for many people. There can be a lot of pressure on February 14th for anyone. It … [Read more...]

Family-fit

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Did you know that January is Family Fit Lifestyle Month? I didn't either, but I like it!  It can be difficult starting a healthy eating/exercise regimen with the entire family, but starting early, having the right gear and making a plan can lead to … [Read more...]

February is Heart Disease Awareness month

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The link between gum disease and heart disease is real. And preventable. Periodontal disease—commonly referred to as gum disease—is a silent, painless bacterial infection that is often completely undetected or ignored until severe gum and bone … [Read more...]

Game Day Tips for People with Diabetes

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Millions of Americans will soon be viewing the big game, eating, drinking and socializing.  And, many of these fans and partygoers are people who have diabetes, or are at risking of developing diabetes.  Game day parties for these people can be … [Read more...]

7 Safe game day recipes

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Want to know my top picks for this weekend’s game? Say no more! 1. Crunchy Pizza Trail Mix Pizza Trail Mix is easy to make the day before This crunchy Pizza Trail Mix is easy to make the day before. Recipe Here   2. Turkey … [Read more...]

3 Signs it is time to call 9-1-1

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If someone is having a heart attack, for example, they should get to the hospital without delay upon the initial onset of symptoms.  Here are warning signs that it’s time dial 9-1-1. • Symptoms for a heart attack: Men and women frequently … [Read more...]