Enchilada kind of Friday

  I love the cooler weather coming in, like seriously I LOVE the cool crisp mornings. I have trouble eating spicy things when it is already scorching hot outdoors. I feel like it is time to chow down on some spicy Tex-Mex, guilt free! These … [Read more...]

Link between PCOS & type 2 diabetes

Researchers reveal link between PCOS, type 2 diabetes Study finds higher risk and earlier diagnosis of diabetes in women with PCOS WASHINGTON—Women who have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D) … [Read more...]

Essential Oils, must have!

If you have not yet ventured into the world of Essential Oils, let me nudge you just a bit! I have long believed that natural Lavender does help you to relax and become more calm. I have used lavender everything for my daughter, bubble bath, lotion, … [Read more...]

Perfect Keto

There are endless choices when it comes to protein powders and shakes. You can spend a lot of time and money trying out various products until you find the one. Hey... that can also go for the painful dating process too, except trying product usually … [Read more...]

The all new VIP community!

In an attempt to revamp Your Lighter Side, there will be a few new things to offer! The VIP membership is just $5 monthly and you will be on an exclusive email list that offers giveaways and coupons! I will be capping the membership at 100 members … [Read more...]

OLD WIVES’S TALES ABOUT DIET AND WEIGHT LOSS

OLD WIVES’S TALES ABOUT DIET AND WEIGHT LOSS www.drcalapai.net   An estimated 45 million Americans go on a diet each year, and Americans spend $33 billion each year on weight loss products. Yet, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or … [Read more...]

Who says we gotta give up chips??

Doritos Style Chips Pictured: Sour cream and onion flavor didn’t last long near my taste testers. When you left your high-carb lifestyle, you didn’t have to leave crunch behind. Now, with the nacho chip recipe and some popcorn salts, you can savor … [Read more...]

#tbt Taco Shells

Zucchini and Cauliflower Taco Shells...Shell YESSS!!!!! Pictures: Hint– They’re all Tacos. I know. I continue to astound. This is, by far, my most FAVORITE use of either cauliflower or zucchini dough for making Mexican foods… and these are … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Wonton Soup

I crave soup, often...and this one is a keeper if you haven't tried it yet! Wonton soup is a wonderful way to use the rest of that pork roast you have resting in the refrigerator. Just use low-carb wonton wrappersand you’re all set for Chinese food … [Read more...]

6 Reasons to stop feeding your kids “Kid Food”

Doctor Yum dishes up important reasons to skip the typical kid-related food and opt for more nutritious options FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia – (March 22, 2017) – According to the National Institutes of Health, on any given day one-third of children and … [Read more...]

Easy + Breadsticks = :-)

Easiest Breadsticks Ever Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed or subscribe by entering your email address in the sidebar for updates. Breadsticks! The sticky breads of life. The life of bread in stick … [Read more...]

Pizza Sliders

Pizza Sliders Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed or subscribe by entering your email address in the sidebar for updates. OK, seriously? Why, yes, thanks. Pizza sliders are one of the hottest … [Read more...]

An everyday go to

Low Carb Rice Riced cauliflower is touted as one of the most important finds in the world of low-carb, right after the probable discovery of Dr. Atkins snacking on bacon in the break room and dropping dozens of pounds as though by magic–and … [Read more...]

Vegetable oil overdose

The US is overdosing by a factor of 10 on polyunsaturated food – vegetable oil alone comprises 25-40% of the average American’s daily calories – and these oils overwhelm our metabolism and cause chronic pain, colitis, obesity, fatigue and … [Read more...]

Food on the Brain

Food on the Brain… Top Brain Boosters to Add and Brain Drainers to Drop From Your Shopping List The foods you have in your pantry and fridge may be helping or hindering your brain. Dr. Christopher Calapai DO, a New York City Osteopathic Physician … [Read more...]