Too cool for Coleslaw.. I think not!

Too cool for Coleslaw... I think not! Oh slaw of cole, I applaud your monochromatic fabulousness. Coleslaw is pretty simple. The one-note pony who went to the rodeo, it might look pretty boring, but this soothing side makes the perfect … [Read more...]

Got a minute, for Lasagna I do!!

Minute Microwave Lasagna in a Mug (Blast from the past) Have just a minute? GO! Get thee to the kitchen and bring forth the magic. Whether you’re in the dorm, want to prep meals ahead, or you want a smackerel of something savory, you … [Read more...]

Summer = Lemonade

Lets not over complicate things. It is HOT. I am THIRSTY. Drink up my friends, happy scorching summer! Easy Lemonade 1 1/2 cups lemon juice (about 12 lemons) 10 Tbsp Truvia or 4 Tbsp Sweetleaf Stevia powder 8 cups water. Mix and serve … [Read more...]

Free Perfect Keto? Yes please!

Happy Monday, y'all - hey, want some free Perfect Keto? I hope you have an amazing day planned for the 4th of July!  Before you hit the road and take off from work, I wanted you to know Dr. Anthony Gustin is running his famous 4th of … [Read more...]

Sleep and Diabetes

Understanding The Connection Between Sleep And Diabetes One of the most serious health consequences that comes from disrupted, poor quality sleep is a significantly increased risk for diabetes. The relationship between sleep and diabetes is … [Read more...]

Are you up for 12-day Keto Challenge

If you're kicking off the new year by starting (or getting back to) the ketogenic diet, listen up! My friend Dr. Anthony Gustin has helped literally 1000's of clients reach their goals with the ketogenic diet. He is the founder of Perfect Keto and … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Nature Made® Adult Gummies

#ad Nature Made® Adult Gummies sponsored this post. Enjoy! If only Prancercising gave me abs of steel. But that I cannot expect. I do know I can expect to get all of the nutrients needed as a mom on the go with my Nature Made® Adult Gummies, and … [Read more...]

Five Mindless, Harmful Eating Habits to Avoid in 2016

Once upon a time, the word “diet” was only associated with weight loss. Thank goodness, times are finally changing. In recent years, science and technology have taught us so much about all of the ways that nutrition and specific foods can alter the … [Read more...]

Preventing/Dealing with Diabetes

  Diabetes today is considered a preventative “lifestyle disease.” This means that there are various lifestyle choices we have control of that can contribute to preventing or causing progression of diabetes. When it comes to … [Read more...]

Six Plant-Based Foods to try

Six Plant-Based Foods You Should Try Today By Vanessa Chamberlin The glorious thing about plant-based eating is that your grocery store or farmer’s market is full of an incredible array of foods, flavors, and textures that are just waiting to be … [Read more...]