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More Ways to Outsmart Sugar Cravings

1. Use spices to boost flavor. Why rely on sugar for a flavor boost when there are so many delicious healthy spices to choose from?…


Conquering Sugar Cravings Naturally

Do you have to enjoy something sweet after your meals? Do feel like your meal is incomplete without that sugary bite? Or, do you crave…


How to Lose Those Last Few Pounds?

Plateaus are common!  After a relatively long period of stability, our bodies tend to level off. Most people who achieve weight loss hit a plateau…


2 Tasty and Colorful Jicama Salads

Jicama, sometimes referred to as the “Mexican Potato”, is a fantastic crunchy vegetable that is sure to please even the pickiest of taste buds. The…


Ancient Grains & Whole Grain Goodness

Did you know that eating more whole grains, like ancient grains, can help prevent type II diabetes, stroke, and heart disease? Ancient grains, seeds and…


Super Creamy & Smooth Guacamole

My daughter complains about my homemade guacamole turning brown when I pack it for an after school snack, despite loading it up with lime juice.…


Melissa’s Easy Pesto

Pesto is no longer just for pasta! I love spreading it on whole grain toast, serving it on top of veggies or olives as a mini-appetizer, having it with…


10 Tasty Ways to Use Peanut Butter in Sweet Treats

I love nut butters, and peanut butter is a staple in our house. I like it crunchy, smooth, unsalted or salted. Peanut butter or nut…


15 Tasty Ways to Use Plain Greek Yogurt

My diet is mostly plant based, so I like to add plain Greek yogurt for a protein boost. Plus it adds a creamy taste and…


Fad Diets, Why They Don’t Work

Just like fad diets are repackaged and recycled in households–so are the fad messages in the media. Most recently, Congress has reprimanded Dr. Oz for promoting…