Vegetable Lo Mein

The one unhealthy food I crave on a regular is Chinese food. I had never experienced authentic Chinese cuisine until I met my husband. So when I had it for the first time, I love it and I’ve been hooked…

Chicken Burgers

Chicken burgers sound so weird right? But they are actually really good. I get bored eating the same food over and over so I have to mix it up. Although I love regular burgers, I only eat beef about once…

Fruit and Nut Mix

My husband loves fruit. He will eat it with anything and although fruit can be good for you, it’s not the best in large amounts. When we first got married, he would eat a banana and several oranges in one…

The Benefits of Oil Pulling

I started oil pulling about 8 months ago and I definitely swear by it now. Oil pulling has been a staple in the health world for several years but I just never took the time to research its benefits. I…

Tomato and Olive Salad

I just recently started liking olives. I’m not sure why it took so long for me to discover them but kalamata olives are SO GOOD! I put them on salads, pizza, in my pasta, anything I can incorporate. During the…

Lemon Squares

One of my favorite recipes that my grandmother makes are lemon squares. If you have never had a lemon square before, you are missing out my friend. They are fluffy, gooey, sweet, tart, and buttery. If fact, I love them…

The Power of a Tabata

I had never heard of a tabata until I started working with my personal trainer. Within the 2nd session together, he had already introduced me to it and boy he had no mercy. I have a love-hate relationship with tabatas.…

Summer Vegetable Pasta

I love pasta. If you have read some of my blog posts about my weight loss journey, you already know that I used to eat pasta every day. Yes, you read that correct, I ate pasta EVERY DAY. I still…

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