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Eggplant Pizza!

This dish can be cut into small pieces to serve as an appetizer, or it can be a delicious light entrée. The eggplant, artichokes and tomatoes are loaded with cancer-fighting nutrients, and count toward your 5 daily servings of fruit and vegetables.Ingredients 1/2 package frozen bread dough, thawed 1/4 teaspoon olive oil 1 medium eggplant, […]

Workout Nutrition

It’s common knowledge that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. According to a Harvard Medical School study, the blood sugar we need to energize our muscles and brains is normally low when we wake up. Breakfast gives us a boost! Eating breakfast regularly has been linked to a lower risk of obesity, diabetes, and […]

Step Up to Better Health

Grab your walking shoes and get moving to improve your health. According to the American Heart Association, moderate physical activity, such as walking for at least 30 minutes a day, has several health benefits. Here are five reasons to get your walk on. Reduces your risk for coronary heart disease and helpsstrengthen your heart, lungs and […]

Pesto Makeover

Traditional pesto is typically loaded with fat. This is a great alternative that removes most of the fat without sacrificing any of the flavor. INGREDIENTS 1 15 oz can white beans, drained, liquid reserved 1 cup packed baby spinach 1 cup packed basil leaves 2 cloves garlic, peeled 2 tablespoons toasted walnuts Juice of half […]

Dig In and Get Dirty

With warmer temperatures, it’s time for planting our spring gardens. Some of the most common spring crops for home gardens include tomatoes, cucumber, squash, eggplant, peppers, okra, and sweet potatoes. In order to ensure a smooth gardening season, experts recommend having all the supplies you need prior to planting. Here are three things to keep […]

Healthy Happy Hour

The social aspect of happy hour can be relaxing after a long day or at the end of a hectic week. But the calories in those spiritous cocktails can add up, leaving you with a feeling of defeat. Get a handle on happy hour and your waistline by choosing healthier habits.Choose your drink wisely!Alcoholic beverages […]

Four Reasons You Should Take a Break to Meditate

Are you feeling stressed, overworked and overwhelmed? Even in the best work environments, many of us are looking for ways to reduce stress and increase productivity. Mindful meditation is scientifically proven to help you achieve emotional calmness, improve mental concentration and restore overall health and wellness. When your day is full of back-to-back meetings and […]