Sweet Treats – Granola & Pie

These sweet treats aren’t packed with sugar, but I find the granola and pies have just enough to satisfy what’s left of my sweet tooth.

Meatless Days

Boy was I excited the day before we left for our vacation to Wisconsin this summer when the books I had ordered arrived.

Greens for Breakfast?

It seems the only way I will get my greens in, is to think outside traditional meals. Why not greens for breakfast?

3 Hearty, Healthy Meals

One thing the 3 cardiologists I like have in common is they all have soups and stews they recommend for health. Here are my 3 favorite hearty, healthy meals that I’ve come up with as I adapt to their advice. Beef Vegetable Stew 1 lb of stew meat 4 cups beef broth – low sodium 1/2 head…

Four Easy Salads

If it were up to me I would fix salad for dinner every night, probably in part because salads are so easy to throw together.  Although my family willing eats their greens, they usually aren’t thrilled when I try to sell it as the main entree.

My Favorite Smoothies

I am a creature of habit.  I like to try new smoothies, but I also love having tried and true smoothie recipes that I know by heart. Here are three of my favorite go-to smoothie recipes.

Building a Strong Core

Building a strong core is fundamental in any fitness program. I like yoga, pilates, and barre for strengthening my core.  I think that people underestimate the strength and balance building value of yoga.  I used to think that way too until I tried yoga and saw the results. I like these DVDs because I can…