Healthy Chile Verde with Chicken Recipe

Healthy Chile Verde with Chicken Recipe

I found a wonderful recipe for pork chile verde on Tastes Better from Scratch earlier this year. I rarely cook pork, mainly because its so fatty, so I modified the recipe to feature chicken instead (and also used olive oil instead of vegetable oil). The result was nothing short of fantastic. This recipe has become one of my family's favorite dinners, and it's now part of our regular rotation of recipes.

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How to Lose More Weight with Fitness Supplements

How to Lose More Weight with Fitness Supplements

There are so many fitness supplements on the market, and it can be confusing to know which ones to take—and when! My research and 20 years as a personal trainer proves that supplements do make a different, especially when you’re losing weight as part of a cohesive fitness program.

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Trust’n Believe (TNB) Healthy Southern Recipe: Dirty Rice

Trust’n Believe (TNB) Healthy Southern Recipe: Dirty Rice

I grew up eating Southern classics like dirty rice, a Creole dish made from white rice, small pieces of meat, and aromatic vegetables like green bell peppers, celery, and onion. Dirty rice gets its name from being cooked with these ingredients plus seasonings like cayenne and black pepper. Dirty rice is a comfort food that was a must-have in my family. So I decided to come up with a new way to cook my family’s dirty rice recipe that makes it healthy without sacrificing flavor. The result was so good that my family now prefers it over the original recipe.

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Japanese-Style Carrot & Ginger Miso Dressing (Vegan, Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Dairy Free)

Japanese-Style Carrot & Ginger Miso Dressing (Vegan, Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Dairy Free)

I love this dressing! It made the rounds on the Internet several years ago and was featured in Gwyneth Paltrow’s It’s All Good cookbook. I still find myself making it every week. The recipe is packed with flavorful and super healthy ingredients like fresh ginger and white miso. Try it on mixed greens with avocado, red onion, and tomato.

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Berries and Whipped Coconut Cream Paleo Dessert Recipe

Berries and Whipped Coconut Cream Paleo Dessert Recipe

It’s hard to find a healthy dessert that everyone will enjoy. This easy recipe for Berries and Whipped Coconut Cream is Paleo, gluten free, sugar free, dairy free, and vegan. If you’re serving this to someone who is nut free just omit the almonds (people who are allergic to tree nuts can usually eat coconut). NOTE: Make sure to put your can of coconut milk in the refrigerator at least four hours in advance of making the whipped cream.

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10 Diet Hacks for a Healthy Holiday

10 Diet Hacks for a Healthy Holiday

For all of us who are concerned about health, it’s critical that we don’t underestimate the power of the holidays to take us off course. We need to prepare mentally for this two-month food fest, lest our diets derail.

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