Let's enjoy a weekend of fun and celebration! You don't need to be a football fan to enjoy gathering with friends and family to have fun and indulge in good food. That's my plan; I plan to eat all the food I want, and if that sounds alarming, that's because it's the updated, modern way to be healthy: no restrictions!
When we try to restrict ourselves during a special occasion, feelings of scarcity,...
Holidays will always bring seasonal decor and treats into the house.
I used to dread this time of year. I was working on getting healthy and wanted to lose weight, but all the candy created an overwhelming temptation that would eventually cause me to lose control.
But then I learned the truth about sugar, and it revealed that cravings are a normal reaction to the stimulation from the sweet substances that trigger binging and cravings.
These five tips are simple and easy ways to maintain...
There’s a new technology in denim that will shrink to fit even if your size fluctuates. These jeans will shrink as you slim down or stretch to fit as you expand; as many as three to five waist sizes!
New ultra-stretch denim debuted late last year. With 90% elasticity, it provides comfort and still manages to look like traditional blue-jean. Manufacturers know jeans need to be both...
Good living means enjoying the good food and on occasion, fun foods too! That’s why, when I’m making the exception to my every-day-healthy-eating-pattern, I want to try to get the BEST quality ingredients and taste I can find! It’s summer time so I’m featuring frozen treats; everything from ice-cream to sorbet to fruit pops!
Normally, I’ll only share specific brand names with my Ovvia Members. But in this special edition, I want to show you...
Temperature Guide for Grilled Burgers:
They cook quick! Three minutes for a 1/4 lb. 4 oz. burger brings it to 90% cooked most typically. Recommend using an instant-read thermometer to avoid over-cooking. Happy grilling!
If you want to have “fast food” on hand at home, frozen burgers are absolutely essential. Why? Most all of the boxed brands do NOT require a defrost. Which means, you can cook them frozen! Get the temp. guide here too!
Convenience is the big advantage over fresh burgers, because they’re always ready to go in the freezer to “cook & eat”. in less than 10 minutes on an outdoor grill or in a pan on the stove top. Either way, you’ll likely waste...
Enjoy yourself, don’t destroy yourself this holiday weekend! We all love to celebrate with food, family and friends, that’s why, I plan for the exceptional foods and I also formulate a plan to protect my metabolic health too. Here are my top tips and links to recipes!
"Catch carbohydrates” with the net of protection fiber makes inside your belly. That’s why I eat fiber filled foods first. Then I’m better protected from...
TIPS: Important to make it the day before for full flavor infusion! Shred the cheese yourself to avoid any unhealthy fillers. Full-Fat Greek yogurt is the healthy alternative for sour cream, because it's a healthy mix of protein & fat. It may seem like a LOT of mayo, but I've tried substituting it with "all yogurt" & it's not the same. Like I say, 'sometimes, healthy substitutes don't...
Want the shortcut to healthy eating? Don't be fooled by the "healthy imposters." There are so many processed foods impersonating healthy foods. The problem is these imposters can quickly derail your weight-loss & wellness goals and, over time, can accumulate negative health consequences.
Here are my TOP 10 quick tips to help you identify healthy imposters!