The interesting point about many of the 15 foods described below as unhealthy junk foods, is that these are the very foods that many people talk about and enjoy on a regular basis. These are generally “favorites.” In fact, are often talked about in regular advertisements as deliciously fun foods. Here is a look at those favorites that are truly junk foods and why.
Continue reading Why Certain Foods are Considered Just Plain Junk!
Most of us are into the nightly grilling routine by now, and why not, with the beautiful weather we are having! You’re probably having grilled meats of some sort, corn on the cob, and even some grilled fresh vegetables. But, what about the fruit!?! Many good menus can be completed with grilled fruit as well. In fact, it can be very tasty after having flavorful meats such as fish. Grilled fruits, from melon to stone fruit and berries can give a real boost in flavor without the calories. Continue reading Grilling Tonight? Try Grilled Fruit!
Once a week at each of the five Elite Sports Clubs locations I host a program called “Ask the Dietitian“. It’s a free program for members where they can come discuss programs they’re are interested in, popular nutritional topics that are found in the press, medical concerns and the resulting diet, or how they wish to match a fitness program with the appropriate diet. At one of my sessions members shared their own favorite after school snacks and treats, and I thought I’d share these with the rest of you today. Continue reading Members’ Favorite After School Snacks & Treats
Together with Fitness Intern, Taylor Thompson, I had the pleasure of visiting all of the Elite Clubs to give our best recommendations for “Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays”. We had a great time talking to members about how to make food preparation easy, fun, and healthy for your upcoming holiday party! After all, hosting should be enjoyable for you too—which means that you should be quick in the kitchen, serve something wonderful, and be ready to go when guests arrive. Continue reading Easy and Healthy Recipes for Your Next Holiday Party
This is a remarkable moist cake that will fit into any menu or diet plan. It is simple tasty ingredients, full of cocoa, and, requires no frosting, or chocolate pieces. Just a wonderful combination of cocoa and zucchini. Continue reading Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe