Kale & Squash Medley w/ Ginger Lime Agave Sauce

Roasted Squash and Kale Salad Photo by Quentin Bacon Ingredients 1 butternut squash 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons agave 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 teaspoon pepper 1 pound kale, thinly sliced 1 cucumber, peeled and julienned 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion 2 teaspoons low-sodium tamari 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 2 teaspoons sesame oil…

Superfoods

Comments: Add | Read Credit: Istockphoto/Health What is a superfood? Though there is no legal or medical definition, superfoods are nutrient powerhouses that pack large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins, and minerals. Eating them may reduce the risk of chronic disease, and prolong life, and people who eat more of them are healthier and thinner…

Low Fat Grilled Zuchinni Roll Ups

Zuchinni Basil Rolls Ingredients 3 small zucchini, cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/8 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste 1/16 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste 1 1/2 ounces fresh goat cheese 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 2 cups baby spinach 1/3…

Make Eating Colorful Easy

Eat By Color By Melissa Roberts Health Magazine Colorful Produce For a More Nutritious You Eat bright colored foods If you’re looking for an easy way to optimize your diet, go for color. Fruits and veggies of all shades contain phytonutrients—plant compounds that work together to protect your health. “These phytonutrients include antioxidants like carotenoids…

5 Tips to Losing Weight – Beating The Plateau

5 Surprising Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight Credit: Ocean/Corbis Beat the weight loss plateau By Denny Watkins From Health magazine You’ve been walking the straight and narrow—counting calories, working out—and yet you’re not dropping pounds. What gives? The answer may be hiding out amid the random things you do over the course of an average…

Fat Burning Foods to Boost Your Metabolism

The Top Fat-Burning Foods Brought to us by Health Magazine Credit: Getty Images Boost your metabolism It’s true: Certain foods have a very high thermogenic effect, so you literally scorch calories as you chew. Other eats contain nutrients and compounds that stoke your metabolic fire. Feed your metabolism with these. Credit: Geoff Wilkinson Image Library…