Mac & Cheese: A Health Food

Cheese is amazing.  I love it, but with all the fat in it, I can’t eat it nearly as frequently as I like.  Mac & Cheese is the perfect comfort food- rich creamy, cheesy, deliciousness.  But all those tasty fats and carbs equal tons of calories which are stored as fat, if not burned.  I’ve … Continue reading

Quninoa Burgers

There is nothing like a juicy, meaty, beefy burger.  Here is a tasty, healthy alternative that’s pretty close.  If a veggie burger isn’t going to cut it, think of this as a fun new way to eat quinoa.  I came across this recipe on Pinterest (love!) but modified it a tad based on what we had on hand.  I added jalapeno, zucchini squash, … Continue reading

Green Tea: Boost your metabolism with more tea!

Green tea has been linked to many health benefits including weight loss by speeding up your metabolism. In short, it works by increasing oxidation of fat, burning it, or metabolizing it faster.   Green tea also works to increase protein absorption, which keeps you feeling full longer.  As an added bonus, tea is full of antioxidants, which fight cancer causing free radicals. The … Continue reading

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