10 Skinny Dinners Under 300 Calories


Eating healthy can sometimes present a challenge. You don’t want to eat too much, but you certainly don’t want to eat too little! Generally speaking, your three big meals should fall between 250 and 350 calories consisting of the right combination of protein, vegetables, carbohydrates and healthy fats. It should also be low in both sodium […]

39 Healthy Breakfasts for Busy Mornings


When it comes to healthy breakfast snacks, the options are endless. Pancakes or waffles? Bacon and eggs? Muffin followed by a pastry? Good news, breakfast lovers. No need to limit those delicious dishes to the morning hours. Expand your horizons and try these 39 healthy snack options to satisfy those breakfast food cravings all day long. 1. Nut Butter, Banana, and Chia Seed Toast […]

Roasted Parmesan Broccoli 30 mins to make, serves 8


This Roasted Parmesan Broccoli Recipe is super simple and always delicious!  If you’re looking for a yummy, easy veggie side dish your search is over… this broccoli is where it’s at! Roasted Parmesan Broccoli Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 30 mins A great twist on broccoli – super easy and packed with flavor! […]

Top 10 Easy Crock-Pot Dinners Designed to Help You Lose Weight


Weight loss is tough. It’s made even tougher by our busy schedules. Luckily, a must-have tool known as the crockpot exists. This magical device cooks sumptuous weight loss dinners with zero human effort. All you have to do is add ingredients to the pot and leave them to cook. These 14 Easy Crock-Pot Dinners Designed to […]

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas


35 minprep time 1 hr 10 mintotal time 7ingredients 8servings Ingredients 1 deli rotisserie chicken 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)  1 1/2 cups Yoplait® Greek 100 plain yogurt (from 32-oz container)  3 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (12 oz) 7 flour tortillas (10 inch) Directions 1Heat oven to […]



Slow Cooker Chicken and Mushroom Stroganoff takes just minutes to throw in the slow cooker!  It is so creamy and delicious and will become an instant family favorite!  I just returned from a weekend in Boston and it was fabulous.  First time in the city and I fell in love!   Everything about the city was […]

Skinnyms: Clean Eating Options for Meal Planning


Create your next menu plan using 29 of our clean eating recipe options. We’ve got something for everyone. Whether you’re a meat lover, vegetarian, or just want a sweet treat, we’ve got it covered. All the recipes are packed with loads of flavor while still being a part of our clean-eating meal plans. Grab your shopping […]



If you’re trying to slim down, flush your system out, and/or purge your body of toxins, check out this collection of detox drinks to help you lose weight. I’ve include a wide array of different ideas to appeal to different needs and goals, and I’m especially excited to see if Dr. Oz’s Swimsuit Slimdown Drink […]

Easy Christmas Cookies to Make This Week


A mix of classics and new riffs, these cookies are all easy to pull together in time for Christmas. 1. Simple Butter Cookies The most complicated part about making these four-ingredient cookies is clarifying the butter (melting it and spooning off the golden fat) which makes them extra crisp. To create the unusual, gnocchi-like shape, small pieces […]



These sweet potato skins! They’re baaaaack! These little guys were my first “viral” recipe originally published in October of 2011 – and today, April 25th, 2015, I’m bringing them back to life and dying with food happiness all over again. It’s the circle of food life. These healthy sweet potato skins are one of my all-time […]

How-To Make a 2-Tier S’mores Camping Cake

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Elevate Your Campfire Imagine sitting around a campfire. What do you smell? Toasted marshmallows, graham crackers, and of course, chocolate. Top it off with a charming rustic camp-themed DecoSet® cake topper, and you have the quintessential s’mores cake to share with friends. What You’ll Need 1 – 8” Double Layer Round Cake 1 – 10” […]



The taste and texture of cake batter in a delicious, no-bake bite form! These soft and chewy healthy bites taste like a treat but are packed full of nutrients! Ready in just five minutes, this recipe is also gluten-free, vegan, grain-free and completely paleo!  The silly things I do because of my stubbornness. Last week, […]


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Crock pot season is here! There’s nothing better than coming home after a long day at work to a house filled with savory aromas and a fully prepared meal, especially on a cold day. Your Crock Pot is also your biggest helper when entertaining this holiday season. It’s a great way to cook brunch for […]

Oven Roasted Potatoes


Recipe for Oven Roasted Potatoes – These will absolutely melt in your mouth !! Oven Roasted Potatoes Ingredients 1 Tbsp olive oil  1/2 lb hickory smoked, thick sliced bacon 3 1/2 lbs Yukon Gold Potatoes 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano, freshly grated coarse salt fresh ground pepper fresh parsley Instructions Scrub potatoes and […]

4 day off Menu Plan for the Military Diet


For the best results on the Military Diet, we advise following a diet of 1500 calories or less on your days off. Most people will continue to lose weight on a diet of 1,500 calories per day as long as 1500 calories is less than what you burn per day. To calculate how many calories […]

Don’t Make This Mistake With Chia Seeds


There’s good reason chia seeds have been on everyone’s minds these days. These tiny seeds are high in protein, fiber, calcium, antioxidants, and omega-3s, but there is a right and wrong way to eat them, and one man recently learned the hard way. In one patient case study, one man experienced intense dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, after ingesting […]