The Dreaded Plateau

The Plateau We’ve all had one… and we all hate them! Humans are habitual. We strive on routine and rituals. While it’s true that routine can provide a sense of ease and security, I think we’d all agree that doing the same thing over and over again leads to boredom… and when the new, shininess[…]

Maple Chai Roasted Chickpeas

Maple Chai Roasted Chickpeas Packed with flavor and protein, these chickpeas will hold you over while satisfying that hankering for something sweet and salty. (makes 6 servings) Ingredients • 2 cups chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed, dried • 1 Tbsp. olive oil • 1 Tbsp. pure maple syrup • ½ tsp. ground ginger • ½[…]

To Scale or Not to Scale?

To Scale or Not to Scale? Allowing the scale to be your friend, not your foe. When working towards a fat loss goal the question arises of how to best utilize the scale. Do you step on it everyday, meticulously tracking the ups and downs? Do you jump on it once a week, keeping your[…]

Your Holiday Survival Guide

How I wish that I had a holiday survival guide to get me through the holidays of years past!  I don’t know about you but this time of year between Thanksgiving and New Year’s is the toughest time of year to get through and still stay on track with my healthy eating plan.  One day[…]

Cobb Salad

Cobb Salad Recipe Type: Main Author: Mel Cowen Prep time: 15 mins Total time: 15 mins Serves: 1 Ingredients 2 cups romaine lettuce, chopped 1 cup raw baby spinach 1 hard boiled egg, cut into quarters 1 slice turkey bacon, cooked to crispy, chopped 1 Tbsp avocado, chopped Instructions Mix lettuce and spinach and place[…]