Portable Powercakes Chocolate Chip Muffin

Have you seen those cute little muffin mixes in a cup? There are a few brands out there like Flap Jacked Mighty Muffins and Kodiak Cakes Minute Muffins. They come in a cup, you add water and microwave. How easy is that? Not bad if I say so myself, except not every grocery store has them. Also […]

Chilled Carrot Miso Soup

Have you heard the news? Beans are the new cream. Seriously. Those innocent looking high fiber, low fat, low calorie beans are a wonderful cream substitute in a lot of recipes. They add a nice health punch to risotto, pesto, and even soups. Not only that but they keep the calories low and they’re just […]

Budget Your Treats Like You Budget Your Spending

It’s pretty much common sense to create and follow a budget when you’re learning how to live within your means. You set your spending, write down your must-pay bills, and then check out what you have leftover to spend on splurges. If you’re like most people, you look at your splurges and realize that you […]

Ladies Who Lunch – The Key To Long Term Weight Maintenance

When I was growing up, my grandmother used to brunch and lunch with the ladies. It was a big social event for her and on brunch days, she’d hold off on breakfast so she could eat with her friends and chit chat. Three larger meals like breakfast, lunch and dinner while socializing and enjoying the […]

Tomato Basil Soup with Grilled Cheese Cubes

Tomato soup and grilled cheese is like the comfort food. You can always open up a can of that strange red goo, add water, and heat it while you make your grilled cheese. It’s also hellaeasy to make your own tomato soup from scratch. Seriously. It’s one of those things where you do it once […]