Moroccan Turkey Stew

Now that I have all of this lovely dark meat from the Thanksgiving turkey, now it's time to make something with it.  I wanted to do something a bit more interesting than your typical stew.  Not that your basic turkey stew is bad.  I love that too, but you can only do that so many [...]

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How to handle holiday treats

Now that we are firmly planted in the holidays, you will probably be inundated with treats as gift.  When you are working towards a healthy lifestyle, it may feel like the person giving you the treat is trying to sabotage your efforts.  That's very rarely the case.  Full disclosure: I give treats for the holidays.  [...]

“I don’t want to look like Arnold Schwarzenegger.” and other excuses women use to avoid lifting weights.

“I don’t want to look like Arnold Schwarzenegger.” I’ve heard this statement come out of the mouths of many women. Also, “I gain muscle too quickly.” or “I don’t want to get big.”. What am I talking about? I’m talking about women and weightlifting. There are still lots of women out there that are afraid [...]

Adding Protein to a Recipe

There are lots of great recipes out there.  You can find them all over the Internet.  You probably also have a ton of cookbooks at home.  When you start eating healthier, does that mean your favorite recipes get thrown out?  Of course not!  As you begin to understand the amount of protein and other macros [...]