Processed foods, additives and chemicals are inferior to real food and are potentially harmful to your health.
So why do you still eat it?
Why do you still eat that packaged granola bar and snack on those whole grain crackers? You may think that heart healthy label means something, but it doesn't hold a candle to real food.
What is Read Food?
Here's an easy way to tell if your food is real or not: If your food can go…
Fresh orange juice, mint, apple and grapes make this turkey salad something special. This recipe is perfect to use leftover roasted turkey from your holiday meal, or even leftover chicken. Be sure to use organic ingredients to get the most flavor and nutrients.…Continue
Added by Jari Love on January 24, 2013 at 7:01am — No Comments
What are you going to do differently in 2013?
Added by Jari Love on January 24, 2013 at 6:51am — No Comments
This recipe takes the concept of chicken salad to a whole new level. There is so much going on in the flavor department like sweet mango, savory chicken, tender asparagus, tangy arugula, and creamy goat cheese. Servings: 4…Continue
Added by Jari Love on January 24, 2013 at 6:48am — No Comments
Being active is an important part of staying healthy at any age.
Just by spending the optimal amount of time exercising each week, you'll become healthier.
Regular exercise helps to maintain a healthy weight and drastically lower your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, hypertension, various cancers, and an array of other dangerous and deadly conditions.
So exactly how much exercise do you need in order to reap all the…
Added by Jari Love on January 24, 2013 at 6:44am — No Comments
This salad is fun and full of flavor, made with nutrient-packed microgreens, sweet mango, tender teriyaki chicken and guilt-free onion rings. Eat this and give your body the protein it needs as well as a healthy serving of fiber. Servings: 6…
Added by Jari Love on December 11, 2012 at 10:54am — No Comments
This recipe takes protein filled tuna and adds fresh ingredients to turn it into a healthy tuna salad. Unlike many tuna salad recipes, this one doesn't call for dressings or mayonnaise that add undesirable fats. Have this for lunch or dinner, and keep it lean by skipping the bread…Continue
Added by Jari Love on December 11, 2012 at 10:13am — No Comments
This is a great snack or appetizer to enjoy this holiday season. It's especially important this time of year to stick with food that is made with real, wholesome ingredients. Servings: 12
Added by Jari Love on December 11, 2012 at 10:09am — No Comments
What do holiday parties and get together all have in common?
Food and drinks...high-calorie food and drinks, that is!
No wonder most people gain weight during the holidays.
Everywhere you turn, you're surrounded by sweet temptations - holiday cookies, gingerbread houses,…
Added by Jari Love on December 11, 2012 at 10:05am — No Comments
½ cup cottage cheese
¼ cup unsweetened apple sauce
1 cup blueberries
½ cup all bran…Continue
Added by Jari Love on December 11, 2012 at 10:04am — No Comments
1) Buy candy that you don’t like! Your kids are going to get plenty of candy when they go out trick-or-treating… so no need to stock your house full of candy that everyone loves! I am not a fan of suckers, tootsie rolls or chocolate…Continue
Added by Jari Love on October 19, 2012 at 1:48pm — No Comments
You know that healthy weight loss comes as a result of regular exercise and a diet filled with plenty of fruits and vegetables.
But is anything with the word "fruit" or that contains one fruit or another a valid way to meet your fruit quota? No. Here's proof.…
Added by Jari Love on October 19, 2012 at 11:34am — No Comments
Here's a recipe that adds fruit to dinner and takes all the guilt out of orange-flavored chicken. There's no sugar and no fryer involved. Just skinless, boneless chicken breast, marinated in orange juice, pan seared and then baked. Serve it up with orange-spiked green beans for a…Continue
Added by Jari Love on October 19, 2012 at 11:32am — No Comments
This low-carb, low-fat dish takes about 30 minutes to prepare (not including the time needed to marinate the chicken) and 30 minutes to cook. If you are planning a backyard barbecue, your family or guests will love this healthy, yet incredibly savory dish that…Continue
Added by Jari Love on October 19, 2012 at 11:29am — No Comments
Gaining weight after having kids and as we age is something many can relate to and Susan Stevens was no different. She found that after having her third child at age 39; the weight didn’t slip off quite as easily as it did with her first two that she had in her twenties. At her heaviest weight, Susan hated seeing photos of herself: “I still felt young and yet when I looked at myself I looked like a frumpy, middle-aged woman!”
2009 was the year Susan turned 50 and…Continue
Added by Jari Love on October 19, 2012 at 11:26am — No Comments
There's a reason all physicians recommend you eat a healthy diet with plenty of fruits. Quite a few reasons, actually. The following are a few things you'll consume when eating a piece of your favorite type of fruit:…Continue
Added by Jari Love on October 19, 2012 at 11:20am — No Comments
Check out this inspiring story by mother of two and fitness competitor, Erin O’Krancy! Erin recently competed in a national competition where she placed second! Congratulations Erin!
I finally reached a goal I have wanted to accomplish for many years now. I have always…Continue
Added by Jari Love on August 29, 2012 at 1:44pm — No Comments
Dice one onion, 1 clove of garlic and 1" square of ginger (I like ginger a lot, so if you are sensitive to the taste, you may want to use a little less than a full 1” square)
Cut boneless skinless chicken breasts into strips
Cut up 4…
Added by Jari Love on August 29, 2012 at 1:41pm — No Comments
Check out this innovative and delicious recipes submitted by one of our bootcamp challengers!
Lisa’s Kale Chips
1 bunch Kale
1 tablespoon olive oil
Added by Jari Love on June 14, 2012 at 12:47pm — No Comments
“I love this recipe because it is clean, quick and packs in so much flavor! A little different from those canned green beans your mom used to heat up in the microwave!” ~Shannon
2 cups fresh or frozen green beans
1 onion chopped
2-5 cloves of garlic minced (depending on preference)
2 tbsp of grated fresh ginger
Juice of one lemon
1. Heat olive oil…Continue
Added by Jari Love on June 14, 2012 at 12:44pm — No Comments