Hungry Girl’s Broc ‘n Ginger Tuna Bowl

We recently spotted (and snatched up without much thought) Hungry Girl’s newest book – “300 Under 300.” It’s just what the title says – 300 dishes (breakfast, lunch & dinner) all under 300 calories per serving. This is Follow up to her book “200 Under 200” which we like – but this book is better…

Black Bean Hummus

Today’s tasty recipe is something Becca found on SparkPeople! It is too good not to share. While traditional hummus does have healthy fats in it, it’s still easy to go overboard and get far more than your daily allowance. This low-fat recipe will have you going back for seconds 🙂 Rather than the “2 TBSP”…

Hearty White Bean Chili

The perfect warm comfort food for those cold, rainy, fall days! This recipe comes to us from one of our all time favorite books – Tosca Reno’s EAT CLEAN DIET. The book is full of simple, clean, healthy hearty foods. It’s a good investement for your healthy lifestyle. Check it out at www.eatcleandiet.com.   Now…

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

This recipe comes to us from one of Tim’s personal training clients and fellow ViSalus family member, Carla LaFond. Thanks for sharing, Carla! You will need: 1 cup quinoa: (Always make sure to rinse quinoa thoroughly before cooking, it will be bitter if you don’t!) 2 cups water 4 large or 6 medium green or bell peppers…

Grilled Eggplant & Herb

Happy Tuesday Everyone! Today’s recipe is one Becca just tried yesterday – with great success! It was too good not to share!   Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 2 large eggplants 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 cloves garlic, very finely minced 1 pinch each thyme, basil, dill, and…

Pumpkin Soup

Today’s recipe is from the Mayo Clinic. I learned a lot of things in a short period of time a few months ago, when dad was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer. One of these things is that a lot of cancer patients cannot stomach protein. It makes them feel ill/naseaus.  Before the diagnosis was given…

Lemon-Parsley Asparagus

Today’s recipe is an easy way to change up a frequent dish! Why not make your asparagus more tempting? 🙂 Asaparagus has a good amount of anti-oxidants, is anti-inflammatory, aides in digestive health, and is believed to help prevent cancer. Here’s a link to a great write up! WORLD’S HEALTHIEST FOODS: ASPARAGUS  Directions Boil 2 bunches asparagus…

Huli Huli Chicken

Not lucky enough to go to Hawaii for dinner? OK, no problem!! You can have this authentic Luau type food at home tonight! Today’s recipe comes to us from “Food for Thought” magazine.  This magazine is a west Michigan publication that features local growers and home-made recipes from the area 🙂 To make Huli Huli…