Summertime and Living Green is Easy

Summertime and Living Green is Easy

We are learning that being Eco-Friendly or Green is not that difficult! We recycle, reuse and reduce as much waste as possible. We shop with re-useable bags, purchase recycled products and plan our errands to be most efficient. There are wonderful new creative options available to help us eat organic and local. You can partner […]

Super Foods You Should Be Eating

Super Foods You Should Be Eating

The old saying, “You are what you eat!” has never been so true! Research and studies show time and time again that when you eat healthy, all natural, whole foods like fruits & vegetables and whole grains along with the proper amount of proteins, fats and carbohydrates you will be able to maintain a healthy […]

Great Grilling – Fruit and Veggie Style

Great Grilling – Fruit and Veggie Style

Here are some cooking tips and times for grilling fruits and vegetables. Some of these may surprise you, but then again variety is the spice of life. Bananas Use a whole unpeeled banana or cut the banana in half lengthwise. Keep in mind that cooked whole bananas have a tendency to split when you open […]

Weekend Warriors

Weekend Warriors

It is no secret that as the beautiful summer weather approaches our weekends become the perfect time to fit in all the fitness that we do not have time for during the work week!  If you get little or no exercise, sit at an office desk hunched over a computer and are basically sedentary all […]

Exercise, How Much Do I Really Need?

Exercise, How Much Do I Really Need?

When it comes to fitness and exercise, knowing how much to do, what to do and when to do it can be quite confusing.  Especially if you have seen the latest studies and news reports.  We are now being told that we need to exercise 1 hour a day to maintain a healthy weight!  That’s […]

Spring Risotto with Asparagus

Spring Risotto with Asparagus

Spring Risotto with Asparagus is a great healthy recipe that is perfect for a first course or a side dish!  It’s from Chef Megan Nikolai of  www.cateredclass! Ingredients 5 cups low sodium chicken broth (or vegetable broth) 2 tablespoons oil 1/3 cup minced shallots 1 1/2 cups Arborio rice 1 cup fresh asparagus, cut into 1 […]

Make it a Fit and Healthy Summer with 5 Easy Tips

Make it a Fit and Healthy Summer with 5 Easy Tips

It is hard to believe that it is Memorial Day; school is just about finished for the year, soon we will be attending graduation parties, weddings, family reunions, picnics & BBQ’s. However; good times, fun times and party times can turn into challenging times for keeping your fitness routine on track! Before summer actually starts […]

Spring Mix Salad with Radishes, Smokey Shiitake and Feta

Spring Mix Salad with Radishes, Smokey Shiitake and Feta

by: Chef Olga Sorzano & LOST Gourmet Vinaigrette Ingredients: 1/4 cup sherry vinegar 2 T Dijon mustard 1/2 cup olive oil sea salt, fresh ground pepper to taste Salad Ingredients: 1 T olive oil 1# shiitake mushrooms 1/4 t chipotle powder or to taste 1/2# salad greens mix 4 oz red radishes 6 oz Feta, […]