prep time: 15 MINUTES cook time: 1 HOUR 20 MINUTES total time: 1 HOUR 20 MINUTES serving size: 6 As A Side, 3 As A Main Ingredients 3 medium sweet potatoes 3/4 pound (about 2 small) boneless skinless chicken breast 1/4 cups olive oil 2...

New Year’s gets mixed reviews when it comes to health. Sure it’s a great time for new beginnings and healthful resolutions. but it’s also a time of health risks and sometimes poor choices. Here are some considerations regarding this lively time for celebration with a...

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INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium yellow onions, chopped 3 celery ribs, chopped fine 1 large carrot, peeled and sliced into thin rounds 6 garlic cloves, pressed or minced 4½ teaspoons ground cumin ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes (use ¼ teaspoon if you’re sensitive...

The Month of October has been designated, Breast Cancer Awareness month. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that about 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women during...

Time and time again we told that carbs are bad. Many believe that if we limit or completely rid our diets of all carbs we will lose body fat. Many also blame carbs for unwanted weight gain. Well, I’m here to clear things up. First...

We all have been told countless times that in order to lose weight you must expend more calories than you consume. Many people turn to low calorie diets so that they can lose weight fast. While this method may work, it is not sustainable and...

INGREDIENTS Roasted sweet potatoes 2 pounds sweet potatoes (3 to 4 medium sweet potatoes), peeled and sliced into 1-inch chunks 2 tablespoons olive oil ¼ to ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper ¼ teaspoon sea salt Spicy black beans 2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained (or...

It’s a safe bet you’ve heard both good things and bad things about drinking coffee. On the bad side: All that caffeine isn’t good for you, it can stunt your growth, and coffee may cause cancer. The good stuff: Coffee helps you focus and may...

When you are enjoying what you’re eating, overeating is an easy act to commit. Recent studies have shown that overeating can lead to EVEN MORE EATING, which may get in the way of your weight loss goals. Why does this happen? Research has found that...