Entries by LiveWell

Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

If you are hooked on coffee, you may want to consider the benefits of green tea. Try replacing your coffee with green tea in the mornings. Most people add milk and sugar to their coffee. This adds extra fats you do not need. Green tea is full of taste all on its own! Drinking one […]

Simple Tips That Make Healthy Eating Easier

There are easy ways to cut back on unhealthy foods.  Here are a few easy tips to start loosing pounds without feeling deprived. Have a glass of water before eating lunch and dinner. Gulp down a glass of water before your meal and after. This helps you feel more dehydrated which decreases your hunger. Additionally, […]

Weight loss seminar on Wednesday at noon

Are you struggling with.. Inability to lose weight and maintain it Belly fat, or fat localized in one area that you can’t get rid of (no matter how hard you try!) Allergies (seasonal or food related) Fatigue Poor sleep Hormones …or just not feeling yourself? This is the time to get a jumpstart on weight […]

The Best Cleansing Vegetables

All vegetables are cleansing, but some have more cleansing qualities than others. Additionally, the way that you consume vegetables can have an affect on its cleansing power.  Incorporate these cleansing vegetables into your diet: Artichokes are full of fiber – this means that they can be digested very easily.  Artichokes are great to add to […]

How You Should Be Cooking Your Vegetables

First off, it is great that you are eating vegetables! There is a right way to cook vegetables to get the maximum health benefits. When you are in the kitchen, keep these simple rules in mind. Water and oil should be avoided as much as possible. Boiling vegetables in water will make your vegetables nice […]

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The 5 Benefits of Eating Healthy

One of the biggest benefits of eating healthy are that we will stay physically fit, feel better, and have fewer illnesses. By eating healthier it can lower your risk of illnesses like heart disease and diabetes along with many others. I know that a new years resolution for  a lot of women is to lose […]

Oven Roasted Vegetables with Fennel

(from Barefoot Contessa) 2 small fennel bulbs, tops removed 1 pound fingerling or small potatoes (I use yams of course) 1/3 cup good olive oil kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1 pound french string beans, trimmed 1 bunch thin asparagus, ends removed, cut diagonally into 3-inch pieces (I’ve added yellow squash, broccoli, any veggie […]

Recipes for Healthy Holiday Eating

*Note: most of these are acceptable for ALL diet programs/detoxes. Please refer to specific ingredients in your plan if unsure. All in all, these are balancing, clean, and alkalizing (vs. acidic), and promote health and wellness. Bon Appetit! Butternut Squash over Arugala with Apple Cider Vinaigrette 1 (1.5 lb) butternut squash, peeled and 3/4 in […]

Lentils

You might not consider lentils a basic food (not everyone grows up familiar with them), but they are a great food to get to know and add to your repertoire. Lentils cook in about 15-25 minutes, are high in fiber, are an inexpensive source of protein, and taste really good! They have a hearty, rich, […]