Author Archives: Nicole
Now that all the pigging out celebrating is over, it’s time to tally up all the unwanted poundage and create your list of resolutions for 2012. That’s right, it’s time to once again promise yourself that you’re going to eat … Continue reading
Here’s a great deal from the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon team! Starting today, January 1st through January 5th save $15 on registration for any of their full or half marathon events. Discount code: RESOLVE Bonus! Click here and tell them how you … Continue reading
Looking for a way to increase your daily intake of fruit and vegetables? Smoothies are an excellent way to get your whole family’s day off to a nutritious start. Adding green veggies such as kale, spinach, or even broccoli give … Continue reading
Recently I started making protein shakes for my whole family for breakfast. After conquering the spinach smoothie I began seeking recipes and advice from other smoothie connoisseurs. One of my colleagues told me that she used prepackaged frozen smoothie mix … Continue reading
I am sure that your favorite mixologist would scoff at this idea, but a skinny person wouldn’t.
Recently, Michael and I were at our favorite Thai spot; splitting a plate of chicken pad Thai noodles (future post alert) when I observed the skinny lady at the next table watering down her Thai ice tea! Continue reading
Summer dining is all about minimizing time in the kitchen while enjoying fresh and light dishes. This quinoa salad recipe is surprisingly tasty and healthy! Whole grain quinoa cooks quicker than most grains and is an excellent source of … Continue reading
The Independence Day celebrations have ended and the summer as been officially kicked off. Are you ready? Let’s do as skinny people do and get our beach tote ready for some summer fun!
Here are some tips and suggestions to help you find the right swimsuit for your body, sunscreeen for your skin, and sunglasses for your lovely eyes. Continue reading
This past Memorial Day I had the pleasure of accompanying Michael, of southbayfoodies.com at the 25th Annual JazzReggae Festival. The JazzReggae Festival is a two day event that focuses on Jazz on the Sunday before Memorial Day and Raggae on Memorial Day. Continue reading
Right now is the perfect time to refocus and recommit! And the key to this may lie in your pocket. No, I’m not talking about the gym membership card on your key chain; I’m talking about your smart phone! Continue reading
In honor of Women’s Heart Health Month, I would like to share with you the heart health benefits of a flexitarian diet. A flexitarian — or flexible vegetarian — is someone who eats mostly plant-based foods but occasionally eats meat, poultry and fish.
In this two part post I will give some background information and the guidelines for a flexitarian dinner that Michael and I will host in our home. Continue reading