Meal Plan April 10-16

Writing a meal plan for the week will help you eat healthier foods, save money by eating at home and use the fresh foods that you bought before everything goes to waste (you know you do this, right?) Besides who doesn’t love to be organized even on the laid back Baja? Some days I can’t…

December Fitness Tips – Revisited

Holiday Challenge: Dance as if no one is watching. Having trouble keeping your Maintain Don’t Gain promise? Maybe these strategies will help. 1) Crank up the holiday music and dance as if no one is watching. Close the drapes just in case. If you need dance ideas then watch RuPaul’s Drag Race, those queens have…

Black Friday Fitness Tips

Black Friday Fitness Tips – Revisited from last year’s Holiday Challenge Those of you brave enough to tackle the shopping mall on Black Friday will find ample opportunity to improve your fitness level. Here’s a few suggestions. 1) Find a parking spot located farthest from the food court. If it makes your kids scream, “Can…

What’s For Dinner? : Let’s Be Honest

Friends and family often ask, “What do you really eat?” I guess they think that I’m fabricating when I say, “I eat real food, mostly plants, some chicken and lots of fish.” I don’t eat bread, pasta, processed foods or much sugar. (Yes, you can live without simple carbohydrates.) Those of you who know me,…

Pimp Your Veg part 2: spices are your friend! 

Originally posted on foodbod:
?If you have ever read any of my blog then you know that I love spices; these beautifully coloured aromatic powders have the power to not only nourish and heal our bodies, but to completely change any meal.? Just a teaspoon of the right spice can take a dish from bland…

Share a Coke With “Obesity”

The medical community is unhappy with Coke for funding bogus research to prove that Coke is good for your health. The folks at Center for Science of the Public Interest produced a YouTube video showing how Coke refuses to #ShareHonesty about their products. Please go to the ShareACoke.com website and submit your honest label for…

Halibut in Burst Tomato Wine Sauce

Fish is a fabulous source of low fat protein and omega 3 fatty acids. It’s perfect for a healthy lifestyle. I’ve added a vitamin rich white wine sauce of heirloom tomatoes, lemon and capers for a burst of color and incredible fresh flavor. This dish is fancy enough for company but easy for an “any…

Ginger & Turmeric Cauliflower Rice

I’m taking my vegan side dish to Fiesta Friday with Angie and the gang. You can find delicious recipes all in one place here. Or if you’re looking for vegan and vegetarian recipes go here to TinnedTomatoes.com Many of you know that I am at home healing from a hip injury. I’m a physician but…

New Year’s Resolution: Wishing For Change Is Not a Plan

Hope is not a plan. Turn your wish into a plan. What really matters to you in 2015 and what’s your plan? Try this exercise. Start by writing down a resolution, which is really just a glorified wish. Now write down a concrete plan to make it happen. If the resolution appears to be too…

Grain Free Almond, Flax, And Chia Seed Crackers

You can make these grain free, gluten free, fiber packed, low carbohydrate and omega 3 rich crackers (now that’s a title) with a food processor, parchment paper and a rolling pin. I threw these together in a few minutes and baked them to crispy goodness in about 15 minutes. Make sure that you roll the…