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Holiday Gift Guide 2017

And just like that, its December again! So you know what that means… Or at least in many of our cases we have LOTS of shopping to do. Which can be hard  because lets be real – with all of the great sales popping up on our screens – all we can think about is […]

Should I Exercise During Ramadan?

Should I exercise during Ramadan? When we fast, our bodies naturally become less active because of the reduced energy that we are getting from food. Therefore, it is advisable to reduce the level of high impact exercise you perform during Ramadan. Rather than lifting heavy weights or doing high intensity cardio at the gym, consider […]

Healthy Holiday Stocking Stuffers

If you’re looking for  smaller-sized gifts to stuff in a loved one’s stocking, here are some ideas to inspire a healthy and active lifestyle. Remember, the gift of health is the gift that keeps on giving, literally!   Lucille Roberts Holiday Gift Certificate Energy Bars like ALOHA’s Vanilla Almond Crunch Hello Fresh Gift Certificates Resistance Band […]

Last-Minute Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, but are you prepared for a full day of cooking and entertaining?! To help you, we rounded up five simple and speedy, healthy side dishes to go with your main dishes. Quinoa Broccoli Slaw with Honey Mustard Dressing  Cookie + Kate’s healthy broccoli slaw recipe is made with quinoa, toasted almonds and […]

What To Make With All those Apples

Pumpkin might be all the rage for the fall, but we all know apples are the real stars of the season. This sweet crunchy fruit is filled with many health benefits and it is always good to listen to the old adage: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Don’t know what to do with […]

LiveRite Shake Recipe: Holiday Eggnog

Who says you can’t enjoy eggnog when you’re on a diet? This shake should help satisfy your seasonal sweet tooth! Drink one before going to a holiday party, and you’ll be less likely to over-indulge on party food because the protein in the shake will keep you full. Holiday Eggnog Shake Crush 4-6 ice cubes […]

Lucille’s Cookbook: Gingerbread “Muscle Men” Protein Cookies

Satisfy your holiday sweet tooth and get a packing punch of protein in these gingerbread “muscle men” protein cookies! Great for serving at holiday parties, giving as holiday gifts or even snacking for a refueling post workout snack. Not only are they simply sweet but are easy to make to. See below for recipe. Gingerbread “Muscle Men” Protein Cookies […]

Lucille's Cookbook: Low-Cal Holiday Vegetable Latkes

Potato latkes are a standard holiday dish, but they can be high in carbs and calories. This is an alternative recipe that uses other vegetables to boost nutrients and cut calories. Vegetable Latkes Ingredients 1/4 cup whole wheat flour 4 cups assorted root vegetables, peeled (beets, carrots, turnips, yams, sweet potatoes, etc.) 2 tsp. corn oil […]

Holiday Gift Ideas Under $30

Finding the right holiday gift for everyone on your list can be overwhelming; it can get expensive, and of course you don’t want to leave anyone out! We’ve come up with some gift ideas that are fun to give and to receive, and they’re all under $30! LUSH Bath Bombs – $4.95 These bath bombs […]

Nutritionist Natalie's Diet Tip: Putting Treat Calories in Perspective

Before you reach for that extra holiday treat, consider the following facts: 2 glasses of wine= 1 hour bike ride 1 potato latke= 30 minute walk 1 slice pumpkin pie= 81 minute walk 1 gingerbread cookie = 18 minute swim All it takes is an extra 100 calories a day (4 Hershey’s kisses) between Thanksgiving and […]