Check with your doctor before becoming…sedentary?

Growing up, my parents used to really get on my case to “quit fidgeting and just sit still!” Apparently, that might not have been the best advice. I recently read an article in the NY Times Well blog (The Hazards of the Couch) that outlines a study that followed approximately 4,500 middle aged men for… Read More

Crunchy Chicken Fingers with Tangy Dipping Sauce

Ingredients   For Chicken: ½ tsp reduced-sodium crab seasoning ¼ tsp ground black pepper 1 Tbsp whole-wheat flour 12 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 12 strips 2 Tbsp fat-free milk 1 egg white 3 cups cornflake cereal, crushed   For Sauce: ¼ cup ketchup ¼ cup 100% orange juice ¼ cup balsamic vinegar… Read More

Greek Omelet Recipe

This quick and easy omelet recipe will not only leave your taste buds satisfied, but will allow for even more time to sleep! Ingredients * 1/4 cup cooked spinach * 4 large eggs * 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese, (2 ounces) * 2 scallions, thinly sliced * 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill * Freshly ground… Read More

Resolutions, Shmesolutions…just be smart

Year after year many of us make these crazy, unrealistic weight-centered resolutions for the New Year.  This year, our advice is short and sweet (but not too sweet)…Eat better. Move More. It’s that simple. Make smart choices when you can, and balance out what you eat with how much you move. Do what you can… Read More

Chicken, Broccoli and Ziti

Ingredients * 1 Tbsp olive oil * ¼ cup flour * 1 clove garlic, crushed * 1-2 cups frozen broccoli * 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts * ½ cup skim or 1% milk * ¼ chicken broth * Parmesan cheese * Salt and pepper, to taste * Whole wheat pasta Directions 1. Boil water in… Read More