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Starch Sources

Starch Sources

Breads You will want to choose whole grain or high in fiber when it comes to bread. Breads (1 serving) Reduced calorie bread Bagel English Muffin Naan Pita Bread Tortilla Pancake/Waffle Crackers (low-fat) Saltine Crackers Graham Crackers (these crackers were my BFF especially for taking […]

Protein Sources

Protein Sources

List of Protein Go-To’s Meat, Fish, Poultry: Red Meatss-Lamb, Pork, Beef, Veal Fish-Salmon, Tuna, Bass, Trout, Swordfish, Shrimp, Lobster, Crab White Meats-Turkey, Chicken, Duck, Rabbit Eggs-Omelets, Quiches, Souffles, French Toast Dairy Sources: Milk (2% lowfat) or soymilk Yogurt (Greek)-low in sugar, full in fat Puddings-Ensure […]

Coconut Smoothie

Coconut Smoothie

I make smoothies often therefore I keep a bag of frozen fruit on hand.  I’ll incorporate fresh fruit with the frozen mix as well.  It essentially replaces the ice.  Costco sells a bag of organic fruit that includes mangos, peach and strawberries.  It’s a great mix!   Coconut […]

Southern Food

Southern Food

Tustin, CA Kettlebar Steam Cooking-Southern, Seafood & Spirits https://www.yelp.com/biz/kettlebar-steam-cooking-tustin Kettlebar is a cool hot spot to eat, drink or just hang out and watch sports.  It’s located in the main entrance of Union Market at the Tustin District.  They are known for their yummy pan […]

Sushi & Italian

Sushi & Italian

Salt Lake City, UT Takashi-Sushi Bar/Japanese Restaurant https://www.yelp.com/biz/takashi-salt-lake-city At the time I was traveling on business and was lucky enough to stay in SLC.  It was during the winter time so it was absolutely beautiful!  I stumbled upon this hip, cool sushi bar called Takashi.  […]

Lobster Seaweed Wrap

Lobster Seaweed Wrap

This snack is the easiest and the most healthiest you’ll ever eat!  It not only looks good but is good for you.  I learned from my doctor, Dr. Woo, the BEST Gastroenterologist on the planet!  She told me seaweed is good for your tummy.  So […]

Brunch

Brunch

Breakfast Republic-Point Loma, CA https://www.yelp.com/biz/breakfast-republic-san-diego-2 I’ve been to many brunch spots in San Diego, CA.  I have to say, hands down Breakfast Republic is my current favorite.  They have good food, good adult beverages, flights of coffee and great service!  What more could you ask […]

Stir-Fry Shrimp with Green Beans

Stir-Fry Shrimp with Green Beans

This recipe was my mom’s go to recipe for weeknight meals.  I remember as a child, whatever left over vegetable was stored in the fridge, mom would mix it up!  The recipe always included a protein and 2-3 vegetables.  This is the ultimate stir fry! […]