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BBQ'ing this Weekend? Eat THESE Bites with Benefits Recipes


Food isn’t just for the purpose of filling and fattening you up. Every ingredient has a benefit. I call them Bites with Benefits. Here are a few of my faves when it comes to a BBQ! Tomato, Basil, Onion Salad (no cheese) Ingredients: Tomatoes- cut, sliced, chunked… however you like to feel it in your [...]



How to Tailgate WITHOUT Bulking up like a Football Player (Food and Fitness Dos and Don'ts)

More than the beefy football players, the ball whizzing through the air, and the face-painted screaming fans, tailgating can be the best part of football season. You get to pre-game with your slap-happy friends, gorging on brats, wings, and dogs, and washing it all down with pitchers of full-bodied beer. Translation: Calories, Fat, Carbs… oh [...]



5 Ways to Not Get Fat on Fast Food (plus some of the WORST menu items)

Frightening Fact: one wrong entrée at your fave fast food joint can be equal to an entire day’s worth of fat, calories and carbs. Yes, that is true.

The sad thing is that you often think you’re making healthy choices- like salad, fish, and just an appetizer, when really you’re ordering some of the worst offenders on the menu. A few examples?



Ghost Pepper Turkey Burger

I love this spicy spicy spicy Turkey Burger recipe with Bhut Pepper’s naga jolokia (ghost pepper). It’s definitely not a full pepper though, just a small amount of the powder. In fact, if you just ate an entire ghost pepper (ranking 1,000,000 on the Scoville Scale), you’d probably simultaneously be passing out and guzzling a gallon of water. The Scoville scale measures how hot a pepper is based on how many times it’s extract has to be diluted before it can no longer be tasted. The hottest pepper—the Naga Jolokia—has to be diluted 1,000,000 times!