What exactly is self-care?

What exactly is self-care?

When you hear the word “self-care,” do massages and manicures come to mind? You aren’t alone. Self-care is often in the news these days, but there are a lot of misconceptions about what it is.  So, what is it? Basically, self-care is anything you do to take care of...
Healthy Recipe: Stuffed Quinoa Peppers

Healthy Recipe: Stuffed Quinoa Peppers

Stuffed Quinoa Peppers Ingredients 2 large bell peppers, cut in half 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup chopped zucchini 6 Roma tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 stalk celery, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts 3 garlic cloves, chopped 2...
Healthy Recipe: Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Healthy Recipe: Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Parmesan Crusted Chicken Ingredients 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast 1 egg 1 tbsp water 1 tsp minced garlic ½ tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper 2 cups shredded Parmesan cheese 4 tbsp butter 2 tbsp olive oil Instructions Cut each breast in half and pound to about ½...
Myth or Fact: If you’re having trouble with weight regain after metabolic surgery, you can do a “pouch (or sleeve) reset.”

Myth or Fact: If you’re having trouble with weight regain after metabolic surgery, you can do a “pouch (or sleeve) reset.”

Welcome to the New Year! As one year ends and another is ushered in many take time to reflect and plan. If, like researchers say, you are one of the 60% of people making a new year’s resolution and you joined the average American adults that gained one to two pounds...
“Fit it in” in the New Year

“Fit it in” in the New Year

Let’s face it: It’s hard enough to find time to plan out meals and regularly cook at home. So, how do we find the time to fit in physical activity on top of it all? With the busy lives we all lead, it’s no wonder physical activity usually takes a backseat. Yet with...