Tips For Staying Fit In The Winter

Physical activity is vital to maintain a good quality of life. Exercise helps strengthen muscles and improve the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. Regular activity also helps increase your stability, which is important to avoid falls that often lead to broken bones. Exercise will even help you heal faster and prevent Continue reading

Duck Risotto

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup butter, divided 1 cup uncooked rice 1/3 cup dry white wine 4 cups duck broth 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese Salt and ground white pepper, to taste ½ cup frozen peas 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 cup shredded roasted duck meat DIRECTIONS: Cook Continue reading

Dos and Don’ts of Meal Preping

Meal prepping is simply preparing some, or all of your meals ahead of time. It’s like having those TV dinners that you would purchase from the store, except that you prepare them yourself, with better, healthier and unprocessed ingredients. If you prepare your week’s meals ahead of time, all you Continue reading

Mind Your Feet

According t o the American Podiatric Medical Association, most Americans will have walked 75,000 miles by the time they turn 50. Is it little wonder, then, that the APMA has found that foot pain affects the daily activities—walking, exercising, or standing for long periods of time—of a majority of Americans? Continue reading

Blueberry Pomegranate Smoothie

INGREDIENTS: • 1/2 pint of blueberries • 1 banana Ripe • 1 ounce of pomegranate juice • 1 cup of Vanilla Yogurt • 1 cup of Milk • 1/2 cup of Ice DIRECTIONS: In a large blender add blueberries, pomegranate juice, peeled banana, yogurt, ice. Blend on high until smooth. Continue reading

New Year, New Opportunities

It’s a shiny new year and the perfect time to set new goals or readjust your current path to living your best life. The new year signifies a fresh start, new beginning and wiping of the slate – an opportunity to reflect on past decisions and possibly even realign our Continue reading

Healthy Habits You Should Keep

Quit smoking. Stop cursing. Don’t snack when you’re not hungry. These are all habits that people would love to kick and it might cause them stress just thinking about them. Instead of thinking negatively about our actions, we can focus on the things we should keep doing as we approach Continue reading

Pan-Seared Salmon with Orange Curry Sauce

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS: • 1 lb salmon fillet (1-inch thick), skin removed • 1 teaspoon ground cumin • 1 teaspoon ground coriander • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper • Extra virgin olive oil For the sauce: • 1 tablespoon butter • 2 tablespoons red onion, Continue reading

Online Shopping Safety Tips

Many of us love the convenience of online shopping because it allows us to complete all of our holiday shopping from the comfort of our own cozy homes. But did you know that anyone that shops online is vulnerable to having their identity compromised? To help protect yourself from scams Continue reading

Healthy Thanksgiving Tips

The average American may consume between 2,500 to 5,000 calories during a standard Thanksgiving Day meal, some sources say, and that does not include breakfast or late-night eating. It’s no secret that it’s difficult to eat healthy during the holidays, especially during a holiday that seems to revolve entirely around Continue reading