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Get Fit For Summer: Five Tasty Low Calorie Summer Desserts

By mahir | May 25, 2011

Get Fit For Summer!

When summer heat arrives, it can encourage you to cool off with a pint of ice cream. However, staying cool and eating healthily are not at odds. With some planning and easy recipes for low calorie summer desserts, you can keep cool and stay trim at the same time. Whether you’re aiming for a healthy treat or a small low calorie bite, these options will be sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and the scale. Or, try a tart Rhubarb Crumble to make this month’s star ingredient shine. Read More


Get Fit For Summer: 5 Great Ways to Use Your Ice Cube Trays

By mahir | May 24, 2011

Photo: stevendepolo on flickr


Photo: stevendepolo on flickr

Get Fit For Summer!

An essential aspect of dealing with the rising temperatures is using ice cubes by any means necessary. Your usual cup of hot coffee turns to iced coffee and ice thrown in with your water keeps it that much cooler. Fun and flavorful ice cubes can even make your water taste more exciting. Here are the top 5 tips and tricks to staying cool by using your ice cube trays.  Read More


Get Fit for Summer: The Amazing Health Benefits of Swiss Chard

By mahir | May 20, 2011

Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard

Get Fit for Summer!

Swiss chard may not be on the tip of every vegetable lover’s lips since more often than not, its cousin spinach takes the place of top antioxidant-filled vegetable. Swiss chard is widely used in Mediterranean recipes from pairing it with rice to just on its own with some garlic and olive oil. Here are four great reasons you should start cooking with Swiss chard.  Read More


Get Fit for Summer: Four Healthy Desserts

By mahir | May 19, 2011

Photo: Pen Waggener on flickr

Photo: Pen Waggener on flickr

Get Fit For Summer

If you’re trying to Get Fit For Summer then you might worry about having dessert, which can sometimes means overindulging. Thankfully there’s no reason you should forgot something sweet. With healthy alternatives, you can still enjoy dessert without any guilt. Try any of these four healthy dessert recipes to please your sweet tooth. Choose yogurt over ice cream and fruit, whether it’s baked or just on its own. Here are four healthy dessert recipes to get you started.  Read More


5 Ways to Make Your Tap Water Taste Great

By mahir | May 18, 2011


We all know that it is better to forgo water bottles and to carry your own bottle with tap water as it saves the environment as well as you money. Tap water is just as healthy to drink as bottled water, but what if that isn’t enough? Tap water can be monotonous so here are five ways to zest it up:  Read More


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