Health in a Hurry! Blog

Because I travel frequently, I must be resourceful to stay healthy. The night before a trip, I pack my favorite healthy snacks, and I never get caught off guard. Well, almost never. Last week was a bit of a whirlwind and I was rushing to pack....

“One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.” That’s a nice quote from Antonio Porchia, but what happens when we start forgetting? As we get older, many people find that their memories aren't as reliable as they once were – and I’m no exception....

In the past few months, I’ve been getting a surprising amount of questions about flat belly foods. The other day, I finally realized why. I was browsing the internet and seemed to be bombarded with ads that claim to unveil top secret flat belly foods....

Here is my favorite recipe for a healthy after school smoothie: Blueberry Brain Bliss Smoothie I love blueberries, in fact, I call them brain berries. Their antioxidants  have been shown to support brain health (great at any age!). 2 cups of Blueberries 1 medium banana 2 cups of 1% milk ¾...

Ingredients: 4 cups (1-inch) cubed peeled butternut squash (about 1 1/2 pounds) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 large shallots, peeled and halved 1 (1/2-inch) piece peeled fresh ginger, thinly sliced 2 1/2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth 2 tablespoons (1-inch) slices fresh chives Cracked black pepper (optional) Directions 1. Combine first 5 ingredients in...

1 cup Onion, chopped 1 cup Bell Pepper, red and yellow, chopped 1 small Jalapeno Pepper, finely diced 32 ounces Low Sodium Vegetable Broth 1 container Salsa, low sodium, 12 oz 1 cup Frozen Corn 2 cans Refried Beans 1 can Canned Black Beans, rinsed to remove excess sodium 1 Lime, juiced Topping suggestions: Fresh Cilantro,...

Chop into bit sized pieces any veggies you have. I used cukes, broccoli, carrots & snap peas. I drizzle them with olive oil & throw them into a BBQ basket. I cook until slightly soft, about 5-8 minutes on medium heat. I drizzle with my...