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Spiced Grapefruit Brulee

  Makes: 3 servings (2 slices each) Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 2 large grapefruits 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon light butter, unsalted and softened 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon Grand Marnier liqueur ½ teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper Directions: Preheat broiler. Use a knife to remove the … Continue reading

Stay Focused on Fitness!

We’ve all been guilty of the on-again, off-again commitment to an exercise program… Though our body has a way of telling us when it needs a tune-up, fitness experts say it’s much easier to stick to when its part of your daily routine. Just a 30-minute program five times a week (or a 60-minute workout … Continue reading

All About Grapefruit

If you’re a grapefruit fanatic like I am, then you are in luck; winter to spring is the time to snag the freshest picks! This uniquely bitter, but subtly sweet, fruit is like a blast of antioxidant power as just one half almost fulfills our daily value for Vitamin C! Other nutritional components of the … Continue reading

5 Tips for Weight Control

Did you resolve to reach your ideal body weight this year? More than likely, this isn’t the first time… Though most of us know what it takes to reach our weight loss goals, adhering to a long-term weight management plan can be a difficult challenge. As a nutritionist, I encourage clients to identify potential setbacks, … Continue reading

Chicken Tzatziki Pitas

Makes: 4 Pitas Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: ~50 minutes Ingredients: 1¼ pounds boneless chicken breasts 7 ounces plain nonfat Greek yogurt 4 large whole-wheat pita pockets 3 cups red cabbage, shredded 1 cup seedless cucumber, diced thin 1 lemon, juiced ½ tablespoon fresh dill 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon minced … Continue reading