Entries by Liliya

New Year, New You Weight Loss Tip: Try intermittent fasting

There’s a ton of incredibly promising intermittent fasting (IF) research done on fat rats. They lose weight, their blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugars improve… but they’re rats. Studies in humans, almost across the board, have shown that IF is safe and incredibly effective, but really no more effective than any other diet. In addition, […]

Recipe: Oven-Baked Almond Fish Sticks

Try this healthy, tasty, and family-friendly meal this week! Ingredients 1 cup crushed almonds 1/2 cup crushed bran flakes cereal 1 tablespoon wheat germ 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon oregano 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 pound cod, rinsed and cut into 1-inch by […]

Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Try this healthy, tasty and family-friendly recipe this week.  Ingredients 3 chicken thighs, skin removed 10-ounce can diced tomatoes with green chiles 1 1/2 cups cooked black beans 1 1/2 cups chicken broth 1 1/2 cups water 1 yellow onion, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, finely minced 1 jalapeno, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin […]

New Year, New You Weight Loss Tip: Get more sleep

It’s true: Being short on sleep can really affect your weight. While you weren’t sleeping, your body cooked up a perfect recipe for weight gain.When you’re short on sleep, it’s easy to lean on a large latte to get moving. You might be tempted to skip exercise (too tired), get takeout for dinner, and then […]

Get your lips pucker-ready this Valentine’s Day with our February specials!

Get your lips pucker ready with kissable lips this Valentine’s Day! Check out Carrington Medical Spa’s Valentine’s Day specials! 20% off PCA Peptide Lip Therapy w/ purchase of $50 HydrFacial Lip Perk Treatment Perioral Laser Treatment $149.99 ($ 300 value) Restylane© for Lip Enhancement 20% off (These fillers provide instant results, which means they’re perfect for kissable lips this […]

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Recipes: Falafel Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing

Falafel Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing Recipe By: EatingWell Test Kitchen “Deep-fried falafel can be a total grease bomb. But these pan-seared falafel still get crispy in just a few tablespoons of oil with equally satisfying results. Be sure to use dried, instead of canned, chickpeas in this healthy recipe—canned chickpeas add too much moisture.” Ingredients […]

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Recipes: Ratatouille with White Beans & Polenta

Ratatouille with White Beans & Polenta Recipe By: EatingWell Test Kitchen “Tons of lightly cooked vegetables combine with white beans in this hearty vegetarian dinner recipe. It can also be served over bread, like bruschetta.” Ingredients 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 large onion, coarsely chopped 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 4 cloves […]