1. Importance of Protein

    Protein is of course one of three macro-nutrients that is essential to our survival, without it we’d be unable to function on a cellular level. On the other hand, it is also key during weight loss to prevent the loss of muscle as well as keep you satisfied. So if you took for granted the importance of protein before on your weight loss journey, you’re going to want to think again!   Regul…Read More

  2. Homemade Hummus

    Ingredients 2 cups cooked garbanzo beans 1/3 cup tahini 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 teaspoon salt 2 cloves garlic, halved 1 pinch paprika Directions Place the garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, salt and garlic in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. Transfer mixture to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with paprika and serve with whole wheat pita chips and vegetables.…Read More

  3. Top Pound Losses of the Week! May 7th – 11th

    Kelli B. - 10.5 lbs Michelle S. - 5.0 lbs Edie B. - 4.0 lbs Jeri B. - 3.5 lbs Alicia D. - 3.0 lbs Rachel K. - 2.5 lbs Amber Z. - 2.5 lbs Vonni B. - 2.0 lbs Erin K. - 2.0 lbs Marie S. - 2.0 lbs Congratulations to all of our members on another great week!!…Read More

  4. Benefits of Cutting the Fat

    Sure, you can look forward to being able to fit better in clothes, and less of them, but the real benefits are on the inside. Your health increases exponentially as your bodyfat decreases. Check out what you can look forward to! Heart Health Eating leaner and increasing fibrous fruits, veggies, and grains into your diet significantly decreases your bad cholesterol levels which in turn decreases yo…Read More

  5. Spicy Turkey Burgers

    Ingredients 1 pound ground dark meat turkey 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 poblano pepper, finely chopped 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon seasoned salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 4 slices pepperjack cheese 4 wheat hamburger buns Directions Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat, and lightly oil grate. Place the ground turkey, o…Read More

  6. Top Pound Losses for the Week!! April 16th – 20th

    Jamie C. - 7.0 lbs Sarah B. - 2.0 lbs Louise G. - 2.0 lbs Deb W. - 2.0 lbs Kristi G. - 1.5 lbs Deanna L. - 1.5 lbs Sabrina L. - 1.5 lbs Cassie M. - 1.5 lbs Marie S. - 1.5 lbs Maggie W. - 1.5 lbs Congratulations to all of our ladies on another great week!!…Read More

  7. 6 Weeks to Better Health

    There’s no need to completely flip your life upside down in one day in order to see results, it’s just not realistic or sustainable. There’s good news though! You’ve made the conscious decision to take action and there’s a solution. Take these six steps and the next six weeks to positively change your life for the long haul, without it feeling like an overhaul. Week One: Drink More Water…Read More

  8. Butternut Squash Soup

    Ingredients 1 butternut squash (about 3 pounds), peeled, seeded and cut in 1-inch chunks 2 carrots peeled & chopped 2 celery stalks chopped 1/2 onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 4 slices cooked bacon, chopped 4 cloves garlic 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 3 1/2 cups chicken stock, or more, to taste Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Light…Read More