Monthly Archives: November 2014

Toasted Coconut Vegan Chocolate Crumble

I was trying to make healthy homemade bars for hiking but what resulted resembles a messy candy that’s truly decadent. Toasted Coconut Chocolate Crumble ½ tsp cinnamon 1 tsp honey ¼ cup creamy almond butter ½ cup dairy-free dark chocolate chips ¼ cup broken pecans ¼ cup toasted coconut flakes 1 very soft Medjool date, […]

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Is your weight-gain preventing you from dating?

Some people are under the misguided impression that their size is the reason why the opposite gender doesn’t seem interested in them. Women try to get rail-thin and go to extremes like getting breast implants thinking that will help to get dates, but this is rarely the case. You don’t need to be picture-perfect to […]

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Where’s Paleo?

Strict Paleo dishes are great for those people who are allergic to dairy, are diabetic, staying away from gluten and sugar, want a low-carb meal, and want to consume a decent amount of protein, so why aren’t there any Paleo restaurants? Paleo is HUGE now. Restaurateurs listen up, we want Paleo dishes on your menus. […]

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Are you seriously eating coconut oil?

My friend told me her husband started eating coconut oil because he heard what great benefits it has. She didn’t bother telling him what a bad idea that was because he doesn’t listen to her advice anyway. After two months he complained of stomachaches and weight-gain. She laughed and said, “It’s the coconut oil you’re […]

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Why I don’t eat 3 meals a day

I used to eat three meals a day. I ate a hearty breakfast before I drove to work (usually oatmeal), ate a bagged lunch with my co-workers whom I didn’t really like, and at around three in the afternoon, famished and lethargic, I felt like I couldn’t complete the workday without eating SOMETHING so I […]

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The 1 item that prevents weight-loss

Frustrated that the pounds just won’t come off? It may be due to the beer or wine you’re having with dinner. Robert North, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, asked his overweight clients to forgo alcohol for a week. He took fat abdomen measurements with calipers before and after the experiment and everyone who complied reduced their […]

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Zero calorie delicious beer!

Why are there no calories (or carbs for that matter) listed on beer bottles? It’s not like they are calorie-free and don’t lead to weight gain. The term beer-belly didn’t come about for no reason. Beer isn’t food but neither is candy, yet candy packages list the calories and (non) nutritional information. Most beers are […]

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