Kale & Gruyère Panini

This vegetarian panini recipe—filled with layers of sautéed kale, garden-fresh tomatoes and melted cheese—makes for an extra-special grilled cheese sandwich. For the best flavor, we like the complexity of aged Gruyère or fontina, but you can use any cheese you have on hand. Makes: 4 servings Serving Size: 1 panini Active Time: 45 minutes Total […]

13 New & Improved Real Ways to Lose

Here are 13 must-have tips for weight loss to help you make changes that will last a lifetime. When it comes to losing weight and keeping it off most of us need all the help we can get. So we took a look at the latest research on what works, and borrowed tips from our 5 […]

Cold Weather Exercise

Finding time to exercise is hard enough when it’s sunny and warm; but when the temps drop, wind blows and the flurries start to fly, making the time for exercise seems to become that much more difficult.  There are plenty of great outdoor activities that you can partake in to keep your activity level up […]

5 Ways to Help Your Diet Become a Way of Life

Help your diet become a long-term lifestyle change with these tips. All too often we start out with grand intentions—“I’m going to lose weight and eat better (this time will be different, I swear!)”—only to revert back to our old eating habits within a week or two. So how can you give your desire to […]

Guiding Good Choices Program

Hawaiian Smoothie

For the best taste and color, use a red-fleshed Hawaiian papaya for this exotic, lip-puckering taste of island summer. Papayas are loaded with papain, a digestive enzyme, so this smoothie is a good dessert to settle stomachs after a substantial meal. Makes: 2 servings, 1 cup each Active Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes […]

5 Small Food Swaps To Make You Instantly Healthier

Here is some basic, simple nutrition advice to help you get healthier instantly. For once, make achieving your “get healthy” resolution easy. No gimmicks, no big outlay of money or time. Just some simple everyday changes to have a happy and healthy new year!   Swap Out: Butter Swap In: Olive or Canola Oil Not […]

LMC’s 12 Week Losin’ It Health & Wellness Challenge

10 “Cheater” Ways to Get Dinner on the Table Fast

Cook a delicious healthy dinner when you’re pressed for time with these 10 tips. Dinner becomes much easier to achieve on a nightly basis if you don’t let it become a full-scale production. Instead, cut a few corners each night to keep the process manageable. Maybe one night limit yourself to a super-stripped-down list of […]

Super Health Benefits of Spices

New research on the health benefits of ginger for burning calories, cinnamon for muscle recovery and more. As the mercury drops, what better way to add warmth than by spicing up your favorite cold-weather foods. Apple pie wouldn’t be the same without cinnamon; spicy ginger punches up soups; zippy black pepper jazzes up roasts; and aromatic […]