Four Simple, Tasty Recipes for New Year’s Weight Loss...

Dec 29, 2013 by

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight. This resolution is achievable by eating foods that create energy, boost the metabolism and burn fat. Food such green tea, cabbage, eggs and blueberries are known for producing energy and enhancing the metabolism. Green Tea Smoothie The recipe for a green tea smoothie calls for ¾ cup of cold green tea, 2-3 tablespoons of lemon juice, 2 teaspoons of agave nectar, 1 diced pear, 2 tablespoons of plain, fat-free yogurt, and about 8 ice cubes.   To make the smoothie, place all of the ingredients into a blender and blend until the mixture has a smooth consistency. A good blender can be key to a good smoothie. A Cuisinart blender, for example, will last longer than others, and Cuisinart parts are easier...

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Six Desserts You Absolutely Have to Try This Holiday Season...

Nov 16, 2013 by

The holiday season is the perfect time to sample delicious desserts full of fruits, candies and festive colors. Whether you enjoy cake or pies, rolls or cookies, you are sure to discover something that satisfies your sweet tooth. Fruit Pies No matter what the occasion, a pie with fruit is a winner. You can use a simple pie crust and add your favorite kind of fruit such as cherry, blueberry or peach. If you want to stick with the holiday theme, then make your own pie crust, but dye it green. Incorporate the holiday season by using plums for a sugarplum theme. You can also use a variety of fruits and nuts to make a fruit cake pie. The fruits should be dried instead of canned. Candy Cane Cake The aroma of candy canes...

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