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3 Healthy Reads to Add to Your Book List

So often, the answers to our most pressing questions, the information we need to truly thrive, or the ideas that we’ve been trying to articulate on a certain topic can found within the pages of a book. We know this when we’re using books for business, for research, or even for self-help but we don’t always think of books as the first place to turn when it comes to our health. And we don’t mean books packed with medical terminology or statistics that we can’t quite understand. We mean books that help us understand what’s going on with our bodies, health, and the things we do can to be better in a way that we can understand. Whether you’re a book loving health enthusiast or...

Glowing Skin

6 Foods to Get Glowing Skin from Within

With the cooler months upon us, one thing we’re probably going to miss the most is having that natural sunkissed glow. There’s nothing that quite compares to the perfect summer glow but with fall’s arrival we need to create the glow on our on. While there are countless makeup and skincare products that promise to give you the glow you’ve been missing, the best place to start is with your foods. When you’re eating right, your skin can glow from within. Here are 5 foods to start with! FRUITS Kiwi is a great food to eat if you want healthy glowing skin. Kiwi is full of vitamin E which helps to moisturize the skin and is an antioxidant which means it protects the skin from environmental factors...

Eat Healthy on the Go

How to Eat Healthy on the Go

As busy women holding down careers, side hustles, families, and passions, it’s easy to get caught up in the daily grind and find ourselves in the familiar cycle of eating whatever is quick and available to us. Unfortunately, most times that means instead of try to eat healthy, we eat foods that aren’t exactly the best for us. Even though our daily schedules aren’t likely to change, that doesn’t mean we have to be stuck eating the wrong foods. With a little preparation and some quick thinking, you can make healthy choices on the go. Eat breakfast. I know, I know, this sounds really cliche but starting off your day with a healthy breakfast that you make BEFORE you leave the house can really set...

Tichina Arnold Diet

How to Follow Tichina Arnold’s Diet

At this point, seeing Black women celebrities like Gabrielle Union, Angela Basset, and Tichina Arnold, it’s safe to say that Black don’t crack is more truth than myth. And while we’ll stand by that statement, that doesn’t exactly mean as Black women we can just breeze through life without taking necessary steps to make sure we look as good as favorite celebs. For Tichina Arnold, our favorite character of the 90s, keeping her melanin on point comes down to her diet. Want to get a diet that can help you look like Tichina at 48? Here’s how: It’s all about the balance - Like anything in life, the key to maintaining a successful diet is about balance. Without balance, which means, eating healthy foods, exercising,...

Eat Better

What the Health? No-Stress Ways to Eat Better

There's a lot of chatter around food and eating habits lately thanks, in particular, to an eye-opening--and slightly scary--documentary on Netflix titled What the Health. People everywhere are starting to rethink their food choices, dietary habits, and the way they think about food and for good reason. Although this documentary is one you’ll just have to watch for yourself (and take what you see with a grain of salt) there is much to be said about the effects that food have on your health and life. And while, we won’t tell you to stop eating meat and go vegan, there are ways to simply eat better in general. STRESS-FREE WAYS TO EAT BETTER Stock up on healthy snacks. One of the main reasons people fail at...

Tia Mowry Diet

How This Diet Helped Tia Mowry Lose 20 lbs

I love me ❤️ And that's all that matters! Ps, this photo is NOT photoshopped one bit! 📷- by mom Bathing suit- @bfyneswim A post shared by tiamowry (@tiamowry) on Jul 10, 2017 at 6:20pm PDT Early Spring of 2016, Tia Mowry--mother, wife, actress, and entrepreneur--was 20 lbs heavier  and found herself getting body shamed by social media. But it wasn’t the name calling and social trolling that inspired her to take control of her body, transform her diet, and lose weight. It was a new approach to healing from an endometriosis diagnosis years earlier. After undergoing surgery twice and taking various medications to ease her pain, Tia turned her attention to the foods she was eating. By making some significant changes, she was able to relieve...

Green Drink Smoothie

This simple smoothie is loaded with nutrients and a great way to start your morning or have for a pre or post workout drink. ENJOY!! INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup almond or coconut milk 1 banana 1/2 cup baby spinach 1/2 cup coconut water 1 teaspoon ground flax seed DIRECTIONS Blend all together until smooth. COOK’S NOTE: You could add fresh or frozen fruit. #Whatscookinkj...

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Lemon Water: The Water With A Kick!

WATER…we all know we need it to stay hydrated, but sometimes we need a little kick, in order to get our daily allowance. So why not kick your water up a notch with this recipe, especially for those who don't like water. ENJOY!!!  INGREDIENTS: 1/2 or a whole lemon (sliced) 1 small orange (sliced) 1 kiwi (sliced) Fresh purified water DIRECTIONS: Mix lemon, oranges, kiwi, in a water bottle. And drink up. COOK’S NOTE: You can make a pitcher of water w/ a kick and keep in the refrigerator, but the water should not sit longer than a day because it won’t taste as fresh. You can add limes also, but it tends to make the water bitter if it sits for a long period of time. #WhatscookinKJ...

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Salmon With A Balsamic Maple Glaze

What a way to jazz up salmon with a sweet and savory glaze. Even better the sweetness does not come from white refined sugar. ENJOY!! INGREDIENTS: 3/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoon maple syrup 1tablespoon Dijon mustard 1large garlic clove, minced Olive oil cooking spray 4 (5-6 ounces) salmon fillets, skinned 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 zest of a lemon 3 sprigs of green onions chopped Sea salt and pepper DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 400 degrees In a small saucepan, bring the vinegar, maple syrup, mustard and garlic, lemon zest to a boil over medium heat. Reduce the heat and simmer until thick, about 12 to 14 minutes. Then let glaze cool. Spray a baking sheet with olive oil. Put salmon fillets on prepare baking sheet. Coat both sides of salmon with olive oil and season with salt and...

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Cauliflower Pilaf

Finally, we can have rice and carbs too! This is cauliflower that has been riced. You will not miss CARBS at all. ENJOY! INGREDIENTS: 1 bag rice cauliflower 1 small onions 4 baby carrots (chopped) 1 teaspoon of fresh thyme (chopped) 1Tablespoon fresh Italian parsley chopped) optional 1Teaspoon olive oil (optional) 1/3 or 1/4 cup chicken broth Sea salt and black pepper (to taste) 1Tablespoon butter (optional) DIRECTIONS: Cook rice cauliflower according to directions on bag (add salt) In a medium sauce pan over low heat, combine carrots, onions, thyme, oil, chicken broth, salt and pepper until carrots and onions are slightly tender Add mixture to the rice cauliflower with butter and fluff with a fork. Serve! COOKS NOTES: You can find rice cauliflower at Trader Joes. Add any vegetables to it or just have it with butter, add scrambled eggs and...

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