Your Summer Shape Up Fitness Plan

Don’t worry — there’s still time to get a beach-ready body. We have just the plan: a high-energy cardio and sculpting routine that’s guaranteed to boost your metabolism, melt fat, and blast calories. Best of all, you can do it in as few as 30 minutes a day. “By performing total-body strength moves along with…

Chipotle Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Ingredients 1–3 dried chipotle chilies 1 4-pound (1,814 grams) butternut squash, halved lengthwise and seeded 3 tablespoons (45 ml) organic unsalted butter 1 tablespoon (15 ml) pure maple syrup 2 small carrots, halved crosswise 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced 6 cups (1,140 ml) low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth, divided 1 1/2 (7 1/2 ml) teaspoons…

4 Quick and Easy Breakfast Recipes

​ Whether you’re always in a hurry or don’t like spending more than 15 minutes preparing your breakfast in the morning, we’ve compiled these quick and easy breakfast ideas that will fuel and energize you.   1. Icelandic Yogurt With Granola & Fresh Berries One of the simplest breakfasts to throw together is a good-old…

10 Easy Ways to Add Fiber to Your Diet

Losing weight shouldn’t equate with hunger pangs and irritability. And no matter what fad dieters preach, you can actually lose weight by eating more. Eating more fiber, that is! This belly-filling and cholesterol-lowering macronutrient is essential for weight loss because foods that are packed with the stuff take longer to digest. And that means you’ll feel…

Turkey-Stuffed Bell Peppers

Ground turkey substitutes for beef nicely in these stuffed peppers that can serve as a light dinner, satisfying lunch or side dish. With less than 300 calories and 31 grams of protein this is one high-protein dish. Ingredients: 1 pound lean ground turkey 1 cup brown rice, cooked 1 15-ounce can Italian-seasoned diced tomatoes 4…