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Corn and Black Bean Salsa

Corn and Black Bean Salsa

This yummy combo of veggies and avocado is SO tasty and incredibly simple to make – a must for a mother of 4! Paired with our favorite multigrain tortilla chips,…

All About Calories

All About Calories

Calories. You’ll find them in 99.99% of everything you eat and drink. They can be your greatest friends or your worst enemies. Eat fewer than you need and you lose…

Sweet Potato Brownies

Sweet Potato Brownies

You might know Drew Manning from his incredible Fit2Fat2Fit journey or from his appearance on Alyssa’s courageous Extreme Weight Loss episode. You might also know of Drew from his hit book…

Gardening Healthy

Gardening Healthy

Gardening as exercise? Who knew! An activity that most do for bonding time, stress relief, and beautifying the yard actually has many more health benefits than I even knew! Thank…

You Ate It, Negate It

You Ate It, Negate It

My hubby, Chris Powell, shows Tamar, Adrienne and Loni from THE REAL what exercises they’d need to do to negate the calories they just ate!

Eat Less CRAP, Eat More FOOD

Eat Less CRAP, Eat More FOOD

I get more requests than you could imagine for help getting in tip-top shape! Every request starts the same way: “What exercises can I do?” Well I have news for…

The Secret To A Successful 2013!

The Secret To A Successful 2013!

It’s hard to believe that 2012 has flown by and 2013 is on the horizon! Time to reflect on what we’ve accomplished this past year and to focus on what…

Healthy Choices on Board

Healthy Choices on Board

So we just got back from an amazing adventure on a cruise ship. I’ve NEVER been on a cruise, and to be honest I had no idea what to expect…

Carb Cycling: The Classic Cycle

Carb Cycling: The Classic Cycle

The Classic Cycle was first introduced in Chris’ book, Choose to Lose: The 7-Day Carb Cycle Solution. While the Easy Cycle is the easiest cycle, the Classic Cycle is the…