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jalapeno black bean served with some onions and tomatoes on the top in a nice ceramic bowl with some green pepper on the side
Appetizers, Recipes, Snacks

Rick’s Black Bean Dip

Let me start by painting a picture. Consider the dread of yet another weekend party to attend, a gender reveal, a three-year old’s birthday party, or some other adulting obligation your spouse signed up for after a pitcher of mimosas at brunch. It doesn’t matter that you wanted to go fishing. You’re going to this […]

Interview with Carmen Ventrucci Peterson
Nutrition, Weight Loss

Interview with Sustainable Weight Loss Coaching Client – Carmen Ventrucci Peterson

LIVE TOMORROW 2/3/21 at 1PM EST! Recording above! Come hear about the success Carmen Ventrucci Peterson has been having with Transcend Sustainable Weight Loss Coaching! Stay until the end for a killer deal toward your own personal transformation, with coaching starting February 15th! Please join the group and RSVP! 1. Join Sustainable Weight Loss Group […]

Plant-based protein sources image with lot of different vegetables,nuts, beans, lentils, cheese.
Nutrition, Plant-Based Nutrition

Sources of Plant Proteins

Many plant-based foods can be an excellent source of protein and other nutrients. Often with fewer calories and more benefits for your health than animal products. Many experts agree that a well-planned vegetarian or vegan diet can provide you with all the nutrients you need. What is protein? Protein is found throughout the body—in muscle, […]

healthy mac and cheese served in the white plate with broccoli and basilico leaves on the top
Dinner, Lunch, Recipes, Sides

Healthiest Mac n’ Cheese

Traditional Mac n’ Cheese is Not Nutritious Traditional mac n’ cheese is heavy! It traditionally has lots of saturated fat, poor quality pasta, and very little nutritional value. Some mac and cheese is even totally processed. Aside from the convenience, boxed mac and cheese is even worse. However, sometimes you crave that home style, comforting […]