Get free tips to make change and create your best life

Blog Archives

Beans are a fantastic food to promote weight loss. In a recent study, individuals who ate beans weighed 7 pounds less, on average, and had slimmer waistlines than those who didn’t. Yet they consumed 199 calories more per day if…...

Read Full Article

Posted in Brett's Blog, Nutrition Tagged with: ,

This Italian Vegetable soup with pasta and beans is a great way to warm and fill you up during the cold winter months. You can exchange other vegetables for the ones listed or leave a few out and give your minestrone your own accent. This Mixed-Bean Minestrone Stew is an ample lunch or supper entree with slices of Whole Wheat or Whole Grain bread....

Read Full Article

Posted in Dinner, Lunch, Recipes, Soups Tagged with: , , , , ,

Growing up, I admit, I was not a big fan of beans.  I didn’t like beans in any variety.  The thought of beans conjured up images of red colored beans in a soppy, sweet sauce, which often accompanied hot dogs. …...

Read Full Article

Posted in Brett's Blog, Nutrition Tagged with: , , ,

A ‘white-meat’ version of the popular dish, I love this chili recipe. It is really easy to make and can last all week. If you have a family or are cooking for more than one, make a double batch and store in the fridge. The recipe gets better over a couple of days!...

Read Full Article

Posted in Dinner, Lunch, Recipes, Soups Tagged with: , , , , , ,