A happier, healthier You

A happier, healthier You

Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potato Stew

Original recipe by Coach Anne. Ingredients: 2 lbs. of chicken breast ⅓ -¼ cup cup buffalo sauce (I like this medium spice kind but mild and spicy available too…Franks works great too!) 2 medium sweet potatoes, chopped (can substitute for 3-5 cups carrots, cauliflower or butternut squash) 8 ounces low sodium chicken broth 1 14.5 […]

Spiced almond cranberry scones

Original recipe by Coach Becky Coach Becky’s tip: Scones and other baked goods can be gluten-free when made with almond, coconut, and gluten-free oat flour instead of traditional all purpose or whole wheat flour. Since gluten free flours such as almond flour can be pricey, and oats are widely available and inexpensive, I recommend making […]

11 Healthy (& Delish) Holiday Dessert Recipes

No holiday meal–especially Thanksgiving– feels complete without dessert. Unfortunately, most traditional after-dinner sweets are packed with lots of sugar, fat and calories. That’s why we’re sharing 11 of our coach team’s deliciously healthy dessert faves to curb your cravings (and impress your friends and family). Enjoy! Coach Cassie Cinnamon Rolls – “I’m a huge cinnamon roll […]

Is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal of the Day?

Some people need to eat first thing to be able to start their day. While to others, the idea of having a meal when they’re still half asleep is a total non-starter. Whether you’re a breakfast lover or lean more towards brunch, the benefits of making your first meal a balanced one has some serious […]

The Straight Scoop on Salad Dressings

Veggie and protein-rich salads can be a smart choice any time of day. But too much dressing can send your meal deep into the red zone. Here are four tips, plus a few DIY recipes from our coaches to help you find and make your own healthier options.

11 Quick & Easy Breakfast Ideas

If you’re trying to lose a few extra pounds, or simply want to maintain a healthy weight, it’s smart to start your day with a high-protein breakfast. This one small-but-mighty decision can help you eat 25% less at lunch, consume 400 fewer calories throughout the day and stay on top of cravings. This said, be sure […]

12 Coach-picked Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

Whether you’re a Thanksgiving traditionalist who serves up turkey and all the fixins’ or a culinary rebel who opts for less predictable holiday dishes, we’ve got some healthy inspiration headed your way. Nine of our coaches shared some of their favorite Thanksgiving recipes. Give them a try next week! Coach Susan’s pick: Yam Seed Spread “I […]

Holiday Cooking with the Coaches

The last few weeks of the year can be the perfect time to create new, healthy traditions with your friends and family–especially in the kitchen. As a special treat, the coaches are sharing their favorite holiday recipes, including low-sugar sweets, delicious sides and savory, veggie-rich breakfasts to warm up you you and your guests on chilly winter mornings. Coach […]

Ask the Coaches: How Can I Eat Less Sugar This Holiday Season?

‘Tis the season of giving, and that includes sugary treats–and lots of them–especially in the office. Even if you’re committed to packing or going out for healthy lunches, the cookies, candy and leftover pie that beckon from the break room can challenge even the strongest of wills. (As if the holidays weren’t already tough enough!) So, knowing this is our reality, […]

10 Fun Food Tips From the Yes Health Coaches

Are you in a food rut? You’re not alone. Hard as we may try to keep meals fresh and exciting, sometimes it’s just easier to go with what we know. Because a varied diet is an important part of a healthy diet, the Yes Health coaches are sharing their top 10 tips to help all of us mix things […]