by Mel’s Kitchen Cafe INGREDIENTS For the shrimp marinade: 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (from about 1 lemon) 1-2 pounds large or extra-large shrimp, peeled and deveined For the sauce: 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 medium red or yellow onion, finely […]
Losing weight is tough. But keeping it off? That can often seem like an insurmountable feat! You’re not just losing a quick pound, but rather you are changing your entire lifestyle. To help you out, here are six attributes of successful losers that can help you make this change […]
Water is one of the most essential components of the human body. Water regulates the body’s temperature, cushions and protects vital organs and aids the digestive system. It is impossible to sustain life for more than a week without it. That is why it is so important to learn to stay hydrated during the summer, especially during exercise […]
Did you know that over the past twenty years, portion sizes in restaurants have doubled, and in some cases tripled? Today’s world is a scary place for those who struggle with weight. We’d like to offer some tools and strategies to protect you from monstrous modern-day portions […]
It’s February, and everyone knows that this is the month of cards, flowers and… chocolate! That divine delight which can also be the dieter’s most dire enemy. But do not fear! Simple moderation can help you indulge in that chocolaty temptation while staying within your target calorie count! Here are six suggestions to help you safely succumb to your chocolate craving! […]
Like so many, I spend most of my day in front of a computer. Although I try to be aware of my posture (thank you mother for the constant reminders….) I’ve been known to spend hours and hours sitting—without much movement. So I avoid staleness of mind and stiffness of body by finding creative ways to move throughout the day. Here are 8 tips to get moving at work!
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It’s Date Night, you’re relaxed, cutting loose and having fun. But as you walk through the doors of the movie theater you are suddenly assaulted by that deliciously dreadful smell… movie theater popcorn. You know that one night’s exception could be tomorrow’s horror film. You feel the dread coming on as you realize your lack […]