Food Prep

At North End Fitness, we meet a lot of people who are striving to become healthier. While everyone is a little different, we do see a theme with those coming in: People are busy! It can be difficult (and even overwhelming) to fit healthy habits in with everything else. Are there enough hours in the […]

Calorie Counting

Do you have to count calories to lose weight? Not necessarily, but awareness is the key to successfully reaching your goals. Think of it this way: Your calorie needs are like a budget when it come to weight control. If you are on a budget you wouldn’t shop without looking at a price tag, right? […]

What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?

If you don’t have one yet, start thinking about it now! Waiting until January 1st reduces your chance of success. Here are a few other tips to make your resolution stick.   Be Serious Making a half-hearted, unrealistic resolution will get you half-hearted, disappointing results. Take your resolutions seriously or don’t make them at all. […]

Tomato Lime Lentils

Tomato Lime Lentils

Serves 4: 1 cup Dry Lentils (or to save time, use 1 package of Trader Joe’s Steamed Lentils or 1-16 oz can, rinse and drained) 8 Plum Tomatoes, chopped Juice of 1 lime 3 Garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 2 Avocados, sliced 1. To prepare lentils: Rinse […]

10 Nutrition Tips for Busy People

We get it, we all have busy lives. Sometimes there are just not enough hours in the day to get everything done. But if you are committed to weight-loss and health, you prioritize your to-do list and make eating a healthy diet important! Here are a few tips to make eating right easy, fast and […]

How Healthy is Your Household?

Everyone wants good things for their family: health, happiness, and enjoyment of life. When it comes to raising kids, it can be tricky. Despite our best intentions, the growing child obesity epidemic suggests that for the first time in two centuries, the current generation of children may have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. […]

Have you Heard of Resistant Starch?

When you hear “starch”, most people think “foods to avoid”. Potatoes, rice, flour…. Is it too much carbohydrate? Resistant starch is a type of carbohydrate (just like other forms of starch), but acts more like fiber. It resists digestion in the small intestine – where most carbohydrate digestion takes place. Instead, resistant starch, like other […]

White Bean Hummus

Use this white bean hummus instead of creamy dressings or cheese in your sandwich. The hummus is filled with healthy protein and fiber. Servings: 8 Here’s what you need… 2 cans white beans, drained and rinsed 1 small onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup whole wheat bread crumbs 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard Juice […]

Healthy Tuna Melts

Healthy Tuna Melts

Gone are the days when tuna melts were laden with fat and served on slabs of bread with a pile of French fries – this recipe gives you all of that comforting taste without the guilt. And it only takes a few minutes to make! Serve your healthy tuna melts up with a side of […]