February

Rosemary Roasted Shrimp

By | February 28th, 2013|Recipes|

A quick and simple way to dress up shrimp!

Weight Loss… and Your Libido

By | February 28th, 2013|Did You Know, My Journey|

Discussing the increase in sex drive a woman experiences when she loses weight.

Open Thread: View and Discuss The Super Bowl Pepsi Max Commercial

By | February 28th, 2013|Video Vault|

View and discuss the Pepsi Max commercial with the Black couple...

What Tips Does “America’s Cheapest Family” Have For You?

By | February 28th, 2013|Supermarket Swindle|

America's cheapest family... but are they purchasing quality ingredients?

Yoga: Riding The Wind

By | February 26th, 2013|Building A Home Workout Routine, Yoga|

Check out the "Riding The Wind" sequence, and see if you can give it a shot!

How To Indulge Like A Grown Up: What Chocolate Taught Me

By | February 25th, 2013|It's All Mental|

I always knew chocolate would do me some good... I just never thought it'd be this much.

Lies In Your Food: Made With REAL Blueberries? But I Thought…

By | February 25th, 2013|Did You Know, Healthy Eating, What Are You Eating?|

I know you've seen it. You hit the frozen foods section at the grocery store, and you pass the waffles. You're thinking "Man, I could eat these for a quick breakfast in the morning." You skim the freezer, and it catches your eye. "Blueberry Waffles -- Made With REAL BLUEBERRIES!" I don't know about you, [...]

Another “I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur” Campaign Rolls Out! This Time, It’s….

By | February 25th, 2013|Celeb Watch|

This shoot is coming on the heels of Wendy Williams' nude Peta campaign... so I'm just curious: what's going on?

Friday 5: 5 Reasons The Idea Of “Soda Bans” Drives Me Nuts… And I Don’t Even Drink It!

By | February 21st, 2013|Friday 5|

Five questions that make discussing soft drink bans a little more complex.

Study Says Common Food Chemical Packs On Belly Fat

By | February 21st, 2013|Did You Know, Healthy Eating, What Are You Eating?|

I really, really, reeeeeally wanted to write about Jamie Oliver's new show "Food Revolution," but something much more compelling came across my desk. Thanks to Ink for sending it over. We're all familiar with my disdain for high fructose corn syrup, right? I mean, the stuff's pretty awful. If you'd like a not-so-quick rundown, check [...]

Peanutty Baked Chicken Cutlets

By | February 19th, 2013|Recipes|

A different take on breaded chicken, with peanuts and peach dipping sauce!

Molasses: The Original “Sweetener”

By | February 19th, 2013|Did You Know, Food 101|

Where does molasses come from, why is it better than regular sugar, and what can I use it for?

BGG2WL In NYC: The Effects Of Gentrification On Food Availability

By | February 19th, 2013|The Op-Eds, Tools For Weight Loss|

On gentrification: can money overshadow race?

Do YOU Drink 93 Packets Of Sugar A Day?

By | February 14th, 2013|Video Vault|

A glance at the NYC commercial explaining just how much sugar one consumes each day.

Q&A Wednesday: Cooking For Picky Little Eaters

By | February 12th, 2013|Q&A Wednesday|

How can I cook for my toddler without mac and cheese and chicken nuggets?!

Roasted Rosemary Turkey Breast

By | February 12th, 2013|Recipes|

Dress up your turkey in a fashion reminiscent of Thanksgiving...

Dumbbell Bicep Curl

By | February 11th, 2013|Arms|

I know the girl in the video is using maybe 4 times as much weight as I use right now - maybe when I "grow up," I'll be more into lifting heavy! - but a 5lb (or even a 3lb) weight will suffice for a beginner, and for someone who's simply trying to make use [...]

Video Vault: Are You A Soul Food Junkie? New Doc Explores Food And Health

By | February 11th, 2013|BGG2WL, Video Vault|

Byron Hurt decided to tackle the topic of Soul Food and it's effect on the Black community, and he did it with a documentary titled "Soul Food Junkies."

Q&A Wednesday: Did You Know That Healthy Is The New Black?

By | February 7th, 2013|BGG2WL, Q&A Wednesday|

...and did you know that you can tell the world about it by placing your order and wearing your t-shirt out in your community?

BGG2WL In NYC: How Do You Remain Active While On Vacation?

By | February 7th, 2013|Tools For Weight Loss|

Different ways to sneak a little fitness into your life while you're supposed to be laying out and doing nothing.