Month: March 2017

Slow Cooker Low-Fat Chicken Enchilada Soup

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Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 6 hours Total time: 6 hours 20 mins Serves: 8 Ingredients 3 cups low-sodium chicken stock 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp chili powder 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, optional Salt and pepper, to taste 1 (14.5 ounce) diced tomatoes 1 (10 ounce) diced tomatoes […]

The Benefits of Exercise for Mesothelioma Patients

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Here at Ferrigno FIT, we love hearing success stories and talking to people who’ve reached their personal health and fitness goals. It’s so inspiring to see how exercise can positively impact someone’s life, especially when they’re battling an illness or on the path to recovery. This week we invited guest blogger Virgil Anderson to share […]

Crispy to Bake Sweet Potato Spears

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Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 45 mins Total time: 55 mins Serves: 4-6 Ingredients 2 pounds sweet potatoes, about 3 large ones 1/4 cup olive or other vegetable oil 1 Tbsp sugar 1 Tbsp salt 1-2 Tbsp spice or spice combination of your choice: chipotle powder, smoked paprika, Chinese five-spice, cajun seasoning Instructions Preheat oven to 450ºF (230ºC). […]

LOVE Yourself – You’re Worth It

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Whether it is a holiday or special occasion, you might be the type of person who honors those you love with gifts, cards or other special items, however, you need to honor the most important relationship there is – the one you have with your own body.  Love your body unconditionally as you create positive […]

Vanilla Spinach Protein Smoothie

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Prep time: 5 minutes Yield: 1 3/4 cups Ingredients: 1 small ripe banana, cut up 1 cup fresh spinach 1 serving Ferrigno Fuel Rebuild protein power (1/2 to 1 scoop) 1 cup of almond or soy milk 1/2 cup ice 1/4 avocado (optional) 1 tbsp chia seeds (optional) Instructions: Combine all ingredients in a blender and pulse […]

It’s Time…Let’s Feel More & Procrastinate Less

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I can’t tell you how many times I have heard my clients say to me, “ I will start my new diet or eating plan tomorrow.”  The word procrastination means ‘putting off’ something that we could do right now – today.  Our brains are wired to respond to immediate threats and it is more difficult […]