Fitness Matters | Waistline-friendly Dishes to Bring to Your Next BBQ

Author: Ridge Personal Trainer Krista Pancich Are you tired of the same old summer side dishes? Macaroni salad, potato salad, and cole slaw, are easy and delicious side options to bring to any barbeque, but are high in calories and fat.  Here are a couple great tips to choosing a … Read More

Staff Recipe Pick: The Life Changing Loaf of Bread

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I’m sure all of us have a little love hate relationship with bread.  It’s not necessarily bad for you–it’s low in fat and depending on what type it is it gives you a dose of fiber and some whole grains.  The issue with bread and most people is that we … Read More

Fuel for your body!

We all know we need to eat to live, but do we all truly fuel our body to burn at it’s most effective level?  The quality of the food we eat has a huge impact on our moods, energy, and waistline. Try this recipe for Home Touch Trail Mix from … Read More

Need A Dinner Idea?

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I don’t know about you but I could always use a little help trying to figure out what to make for dinner.  Not only that, but what can I make that’s healthy, yummy, quick, and filling?  We all have our standby recipes, but by the time I figure out something … Read More

Trainer Krista Kottraba’s Favorite Smoothie

Ridge Personal Trainer Krista Kottraba shares her favortie smoothie recipe with us, no measuring required! Frozen banana (chop a fresh banana and then freeze ) Frozen mixed berries 1/2 carton low fat yogurt, your flavor of choice! 100% Orange juice (best fresh squeezed!) Fill frozen fruit in the cup you will … Read More