My My Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie is a delicious comfort food; it’s warming and filling and will leave you pleasantly satisfied on cold winter nights. It’s great for freezing and makes delicious leftovers too. Shepherd's Pie is an old English dish, traditionally made with lamb or mutton. North Americans typically make Shepherd's Pie with beef.

Derishasu Miso Soup

Miso is a rich, salty condiment that characterizes the essence of Japanese cooking. Miso soup is one of the easiest soups to make. You can buy Miso paste in a health food store or grocery store. It’s as easy as a simple liquid cup of soup or a symphony of ingredients for a filling main course soup.

Mexican Grilled Halibut

A fish of remarkable size range, this giant member of the flatfish family has been recorded as large as 300 kilograms, and commands the highest price of any of the flatfishes. General commercial weights are from 2.3 to 56 kilograms. Young halibut are called chicken halibut, while large adults are called whales.

Go Green Salad

Besides being definitely green this salad is alkalizing, great for the thyroid and loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and is mineral rich. After eating the Go Green Salad you’ll feel alive with energy and your body will thank you along with your taste buds. The dried Wakame gives this salad a crunchy texture.

Garlic Edamame

Edamame (ed-a-mam-eh), the Japanese word for green soybeans, is an integral part of Asian cuisine. In Japan, Edamame is a popular snack food. The combination of great taste, ease of preparation and excellent nutrient value is making Edamame popular in North America with people of all ages.

Dare to be Bare

The Naked Truth. As a professional dance teacher/competitor and fitness instructor/bodybuilder I am surprised, dismayed and often bewildered by the fact that many people have never looked at their own bodies’ in a full length mirror, clothed or naked! As a dancer and natural bodybuilder the mirror is my friend.

The Unspoken Secret of Clear Skin

I was recently minding my eight-month-old nephew, Connor, while his parents were on a weekend get-away. His mother left a detailed description of his day-to-day routine, including when he eats, sleeps, plays and bathes. She telephoned me the very first day to check up on her little boy, and the first thing she asked before even saying hello was, “Did he have a bowel movement?”

Date Candies

Date candies are sure to be a hit for your next dinner party dessert or afternoon tea. They are sweet and crunchy very versatile and can be made in only a few minutes without even turning on the oven. There are so many different variations you can create from this basic recipe, something for everybody. The sky is the limit!

Beef and Barley Soup

Beef and Barley soup is one of the easiest soups I’ve ever made. It’s a hearty soup that not only tastes delicious but is great to eat an hour or so prior to a heavy workout. Barley is one of the oldest cereal grains, used most frequently in the making of beer but also traditionally made into breads and gruels.

Ahi Tuna Steaks

Eating On the Road. I have always prided myself with having a clean diet over the past 20 years however since traveling throughout the U.S.A in an RV my diet is cleaner and simpler than ever before. One day I shopped at Trader Joe’s

Shower Power

Drinking sufficient water is crucial to health, but water also plays an important role in external sanitation and personal hygiene. Water seems to have special powers in stress management and body rejuvenation. Perhaps that’s because like light from the sun, there’s absolutely no life without water.

Flank Steak

The term "London Broil" can be a bit mysterious. London broil is not a cut of meat but rather a method of cooking. It was one of the first recipes to become popular in early restaurants despite its name, the recipe is said to be American in origin. The original method of the London broil was simply a flank steak; pan fried to medium rare, cut cross grain and served.

The Magic of Dry and Wet Body Brush Massage

I have wet and dry brush massaged for 35 continuous years since beginning at seventeen. At that young and tender age, I had no idea how beneficial brushing actually was, but I knew that my skin felt like silk and that regular brushing gave me a super sense of invigoration and well being. It was and still is, truly magical!

Colorful Vegetable Plate with 3 Dips

A colorful and delicious vegetable plate is a nice change from a salad and everyone can pick and choose exactly what they want or maybe even try a new vegetable they haven’t experienced yet.

My Sweethearts Favorite Chocolate Cake

This is my sweethearts’ favorite! It’s simply a delicious and healthier version of a decadent chocolate cake. It’s very easy to make in a pinch and although it doesn’t require the cream cheese icing to get Cupid involved, when you top this cake with icing, you’re heart will dance and love will spread throughout the room.

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata is easy and fast to make, but is elegant enough for a fancy dinner. This chicken piccata recipe can be made in just a few minutes. You'll love this seasoned chicken breast covered with a smooth buttery lemon sauce and topped with capers and fresh parsley.

Interview NutraBeauty News

This week we have the honor of gaining valuable knowledge from a noted authority in the fields of fitness, nutrition and sports. Founder of the Cory Holly Institute and creator of the Cory Holly Signature Series of supplements, Dr. Holly is also a writer, speaker and teacher.

Dive Into Health

California Brown Pelicans are magnificent creatures. Standing on a pier in Redondo Beach CA I am watching them dive from 60 feet plunging bill-first into the ocean below. Like arrows shot from the bow of Robin Hood their aim is true. Rarely do they appear from under the water without several herring trapped in their throat pouch. Pelicans use their pouch like a net to scoop up their prey.


Let's face it. Most people truly interested in fitness struggle with the "doing" part. We won't even mention those that aren't. Once their gym membership agreement is signed and sealed the great majority of members do not show up on a regular basis. Ask any gym owner.

Principles of Weight Training

Q: Dear Cory, I know weight training plays an important role in fitness, health and strength training. I’ve heard and read many theories pertaining to how I’m supposed to train. Could you explain some of the principles that you use yourself in gym and share how they helped you win the Canadian Masters Natural Bodybuilding Championships?