Happy ThanksGiving

Happy Thanksgiving. Cooking for the best of friends and my boys. Which are all my family. There is always a seat and the table invite someone. XoxoX Chef Murph Advertisements

Paleo Diet, What to eat

By Chef Murph K.T. People assume the Paleo Diet is complicated are difficult to follow. It is actually quite simple. Eat real foods. For a guideline on portions, 56–65% of your calories should come from animals, 36–45% from plant based foods. Keep proteins high at 19-35% carbohydrates at 22-40% and fat at 28-58%. Eating a…

Relaxation, Ultimate Relief For Your Hectic Life

By Chef Murph K.T.  Do you schedule down time for relaxation in your life? No? Then something seriously needs to change. If you view relaxation as a waste of productivity hours, you have no idea what you’re missing. Not only should relaxation be mandatory, but regularly scheduling breaks for yourself will only improve productivity over…

Kettlebell Workouts Versus Aerobics

By chef Murph When you hear the word “aerobics,” generally the first thing that comes to mind is a group of ladies dressed in leotards, stepping up and down on planks with disco music playing in the background.  Well that might have been the scene back in the early 80s when Jane Fonda workouts ruled…

Torch Body Fat With HIIT Workouts High-intensity Interval Training

By Chef Murph If you haven’t figured it out by now or joined the times, slow and steady, long-duration cardio is passé.  Don’t get me wrong, some form of exercise is always better than none, but aimlessly spinning the cranks on a stationary bike while reading the Times Journal is just flat-out boring. Sure, you…

My Pritikin Diet OverviewUsed to Lower Cholesterol

By Chef Murph The Pritikin Diet was developed by Nathan Pritikin in the 1970’s. It is the direct opposite style of eating (very low fat) as seen in the ketogenic diet (low carb). It was after Pritikin, an engineer, suffered a heart attack when he was only in his 40’s.  He studied a variety of…

Start Yoga at 50 Plus

By Chef Murph K.T. If you’ve never done yoga before, the thought of starting over age 50 may seem daunting. However, yoga is far from being a “one size fits all” type of activity, as you can modify it to fit your needs without hassle. In fact, everyone should be performing yoga, especially as you…

​The Benefits Of Choosing Organic Coffee

By Chef Murph K.T. People the world over crave coffee to start their day, giving them an added boost. For the most part, many of us are simply looking to be energized as quickly as possible for the work day ahead and don’t really pay attention to whether the coffee we’re consuming is organic or…

Foods That Feed Muscle And Starve Fat

by Chef Murph K.T. Planning on embarking on a journey to lose weight and build lean muscle mass? Is there excess body fat you want to lose and lean muscle you want to gain? To reach these goals it is important to live a healthy lifestyle, but, what does that mean exactly? First, it means…

10 Best Snacks For Burning Fat

By Chef Murph K.T. Being on a diet to eliminate fat and develop a fit body is never an easy task. Human beings are biologically made to desire eating and our psychology as a people makes us feel that depriving ourselves of food when we actually have the means to satisfy our cravings is like…

​HALLOWEEN BARS CREEPY

MAKES 8 SERVINGS. 3/4 cup cream 20 oz dark chocolate chips 1/2 stick butter 4 cups mini marshmallows 1 cup peanut butter 6 cups crisped rice cereal 8 strips pull apart black licorice, cut into fourths 16 Rolo candies In pan, bring cream to a simmer, stir in chips. In second pan, melt butter, stir…