Diet, health and fitness tips for average women. Site created and maintained by Ann Chihak Poff.

Posts Tagged ‘rice cooker’

Tips on forming good, healthy habits

A friend recently asked me if I had any tips on how to eat healthier. She may regret that she asked. Just a reminder to my readers … I am not a doctor, nutritionist or personal trainer. This post and all of my posts are based on personal experience and my own research. So here […]


My healthy version of Eggplant Parmigiana

I love Eggplant Parmigiana. It is so delicious but so unhealthy with it being fried and all. I also love eggplant. Lucky for me I like most vegetables (and fruit). At Monday’s Earth Day event at work there was a mini Farmer’s Market. I bought some eggplant, which I normally steam in my rice cooker/steamer and […]


Planning exercise, caloric intake for weight loss

One of my readers, Keri, asked me a question on my Go Fit Girl! Facebook page earlier this month. I do my best to answer her question(s) here. Dear Go Fit Girl, Can you help me understand why I can exercise 5 days a week for two months and not have lost any weight? Seriously, […]


Making brown rice

My friend and reader Karen asked me a question couple of months ago. And I am finally answering it. Karen wanted to know how I keep my rice fresh after making a week’s worth in my rice cooker. I bought a cheap rice cooker at Target and I have definitely used it worth every penny […]


I love vegetables

I was grocery shopping on Saturday after my two hours at the gym. I was in the produce department grabbing my various fruits and vegetables for the week for Curt and myself. I was just finished bagging up some Brussels sprouts when a woman came over to get some small red potatoes and announced to […]