Get ready for your makeover, in body and mind! Join the Drop 5 Team for recipe makeovers of your favorite foods, tips for eating healthfully at your favorite Thai restaurant and ideas to keep your exercise routine interesting and productive. Recipes include: Pad Thai, Pulled Pork Sandwiches and Caesar Salad.
Add a spring to your step and a smile to your face with mood-boosting recipes and ideas from the Drop 5 Lbs team. Recipes from Melissa d'Arabian include Chipotle Orange Glazed Salmon, a hearty Red Lentil and Vegetable Soup and Pistachio and Tart Cherry Chocolate Bark. Samantha Cassetty explains which foods lift your spirits, and Aarti Sequeira goes out for some mood enhancing exercise tips.
Pasta lovers, rejoice! Drop 5 and keep your carbs. Melissa d'Arabian makes Linguine With Carrot Turkey Ragu, Pasta Primavera and quick and easy Soba Noodles With Shrimp, Snow Peas and Carrots. Samantha Cassetty explains how whole grains can help you lose weight and helps you navigate the pasta aisle. Aarti Sequeira shows what typically goes into a pasta dish at a local restaurant.
Look and feel younger with easy nutrition and exercise tips from your Drop 5 team. Melissa d'Arabian cooks up Balsamic Roasted Pork With Berry Salad and tender, flaky Flounder With Corn and Tomatoes. Samantha Cassetty shares her list of "fountain of youth" foods. Aarti Sequeira teams up with Fitness Expert JJ Virgin for some tips on how to physically feel younger through exercise.
Fight fat on your waist with fat on your plate! The Drop 5 team helps you lose weight by bringing healthy fats into your diet. Melissa d'Arabian prepares creamy Thai Style Coconut Chicken With Snow Peas and a classic, hearty Nicoise Salad. Samantha Cassetty dispels the myths about fats and helps you make the right choices, while Aarti Sequeira finds out what's so great about olive oil.
Take a break from your busy day and let the Drop 5 team share ideas for quick meals, exercises and time saving tips to help you meet your weight loss goals. Melissa d'Arabian makes Spanish Chicken With Rice that you can freeze to enjoy later, on your schedule. Apple Oat Muffins help you start your day off right, even when you're rushing out the door. Samantha Cassetty defrosts the myths of frozen convenience meals and shares tips of choosing the best ones. Aarti Sequeira picks up quick exercise ideas that leave no room for excuses.
Drop 5 without losing your favorite comfort foods. Melissa d'Arabian shares recipes for a slimmed-down Mac and Cheese and Chicken Pot Pie with all the flavor but a fraction of the fat and calories. A special guest joins to shed light on the comforting nature of food, emotional eating, what makes us overindulge and what you can do about it! Aarti Sequeira joins Good Housekeeping Nutrition Director Samantha Cassetty at a New York restaurant to see how a top chef makes his decadent mac and cheese.
Join the Drop 5 team for a boost back onto the healthy wagon. Melissa d'Arabian helps you fight hunger to stay on track with Huevos Rancheros and Spicy Chicken Lettuce Cups. Special guest Dr. Ramani Durvasula explains how to effectively renew resolutions and remove the barriers that can take you off track. Plus, Aarti Sequeira joins Good Housekeeping Nutrition Director Samantha Cassetty to increase willpower amidst food temptation.
You can't ignore your cravings, so learn how to tame them with tools from the Drop 5 team. Recipes include Texas Chicken Burgers served with a side of Baked Beans and the perfect burger partner, Oven Baked French Fries -- with a twist! Plus a fruit-filled Sangria that is festive and figure-friendly. Special guest Dr. Ramani Durvasula sheds light on the psychology behind cravings and Aarti Sequeira navigates the pizza parlor with Good Housekeeping Nutrition Director Samantha Cassetty.
Join the Drop 5 team for great snacking ideas to keep hunger -- and excess weight -- at bay. Melissa d'Arabian makes a classic Seven-Layer Dip that piles on the flavor without all the calories and Deviled Eggs filled with protein, not fat. Samantha Cassetty gives you smart snack guidelines so you can make good choices wherever you are and Aarti Sequeira learns about "burst" exercises and the best pre and post-workout snacks.
Get a healthy zap of instant energy with the Drop 5 team. Melissa d'Arabian has some fast recipes, including a Jump Start Smoothie, Warm Quinoa Salad with Toasted Almonds and Sweet and Sassy Nuts. Celebrity trainer and health coach Kathy Kaehler gives tips on time management and Aarti Sequeira shares new information about healthy pick-me-ups at the coffee shop. Back in the Good Housekeeping Research Institute, Aarti unwraps the truth about food bars; which are healthy and which types to avoid. Plus our fitness expert shares some fast energy moves that will give your body a boost.
Give your sweet tooth some love without derailing your healthy lifestyle. Melissa d'Arabian bakes up an Apple Oat Crisp that's warm and comforting, plus Whole Grain Ginger Snaps that are a little spicy, a little chewy, and 100 percent guilt free! Aarti Sequeira heads to an ice cream shop for a few scoops of advice on how to enjoy ice cream sensibly, then joins Samantha Cassetty in the Good Housekeeping Research Institute to get the unsugar-coated truth on the variety of sweeteners out there today.
Relax and prepare to pamper yourself as the Drop 5 team brings you weightloss secrets from the best spas. Melissa d'Arabian cooks up youth-enhancing Salmon Over Sweet and Sour Cabbage, as well as fresh and flavorful Curried Chicken and Mango Salad. Fitness expert JJ Virgin shares practical, low-cost ways to fit spa rejuvenation into your busy day. Aarti Sequeira and Samantha Cassetty explore a restaurant that adds flavor with spices, not fat.