Cranberry Coconut Almond Granola

I’m sure top on everyone’s New Year’s resolution is to lose weight. I know it’s mine. All diet gurus state the importance of starting the day with a good breakfast and here’s my recipe for really, really good granola. This was the first time I’ve made granola with coconut and it really makes a bigContinue reading “Cranberry Coconut Almond Granola”

Herb’s Best Healthy Pantry

A few months ago I received an email from Herb’s Best International founder Fannie Guanzon inviting me to dinner at her home.This is Fannie, my gracious and beautiful host for dinner.Herb’s Best Fannie Guanzon Founded in 2004 by Ms. Fannie Guanzon, it started out by partnering with a poor farming community in Nueva Vizcaya (aContinue reading “Herb’s Best Healthy Pantry”

Dieting while on vacation

I’ve received a few emails from some Cohen dieters who are going to the USA for a vacation and asking how I managed my diet. Here are some of my tips for all those who are traveling and are on a diet.In the US fast foods get a big flack for serving fattening and unhealthyContinue reading “Dieting while on vacation”

Healthy Lunch at Lemonade

My cousin-in-law Mary knows all the best places to eat at in Los Angeles. She also knew I was on a diet and was interested in healthier options. In spite of my cousin Sidney’s objection we went to Lemonade in Brentwood.I’ve never been to Brentwood before and it looked like a very charming place toContinue reading “Healthy Lunch at Lemonade”

Seafood Meals at Whole Foods Market

If you asked me where I had my memorable meal during my US last November was? My answer is Whole Foods Market. Sure I’ve had wonderful meals at Ruth Chris, Rasika and Zaytinya among many others but our discovery of the seafood restaurant inside Whole Foods Market was the most memorable and enjoyable. I’ve beenContinue reading “Seafood Meals at Whole Foods Market”

Cohen Lifestyle Meals – Beef & Chicken

Next to portion control the most important thing on the Cohen Lifestyle diet is eating protein with vegetables for all meals. The first picture is my version of taco salad. Chop lean beef and season with chili powder, cumin, salt & pepper. Stir fry and put on top of salad greens. I like using freshContinue reading “Cohen Lifestyle Meals – Beef & Chicken”

Dinner at Tourné by Chef Sandralyn Hataway

It was Jin’s turn to treat us after our first dinner at Myron’s. A discount coupon and my need to find a restaurant that served healthy food brought us to Tourné at The Fort Strip.Tourné was the first restaurant you will see when you enter the parking lot of The Fort Strip. If you wantContinue reading “Dinner at Tourné by Chef Sandralyn Hataway”