Recipes by Zola / Recipes

Bread Is A Dessert

I have to tell you I am reluctant to have this discussion. In the four years I’ve worked to develop Plan Z, the Diet By Zola, I have never brought up the subject of bread and baked goods. I felt like if I ignored the subject it would not come up...

Pass Me an Orange!

A full two-thirds of Americans start off their day with a glass of orange juice. They think that’s healthy behavior. I rarely ate breakfast, so I used to get my orange juice a different way. If I was in a restaurant, I’d order a drink that ...

Mexican Chicken Bowl

It’s the Best with a Buddy "Most people put all their effort into finding the right diet or exercise program but don't put any energy into creating a support and accountability system, and too often, that's where the devil lies," says ...

Chicago-Style Hotdog

Hot Diggity Dog! We’re living in a sausage-centric society. (I dare you to try saying that three times fast!) Restaurants are popping up all over Chicago that focus on the mighty sausage and all types of charcuterie. Sausages, once ...

Creamy Leek Pie

CDC Announces: Future is Fat News Flash: The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced last week that our future is fat. By 2030, 86 percent of Americans are predicted to be overweight and 42 percent will be obese. This data was ...