After a certain age, you can’t just spend a week eating salads and running an extra mile. No ma’am; those were the glory days.
Category: weight loss
A Dietitian’s Low-carb Journey: Ups and Downs
Maybe it’s the challenge. Maybe it’s to put this diet to rest once and for all. Maybe I can prove myself wrong.
A Dietitian’s Low-carb Weight Loss Journey: Day 3, 4, and 5
I’m a Registered Dietitian and I never thought I would do this…but, I’m doing it. I’m following a low-carb diet, at least trying to. My family went to dinner at Diego’s after an event my stepdaughter had and I ate a few chips and got a burrito. When I woke up on day four and… Continue reading A Dietitian’s Low-carb Weight Loss Journey: Day 3, 4, and 5
A Dietitian’s Low-carb Weight Loss Journey: Day 1:
you didn’t really think I was going to tell, did you?
I need to eat a skinny person.
Do You Want To Make Losing Weight Simple?
There are SO many diets out there and people buy in left and right, but most of these diet schemes are trying to get you to buy something they are selling.
How To End Your Love Hate Relationship With Food
Many experts believe that mindful eating creates a barrier to overeating.
It’s Time To Consider the Brown Bag
The average American spends…on eating out!
There’s A New Weight Loss Pill That Just Might Work!
Reports show that the drug was notably effective
How To Travel Light
With summer vacation plans underway, it’s time to pack away the bulky sweaters and start thinking about exposing our pasty legs to the world. If you’ve worked hard to get your body ready for the beach, you don’t want to blow it with travel fare. No one wants to come home a few pounds heavier,… Continue reading How To Travel Light
The Struggle is Real
“Meet the weight thermostat. You open a window, the thermostat works harder to keep the temperature”
Butts and Guts
People all over the world are popping in for a cleanse to lose inches from their bellies.
A Must Read for Keto Lovers
Some have even called it a “cardiologist’s nightmare.”
What To Cook This Week
“I want to eat healthy and I’m willing to cook, I just don’t know what cook or eat”.
A Healthier You, One Challenge at a Time
Here’s a review of all the challenges we have taken on and hopefully conquered; slip-ups do not discredit your success!! I’m convinced that you feel better, look better, possibly sleep better and uh ehm….poop better. I have been enthusiastic that all of you have continued some or many of the challenges as you’ve moved forward… Continue reading A Healthier You, One Challenge at a Time
Recipes That Will Inspire Your Week 5 Challenge!
How many of you guys have been filling half your plate with vegetables? I wanted to share a few recipes that are brilliantly tantalizing and will make this challenge a breeze! You can eat them alone as a meal or make ahead and serve several evenings in a row for half your plate sides! Take… Continue reading Recipes That Will Inspire Your Week 5 Challenge!
The One Thing Challenge Week 6
I had a hard time deciding what this last challenge would be. I wanted to continue through the full six weeks giving you guys challenges that you can do and eat as opposed to things you can’t do or eat. I find that telling myself I can’t have something makes me want it even more! Is… Continue reading The One Thing Challenge Week 6
Week 3: The One Thing Challenge
I’ve done a little leg work for you. If you feel like you must hit a fast food drive through for your morning nosh, here are the best choices from the most frequently visited take away spots:
Wk 2: The One Thing Challenge
Simple, easy, you can totally do it. GO!
My Green Last Night…
I made a super easy chicken pot pie using frozen pie crust, leftover rotisserie chicken breast, chopped carrots, broccoli florets and frozen mixed vegetables with green beans, lima beans and green peas. What was your green yesterday? Scroll down to comments and let me know! Let’s keep this up! This is a simple and easy… Continue reading My Green Last Night…
THE #1 EASIEST WAY TO GET YOUR GREEN IN TODAY!
Grab a bag of this salad on your next trip to the grocery! It has loads of green vegetables, dried cranberries, toasted pumpkin seeds and a delicious poppy seed dressing! Loaded with all the benefits of greens as well as flavor, it doesn’t get much easier than that! This salad-in-a-bag is a perfect go-to for… Continue reading THE #1 EASIEST WAY TO GET YOUR GREEN IN TODAY!
Garlic & Soy Bok Choy
Bok choy is rich in folate, vitamins A, C and K. It’s an excellent source of calcium and fiber. This dark green leafy vegetable is loaded with phytonutrients, plant-based compounds that help lower inflammation and reduce the risk of developing cancer. Here’s a recipe I found that I can’t wait to try! I’m planning to make… Continue reading Garlic & Soy Bok Choy
The One Thing Challenge
If you want to look better and feel better, I’m your gal! Here’s how I’m going to help you accomplish both goals and make it easy… I am going to provide you ONE challenge per week. The challenge will be simple, it will be one single thing that you will begin immediately. You must continue the… Continue reading The One Thing Challenge
The Calories, Fat, Sodium & Sugar in These Foods Are Shocking!
Some of the meals on this list for 2018 contain almost four days’ worth of the recommended fat content. Among the nation’s unhealthiest dishes is a 1-1/2-pound pretzel that contains 1,920 calories.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Since my son watched the movie “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”, he has been obsessed with meatballs. The first time I took him out to lunch and ordered spaghetti with meatballs, out came a plate of spaghetti with one giant meatball on top. As soon as it was placed before him, he yelled “MEATBAAAAAALL”!… Continue reading Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Easy Peasy, Lemon Squeezy
Boil some pasta, rinse frozen peas, throw in some rotisserie chicken, a little pesto, a tablespoon of mayo, a quick squeeze of lemon…done and done! Serve with salad. Serve with dessert. Serve with nothing; just have seconds!! Who doesn’t love pasta and who doesn’t love simple? Serve cold, or warm. Pre-make for a last minute… Continue reading Easy Peasy, Lemon Squeezy
Don’t Eat Poopy…Wash Your Lettuce!
Lemon Pistachio Dressing…It’ll Make You Want to Eat Salad!! I found a great recipe for a lemon pistachio dressing on savoringtimeinthekitchenblogspot.com. Salad is versatile and an easy vegetable. It’s a palette for loads of tasty add-ons. Boiled eggs, pickled beets, toasted pine nuts, pecans or sesame seeds, for example. You can add marinated artichoke hearts,… Continue reading Don’t Eat Poopy…Wash Your Lettuce!
A Family Favorite
I love soup because you throw it all into one pot and serve up a complete meal that everyone loves.
Can Garcinia Cambogia Help Me Lose Weight?
with only a 1% weight loss in HCA users compared to the placebo group.
It’s All About the Bowl
Breakfast bowls, Greek bowls, burrito bowls, Buddha bowls…a side dish, a main dish, a great packed lunch! I like this new fad! Here are a few things you can put in your quinoa bowl
The Udder Truth About Milk
What’s the difference between whole “Vitamin D” milk, 2%, 1% and skim?
When I began studying to become a dietitian, I knew I needed to discover a way to shift the savorless plants into something I could really enjoy eating.
A Pizza My Mind
Pizza can become your artist’s palette with an endless world of topping options. There’s no reason to eat a plain old cheese and pepperoni pizza!
The word seaside alone, awakens a sense of relaxation and conjures up thoughts of excitement, pleasure and magnificent beauty. This place on 30A, is no exception. With beaches all along the 18.5 miles of scenic 30A, Seaside is one of my favorite spots. The kids are thrilled to run free in the large open grassy… Continue reading Seaside
Wishing to be Clever Enough to Come Up with a Name Like Epicurious
this is a low-calorie, low-fat meal. I even think we will have room to add a reasonably-portioned dessert!
Juicier Than Juicy Cheeseburger
When you have seemingly numberless kids under foot, threatening your sanity, you burn things…
I guess I should be glad he didn’t ask for a Giada De Laurentils cookbook. My cleavage wouldn’t measure up.
Chicken & Arugula Cacio e Pepe
Cacio e pepe in Italian means cheese and pepper. This is a pasta dish with few ingredients and is simple to make. I found this recipe on countryliving.com. Chicken and Arugula Cacio e Pepe 8 oz bucatini or spaghetti 2 Tbsp butter 1 cup grated Parmesan 4 cup baby arugula 2 cup diced warm… Continue reading Chicken & Arugula Cacio e Pepe
Soup for the Soul…
Ooooooo, this soup smells so good while it’s cooking! I wish you could smell it! Why can’t they make an app for that?!
How To Make a Healthy Salad Taste Good
I have a pretty long list of dishes to take to social events. I can pretty much pull a recipe from my butt (as my Mom might say growing up, but more eloquently written, repertoire) according to request. We have a friend in town on a vacation from the Airforce. She and her fiancé won a… Continue reading How To Make a Healthy Salad Taste Good
On the Go!
I admit, there have been times I have offered fruit and yogurt to replace the neglected meal provided.
Funny Story About Pho
Pronounced “fuh”. Fuhnny, huh? The first time I ever had it, I wanted to try the full deal. No Americanizing for me, please. I want to experience the taste of the Vietnamese! So, when “Pho” opened on the beach (no need to question what’s being served here), I wanted to order the authentic pho with… Continue reading Funny Story About Pho
Breakfast is a hard meal for me. Not everyone will eat cereal, you know, the easy breakfast. One kid says the sweeter the better, hardly able to contain her excitement if anything I make contains chocolate, syrup, honey or any other form of sugar. This kid will choke down canned asparagus (triple gross) if bribed… Continue reading Breakfast Parfaits
So, is it “mih-nuh-STRO-nee”or “mini-strohn”?
Debatable. That’s what I’m making for dinner. Another one-pot-wonder. I’m aaaaall about a complete meal in one dish when I’m making dinner for the little monsters. I want protein, which means meat or meat substitute, such as tofu, eggs, or legumes, at least 2 carbs per serving and preferably one to two vegetable servings. Usually… Continue reading So, is it “mih-nuh-STRO-nee”or “mini-strohn”?
Pick Your Battles…
One of the nicest things anyone did for me after I had Andrew was make my family a meal. It is so overwhelming to bring a tiny, helpless baby home from the hospital. I felt like I couldn’t get anything done! It’s especially difficult when you have other little mouths to feed!! My friend, Heather,… Continue reading Pick Your Battles…
Moroccan Chicken, Roasted Curry Cauliflower & Indian Dahl
Beans, peas and lentils contain phytosterols, isoflaones and saponins that prevent colon, breast and ovarian cancers and prevent cancer cell multiplication.
Tuna Melts and Tortillas
I feel like Green Chef meals are gourmet. If I were to make this on my own, not only would I have to search all over town to find all of these ingredients
#1 Green Chef
Mike said this Green Chef meal was one of his favorites. The more I have thought about it, the more I’m certain it IS my favorite
Back to the Grind!
I made the “panini” from a Giada de Leurantiis recipe, much to my husband’s delight as is any mention of the name Giada. My Dad says, “Giada is getting too big for her…
Pretzels in Pennsylvania
Julius Sturgis founded the first commercial pretzel baking company in 1861. The pretzels were hand twisted until the 50’s. Most pretzel twisters were able to twist 50 pretzels a minute. In about 2 minutes, I was able to roll out and twist one. This was an entertaining tour! They still had most of the wooden… Continue reading Pretzels in Pennsylvania
Going on Holiday
I’m not British but, sometimes I like to pretend like I am, so I call vacation “holiday”, my favorite adjective is “bloody” and instead of “dig in” I say, “tuck in”. The family and I are heading to Pennsylvania. I told myself I was going to eat as healthy as possible on this trip, as… Continue reading Going on Holiday
I am here to warn you that any claim that criticizes or discredits the scientific or medical community should be questioned.
2 Simple Ways to Start Losing Weight NOW!
Don’t be fooled by weight loss gimmicks! Stop over-eating one food group and eliminating another! Don’t waste money on non-FDA approved supplements or silly powders!!
Do these 2 things for 2 months…
I have a bit of an obsession when it comes to cooking for family and friends.. Garlic!! There are very few recipes I make that don’t include a clove or two…or five! If I follow a recipe that calls for two cloves, I don’t hesitate to use four. These delightful little bulbs have insignificant calories,… Continue reading GARLIC!
So, what about that low carb diet?
Carbohydrates are the body’s preferred source of fuel. After six months of denying yourself bread, cereals, rice, pasta, fruit and starchy vegetables, you’ll notice that all of a sudden, the scale isn’t budging!