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LJKSHS
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9/12/13 8:42 P

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For a treat...swap ice cream with skinny cow ice cream!!!

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I just received a book I ordered in the mail today.
It's called
Now Eat This
by Rocco Dispirto
It's all about transforming comfort foods into healthy dishes.
As I read it I will share some of the tips.

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Danon light and fit greek yogurt for ice cream

also plain greek yogurt for sour cream

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6/6/13 6:30 P

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swap ground turkey for beef in making burgers.


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Grilled portobello mushroom caps instead of ground beef burgers....Yummmmm emoticon

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6/2/13 6:03 P

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Tofu for eggs

Patt in Minneapolis
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It's not what you look at that matters; it's what you see. ~Henry David Thoreau

The food you eat can be either the safest & most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison. ~Ann Wigmore

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson


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6/2/13 5:47 A

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Swap one nice tuna steak for a beef steak


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6/1/13 7:25 P

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veggies for crackers

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5/20/13 7:49 P

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edamame with sea salt for chips

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Egg substitutes for eggs.
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protein shake for a milk shake


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5/10/13 10:07 P

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baked sweet potato fries instead of fried French fries

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ROBB1N
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5/7/13 7:52 P

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Fage no fat greek yogurt for sour cream

If you do what you always do, you will get what you always get. To get something different you have to do what you never did.


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LYNETTEMOM
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home-made burger instead of fast food
smoothie instead of milk-shake
---great tools help. My hand blender, CP, grill and bread maker are wonderful

Edited by: LYNETTEMOM at: 5/6/2013 (18:20)
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MISSYGEEN
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Thanks JPGrandmama for the apple sauce tip
swap Kale chips for BBQ chips


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ROBB1N
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4/25/13 8:20 P

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quinoa for rice

If you do what you always do, you will get what you always get. To get something different you have to do what you never did.


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Unsweetened applesauce with cinnamon and a little Splenda warmed in the microwave. Tastes just like apple pie with a lot less calories and no crust!

"Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you." 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

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266266
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3/14/13 11:01 A

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baked sweet potato for white... you don't even need butter this way.
lettuce leaf wraps & egg salad ,instead of bread .
Kale instead of spinach, Kale lasts in the fridge much longer.
shirataki noodles ( made from yams) instead of noodles, saves loads of cals.

i will survive!!


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CARRKM
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3/14/13 9:46 A

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We like beans, too! Also, eggplant is a good sub. for chicken in all sorts of things, not just parmesan. :-)


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LOVE4RJANDKA
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3/14/13 7:02 A

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Beans can replace almost any meat in soup, chili or casserole recipes. If I think the meat would make a distinct flavor difference, I add a beef or chicken bouillon cube without extra water in the recipe. Not vegetarian, but still less calories and better for you. ;)

Michelle
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COSMICWATCHER
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2/22/13 4:35 P

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swap sugar in baking with blended dried fruits/fruit juice
eggs for linen seed
butter for bananas
butter for coconut oil

Joanna

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'If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time.'

:This is a revolution, damn it! We're going to have to offend somebody!:

{I am not afraid... I was born to do this.}

#No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, SHOW UP and never give up!!!#


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CARRKM
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2/20/13 10:12 A

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Yum - both sound great! I have learned to love Greek yogurt, too!


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SHERIO5
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It is nice and creamy like ice cream... I like to eat frozen berries with a little Greek yogurt too...satisfies that ice cream craving!

Sheri-St. Louis, Missouri, USA


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CARRKM
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2/20/13 9:57 A

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I have not tried that yet - is it great? :-) Thanks for the reminder!


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SHERIO5
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Have you tried frozen banana ice cream? Just put a frozen banana in the blended with a little cinnamon or vanilla extract.

Sheri-St. Louis, Missouri, USA


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CARRKM
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2/20/13 9:38 A

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Great ideas, everyone! Lots I have never thought of.

One we like: sliced banana topped with a little Hersheys syrup (instead of ice cream)


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SHERIO5
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Nuts and dried fruit for a cookie..appropriate servings..try it! It tastes like cookies!

Sheri-St. Louis, Missouri, USA


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2/20/13 12:46 A

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pasta for quinoa


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PUFFYKITTY
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Light philadelphia cream cheese + chicken broth replaces cream in savory sauces... this wouldn't work well for coffee!


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applesauce to replace oil in baking

betsy
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JERICHO1991
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dark chocolate (appropriate portion) for milk chocolate.


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PATADI
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Greek yogurt for sour cream in dips

Pat


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100 % whole wheat bread for White Bread. You still have to include some starches and carbs to maintain a healthy diet. My plates always have more veggies and fruit than anything else.


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mushrooms instead of beef strips (1/2 of total in fajitas or stirfries)


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caulflower smashed potatoes for white mashed potatoes

Everybody tells me that they would love to knit, but they don't have time. I look at people's lives and I can see opportunity and time for knitting all over the place. The time spent riding the bus each day? That's a pair of socks over a month. Waiting in line? Mittens. Watching TV? Buckets of wasted time that could be an exquisite lace shawl. ~Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, At Knit's End: Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much


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CARRKM
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2/19/13 11:00 A

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Ha! Ha! You read my mind! I have been swapping my starchy snacks for a fruit or veg. Next step is to swap a starch for a 2nd veg or fruit at dinner. I have tonights' dinner cooking in the crock pot: kale, cilantro & lime tomatos (Rotel) and white beans (I know - a starch), with pork chops on top. Yummy!


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Let's play a game. Let's swap one not-so-good for for a good one.

Green salad with tons of veggies for mashed potatoes


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