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PREPPING IS KEY

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fast. I have had many levels of success and failure over the years. However, now I believe that I have a grasp on what I need to do to be successful. I have a compu...

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Substitute Healthy Ingredients when Baking for Less Calories and Greater Nutritional Value (Part 2)

I enjoy baking, and am always on the lookout for new dessert recipes – cakes, cookies, squares, you name it. But when it comes to home-made desserts, I frequently overeat and wind up packing on the pounds with all those extra calories. Recently I’ve begun reading about making healthy ingredient su...

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Substitute Healthy Ingredients when Baking for Less Calories and Greater Nutritional Value

I enjoy baking, and am always on the lookout for new dessert recipes – cakes, cookies, squares, you name it. But when it comes to home-made desserts, I frequently overeat and wind up packing on the pounds with all those extra calories. Recently I’ve begun reading about making healthy ingredient su...

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Rise & Shine Baked Avocado


If you’re looking for a healthy breakfast, you’ll want to bypass much of the traditional fare in the US. Cereal, bagels, pancakes, waffles, muffins, and doughnuts all have one thing in common…
They’re refined carbohydrates that will quickly break down to sugar, increase your insulin levels, a...

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Stop Being Such Putz.. Get on the Ball

Put down that frying pan there is a new Sheriff in town and I am going to tell you a few things on cooking.. I have been cooking since I was knee high to a grasshopper... and could hold a fork and spoon.. I am from the South so this healthy way of cooking was a new idea... So I took a chance and I h...

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Keep It Lean: How to Cook Meat and Fish

Keep It Lean: How to Cook Meat and Fish

You've got your meat or fish and you're ready to cook a healthy meal. Do you know which cooking techniques will maximize flavor and minimize fat?

Buying skinless chicken breasts to cut back on fat makes sense; breading and deep-frying them does n...

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Making your own seasoning salt which cuts the salt by 2/3 of regular seasoning salt.

I buy one container of seasoning salt and the same size container of onion powder and the same size garlic powder and 2 tablespoons of No Salt salt free alternative and 4-6 tablespoons of paprika, plus whatever spices you would like. I add 4 tables of curry to half and 4 tablespoons of cumin to the...

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Using packaged frozen spinach

I have a few ways that I use frozen spinach because it is so convenient. I make a spinach-rice casserole, cream of spinach soup, spinach frittata, but I'm always looking for new recipes to use it. (but I don't care for spinach in smoothies, I know that most say you can taste it but I certainly can)

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