Holiday weight loss

Enjoy Festive Food And Drink Without The Guilt!

The holidays are here! Are you ready for Italian cookies, fruit cake, egg nog, latkes, candied yams, or one of my favorite holiday traditions, my sister's, pecan tassies? Wow, that's a whole lot of extra calories! I don't deny myself, and it's not necessary for you to, either; just use a bit of rest...

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Try Peaches For Healthy Summer Grilling!

Nothing beats a 4th of July grill fest!  Someone always brings a pie or cake decorated as a flag... BUT, my favorite is grilled peaches. So sweet, juicy and delicious! Try them and you'll be hooked too! Grilled Peaches - Yummmmmmm! Ingredients: 4 ripe peaches, cut in half with the pit removed 2 TBS...

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Eat Fat To Get Thin!

I am happy to announce my friend and colleague Dr. Mark Hyman's new book, Eat Fat to Get Thin. Yes, you heard that right. Mark is talking about the "good fat," however, not twinkies and triple layer chocolate cake! In addition to rising rates of obesity, cancer, and diabetes, millions of Americans ...

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Prepare For The Holidays? NOT!

Now that Halloween is over, the rest of the holidays will come sliding in at a speed to rival a tornado in the midwest. Hold on to your hats!  When people ask me if I am ready for the holidays, I cringe; I've never met anyone who is ready. We cannot be "prepared for" the […]

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There’s a National Chocolate Day!?

Today I have included another recipe - this time for a healthy dessert. Now you'll be prepared for National Chocolate day... This Chocolate Mousse is delicious! I made it just last week for a gathering of friends and there was none left; we ate every bit of it! This tasty treat, along with another, ...

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Yummy Bean Salad For Extra Fiber

None of us get enough fiber in our diets these days. Here's a delicious recipe to remedy that! Easy Bean Salad Ingredients: 1 ½ cups cooked or canned kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 ½ cups cooked or canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained 1 ½ cups cooked or canned black eyed peas, rinsed and [&...

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Simple Holiday Weight Loss Tips

  I know how difficult it is to keep the weight off this time of year, so here are a few simple tips for keeping the weight down at this time of year when Christmas cookies, pies, and holiday parties make it so difficult to maintain your self control!   Eat an apple half an […]

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