Snack Attack Series: Today’s Faves!

These are more than just snacks: They are energy for life! Here’s some I found today!  Stuffed Clams! (As seen at Publix) Visit the seafood aisle every once in a while (unless you are allergic, of course) and check out what they have made on the “take to go” stand. One stuffed claim may contain breadingContinue reading “Snack Attack Series: Today’s Faves!”

How to Hide Your Veggies (so you don’t know that you are eating them)

Can you see them? Find ways to hide vegetables in daily meals so that you can get your full 5 servings painlessly! 1. Get camouflage foods! What do spaghetti squash and shirataki noodles have in common? TWO servings of veggies per meal that make PERFECT NOODLES without flour or starches! Add your favorite extras, andContinue reading “How to Hide Your Veggies (so you don’t know that you are eating them)”

Snack Attack: My faves for #weightloss

This is a blog for ALL DIETS, since I have tried them all and failed, and sometimes succeeded at others.  Therefore, here are some cool products I have learned to love. 1. Simply 7 Found these at Fresh Market. Calories are 130 per 14 (like regular chips)  with just a little bit less fat andContinue reading “Snack Attack: My faves for #weightloss”

5 Reasons why Cauliflower Rocks

Far from the big, bushy pale vegetable, cauliflower can be made into anything, from pizza dough, to rice. Ever heard of carb-free, low-cal breadsticks? Stick around and read some more. #1 BEST #lowcarb pizza dough and breadsticks ever This crispy, golden crust is made with seasonings, egg whites and one cup of pulverized cauliflower florets.Continue reading “5 Reasons why Cauliflower Rocks”

Paleo or Whole30: Which one is for you?

Paleo vs Whole30? #Paleo, re-created and promoted by Dr. Loren Cordain and #Whole30, created by Melissa and Dallas Hartwig, are two awesome nutritional plans, but they are not the same. Learn here which one is best for you! KEY  SIMILARITY: THE PREMISE- EAT REAL FOOD 1. Both diets avoid:  preservatives, sugar, dairy, wheat,  grains andContinue reading “Paleo or Whole30: Which one is for you?”

Keep it #LowCarb with the Right Carbs!

  Carbohydrates are not bad. They are necessary.  Don’t fall for the carb trap and trick your body to get the good stuff in! 1. Get your crunch on! Crunchy greens are as loud in texture as chips and crisps. Get creative with new flavors and colors, mixing them with sweet, dried fruit. 2. “Lace”Continue reading “Keep it #LowCarb with the Right Carbs!”

Ultra Low Carb “Mac and Cheese”! The cauliflower power!

You bet! And it has never been easier and more delicious. But before you say that you would “NEVER” eat a cauliflower in your life, try this recipe FIRST. 1. Put all the ingredients together I picked the florets already frozen to save time. Use the whole bag (around 4 cups), 1/2 c sour cream,Continue reading “Ultra Low Carb “Mac and Cheese”! The cauliflower power!”

Paleo- Curious?

HI, FRIENDS! This post is about what I have learned (and I am still learning) about this totally cool #Paleo lifestyle! LESSON 1: IT IS NOT A DIET. IT IS A LIFESTYLE. Dr. Loren Cordain, founder: Stone Age ancestors led more energized and healthier lives by eating what their bodies were genetically meant to eat. NOT:Continue reading “Paleo- Curious?”

Zero Carb Pizza. For real!

I got this recipe from the #NewYorkTimes cooking section, to which I give the #shoutout, so check out Robert Farrar’s recipe below, and tell him that the Diet Chic digs it. http://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/2552-crustless-pizza MINE IS DIFFERENT, though. My version is for ONE person who is not that terribly into cheese but still wants a taste of pizzaContinue reading “Zero Carb Pizza. For real!”

15 Low-Carb Delicious Ideas!

In a world infested with carbs and hidden sugars, FIGHT BACK! Protein has never been more creatively delicious to eat! 1. ZERO CARB THIRTY Prepare a Cali Cobb with bacon, shrimp, shredded chicken, avocados, choice of cheese, and lots of crunchy veggies. No salad dressing needed. Eat one huge salad in small portions throughout theContinue reading “15 Low-Carb Delicious Ideas!”