Rethink Breakfast

Who ever made the capital rule that eggs and oatmeal were mandatory breakfast foods?  Breakfast is the most important meal, AND—the most forgiving!!! You got all day to burn off breakfast calories… Why not make the best out of this chance?  Shoot, eat anything!  Well… moderation is everything, really. Plus coffee and pastries are likeContinue reading “Rethink Breakfast”

The Appetizer Dilemma

I wish restaurants just stop calling them appetizers. No? The “Entry Level” salad Except it is pretty much upgraded, even when u get the “small” portion. My favorite is Greek because it is messy and I can play with it. Still, I prefer to have 1/2 of it and take the rest home  if I’mContinue reading “The Appetizer Dilemma”

The Salad Issue

I got into a few discussions today:  Are big, busy salads worse than eating pizza or burgers?  My take was NO. I already heard the argument of calories, fat, carbs and added “stuff” that people get with croutons, dressing, bacon bits and all. Still here’s what I think. If you are watching carbs, BUSY saladsContinue reading “The Salad Issue”

Gadgets That Help U Lose Weight

Ever wondered what to do to eat better, easier? Here is a list of gadgets that will help you do just that! Dash Buttons For just 4.99 *which gets discounted from your first order* you can get one of these buttons,  program them with one push to your smartphone, and order healthy snacks and drinksContinue reading “Gadgets That Help U Lose Weight”

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!”