Category Archive: PFOODIE

The Truth About “High Protein” Foods

Question: “What foods besides eggs, peanut butter, chicken, lima beans are high in protein?”  Answer: There’s a difference between foods that have protein IN it and foods that are considered HIGH protein. This is my own personal rule; unless it has at least a third of the calories coming from protein, I don’t consider it ‘high-protein’ …

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What Is Your Diet Trying To Tell You?

  Your diet may be trying to tell you something much bigger and much more meaningful than your daily calorie count. Your diet may be trying to uncover something you’ve hidden for a long time. Are you ready to uncover the secret and learn something new about yourself? Brace yourself. It could be a doozie. Push …

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Sweeten Things Up: 3 Low-Cal Salad Recipes

Some Like It Sweet When we are crunched for calories, it forces us to get more creative with our cooking. Since we love salads, some of the first things that have to go are craisins, raisins, fruit and candied nuts. But we miss the sweetness these foods added to our salads. So, with a little creativity, …

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Suck It Up And Eat It

Did your parents make you eat your veggies before you had dessert? Did they make you try food you didn’t like. I remember HATING squash and it was my mom’s favorite. Guess what, I had to eat it too. She didn’t make me eat a ton of it, but she did always want me to …

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Easy New Meal Plans Are a Click Away

One of my favorite Premium features in the Lose It! app (also available for desktop) is the meal plan feature. I wanted to share how you use it to get the most out of it because it’s really cool! Some of the best Lose It! Premium features (in addition to syncing to your fun fitness devices) …

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330-Calorie Zesty Spaghetti Squash Casserole

I got a wild hair to make a new creation. Steve had bought some spaghetti squash on his last grocery visit and I had a really good idea what I wanted to do with it but i had not recipe. I was in the mood for ITALIAN. It was time to get creative! The end …

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60-Calorie Chicken & Mushroom Tex Mex Quiche

  One of my favorite breakfast items to put in meal plans is our mini-quiches. They are something you can make in advance so they are quick and easy to heat up for busy schedules. They are all around 50-60 calories each and they are extremely yummy (and that says a lot coming from me since …

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JAN 21: 4 Smart Tips for Smart Eating

We shouldn’t diet, we should eat with purpose. Dieting shouldn’t be about starving yourself, it should be about eating smarter, which requires a certain level of thinking and planning. Sadly, most people don’t eat with purpose. They decide what to eat based on what they want to taste or what’s convenient, without thinking if that choice …

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JAN 19: 60 High-Protein Frozen Dinners

One thing that can hold you back in life is getting caught up with “what’s best”. Some people have that mentality that if they can’t do it right, they won’t do it at all. While I understand that and actually apply that mindset in some aspects, diet and fitness is not one of them. We must …

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JAN 4: Who’s the Real Boss? You or Food

If you really look at food for what it is, it’s powerless. We can chop it up, blend it, cook it, freeze it. It does nothing unless we do something with it. It can’t jump in our bellies without our consent, yet so many people are completely controlled by it’s alluring aroma – or just …

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