Category Archive: PFOODIE

10 Diet Tips for Soup Lovers

It’s soup season!! I love when it’s getting cooler because I love love LOVE soups, stews and chili. However, it’s super challenging to eat soup on a diet. Why? First, it’s hard to log. The more ingredients you have in a recipe, the harder it is to manage calories. It’s easy to weigh 4 ounces of …

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Meal Replacement Shakes Revealed: 6 Important Questions

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I used to be anti-meal replacement shakes. The only shakes I used to drink were protein shakes. I looked over nutrition in search of high-protein, low-calorie muscle building drinks with no consideration of everything else my body needed for optimal health, repair, energy and growth. I looked fit, but I wasn’t healthy. Whether you choose …

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Lose the Easter Bunny Belly

We all do it. We blow our diet over the holiday weekend. We really didn’t eat poorly, but we ate more than usual. Oh, and Steve DID get me an easter basket with a few treats I had to try. LOL Like many holidays, our Easter was centered on a nice big dinner with family …

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Diet the Happy Healthy Way: Micro Changes for Macro Results

If you have ever dieted before, you’ve experienced hunger. But, there are many different types of “hunger” and there different reasons for feeling hungry. One thing I have learned lately, is my hunger and cravings haven been more than just a sign of being low in calories. They were a sign of missing nutrients. After …

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Vitamin B: Benefits That Will Blow Your Mind

If Vitamin B12 had an Instagram, it would have the biggest following out of all the vitamins, but vitamin B12 isn’t the only B vitamin you should follow. There are eight B vitamins including Thiamin (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Niacin (B3), Pantothenic acid (B5), Pyridoxine (B6), Biotin (B7), Folic Acid (B9) and finally Mr. Popular, B12 …

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SLOW SUICIDE: It’s Addictive, Poisonous and You Eat It Every Day

An in-depth (but simple) blog on a secret killer in almost every kitchen. Many people don’t realize how bad they feel until they realize how good they feel after they change their diet. It could be because you are eating poison and just don’t know it. Steve experienced this firsthand when he did the TV show …

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The Hurricane Blew My Diet: 5 Tips to Repair the Damage

So most of you have been following Hurricane Matthew as it rolled up the east coast. I was flooded with so many posts and messages from my friends and followers, expressing your concern. Before I start addressing the damage that Matthew left behind, I just have to thank you for your prayers. We were SO …

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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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