Category Archive: PFOODIE

3 Healthy Looking Food Fails

Let’s say you are starting a diet, but you really aren’t sure “how” to diet. Most people just start by making “healthier” choices. They eat less fried food and pick more fresh foods. They choose low fat items over the regular high fat item. When they go out, they start eating more salads and sandwiches rather …

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Atkins Diet is Not What I Thought

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As a fitness professional, I enjoy trying different diets and products so I can intelligently give feedback to our clients – and having an opportunity to try the Atkins Diet couldn’t come at a better time! After a week entertaining house guests and another week in Atlantic City with my mom (for Ms. Senior Florida), …

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Healthy Sugar Substitute Makes Yummy Pre-Workout Recipe

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Canadian Maple Syrup. When you think of maple syrup, you probably think “PANCAKES”! A beautiful stack of buttermilk pancakes with warm golden brown maple syrup poured over melting butter, ready to be washed down with a glass of cold milk. At least that’s what …

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Tomato Basil Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Steve and I have recently discovered spaghetti squash (yes, I’m a bit behind!). So now we’re on a spaghetti squash kick! Steve can’t get enough of it, and for only 42 calories a cup, you can’t really beat it! On our weekly “Sunday Food Prep Day” I began to get creative in the kitchen, thinking of …

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Food Prep: 6 Healthy Chicken Salads

We Pfiesters are always looking for high-protein snacks and easy meals. This is why chicken salads are a hot item in our kitchen. Last weekend I made a Low-Fat Buffalo Chicken Salad that Steve LOVED, and this weekend I made a Curry Chicken Salad. Throw it on a cracker for a snack or scoop a …

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It’s Not a Diet, It’s Self-Control

People do NOT like the word diet. It’s like a bad 4-letter word that’s offensive in all countries. Everyone has a different definition of diet. I admit I use the word all the time, but I never think of it as a bad thing. To me, diet means results. It means healthy food, smart food. It means …

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My 1,200 Calorie Meal Plan

After posting this pic of my fridge after doing meal prep for the week, a few people asked me to share what my normal day’s food looks like. First, it’s important to know we all have different goals. Right now, I’m trying to reduce my body fat. I started at 18% body fat and I’m …

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Refreshing Protein Drinks for Hot Days

If you are like me, sometimes the thought of another frothy thick milky protein shake on a hot day is enough to make you want to gag. When you have a protein shake every day, they can get old. Of course, this isn’t always the case with everyone. I don’t think my husband EVER gets …

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2% Fat vs Non-Fat Yogurt

Many people grocery shop with the best intensions, searching for low-fat low calorie items. However, just because an item is low calorie or low fat doesn’t mean it is the best choice. A great example of this is Greek Yogurt. Before you can decide which yogurt to purchase, you need to ask yourself “what type …

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Low-Calorie Summer Salad

This summer salad is not only a refreshing healthy salad that’s super yummy, but it has just the right amount of healthy fat to keep you feeling full and energized! Summer Strawberry & Grilled Chicken Salad Prep Tip: Dice up your favorite yummy ingredients to have more yummy in each bite! Ingredients: 1 1/2 Cup Mixed Spring Greens 1/2 …

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