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Curry Chicken & Mango Quinoa Salad

I think we are all creatures of habit when it comes to cooking and eating. We make the same few things over and over, week after week. While we may switch things up, we still pull from the same group of go-to favorites. Occasionally, we will try a new recipe, and as we add a new …

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Atkins Meal Plan & Diet Tips

Atkins

As you may have heard, or seen on some of my social media posts, I am in the first phase of the Atkins 40 Diet. What is Atkins 40? Basically, Atkins 40 the new Atkins that lets you have more (healthy) carbs, even from the start. You may think of Adkins as the no-carb diet, …

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56 Calorie Calzone Quiche

Calzone Quiche you ask? Really? Yes! That’s exactly what I was going for when I was trying to think up a new Bonnie creation today. It tasted just like a calzone without the bread! In my recipe I use what I had on hand, including spinach, mini turkey pepperonis and onion. However, you could make …

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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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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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WARNING: Your Vinegar May Have More Calories Than You Think

For YEARS I poured balsamic vinegar on my salads having NO CLUE they had so many calories in them. I thought, like apple cidar vinegar, they were ZERO calories so I thought I could pour on as much as I wanted. Well, imagine my surprise when I looked at the back of my vinegar and saw …

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Chicken, Pear & Goat Cheese Flatbread Recipe

A few months ago Steve and I went to a restaurant and ordered a pear and goat cheese flat bread, simply because it was such an odd combination we just HAD to try it. We were amazed how tasty it was! Although I really didn’t remember what was on it exactly, I tried my best …

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The Amazing 63 Calorie Quiche

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Daisy Cottage Cheese.  Eating healthy is always easier when you plan ahead. Part of my planning ahead includes making a healthy breakfast that’s easy to heat and eat! This week, my breakfast of choice is a low-fat spinach quiche made with Daisy low-fat cottage cheese. One …

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100-Calorie Soup

What typically goes in soup? Well, let’s think… Potatoes, Carrots, Corn, Peas, Lima Beans, any kind of bean, rice, pasta…basically all high carb vegetables. What do you not see in soup that often? Low-carb veggies like Brocoli, Cauliflower, Spinach and Cabbage. Why not? Did someone make a rule? Are there only a few soup-approved veggies? …

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Potatoless Low-Cal Shepherd’s Pie

I love potatoes. Honestly, I think they are probably one of my favorite vegetables. BUT they are super high in calories and carbs, so I try to limit them. One baked potato is a whopping 270 calories – that’s most of my allotted calories for a single meal when I’m dieting (which is around 300-350 …

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