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COOKBOOK ANNOUNCEMENT – FRUIT INFUSION

COOKBOOK ANNOUNCEMENT – FRUIT INFUSION

COOKBOOK ANNOUNCEMENT I’m thrilled to announce my first cookbook FRUIT INFUSION: A Collection of Day Spa Inspired, Fruit Infused Waters is available on Amazon Kindle! Did you know that you can get a FREE Kindle for PC program, or a Kindle App for IPhone or IPad? You can turn your computer, phone or tablet into a … Continue reading »

No Bake Pain Relieving Oatmeal Balls

No Bake Pain Relieving Oatmeal Balls

In the quest to create high quality, uncooked snacks for pain relief I came across a recipe for no bake peanut butter balls. I tweaked this recipe, adding more oats, replacing the peanut butter with almond butter and adding loads of nutritious ingredients. The result were these three recipes, all three are high in Omega … Continue reading »

Cure your Nerve Pain with FOOD!

Cure your Nerve Pain with FOOD!

In 2012 at the age of 32, I was diagnosed with CRPS -Complex Regional Pain Syndrome- in my right hand due to a string of injuries and bad surgeries. Since then it has quickly spread to my right shoulder and my left hip and leg. My doctor can’t give me a reason for the spreading … Continue reading »

Acceptance is Key in Weight Loss

Acceptance is Key in Weight Loss

We always want what we can’t have and nit pick ourselves in the pursuit of perfection. How can that be healthy? Not to mention all the ridiculous pictures we look at like this beautiful Victoria’s Secret model. I have to ask you, if you compare yourself to this woman how does that make you feel … Continue reading »

A Year In Review- Weight Loss Superstars 2012

A Year In Review- Weight Loss Superstars 2012

After posting my A Year in Review- Lose Weight by Eating starts out with a BANG yesterday I realized all the great accomplishments I had last year were NOTHING in comparison to what my readers have accomplished! Each week I host a Weekly Weight Loss Competition on my Facebook Page, it started in June 2012 … Continue reading »

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION CONTEST!!

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION CONTEST!!

I am excited to introduce the first annual New Year’s Resolution Contest! This year’s prizes will help you transform your life and your kitchen. The idea behind this year’s prizes were to give you a mini kitchen makeover. Here are the prizes: First Place: Two new cookbooks! Both Clean Eating and easy. Signed copies of … Continue reading »

Skinny Vacation Tips

Skinny Vacation Tips

When I was heavy my vacations would mimic my already unhealthy lifestyle. I would go to Vegas, Palm Springs or some beach which can all be very healthy locations to visit but I would not go for the healthy vacation I would stuff my face at buffets, lay out in the sun not moving my … Continue reading »

Weight Loss Struggles: Party Time!

Weight Loss Struggles: Party Time!

So, you have mastered your diet, you feel in control of your food intake. Then you go to a party and everything served is processed, junk and just not good for you food… what do you do? I have this happen all the time, plus I travel a lot and stay in hotels or at … Continue reading »

Interview with a Food Network Legend

Interview with a Food Network Legend

I have been invited to Sunset Magazine’s Savor the Central Coast as a freelance journalist and will be working on a Skinny Vacation post that will center around this upcoming event. Along with the Sunset Magazine event I also was invited to participate in an interview with Food Network Legend, Restauranteur and Author Susan Feniger. … Continue reading »

10 Tips to Help You DRINK MORE WATER

10 Tips to Help You DRINK MORE WATER

I get several e-mails, comments and messages both here and on my facebook page each day asking “I want to lose weight, how do I get started?” I give them four tips, the 1st and most important is: “Drink a gallon of water a day.” I know it sounds like a lot to drink, here … Continue reading »

Emotional Eating, How to Beat It

Emotional Eating, How to Beat It

In one day I have gotten 5 questions about emotional eating, one day! I thought the chances of there being more of you out there, was about 97 out of 100. So, you have had a horrible day, you are driving home (late, of course) and you pass your favorite drive through/bakery/ice cream shop all … Continue reading »

Audrey - lbs lost = 150

Audrey - lbs lost = 150

Reblogged from TRANSFORMATION PICS: Starting Weight-260lbs Current Weight-110lbs (Size 2) Website/Blog – http://tonetiki.com/ Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/loseweightbyeating Youtube – My Most Popular Recipe – http://tonetiki.com/2012/04/01/apple-cinnamon-day-spa-water-0-calories/ I have struggled with my weight for years, at my largest I was 260 lbs, extremely unhappy and confused as to why I could not get the weight off. I tried … Continue reading »

Grocery List For Weight Loss Success

Grocery List For Weight Loss Success

A reader recently asked me what a grocery list for my household might look like. What a great idea! Why didn’t I think of that? This one is for you Amanda K. I know you do have some dietary restrictions, if there’s something on this list you can’t have please comment below, I will work … Continue reading »

From Fat to Skinny in One Year!

From Fat to Skinny in One Year!

A friend of mine helped me out with my before and after weight loss pictures, he pasted them together (yes that was too high-tech for me) and I was shocked at my own transformation. I posted it up on facebook and friends started e-mailing me asking me questions everyone was shocked… I figured I would … Continue reading »

Skinny Tips for Stay at Home Moms-

Skinny Tips for Stay at Home Moms-

It’s hard to lose weight when your entire kitchen is at your disposal 24 hours a day, here are a few tips that have helped me drop 150 lbs in under a year as a stay at home Mom. 1. Plan out your meals, if you know you are having a big steak dinner tonight plan … Continue reading »

Skinny People Secrets-

Skinny People Secrets-

Have you ever gone out to dinner with a skinny friend and thought “What the heck, she eats as much as me”? I use to, and finally got the secrets out of one of them, after using these tips I dropped 130 lbs in 8 months… do I have your attention now? Drink Lots of … Continue reading »

Disappointed in Biggest Loser!

Disappointed in Biggest Loser!

I tuned into Biggest Loser last night and was VERY disappointed in what their message has become. I remember back when Jillian was on the show she took one of the girls (whom I believe won it that season) out for a glass of wine. So why last night were they telling their contestants that … Continue reading »

Skinny Wine Tasting

Skinny Wine Tasting

I live on the Central Coast of California, where all the wineries are, it’s awesome! Some of my readers are from this area and have requested an article on how to lighten up wine tasting. When you taste at a winery, vineyard or shop you get several little sips of different wine and typically there … Continue reading »

Scared of the Gym?

Scared of the Gym?

Are you scared of the Gym? I use to be, I would go with my over-sized clothes trying to hide everything that jiggles. I would look around thinking “I don’t belong here” looking at all the hard bodied people made me feel embarrassed and seeing them look at me, well that was too much! Well … Continue reading »

Welcome followers

Welcome followers

Welcome to my blog! If you read my profile you will learn that I dropped a ton of weight, well I did it by eating!! Here are my recipes, this is how I eat daily. This is how I ate to lose the weight,  and how I keep it off. I can not take all … Continue reading »