Tagged with lose weight

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 »

Skinny Almond Latte- 47 calories

Skinny Almond Latte- 47 calories

I get questions daily asking what kind of coffee creamer I use, but I don’t use one… I just make myself a fancy latte in under 2 minutes! All you need to make these lattes is a small whisk and a minute or two of you time. Try them out yourself, want a vanilla latte? Just … 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 »

Veggie Packed Stuffing – 186 calories

Veggie Packed Stuffing – 186 calories

This recipe is from my monthly column at North County LIFE, a local newspaper. I had requests to share it here, what a wonderful idea! Here for all of you is my newest recipe. Veggie Packed Stuffing The key here is this dish is 50% bread and 50% fruits and vegetables, cutting the calories and … Continue reading »

How Many Calories are in a KalorieBox?

How Many Calories are in a KalorieBox?

Since this blog was created 10 months ago I’ve been offered many products to do reviews for, but none of them were either on the up and up, totally all natural or kept to the values of the blog. First before I get into this I have to tell you I was not paid anything … 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 »

Day Spa Mango Mojito Water

Day Spa Mango Mojito Water

On some of the comment boards people have been confused that these zero calorie all natural drinks will be as sweet as a soda, they are not. This is a hint of a flavor, but a great way to train your taste buds to like water. Try it out yourself, but have an open mind … 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 »

French Day Spa Water with Lavender and Mint

French Day Spa Water with Lavender and Mint

Having tummy trouble? Mint and Lavender both will cure a upset stomach and help flush your system. No wonder many Day Spas use both in their water, food and of course aromatherapy massages, facials and scrubs. You can have your own spa day at home with this delicious tummy calming, cancer fighting water. Your breath … Continue reading »

Perfect Game Day Nachos- 284 calories

Perfect Game Day Nachos- 284 calories

I had some left over Taco fixings and a craving for nachos so I made these today and they were delicious! If you need some left over taco fixings look up my Spicy Taco recipe (there is a “Search” bar to the right). This would be great for the Superbowl or just for a weeknight dinner. … Continue reading »