Tagged with skinny

Rosemary Apple Pizza- 95 calories per slice

Rosemary Apple Pizza- 95 calories per slice

Opolo Vineyards in Paso Robles, Ca is widely known for their deep red wines like their Mountain Zinfandel and Montana Mare but this summer they’re celebrating something a little lighter. The winemakers of Opolo have released their first ever Chardonnay and you can taste it and take some home for yourself today. Opolo is the perfect … Continue reading »

Citrus Mojito Soda

Citrus Mojito Soda

The combination of lime, mint and seltzer has hit me hard and stayed with me. It was inevitable that I would make a soda water infused with these lovely flavors. Remember, it won’t taste like an actual mojito (wouldn’t that be great?) it’s a light “infused” flavor, and it’s sure to whisk you away from … 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 »

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 »

Strawberry Spinach Salad- 313 calories

Strawberry Spinach Salad- 313 calories

This delicious easy salad can be made in just a handful of minutes and also makes for a great picnic! So grab your Picnic Basket and read the special instructions below for an easy, delicious outside meal. Strawberries, spinach and walnuts all boost metabolism! Lose Weight By Eating is all about making your food work for … Continue reading »

Panko Goat Cheese Stuffed Steaks- 310 calories

Panko Goat Cheese Stuffed Steaks- 310 calories

I made these for the first time to pair with Wild Horse Winery’s delicious Zinfandel. They were featured in my weekly Paso Robles Press Food and Wine Column. These stuffed steaks are elegant, perfect for a dinner party, but also kid -and man- approved too. The only fancy tools needed are Kitchen Twine and a Rolling … Continue reading »

Mediterranean Bacon Tomato Pizza- 269 calories

Mediterranean Bacon Tomato Pizza- 269 calories

Many of my recipes come from grabbing what I have and working it into an old favorite recipe. My naan pizza was the “old favorite” and what “I had” was turkey bacon and tomatoes. You can get the Naan at Trader Joe’s, it’s all natural as is anything in the store that they put their name … Continue reading »

Skinny Fudge Brownies- 192 calories

Skinny Fudge Brownies- 192 calories

These melt in your mouth brownies are the perfect balance between chewy outer crust and the fudgey center. I had a wonderful time testing recipes, and I finally knew I hit the jackpot with this recipe. They are so delicious they seam too good to be true!! Make them yourself and then die and go … 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 »

Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Loaf- 115 calories

Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Loaf- 115 calories

I started out making Whole Wheat bread, but when it came to shape the loaf I was bored with the same old combo and feeling nostalgic and always a little kitsch, I went for an old favorite. This loaf reminds me of my childhood, so aromatic and sweet. Make this for Christmas morning, or give … Continue reading »

Heavenly Orzo Salad and Champagne

Heavenly Orzo Salad and Champagne

I have been “training” I guess you could call it, waiting to see if I get a call back from the show I applied to called Food Network Star. I made this in under 30 minutes and it was delicious! After a 30 minute cooking sprint I need a little bubbly to accompany my lunch, … 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 »

Avocado Quesadilla- 358 calories

Avocado Quesadilla- 358 calories

I love avocado and Greek yogurt so much I create meals around them and when I get to combine them I am over the moon excited! This is fast and delicious and unlike my delicious Grilled Avocado Sandwich I can also indulge in my favorite Greek yogurt. So enough about my love affair with super foods, … Continue reading »

Turkey Cranberry Sandwich- 330 calories

Turkey Cranberry Sandwich- 330 calories

This has become my new favorite sandwich, I was inspired by my local sandwich shop that I work from regularly. They make an amazing version of this sandwich that I could (but shouldn’t) eat everyday, so I made this skinny version that I can have everyday. This to me is like having Thanksgiving everyday of … Continue reading »

Green Goddess Pesto Wraps- 112 calories

Green Goddess Pesto Wraps- 112 calories

These Green Goddess Pesto Wraps are fantastic, light and flavorful. If you are having a get together with the gals this is a must have, it’s the perfect finger food that won’t ruin a manicure. Looking for more fancy wraps? Check out my Temple Wraps, all my girlfriends are mad for them! Rummaging through my … Continue reading »

Temple Wraps- 250 calories

Temple Wraps- 250 calories

I get messages all the time saying “I just went overboard and had 2 slices of cake, what do I do?” or “I have been bad all weekend and am worried about weigh in day, what do I do?” these questions are always answered the same way, drink as much water as you can, and … 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 »

Apple Cinnamon Glazed Donuts- 49 calories

Apple Cinnamon Glazed Donuts- 49 calories

I grew up around donuts thanks to my family’s donuts shop Foster’s Donuts in Simi Valley Ca. I remember having birthday parties behind the counter and the smell of warm donuts, perhaps it wired me with a sweet tooth but the thought of giving up my round doughy little friends was torture. Something had to … Continue reading »

Skinny Blueberry Maple Syrup- 37 calories

Skinny Blueberry Maple Syrup- 37 calories

Two tablespoons of Maple Syrup has 104 calories, the same amount of this is only 37 calories! I saw Nigella Lawson make something similar on one of her shows, in perfect Nigella fashion she made a sinful version of this syrup. I decided to make a skinny version. Maple syrup already has fewer calories than sugar, … 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 »

Homemade Skinny Trail Mix- 210 calories

Homemade Skinny Trail Mix- 210 calories

A reader sent me a message asking me how to boost energy, I told her to grab some almonds and some dried fruit, add some dark chocolate chips and toss together, this would help her during her night shifts to stay alert and satisfied. There is a reason hikers have trail mix in their backpacks, … Continue reading »

Day Spa Mango Ginger Water

Day Spa Mango Ginger Water

This recipe has helped 1000′s of people lose weight! Check out the PROOF and find out how Lose Weight By Eating lose over 1000 pounds per month here. Makes 4 liters, refill 4 liter pitcher 2-4 times until flavor is lost. INGREDIENTS: 1 inch Ginger Root, peeled and sliced 1 cup Frozen Mango- fresh is … Continue reading »

Caprese Sandwich Melt- 267 calories

Caprese Sandwich Melt- 267 calories

I went to the store and Heirloom Tomatoes were on sale, is there anything better than a juicy tomato on a hot summer day? These are easy and fast, make them for lunch or a snack or make on a sliced baguette for a great appetizer. Congratulations to Jules P. for having the best name … 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 »

Caliente Baked Potato- 420 calories

Caliente Baked Potato- 420 calories

As you may have seen in many of my posts, I am over the moon for foods that will boost my metabolism. This is a good one, the jalapeno, yogurt and beans all boost your metabolism for a sexy, lean new you… with a full belly too I wasn’t sure what to call this meal, … 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 »