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Asian Chicken Burgers w/ Sesame Sweet Potato Wedges!

Tweet If you’ve been reading my blog recently you’re probably thinking that I don’t eat that healthy. Truth is, most of the desserts I bake go to others. A little while back I mentioned that I was on a freezer diet, I was eating a Lean Cuisine then getting a fro-yo cone to hold me [...]

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Fight Hunger by Feeling Full Longer

Tweet Recently I’ve been soooo hungry even after meals. I usually try to stave that off with a ton of water but I’d rather not feel those hunger pangs at all. Often I end up eating something I shouldn’t, like a bag of deliciously fattening chips. Luckily I found this great article on Everyday Health [...]

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10 Tips for Easy Portion Control

Tweet Like I had mentioned yesterday in my post for Lower-Calorie Homemade Gnocchi I am learning portion control. When it comes to certain foods, such as pasta, I know that portion control is huge. Luckily for me (and anyone like me) Everyday Health has made it easy for us by providing 10 Easy Portion Control [...]

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Diet Do-Overs: Fixes for Top Diet Hitches!

Tweet In every diet I’ve ever tried I’ve  always run into at least one problem. Either I’m hungry or I’m tired or I’m not losing weight at all. Self.com posted a great article of expert backed fixes for Diet Do-Overs to Help You Lose Weight by Courtney Rubin. I wish I had seen these fixes years [...]

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6 Tips to Boost Your Mood & Metabolism

Tweet Have you ever noticed that your mood shifts after eating certain foods? I know we all feel it after a large cup of joe, am I right? It shouldn’t come as a surprise that foods you eat, and the eating habits you’ve formed effect both your mood and metabolism. But who really knows which [...]

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10 Ways to Cut 100 Calories

Tweet I’m always looking for new ways to cut a couple calories from the meals I’m making, the lunch I’m eating and the snacks that keep me satisfied through out the day. You wouldn’t believe how much the little things really help you lose weight. I’m always looking for new tips to help better my [...]

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Easy Ways to Eat More Veggies

Tweet I’m a produce lover so in that respect my body and health is lucky that my mouth enjoys what they need for nourishment. However, I’ve been hearing more and more people expressing their dislike of vegetables! It actually amazes me how many of these people are adults, and I’m going to chalk the reason [...]

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Food Lover’s Guide to Clear Skin

Tweet Food lover? That’s me! Looking to clear up your skin? Me again! So excited I found this great article today from Self.com that brings together food and natural ways to get clear, glowing skin & banish breakouts. I’m 27 and I still struggle with complexion issues, what a pain & added stress. If you [...]

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5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Daily Fiber

Tweet Fiber is a very important part of your daily diet.  Eating fiber and fiber-rich foods has been linked to many health benefits. It helps keep you full and minimizes those frequent cravings/hunger occurrences. Not only does it help with weight loss and maintenance but fiber also helps control diabetes, reduces your risk for heart disease and also [...]

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Strawberries & Cream Granita

Tweet This weekend was Hot, Hot, Hot in the city! I don’t know if you guys were out & about but for me even walking down the street was a task. Although it did help brighten my tan a bit . I don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned this before today but my apartment has [...]

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