Tag Archives: calories

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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French Toast Bread Pudding Cups

Tweet In staying with the theme of portion control and lower calories I thought why not make individual portions of bread pudding…that taste like french toast! And I did some quick substitutions to make it a lower calorie option than the norm, without taking away from the taste! Honestly I had a bunch of egg [...]

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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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Homemade “Lower Calorie” Gnocchi w/ a Cherry Tomato White Wine Sauce

Tweet For those of you who don’t know, I started “dieting” a little over a year ago. I say “dieting” with quotations because well, it’s pretty much become how I live now instead of a short term weight loss fix. In this “diet” I’ve tried to cut down on my carb intake…hardest thing to do. [...]

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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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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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5 Dieting Tips You Should Forget!

Tweet I know it’s not just me, everyone hears new dieting tips every day. Sometimes it’s word of mouth, sometimes its a magazine article, and sometimes its a mash-up of the two.  Sometimes you find excellent advice from the Everyday Health Community . Today I found an awesome posting (or venting) from Work_Out from the blog [...]

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8 Foods to Avoid All Together

Tweet There are certain foods that you just know aren’t good for you, off the top of my head I’m thinking SPAM, Munchos chips, the Bloomin’ Onion from Outback, popcorn & pretzels from Yankees Stadium & a hot fudge sundae w/ all the fixings. Some are worse than others and most of those I listed [...]

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The Truth About Sugar

Tweet There is one thing that a girl just can’t live without, and that’s sugar. It’s our go to food (although I also go to salt ). I’ve read some pretty terrible things about how sugar ages you and causes high blood pressure but then on the opposite spectrum I’ve read that those who eat [...]

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