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Brown Sugar Sponge Cookie w/ Chocolate Covered Caramels

Tweet I don’t know if you guys have caught on but I’m on a never ending diet quest. Of course sometimes I get side tracked from the quest but none the less, always on a mission to diet. Aren’t we all…anyway! I thought it would be a great idea to make a low calorie cookie, [...]

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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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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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8 Foods that Trigger Headaches

Tweet Some are obvious. I know that if I’m drinking red wine, I’m in for a headache with extreme tiredness. If I start downing a Slurpee, I get a huge brain freeze, can’t even see for a minute. There are foods that you are almost prepared to feel these symptoms, but what if you’re getting [...]

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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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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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