December Daily Tip #16

2017-12-16T09:26:59-05:00December 16th, 2017|Food, Health, Weight Loss, Wellness|

December Daily Tip #16 Choose smaller serving plates. As our typical plate size has increased over the years, so have our portion sizes.  Whether at home or at a holiday buffet, choosing smaller serving plates is another way to visually "trick" yourself into eating smaller portions. Notice how the exact same portion sizes look different [...]

December Daily Tip #12

2017-12-12T15:19:45-05:00December 12th, 2017|Food, Weight Loss|

December Daily Tip #12 Drink Green Tea. Just like soup, a cup of "something warm" can help fill your tummy and warm you body and soul.  Additionally, the catechins (a type of antioxidant) in green tea may rev up your metabolism and provide some heart health benefits. Not a tea drinker?  Try decaffeinated coffee [...]

Easy Muffin Pan Omelets

2017-11-29T16:04:43-05:00November 29th, 2017|Food, Recipes|

Easy Muffin Pan Omelets This is one of my favorite breakfast recipes. Start with this basic recipe and then feel free to modify with what you have in your kitchen or to your tastes. (It's great for leftovers!) 12 eggs (or equivalent egg whites)2 cups spinach (rough chopped).5 cup almond milk.5 cup ham (or [...]

A Margarita You Can Love

2017-11-10T15:20:13-05:00November 7th, 2017|Food, Recipes|

I do love the taste of a margarita, but don’t love all of the calories and sugar in a traditional margarita. I adapted this recipe from Bethenny Frankel’s Skinnygirl Margarita in her book Naturally Thin. Great recipe, but I found that just a few changes made it easier to remember~and more likely that bartenders [...]

Banana Quinoa Mini Muffins

2017-10-04T13:00:51-05:00October 4th, 2017|Food, Recipes|

Banana Quinoa Mini Muffins This twist on an old recipe incorporates both spelt flour and quinoa to make a tasty healthy breakfast treat.  2 cups Spelt Flour2 t Baking Powder.5 t Baking Soda.75 t Salt.5 t Ground Cinnamon.5 cup Coconut sugar1 cup Banana (mashed).25 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk2 t Vanilla Extract1 cup Quinoa (cooked) [...]