Category Archives: Eating

Ideas to help make better choices proper nutrition and portion control to help achieve fitness and weight control.

Junk Food to Healthy Food: Your Tastes Can Change!

I know this may sound totally crazy, but when you adopt healthier food choices for your lifestyle and diet, it is possible that your tastes can actually change to the point where you prefer healthier food.  Sound ludicrous? I first … Continue reading

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Make Dieting a Game

I know that dieting isn’t fun. Having to stop and think about what you are doing or eating takes extra time, so how do you motivate yourself to get started when you know you need to drop a few pounds? First, … Continue reading

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A Darn Good Smoothie! (Vegan/Non-Vegan Recipe)

A few weeks ago, I found myself in Costco having a nice conversation with a fellow tennis enthusiast, Roger Federer fan and healthy lady who was about my age.  We were conversing over the Flax Meal section as I was … Continue reading

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Overeating/Cheating Season is Over

My birthday is coming up on Saturday, so there is one more cheat session coming to interrupt my healthy eating plan. I don’t plan a huge cheat, but I know my meal will be hearty. The gang and I are … Continue reading

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Getting Back on Track with Your Diet and Fitness, the Scarlett O’Hara way.

I started this blog with the intent of helping others with their weight loss and fitness goals, and of course with a special emphasis on those who work for a living, have family responsibilities who wanted to become fitter and … Continue reading

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Weight Maintenance Tips During the Holidays

When it comes to the holidays, I think there is a potential for us all to have a love/hate affair with them. We love them, because of all the wonderful food associated with the holidays, but face it, so many … Continue reading

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Hey Pasta Lovers: Want to Save 500 Calories?

For those of us who have to watch our calories, especially if you watch your calories closely, you probably have given up calorie-dense pasta. I know I have. 1 tiny cup of pasta is 220 calories.  220 calories! And who … Continue reading

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Delicious Vegan Pumpkin Soup

I love autumn and especially all of the wonderful food associated with this time of the year! One of my favorite things on a cold day such as this is pumpkin soup. The only pumpkin soup I have eaten was … Continue reading

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How to Eat Tortilla Chips without Blowing Calorie Budget

The Crunch and Oral Fixation Satisfaction of Tortilla Chips I admit it, I love the crunch when eating certain foods, and although I love my veggies, the crunch from a piece of celery sometimes just doesn’t get it.  Yes, sometimes, … Continue reading

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Diet Temptation: How to Handle “Halloween Candy”

Happy Halloween!  That dreaded time of the year has arrived for those of us who are trying to diet and or not add any extra weight.  It starts with the Halloween candy, which is not only at our houses, but … Continue reading

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