Category Archives: Nutrition and Cooking

How to Stop Psychological Reasons for Overeating

Overeating can be triggered by a number of reasons, many of which are psychological. If you have trouble coping with your emotions or have an introverted personality that makes it difficult to connect and ask for help, you might end … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Overeating

Here are our best tips for avoiding overeating, banishing binges and escaping from emotional eating. Here’s How: Drink a glass or ice cold water as soon as you sit down for your meal. Or, enjoy a bowl of broth-based soup … Continue reading

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Curry Spiced Chicken Salad – FAST

This is on my list of ’30 fast & delicious things to do with a $6 rotisserie chicken’! I love a bed of baby greens with a scoop of chicken salad for a fast family supper. One rotisserie chicken provides … Continue reading

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Nutrition Tips After Bariatric Surgery

The weight loss battle has new weapons that have shown some positive results. Bariatric surgery can help obese people reduce their body weight to healthier levels by making the size of their stomachs smaller. When all else has failed, bariatric … Continue reading

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Watermelon Water – Agua de Sandia

I have always been fascinated by the fruit waters sold in the tiny open front shops that line the main streets in most Mexican towns. There is a lineup of large glass jars filled with gemstone colored liquids; the shopkeeper … Continue reading

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Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

A crunchy, golden snack, brought to us by BE’s Michelle Rojo, that is filled with fiber-goodness and can be flavored any way YOU like it. Garlic powder, Jerk seasonings, Susan Maria’s Cancun Chili Mix…maybe even Splenda and cinnamon – you’re … Continue reading

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How to get your family to eat healthy…

That is the question, right? You’ve started on this new journey of eating healthy and losing weight and it’s going great for you. You’re losing weight. Feeling great. And so you naturally start looking at the one’s closest to you … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: 7 Ways to Get Your Family’s Support

Learn how to get your loved ones to support your diet — and how to cope when they don’t. You’re determined and steadfast in your decision to finally diet off those extra pounds. But it’s not two days into your … Continue reading

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Understanding Nutrition and Weight Loss

Good nutrition is vital to successful weight loss and management, and for good health. Several benefits of good nutrition are: improvement in cholesterol, reduction of blood pressure, and increase in overall energy. Many of us have tried one or more … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week- Italian Stuffed Mushrooms

These are perfect for an appetizer, party, or buffet dish; make plenty and prepare for compliments! Use the big mushroom caps for stuffing, as they are evenly proportioned and cook down to a perfect size. You can make this dish … Continue reading

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