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Month: May 2015

My 5 Simple Tips to Traveling w/o Gaining Weight!

My 5 Simple Tips to Traveling w/o Gaining Weight!

I just got home from a short 5 day trip over the long holiday weekend. As I was preparing to go it occurred to me how much i’ve learned about how to travel healthy. I mean in the beginning I would pack my suitcase (‘over-pack’ is more like it) with things I was never going to wear but had to have, just in case. Today it’s a whole new experience. I pack (over-pack) easy to eat healthy foods for traveling….

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Sauteed Chickpeas

Sauteed Chickpeas

Drain and rinse one can of chickpeas pat dry combine: 2 tsp smoked paprika 1/2 tsp cummin 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp salt mix with chickpeas heat 2 tbls olive oil in a sautee pan make sure oil is hot before you add the coated chick peas. cook 10 to 15 minutes shaking pan often. I eat them just like that,  as a snack. They are not really crunchy, but they are delicious, or add them to as salad,…

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4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Skip Breakfast!

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Skip Breakfast!

We dream of waking up early, enjoying a cup of coffee, having yourself all put together, healthy breakfast ready to eat as the kids come out of their rooms, also all ready to start the day…. Yea, but in reality, the drill goes something like this…you drag yourself out of bed after hitting the snooze a few times, and race against time to get the kids up and ready for school, you might pass your hubby in the hallway before he runs…

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Pasta Broccoli

Pasta Broccoli

Pasta Broccoli  (Single serving) 2 cups of broccoli flowers 1 tablespoon of olive oil 2 cloves of garlic chopped 2 ounces as spaghetti (I like vermicelli) 3 tablespoons of grated cheese Red pepper flakes (to taste) Salt Squeeze of lemon Bring a pot of salted water to a boil, add broccoli, cook for about two minutes until broccoli heads are just tender. While the broccoli is cooking heat oil in a frying pan add garlic and sauté until golden brown…

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8 Truth’s on How to Lose Weight

8 Truth’s on How to Lose Weight

1. Find your reason for losing weight. In the beginning the reason may be you have a reunion or vacation or a big event, and thats OK. What ever gets the ball rolling serves the purpose. But eventually, as you get stronger and endorphins kick in, and your getting results, your reason can change. And it can help keep you anchored to your goals, and lifelong fitness dreams. I have personally entered contests that offered money to lose weight and…

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Cauli-crust pizza

Cauli-crust pizza

Cut cauliflower into pieces, pulse in blender till the size of grains of rice (other wise known as ricing the cauliflower) Blanch the cauliflower in boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender Strain Using a cheese cloth or clean dish towel squeeze as much water out as possible. Don’t skimp on this step, take your time and really squeeze the water out! Next add one egg, 4 oz goat cheese (chevre), a generous pinch of parmesan  lots…

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