Ditch The Diet for Healthy Habits

The Power of Protein

~Ditch the Diet~ As I mentioned in a previous post macronutrients are nutrients that provide calories (or energy). There are three macronutrients: Protein, Carbohydrate, Fat. Today I want to specifically talk about the macronutrient protein. One of the first things that I learned about in nursing school was that amino acids are the building blocks… Continue reading The Power of Protein

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Perfectly Chocolate Chocolate Frosting

Recently we celebrated my husband’s birthday, and I made a white cake with chocolate frosting.  While the cake tasted great, let’s be honest, the star of every cake is always the frosting.This chocolate frosting is so delicious!  It is such a simple recipe and you can find it right on the back of the Hershey’s… Continue reading Perfectly Chocolate Chocolate Frosting

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Lemon Crumb Bars

I haven’t posted a recipe in such a long time!  I figured that I would share one of my favorite treats with you today. I love lemons!  Anything with a lemon flavor is instantly one of my favorites! These Lemon Crumb Bars as no exception!  They are absolutely delicious! Ingredients 1-1/3 cup All-purpose Flour 1/2… Continue reading Lemon Crumb Bars

Ditch The Diet for Healthy Habits · Health/ Fitness

Top Ways to Ditch Dieting For Good

It’s Not About Dieting It’s About A Healthy Lifestyle 1) Find healthy foods you love:   Since I have changed my eating habits I have found so many foods that I thought I hated but I actually now love.  Eggplant, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Roasted cauliflower, Baked Kale chips, Sweet potatoes, Mushrooms just to name a… Continue reading Top Ways to Ditch Dieting For Good

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Give Yourself Permission To Enjoy Food

When I decided to make a drastic dietary change in my life, I knew I didn’t want to be on a “diet”.  I wanted to make a lifestyle change that would last forever.  I LOVE to eat.  I go to bed thinking about breakfast and wake up looking forward to all the wonderful things that I am… Continue reading Give Yourself Permission To Enjoy Food

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How to Make Spaghetti Carbonara

If you know me in real life you know that there are not many things in life that I love more than my Boston Terrier Tessie.  This little video could literally be her. I have been cracking up watching this and just had to share it!  Hope you are having a good day, and if… Continue reading How to Make Spaghetti Carbonara

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Sweet Potato Casserole

I look forward to Thanksgiving every year for one reason.  It is not the turkey or the mashed potatoes.  It isn’t even the pies and desserts, although those are great too.  The reason I look forward to Thanksgiving is this awesome Sweet Potato Casserole!  It is so delicious!!!  We are going to my in law’s… Continue reading Sweet Potato Casserole

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So Sweet! ~ Flab to FAB

The struggle is real! I am going to be out right honest, I am really having a hard time keeping my diet balanced.  All I want to do is eat sweet treats ALL DAY! Keeping a healthy diet around this time of year is alway hard for me!  I love all things sweet.  It starts… Continue reading So Sweet! ~ Flab to FAB