Best Broccoli Patties

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Delicious and good for you, these broccoli patties are quick and easy! The Broccoli patties are made with broccoli and Parmesan, and held together with one egg. Make the entire recipe for yourself, or to share! If you haven’t tried a variety of ways to eat your vegetables, you are missing out on some DELICIOUS variations. From roasted, steamed, baked, fried, and fresh, and even made into a broccoli patty, broccoli can taste very different depending on how you prepare it. How many calories are in broccoli patties? Depending on how you cook them, broccoli patties can be with calories […]

Best Low-Cal Chicken Lo Mein

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Lower the calories in your chicken lo mein by subbing the high calorie pasta for low calorie noodles. Low calorie pasta! Did you know there was such a thing? I first found Shirataki Konjac Pasta in the produce department of my grocery store. This pasta only has 15 calories per serving! Shirataki Pasta is a noodle type product that is made from the fiber of a konjac plant. This article from Healthline explains that this konjac fiber pasta has even been shown to cause weight loss in some people. The article states: “Konjac grows in Japan, China and Southeast Asia. […]

Sugar Free Pistachio Pudding

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5 MINUTE πŸ’›, 70 CALORIE PISTACHIO PUDDING! I was shocked when I cleaned out my pantry a few weeks ago to see how many boxes of sugar-free pudding I’ve bought over the years! LOL. I stacked them up, and have at least 20 boxes! There is nothing special about this recipe. It’s the basic, classic, Jell-O Brand pudding recipe. However, I did want to photograph it and include it here in case I forget again, how much I love this stuff! They are so great to have when you want a low calorie treat. And a bonus, it’s ready in […]

40 Prompts for Your Food Journal

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Your body keeps an accurate journal, regardless of what you write down. If you are trying to lose weight, or get more in tune with your body, keeping a food journal is a great way to learn the patterns for how you respond both physically and mentally to the food you put in your body. When you aren’t paying attention, you may not realize the portion creep that causes you to gain weight. You can assess your body’s reactions by recording everything in a food journal after a meal with the following questions: What food did you eat and in […]

5 Minute Healthy Apple Fries

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Healthy apple fries can be made by cooking your apples in an air fryer, and it only takes 5 minutes! Made with apples, graham cracker crumbs, cooking spray and cinnamon sugar, these apple fries do not taste like a healthy dessert, but an indulgent one! Why we like apples Fruit is essential in your diet for fiber and vitamins, and apples are packed with them. Apples have: 4 grams of fiber Potassium Vitamin C Vitamin K and rich with polyphenols, antioxidants that protect your body from damage. I love to use apples in baking, healthy snacks like these apple chips, and as […]

High Protein Pink Cottage Cheese Salad

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Packed with protein, this pink cottage cheese salad can be part of your diet any time of year! Made with cottage cheese, strawberries and sugar free Jello, you can always have a delicious side to your meal. I grew up on a fruit salad my mom used to make that was simply cool whip plus a can of fruit cocktail. I can still remember how much I loved it! I have made it a few times as a mom, but my kids haven’t really taken to it the way I did, so I don’t make it often. My husbands family […]

Best Healthy Deviled Eggs Recipe

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Don’t save your deviled eggs for your next family party. Healthy deviled eggs should be part of your life every day! I asked myself why I only make deviled eggs on holidays, or when we have an appetizer assignment for a family party. Deviled eggs are not only packed with protein, but it’s a snack that is massively satisfying while I’v been on Bikini prep! It’s a nice little deviation from typical hard boiled egg snacks! The Deviled Egg Printable Recipe Are Eggs Healthy? I was fortunate enough to live through the era where we were told to limit our […]

7 Day Bright Line Eating Meal Plan

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If you are following the weight loss protocol of Bright line eating, this Bright Line Eating meal plan can give you ideas to stay on track! Recently I wrote about my experience following Bright Line Eating, a diet program that has clear boundaries around common addictive foods. And, while I shared the foods that I ate for those 7 days, it kind of got lost in the long post where I reviewed the program itself and talked about my 7 pound weight loss. So, I decided to create a new article just for the meal plan I followed during my […]

Treat COVID-19 Symptoms at Home

Disclaimer: These home treatments are for information only and not a substitute for professional medical advice. Consult your doctor before self-treating your symptoms. Being prepared for COVID-19 is more than having enough toilet paper. You also want to know what to do to feel better. The following ideas are treatment methods that have been shown to make your symptoms more comfortable, and hopefully shorten the time you are sick. When to call your doctor for COVID19 If someone in my family was suspected of having COVID-19, I would first call my doctor. Your doctor can order you medications at the […]

Healthy Sweet Potato Fries

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These healthy sweet potato fries are made in the air fryer. This way you get the crispy taste you love from a fry, without the calories or fat! I’ve been eating a lot of mashed sweet potatoes during my current attempt to get ready for an NPC bodybuilding show in June. I only have 2 months to go, and I still have a LOT of improvements to make! A few days ago I decided to try to make some healthy sweet potato fries in our Air Fryer instead of my repetitive baked sweet potato. I bought a Cuisinart Toaster Oven […]

Low Calorie Pancakes Recipe

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This Low Calorie pancakes recipe is another Body For Life classic . Some people call them cottage cheese pancakes. There are really only three ingredients. The egg whites and cottage cheese keep the calories low, but the protein high! Then, to make them like pancakes, we add oats! Weight loss happens when you practice portion control and limit calories. There are a few ways to be happy and satisfied on a low calorie diet. First is to eat DELICIOUS and filling food. The second is to eat high volume, low calorie foods. These pancakes tackle both of those. They are […]

100 Calorie Mug Brownie

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This quick treat is only 100 calories for a fudgy mug brownie! This is how you can get yourself a delicious single brownie when you need a small treat, and don’t want to overdo it! This single serving, 100 calorie mug brownie recipe will only take minutes to get ready and it’s so simple! I’ve measured out brownie mixes, and cake mixes to see how much I could eat and still stay within my calories for the day. For the brownies and the cake mix, 2 tablespoons is equal to 100 calories. SO, that makes it easy to make a […]