Category: Recipe

Intermittent Fasting Strategy: Delay Breakfast

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I used to be a hard core breakfast eater. I would wake up at 5 am and eat breakfast before I would work out. I FIRMLY believed it was vital to eat breakfast every single day. Until Intermittent fasting started gaining popularity. I had been wanting to do my workouts fasted, but was too afraid to give it a try. I thought I wouldn’t get through a run if I didn’t have food. The crazy thing about the first time I skipped breakfast was I had more energy for my work out. The other thing I noticed was I didn’t […]

Low Calorie Coconut Macaroons Recipe

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For delicious coconut macaroons, that will support your weight loss goals, try this recipe! Recently, I picked up a bag of Monk Fruit at Costco. Of course, it was on sample, and I had never tried it before. Generally, I’ve stayed away from sugar substitutes for baking, because I didn’t trust that my treats would turn out. However, the taste of this sugar was great, so I bought the bag, like I do with most Costco samples. Monk fruit (here on Amazon) is Erythritol combined with monk fruit extract. How much of the monk fruit they use, I really don’t […]

Low Calorie Pancakes Recipe

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This Low Calorie pancakes recipe is another Body For Life classic . The recipe uses egg whites and cottage cheese to keep the calories low, but the protein still high! 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 not only low in calories, so you can eat MANY. But, they are a great source of protein […]

8 Desserts Under 100 Calories!

These dessert ideas are not for those people who can eat 1 bite of a cookie and walk away. These low calorie desserts are for those people like me who want to eat ALL of it for 100 calories, and still reach your weight loss goals. I do count calories! It’s not trendy. People like to argue that calories don’t count. People will say calories don’t matter if you are eating healthy food. But in my experience in 45 years as a short girl, calories count a lot! I’ve been eating mostly healthy food my entire life, and only a […]

Low Calorie Mug Cake Recipe

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Make your own mug cake for 1/3 the calories of a grocery store mix! The total cake I made landed in at 100 calories! You’ve got to try this version of a low calorie mug cake recipe! I like these 100 calorie desserts because it helps to reinforce the idea that you can have a treat, and still meet your weight loss goals. Practicing portion control is the only way to get good at it. And the more often you can eat just one cookie, or just one mug cake, the better you’ll get at eating just one, even if […]

Weight Watchers Frozen Yogurt Pie

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In my quest for lasting weight loss, I tried every diet. And I really mean all of them. But, I have no regrets, and I don’t consider any of them a waste of time! I’ve learned something valuable from each and every one. I can pinpoint a new habit I’ve acquired over the years that has helped me achieve weight loss over the long term. The habits that have stuck include Portion control, mindful eating, food tracking, exercise, and more! My Weight Watchers Days In 2003 I joined Weight Watchers. This was 16 years ago,and I still have my weight […]

Recipe for Sweet Potato Protein Pancakes

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High Protein Sweet Potato Pancakes Recipe! In a moment of desperation to lose weight, and an on again-off again obsession with the fitness world, I paid good money for a weight loss meal plan. Although I didn’t lose much weight, I did get some great recipes! It was more than 10 years ago, and I can not find that meal plan or recipes anywhere. But, I remember it had protein sweet potato pancakes, and I remember loving them. I have scoured my files, my hard drive, and even the internet, and have not been able to find that recipe anywhere. […]

100 Calorie Dessert: Chocolate Cream Berry Cups

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Watch your calories and still enjoy dessert! These chocolate cups with cream and berries on top are only 100 calories per cup! Why I count calories I enjoy tracking food and counting calories now. I haven’t always liked it. It’s only been in recent years that I’ve embraced it. I know that the only way to maintain my weight loss and not gain the weight back is if I track my food, yet for many years I considered it a chore. That all changed when I changed my mindset around counting calories and tracking my food. I determined that if […]

Body for Life Cheesecake

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Looking for a dessert that is high in protein and still healthy? Try this Body for Life Cheesecake! While you still want to practice appropriate portion control, this dessert is a healthy treat for the whole family. This Body for Life Cheesecake contains per slice, 141 Calories, 13 grams protein, 14 grams carbs, 3 grams fat. If anyone here remembers Body for Life, you are my people. I own every book Bill Phillips ever published about the diet, including cookbooks, which is where I got this cheesecake.While it doesn’t really taste like cheesecake, after the first slice, I was kind […]

Homemade Protein Powder Bars

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Recipe for these delicious, no-bake, peanut butter protein powder bars, with 11 grams of protein in each bar! Balance is the key to good health. Carbohydrates, like fruit and grains, are easy to acquire, consume, afford, and enjoy. Protein on the other hand, takes intention, planning, and even a bit more money. That’s why I want to add protein recipes to Health Beet to help myself and you get more protein in each day. These bars made with protein powder are quick and easy. We need protein because all the tissues and organs in our body require it. The muscles, […]