BLOG 85.......Some times I cheat!
Sunday, April 29, 2018      5 comments

On the weekends I give myself a cheat meal! This allows me to eat at a party celebration and have cake & ice cream if I choose without feeling guilty! I only recommend trying this if you know for sure that you can jump right back up on your pr... Read more
BLOG 84.......Christmas in April?
Friday, April 27, 2018      6 comments

One of my favorite foods during the Christmas season is egg nog! With around nearly 450 calories in 1 cup ; I set out to make my own! Here it is! It wouldn't be Christmas at my home without it! I use 1 box of regular (or diet) small van... Read more
Blog 83.....Spice It Up!
Thursday, April 26, 2018      6 comments

I love sugar and fat in my diet because it adds a lot of flavor for my taste buds! I have learned both can be replace by adding spices! I use to only eat salt & pepper on my food but as I got a bit older I added garlic & onion powder! Along c... Read more
BLOG 82..... My Favorite 5 can soup
Tuesday, April 24, 2018      6 comments

I make this soup only when I can find all the cans in NO SALT ADDED! no cans are drained if salt free can of corn can of kidney beans can diced tomatoes can of green beans can of peas I also add 1# ground beef cooked with ... Read more
Blog 81.... Consuming Fat
Sunday, April 22, 2018      4 comments

I love butter! It seems it just doesn't love me back! Over the years I have learned to consume more monounsaturated fats to help me stay full longer! I try to fill up on a handful of almonds, peanuts and cashews! On pay day I treat myself to... Read more
Blog 80........... Soup's on
Saturday, April 21, 2018      6 comments

I lover soup ! I learned as long as it wasn't a creamed soup that they would fill me up! It then made it possible for me to eat less at each meal! Tomato is my favorite but you can interest me in just about any soup! I also enjoy eating a ve... Read more
Blog 79... Decorate your place setting!
Friday, April 20, 2018      6 comments

In this day and age of place setting being all different (shabby sheek) ; my table fits right in! For years now I eat breakfast, lunch and dinner alone but have decided that I deserve to look a bit elegant any way! First I visited my friendly ... Read more
Blog 78... Visualization
Thursday, April 19, 2018      4 comments

I cut pictures out of magazines and put them on the refrigerator, cupboard doors and even on the bathroom mirror! Starting out at such a young age (seven) I didn't have access to a camera like we all do now! I had to find a different way to gi... Read more
Blog 77... Housework
Tuesday, April 17, 2018      4 comments

I learned I did not have to always put on exercise clothes and be heading out the door to get in a good workout! Washing the floor or cleaning the bathroom burn a lot of calories! Soon I will be doing a lot of sweating with my gardening. I ca... Read more
Blog 76...... Make a list 2
Monday, April 16, 2018      3 comments

Not only did I need a list of foods that I ate but I needed a list of foods that were in the red (dangerous to consume). I have some foods that I just cant stop eating once I start to eat them. Pizza is one, donuts another and my list is aroun... Read more
Blog 75.... Make a List
Sunday, April 15, 2018      5 comments

This tip was probably one of the first things I did to lose weight! I made a list of all the reasons I wanted to be slimmer! This list has changed over the year as I dieted since I was about 7 years old! My appearance topped the list! I love... Read more
BLOG 74.... salad dressing
Saturday, April 14, 2018      3 comments

Everyone knows salads at slimming! Many years ago (this tip has been around a while) I was taught to ask for my salad dressing on the side! Now, ready for a bite of salad? Dip your fork into the tiny dish of dressing first; then pick up a b... Read more
BLOG 73....... Half & Half
Friday, April 13, 2018      4 comments

From breakfast coffee to dinner beverage I dilute it with half water! I love cutting calories in half! I only need to enjoy the beverage flavor and I am not altering the flavor of the drink by adding lemon, artificial or so called natural swee... Read more
BLOG 72....... Short Cuts
Thursday, April 12, 2018      4 comments

After all these years of preparing 3 meals a day from time to time I get tired of chopping and fixing vegetables. I wouldn't be honest with you if I didn't admit to grabbling junk foods like cracker, cookies, etc. when I am hungry! In todays ... Read more
Blog 71....Eating Mexican?
Wednesday, April 11, 2018      4 comments

well, my favorite is tacos! I like soft or hard but usually only two! I was told to pass on refried beans (although you can buy fat free), sour cream (fat free here as well), and cheese (again lower fat) and guacamole. I love guacamole and I ... Read more

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