Do you ever crave a big fat hamburger loaded with onion, tomato, and lettuce on an onion bun? It wouldn’t be a good idea to give in to that craving every day, but an occasional old-fashioned hamburger ON BUNS is SO good!¬†When I get off of my regular routine of eating every three hours, even a plain beef patty sounds appetizing. How does spending a few days away from your routine at home affect your eating? If you’re like me, it throws you off balance. You tend to give in easier to less nutritious foods like queso and chips, donuts, and few veggies. Like theRead More →

Counting calories is not so bad when you include juicy raw fruit like these gorgeous cherries. I can picture myself sitting down in a comfy chair with a favorite magazine or book and a big bowl of cherries, strawberries, and grapes. The calories for a bowl of one cup of each of these combined only comes to 242! Two ladies I know have lost mega pounds by counting calories. Both successfully lost weight by eating about 1200 or 1300 calories daily. One of the ladies said she loves to eat large portions so she eats a lot of vegetables throughout the day. The other ladyRead More →

Start your grocery list now for your Super Bowl food favorites. Organizing the home has been the hot topic of January, but you can also organize your weekly grocery lists and recipes, however. Now is a good time, too, because Super Bowl is coming up soon. Super Bowl Sunday, according to an article on huffingtonpost.com, is the second-largest food consumption day of the year. Think about that for a minute. What have you planned for your Super Bowl menu? Pizza? Wings? Chips and dip? Consider making the dip you love but with lighter calories. Create a nutritious dip with Quinoa. Imagine the amount of caloriesRead More →

Eating out is often on the agenda of those who don’t like to cook because they work full time. Make vegetable and fruit shakes in a batch (this has really helped me). Bring your own veggie and fruit snacks in a lunch cooler. Note: It’s best to use the shakes prepared in advance within 24 hours to ensure that you don’t lose the nutrients. Invited to a dinner? You can let the hostess/host know that you are on a detox meal plan.¬†Bring one of the new vegetable recipes you’ve tried on your cleanse program. Vegetable trays always are a good snack to offer when invitedRead More →