Fresh Friday: Our Favorite Recipes

Still comforting ourselves with warm winter meals, here are some of the favorites we’ve been relishing lately. All of these recipes are quick, inexpensive, nutritious, and delicious. Enjoy. Zucchini and mushroom and omelet breakfast: I always turn to my food processor when rushed. Shredding vegetables in a food processor takes about 30 seconds and makes […]

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Motivational Monday: New Year’s Eve Alternative

This New Year’s Eve Beqir and I will be exercising our creativity by making multiple vision boards. What’s a vision board? I’m glad you asked. A vision board is a visual representation of all of your current goals as though you have already achieved them. Using photos and print slogans from the giant pile of […]

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Weight Loss Wednesday: Healthy On-The-Go

This week our clients are asking: What strategies do I employ when on the road and on the go? How do I stay on track this month staying with family over the holidays? What about when traveling for work and stuck in hotels with only room service and fast food restaurants. What about on vacation? You […]

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Motivational Monday: Self-Talk, Self-Thought, and Gratitude

  The first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.   Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Be grateful that you have taken the first step. Keep going one step at a time until you reach the top. Only those who will risk going too far can possibly […]

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Fresh Friday: Satisfying Sweet Teeth

You need to keep your calories around 1300-1500 per day and you crave something sweet. How do you satisfy the craving without sacrificing your weight loss program? The cake seen left was custom made for a friend’s Christmas party and so calorie-laden I’m not sure I could count them. Isn’t it amazing?  Here are several easy ideas […]

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Weight Loss Wednesday: The Devil is in The Details

Acknowledging the reality of the actual number of calories we take in every day is crucial for weight loss. Patterns such as under-eating, skipping meals, grazing throughout the day, and making chronic poor choices around certain people will sabotage your weight loss. The keys to accurate food logs are: Consistency: you must learn the habit […]

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Motivational Monday: Sugary, Salty, and Creamy

Weight loss and learning to live a healthy lifestyle requires serious palate re-training. American palates are so over saturated with sugar, salt, and creamy mayonnaise-y foods that we’re unable to taste the food itself. All of our clients who experience the Kitchen Raid and the Grocery Store Tour learn there are many ways to wean your […]

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Fresh Friday: Scrumptious Spaghetti Makeover

Who doesn’t love spaghetti? I remember eating plain noodles straight from the colander as a kid. Plain noodles are pasty and tasteless. Why did I nibble them anyway? Ghrelin, also known as the hunger hormone, is produced upon sight or even description of high glycemic goodies like pizza, pasta, cake, cookies, etc. So when you eat plain […]

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