Serve with tossed salad.
1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed
1/2 yellow onion, chopped
1 clove minced garlic
1 cup low-fat/ff cottage cheese
4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
2 tablespoons melted Smart Balance spread
1 Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
2 Squeeze excess water out of thawed spinach; in a large
bowl, mix spinach with onion, garlic and cottage cheese and set
3 Season chicken breasts with Cajun-style seasoning, then
place 1/4 of cheese/spinach mixture in the center of each
breast and fold in half. Secure with toothpicks and place in
a lightly greased 9×13 inch baking dish.
4 Drizzle with melted Smart Balance spread and bake… Continue reading
1 (4.5 oz)can green chiles, diced
2 cups non-fat pizza cheese
1 (4 oz) container Egg Beaters (equals 2 eggs)
2 green onions, chopped
Place green chiles in a 7 1/2 by 11 1/2 inch casserole dish. Sprinkle w/ cheese and onions. Pour
eggs over top. Sprinkle with paprika for garnish. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes.
* A quick and easy recipe. Additional items can be added to suit your personal taste.
People who want to lose weight commonly, and first of all, think about reducing the amount of food they eat. This may be quite a solution but not exactly the best there is. In fact, depending on the amount you reduce in your food intake, it may even be dangerous to one’s health. So how does one lose weight effectively and safely? Here are some points one should consider when trying to lose weight:
Beware of the Crash Diets
Most people think that trimming down the calories can alone shed off their unwanted excess. Probably this is because of the fad there is in advertising about low-calorie food products and beverages. What people don’t know is that this could be… Continue reading
1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon Splenda
1 teaspoon poppyseeds
½ teaspoon dry mustard
½ cup canola oil
Blend all ingredients with a hand blender, blender or food processor. Refrigerate. Makes 1 cup
15 g. fat; 4 g. carb.
5 cups torn fresh spinach, washed and dried
1 ½ cups sliced fresh strawberries
1 cup sliced celery (about 2 ribs)
( I sometimes add 1 or 2 Kiwi fruit sliced)
Toss the salad ingredients together, then add about half the dressing just before serving.
Refrigerate remaining dressing.
1 serving (without dressing)
2 g. protein ; 6 g . carbohydrates; 3 g. fiber; trace fat
If you want to lose 10 pounds, it’s imperative that you have a plan. The chances of you being
successful are very unlikely if you collect an odd batch of advice here and there and implement
it sporadically. First, think of a realistic timeframe in which you want to lose 10 pounds. When
you’re doing this, keep in mind how much time you’re willing to devote it, and how much you’re
willing to affect your daily routine: it’s going to take more work to lose 10 pounds in 2 weeks
than it is to lose 10 pounds in a month, for example.
Although healthy weight loss requires a balanced solution, when planning, pick which aspects of
weight loss you’d like… Continue reading
There are a lot of people out there who need to lose weight. If you are one of them you may want to try some weight loss pills to jump start your weight loss. This may be a good strategy but what do you really know about the pills you want to use? You need to make sure they are safe to use and good for you.
I know, you want to lose weight to look and feel good, I get that. But, if you go about doing it the wrong way then you will cause yourself more harm than good. My advice? Talk to your doctor about weight loss and safe ways to get it done. Your doctor can… Continue reading
Lowering High Cholesterol
Most of us are at some risk for heart disease. All of us are better off if we work on lowering high
cholesterol. Cholesterol is all a huge part of reducing our overall risk of both heart disease and
stroke. By now we all already know this. We know that diet and exercise help as well. We know
that medications are sometimes needed, and when they are that they’re most effective when
they are combined with a heart healthy diet.
The cholesterol that’s actually being lowered when it is talked of lowering high cholesterol is
LDL, which is the cholesterol that outnumbers the other cholesterol (HDL) in the order of around
3 to 1. We’re not lowering… Continue reading
Most successful people find that setting goals is one of the most important parts of achieving those goals and this applies to almost everything in life including your ability to be successful with weight loss.
What you do have to realize however is these goals need to be realistic and you need to believe that you can achieve them or you will be starting off on the wrong foot and failure will be imminent.
To make your goal achievable you need to look at it over an extended period of time rather than believing that you can lose 15 pounds in a couple of weeks.
While this might be possible it is certainly a lot harder to achieve than to… Continue reading
Reality shows are one of the biggest things people watch on television. This is because the events that happen are not scripted and naturally unfold in front of the viewer. One show that is helping people want to become healthy again is the biggest loser.
Disputing the are a bunch of overweight men and women who work out and go on a diet and at the end of the week. one of these players will be eliminated. The person who loses the biggest number of pounds after a three-month campaign will win $250,000 and have a second chance of living a healthy life.
The individual doesn’t have to fight for money in order to make some lifestyle changes. As the… Continue reading
The Atkins diet is not a new phenomenon. First of all, the diet appeared in the 1970s and has increased popularity in recent years in response to the popularity of low-fat diet. As the diet people had trouble with diets low in fat, they searched for a new solution and book of Dr. Atkins’ New Diet Revolution has found a new audience.
Many people have jumped on the bandwagon of Atkins and there were a lot of hype as a result. But what are the basic principles of the Atkins diet?
The Atkins diet is based on a theory of why get us fat. According to Dr. Atkins, overconsumption of carbohydrates and simple sugars leads to weight gain. The way… Continue reading