How many times have you attempted to start a diet, only to feel so hungry and your cravings so strong that you end up throwing in the towel? If you find yourself white knuckling your way through the day, here are some tips to help you stick to your calorie deficit without feeling deprived. There’s this crazy myth that eating every 2 to 3 hours boost metabolism and burns more fat. Ha, wouldn’t that be nice! But, I’m sorry to say, it’s not true. Eating that frequently keeps you
Looking for a dense, low fat muffin, to make ahead for days where you’re on the go? These muffins are great with a cup of coffee and are super filling without the guilt! You can shave off about 50 calories if you omit the streusel topping. Otherwise each muffin (not cupcake size) is 245 Calories. You’re welcome! 😉 Muffin Ingredients: 1c Fat free milk 1c Quick oats 1 Large egg 1/4c Applesauce 1c Whole Wheat flour 1/4c Brown Sugar 2 tsp Baking Powder 1/2 tsp Salt Streusel Ingr
This social distancing and staying put has mama over here baking! Which is fine because I LOVE to cook and bake! I’m really trying to take this time home, to be more creative in the kitchen. Don’t get me wrong, my career enables me to work from home! So, my plate is full (pardon the pun) 🤪 The thing with being in the kitchen, is that it relaxes me. I truly enjoy it. I do what I want, how I want, at my pace and it comes out yummy! Needless to say, I’ve had enough time to make
When you eat pizza you experience the same principle metabolic process that you would by eating any food. In that you consume it, it passes through the esophagus, at which point it enters the stomach before entering the small intestines. At this point nutrients are absorbed and passed into the bloodstream. The calories pizza are made up of protein carbs and fat. The carbs will go directly into the bloodstream or be stored in the liver as glycogen, leftovers are stored as fat.
Did you know that tomatoes have a high source of the antioxidant lycopene? Did you also know that a tomato is considered a fruit? Well, you do now! Tomatoes are a great source of vitamin c, play a pivotal part in digestive health and have about 1.5 grams of fiber per serving! Eating a 1/2 cup serving of tomatoes is about 18 calories. Tomatoes are so versatile! You can use them in a sauce, jam, fried, in a sandwich or in a soup! Speaking of soup, here’s a great recipe adaptati
During the holiday season, I try to share recipes that are fun, healthy and can be added to your holiday spread. Whether it’s a main course, side or dessert, I try to give my readers something different, to wow their families and guests. This year, I’m going to share some air fried snacks to keep your guests at bay while they wait patiently for the main course! These spinach cheese puffs are so good! I came across this recipe online and I had to recreate it and add my own lit
Here’s another tasty snack for your pre thanksgiving dinner spread! These are great as a game time snack as well. They can be made vegan friendly by swapping the egg for olive oil or a light coating of vegan mayo to bind the bread crumbs! What I like about using the air fryer is that it’s the best of both worlds! You’re not deep frying anything in oil which adds fats and cholesterol but instead you’re air frying which gives you the taste and texture of a deep fry without the