Monthly Archives: March 2019

My favorite low-calorie vegan ice cream

I’ve been complaining that there isn’t any really yummy low-calorie vegan ice creams, so when my husband brought home this pint of Cranberry Cherry Swirl Mousse from So Delicious when he went to Sprouts market, I was skeptical. I don’t really like cherries, or cranberries, so I was excited when it tasted more like raspberries. It’s sweet, […]

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The zero-cost, fat-loss method

I was asked, “What is the most important thing for fat loss?” The answer is: meal prep. If you’re hungry, you’re going to grab what’s quick: takeout, chips, a protein bar, cookies, and/or a frozen meal (typically mac & cheese, or pizza). I tend to gravitate towards tortilla chips, and too many nuts. Those items are high-calorie, […]

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oil-free homemade popcorn recipe

Here’s a recipe to reduce the oil and calories from your diet. The popcorn comes out fresh and crunchy and it takes just two minutes to make. Put 2 tablespoons popping kernels in a brown sandwich bag. Fold bag over in one-inch sections, four times. Place bag in microwave, right side up (so flat part […]

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oil-free homemade granola

I love granola, but I don’t like all those calories and I try to limit sugar, so I make my own. Just toss the ingredients in a bag and shake! I keep a zip lock bag of this granola in my purse, and another in my gym bag so I have something to snack on when I’m […]

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Oil-Free Vegan Sweet Potato Crisps with Kale Chips & Tahini Dressing

Crispy, shredded, baked sweet potato with crunchy kale topped with fresh, red bell pepper, and drizzled with a sweet and nutty dressing makes this salad unique and absolutely delicious! I’ve been making it every week for over a month. This recipe has no oil either! Sweet Potato Crisps with Kale Chips & Tahini Dressing 1 […]

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you should re-think taking pain relievers

When most people are in pain, they take an over-the-counter, non-prescription drug, such as Advil, Ibuprofen, or Tylenol. What’s not widely known is that these pain relievers increase the chances of a heart attack, stroke (1), liver damage (2), and interfere with muscle growth (3). It’s not uncommon for people to take pain medication after […]

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Dairy-Free Caramel Flavoring

Caramel is typically made from sugar, dairy and vanilla, and contains a lot of calories. I found Sweet Drops, which is a zero calorie, zero carbohydrate sweetener, made from stevia, and have been adding this to my smoothies and oatmeal. I’ve tried vanilla too, and that’s also yummy. My husband adds a squeeze of the […]

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