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Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail

I am a big believer in meal planning. It allows me to make smart decisions at the grocery store, and more importantly, not to overspend. I like to make a larger meal on Sundays (things like Pot Roast or a Roasted Chicken) so that I can make 2 meals out of the protein. Also leftovers are key!!
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Herbal Iced Tea Does It For Me

I take two bags of herbal tea and put them in a 1.5-liter bottle. I fill up the bottle with water (tap water is just fine where I live) and put the bottle in the fridge. After about an hour I have a lovely, cold bottle of iced herbal tea, no sugar added!

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Low carb has changed my life

Low carb has changed my life. I have been a sugar/carb addict for years. Going low carb, I have been able to give up sugar all together. I finally realized that fruit was a trigger for me. I would give up all sweets other than fruit and then I would go right back to sweets. I would start by eat...

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Be prepared on the road!

On the road a lot huh? Honestly, your best bet is probably to be uber-proactive and make a cooler bag full of your favorite things...kinda like how we send our kids to school these days - I mean, why do we always forget about doing something like that for ourselves? It's way healthier and cheaper in...

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Snacks Ahoy to enjoy!

I find myself looking for snacks in the evening, especially something crunchy and/ sweet.I cannot keep ice cream around so will walk to the Dairy Queen to satisfy that craving. Better yet, I'll add lots if berries or peaches with a touch of honey or lemon curd to plain Greek yogurt. Yum yum. I'm...

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Dr. Gundry's Diet Evolution & Plant Paradox

We began Dr Gundry's Diet Evolution on april 8, 2017 and as of today, I have lost 59 pounds and my husband has lost 52 pounds.. By drinking the prebioThrive, we no longer crave sugar, fast food, etc... I am not even hungry until about 4pm.. and then we eat a healthy fresh meal.. usually a grilled or...

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Stop Mindlessly Eating Sugar

What have I done in the past and in the last 6 months?

My attitude has changed for the better.

What can you do? Get your mind into this, but don't make it hard on yourself. If you feel yourself forgetting that what you eat matters, turn your thoughts around. I look back at the ti...

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No Carb Gummy Bears

If you like gummy bears you will love this!

1 envelope of Knox gelatin
1 large box (.6 oz) of sugar free jello mix, any flavor
1/2 c. water

Mix these 2 items together in a saucepan BEFORE turning on the heat. Then, when combined, cook on the stove over low heat just until you st...

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Healthy Snacking Choices

My go-to snacks include the following. Fruit, veggies, natural almonds, string cheese, I like Dannon Greek Yogurts. Triple Zero uses stevia, Light and Fit uses a more controversial artificial sweetner but it only has 80 cal. They have other brands using real sugar. Lowfat cottage cheese with berrie...

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Cottage Cheese Alternatives

So I really like the Breakstone cottage cheese with the raspberry flavoring, you know the kind that the corner tips into the cottage cheese and you mix it together but this is "regular" cottage cheese and the raspberry is nothing but sugary syrup.

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