Monthly Archive: March 2011

Health Benefits That Can’t Be Beet! Beets-A Super Antioxidant

That’s right I’m talking about those ruby red beets that you have been walking past and ignoring in the produce department. I happen to love the flavor of beets and just recently I learned that beets are a Super Antioxidant! Even more reasons to add this incredible root vegetable into your diet. Dr Oz recently …

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Easy Lemon Bars

My dad mentioned that lemon bars sounded good so I made these for him. Delicious! Easy Lemon Squares Crust: 1/4 cup granulated sugar 3 tablespoons butter or stick margarine, softened 1 cup all-purpose flour Topping: 3 large eggs 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons all-purpose …

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What Happened To My Happy Weight?

  Yesterday’s lunch. What happens when you don’t exercise and you indulge in too many comfort foods? Yes, that’s right you gain weight! I can’t blame it all on being sick for almost 3 weeks as I had gained 3 pounds prior to that. I wasn’t worried though because that is how maintenance weight goes, …

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My Favorite Tortilla Chips / Food Find

Who doesn’t like a nice crispy, salted tortilla chip? They can be a diet disaster unless you read the nutritional labels. The first thing to check is the serving size of course. Usually it is for one ounce. The two brands of store bought tortilla chips that we like are Trader Joe’s Stone Ground Yellow …

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Banana Nut Muffin Tops

Don’t worry if you don’t have a muffin top pan because I also tried baking these on a parchment lined baking sheet and it worked amazingly well. They areĀ reminiscentĀ of a sweet banana nut bread but in a nice portion controlled individual serving. I don’t know about you but I love cinnamon and nutmeg in my …

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