Tailgating Foods

Fall is here! That means football, tailgating, party foods and snacks. Did you know that people who tailgate eat a weeks worth of calories in one day? Here are some tips to help you stay on track with your diet and still enjoy tailgating: 1. […]

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Flat Belly Smoothie

I have been working on some new smoothie recipes and here is my latest creation that I wanted to share with you. 1 cup water 1 TBSP greek yogurt 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 1/2 cup frozen pineapple 1/4 cup frozen […]

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Grocery Store Shopping

3 Tips on How to  Grocery Shop for Fat Loss 1. Shop the perimeter of the store.  The fruits, veggies, meat and dairy are all kept along the perimeter of the store.  If you want to stay away from chips, cookies..etc then don’t go down […]

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Healthy Holiday Tips

Here are a couple of quick and easy tips you can do this weekend to make your holiday fat-loss friendly. 1.  Hold the bun.  Replace hot dog and hamburger buns with lettuce leaves 2.  Fill your plate with veggies, protein and fruit then the sweets […]

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Gourmet Meals

gourmet  meals, fast and healthy   Fast and healthy probably isn’t what you think of when you hear the words “gourmet meals” but that is what we are bringing to you.  Ptacek’s IGA and Body Works have teamed up to bring you gourmet meals that […]

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5 Easy Food Swaps

This week we have been talking about food swaps.  Easy things we can do to help us live a healthier lifestyle.  So far the tips have been use applesauce in place of oil when baking, use other kinds of flour (whole wheat, almond…etc) when baking, […]

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Breakfast Recipe

Today I have an easy and healthy breakfast recipe for you. I call it the Oatmeal Parfait: Make 1 packet of unflavored, instant oatmeal with water according to package directions.  Once the oatmeal is cooked put half of the oatmeal in a parfait glass, then […]

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The Magic Pill

The ever elusive magic weight-loss pill that everyone wants.  I have found the secret! Before, I tell you what it is, what would you do to lose weight?  Would you starve yourself?  Would you run for  1 hour a day? Would you stop eating out […]

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