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Posted by on Jul 28, 2013 in Diet Foods, Diet Menu, Diets, Weight Loss | 0 comments

High Fiber for Weight Loss

High Fiber for Weight Loss

Fiber increases weight loss because… Research has shown that people who consume an additional 14 grams of fiber daily cut their calories intake by 10 percent. Fiber increases the sensation of fullness and influences the hormones that regulate food intake.  Fiber is an essential part of our daily diet, because it helps our bodies feel full while eliminating fat deposits from our body. Whole gains and whole wheat are high in fiber so including whole wheat and gains in your daily diet is a great way to get your daily fiber intake. Today most American diets are rich in processed foods. Processed foods have no real nutritional value (no poly fats, no protein, no vitamins or minerals or antioxidants) it is truly like ingesting sugar. Most of us now get the majority of our food from cardboard boxes and plastic containers. Which means we are getting way too much highly processed foods, stuff stripped of the natural ingredients that keep us lean and healthy, and pumped full of unnatural ingredients...

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Posted by on Jul 25, 2013 in appetizers, appetizers, Diet Menu, Diets, Recipes, Side Dishes, Snacks | 0 comments

Fresh Tomato Garlic Salsa

Fresh Tomato Garlic Salsa

  Basic Fresh Tomato Salsa Everyone has a personal salsa recipe they love. And this recipe’s strength is that it takes tomatoes from your garden and gives you another option besides tomato “mutz” salad. Makes about 2 servers Ingredients: 6 large tomatoes, cored and chopped in a medium dice 1 jalepeno, seeded, deveined and chopped fine 1 greeen pepper, seeded, deveined and chopped fine 1 onion, peeled and chopped fine 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced Juice of 1 lime 1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped fine Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil  Combine all ingredients in a non-reactive (glass or plastic) bowl. Refrigerate for at least one hour before...

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Posted by on Jul 9, 2013 in Diet Menu, Diets, Recipes, Side Dishes | 0 comments

Golden Butternut Squash

Golden Butternut Squash

Serve this tasty low calorie butternut squash recipe with tonight’s dinner. This is a healthy recipe that the whole family will love!  Enjoy a healthy meal tonight. You don’t have to sacrifice just because your are dieting! Ingredients: 1 butternut squash, peeled and cut int 3/4″ chunks 1 large red onion, peeled and cut into 1/2″ thick wedges 2 leeks, trimmed and cut in disks 1 tbs. olive oil 2tsp. chopped fresh marjoram Directions: Heat oven to 425 degrees. In bowl, gently toss all ingredients. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Spread squash mixture in greased jelly-roll pan. Bake 30 mins, or until squash is tender, stirring occasionally. Prep time: 15 mins. Total time: 45 mins. serves: 6 Per serving: Calories 91 Fiber 4 grams Total fat 3 grams Happy Eating – Let us know what you...

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