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Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Chicken Pot Pie Soup ​Who doesn’t love Chicken Pot Pie? Creamy, hearty chicken soup wrapped up in a warm flaky crust…it sounds dreamy, but it’s actually a nutritional nightmare! Not only are there far too many carbs and calories in the crust, but the soup itself is often filled with heavy dairy products and noodles that make weight gain automatic. I have a lightened up this recipe for Chicken Pot Pie Soup that gives you […]

Quick Fast Food Guide

Quick Fast Food Guide Let’s face it, there will always be those nights when cooking is simply out of the question. Here’s my quick guide to making smart choices when you’re stuck eating a fast food dinner… Choose Grilled: many fast food restaurants serve grilled chicken – choose this as often as you can. Ditch the Bun: If a sandwich or burger is the only option then lighten it up by asking to have it lettuce wrapped […]

Meaty Comfort Chili

Meaty Comfort Chili ​Cold days call for warm, hearty comfort food and, today I have the perfect recipe for you. This Meaty Comfort Chili has all of the warmth, flavor and comfort that you could ask for in a healthy dinner. This recipe tastes even better the next day! Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com Servings: 12 Here’s what you need 6 oz. hot turkey Italian sausage, loose 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 […]

Cheesy Flat Zucchini Noodles

Cheesy Flat Zucchini Noodles ​Here’s another guilt-free pasta recipe for you! You won’t need a spiral slicer for this one, simply use a regular veggie peeler – like the kind you would use to peel the skin from a potato – to create long, flat zucchini noodles. This recipe has a scrumptious, nutty flavor that will make you forget all about traditional noodles. Feel free to serve with some sliced chicken breast, sliced hard-boiled eggs […]

Be a Picky Eater

Judge the food that you eat based on how nutritious it is. How full of vitamins, minerals, fiber and protein is it? Does it contain vital nutrients in each bite? Be picky about what you eat – and avoid those items that aren’t crammed with nutritional purpose. This is another reason that veggie noodles are superior to traditional noodles – simply compare the nutritional content of the two!