Posts made in November, 2009

LUNCH!

Posted by on Nov 20, 2009 in Blog

LUNCH!

Don’t you just love “Mexican” food? The problem with the Mexican restaurants around here, high in fat, oh yea, you can get a bean burrito full of high fat refried beans. What’s a heart healthy person to do?Why make your own of course!The bean tacos pictured at right is a combination of a couple of different recipes. Make the “Warm Black Bean Salad” and use it several ways. The original recipe can be served over a medium sweet baked potato….yummy! Slather with...

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Beet Salad with Mango

Posted by on Nov 20, 2009 in Blog

Beet Salad with Mango

Have you ever tried a mango? Its one of those fruits I never knew about until I was older. They are delicious! This is an old “Martha Stewart” recipe from many years ago. I love beets, don’t even attempt to use canned beets! Fresh is the way to go. I think you’ll really enjoy this salad. Beet Salad with MangosServes 62 pounds beets (about 7 medium), scrubbed1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oilsalt and pepper1/4 cup rice-wine vinegar1 ripe mango, peeled, pitted and cut into 1/4 inch...

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What to have for breakfast?

Posted by on Nov 20, 2009 in Blog

What to have for breakfast?

I’m a big believer in breakfast, its a great way to start your day and feel fuller until lunch. On my current 1200 calorie daily diet, this is a great satisfying breakfast. In a hurray? This is great, you put it in the crock pot the night before and it cooks while your sleeping! Serve and go! One 1 cup serving is only 193 calories, 9 grams of fiber and 6 grams of protein!Overnight Oatmeal4 servings, 1 cup each4 cups water1 cup steel-cut oats (also called Irish Oats)1/3 mixed dried fruit (you could use...

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I’m Back……

Posted by on Nov 19, 2009 in Blog

I’m Back……

Between exercising, Christmas shopping, volunteering and just running around I’m afraid I’ve neglected my blog. In fact, I’ve had several people ask me…”you haven’t updated your blog in awhile”…Well for those of you that read this….THANK YOU! AND I’M BACK!!!!I started yet another diet…let see, I think this is diet #750….it seems like it anyway. I actually lost 6 lbs in 10 days. I have been exercising at least an hour 5 times a week, and...

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