Yum! Healthy Snacks Under 100 Calories …

When the munchies hit, they can really test your commitment to a healthy diet!  Some of the keys to sticking with a healthy eating plan include planning and preparing food ahead of time.  If you do this, you will find yourself far less tempted by foods that will sabotage you – and far more motivated to … Continue reading

*The* Sassy Water Recipe

     This is from the Flat Belly Diet and it is delicious!! The cucumber and lemon are natural diurectics. The ginger and spearmint help relieve bloating. Regardless, a delicious and refreshing way to enjoy your 8 glasses a day … especially if drinking that much water doesn’t appeal to you.  Make the night before … Continue reading

Shaved Fennel Salad

Does this look as yummy to you as it does to me?  It could be just my imagination.  I mean, I have been on this LOW sugar, HIGH protein, minimal carb diet for over 2 weeks now!  But it’s been great for me.  It took about two weeks to get used to, but I’ve started … Continue reading

No Bake Cake Batter Truffles … can I just say, ooooooh yummy!

Here’s a little “splurge” for you!  Doesn’t hurt every once in awhile to indulge yourself in your whims.  Right?  Of course!  Keeps us on track, believe it or not! CAKE BATTER TRUFFLES ½ cup unsalted butter, softened ½ cup white sugar 1 ½ cups flour 1 cup yellow cake mix 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/8 teaspoon salt … Continue reading

I’m on Cloud 9

My initial run through the Cloud 9 drive-thru was a complete accident, sort of.   Since I began commuting to San Luis Obispo for work a year ago, I’ve made the Starbucks by my house a regular stop on my way to work (no, not every single day – but just often enough that they know my … Continue reading