Chicken Pot Pie

Comfort Food! There’s nothing much more satisfying than a pot pie! While it can be made with beef or any other meat, chicken seems to be everyone’s favorite. For those of us who try to avoid excess carbohydrates and simple carbohydrates, the crust can present a problem. I made this with a Fathead Pizza Crust…

Weight Loss IS Possible!

    You Know How! Weight loss seems to be a great mystery to the masses! Have you ever known anyone who worked relentlessly at their job, home, side-projects and raising children but seemed to be unable to lose weight? I think we all have either known that person, or been that person. Sometimes obesity…

The Little Things

  When we think about losing weight, we think that we need some huge intervention to put us on the right track. Unless you are a binge-eater of massive proportions, odds are that the reason that you are overweight and can’t seem to lose, is small everyday indulgences rather than an overall diet disaster. When…

“Did You?” for Weight Loss

    Didja? (Did You) There is a well-known weight loss group that tells their employees not to ask “The Didjas” when clients complain that they are not losing weight. I’m not sure what their reason is for instructing employees in this manner. It doesn’t make sense to me. If you are trying to lose…

Sugar Free Blueberry Cobbler

Serves 4 Calories 260 Net Carbs 16 grams Protein 3 grams Ingredients Filling 3 1/2 Cups fresh or frozen blueberries 1/2 teaspoons xanthan gum 1/3 cup Swerve Granular 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon lemon juice Topping 1 1/3 cup almond flour 1/4 cup Brown Swerve 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon lemon zest…

Sleeping Too Much?

The Opposite Problem In the fast-paced world that we live in, insomnia is a common complaint. We rarely hear anyone complain about sleeping too much, but it does happen. Strangely enough, hypersomnia, or over-sleeping is related to many health problems including diabetes, heart disease and increased risk of death. (1) How many times have you…

Weight Loss Secret

Do You Need to Lose Weight? Our perception of our bodies can be so warped by media and other people’s opinions that we really may not know the answer to that question. I have seen both extremes. Many times, I have talked to women who would say that if they could just lose twenty pounds,…

Body Positivity or Jealousy?

Green-Eyed Monster or Body Positivity? Sydney Sweeney showed up at a media gala in a mini skirt and crop top, looking fit and healthy, and the whole world has turned out to criticize this lovely young woman because SHE IS FIT. Are you kidding me? This is coming from a 65-year-old woman who has waged…

Product of Your Environment

What Is Your Environment? Environment is defined as the surroundings in which you live. Your surroundings include your residence, the people around you, your workplace, the city or community that you live in and everything that you allow to be around you such as food, media and belongings. All of these factors exert a powerful…

Plateau Busting Strategies

Plateaus for Everyone! We all know the frustration of working day in and day out and watching the scale either stop or go up! Those of us who are strength trainers know the pain of the Newbie Gains coming to a screeching halt all too well. While the term, “plateau” is tossed around like a…