Mayo Free Tuna Salad

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This one, like most of the recipes I post, comes from my favorite recipe website skinnytaste.com.  I am a huge fan of adding tuna to salads.  Getting enough protein in the diet is hugely important because it will curb your appetite and decrease the urge to snack on high carb gut-busting junk food in between meals. Continue reading

Big Boned?

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I was recently talking to a group of people, giving them my usual weight loss rants, when I was hit with a question I hear way too often.  I was going through my usual discussion of the body mass index (If you don’t know enough about the BMI, click here) when a well meaning but not well informed audience member asked the following question: Continue reading

Sugar Love

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As is my habit, I will often share with you interesting things I read in the realm of weight loss.  Fortunately, my wife shares my interest and passed on a very interesting article from National Geographic on the connection between sugar and weight gain.   Continue reading

Fiesta Lime Rice

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The key to calorie control and dieting is choices.  You have to choose foods that will make you feel full and energized instead of leaving you lethargic and hungry an hour after you put the fork down.  I think these types of recipes that create salads with using rice, beans, quinoa, or other grains or legumes are a great way to keep the calorie counts down while not leaving the tank empty.  An empty tank leads to snacking which is the death of any diet.  This one comes from my wife and my favorite recipe website skinnytaste.com.  Check it out!

Servings: 4 • Serving Size: 1 cup
Calories: 152.8 • Fat: 0.8 g • Protein: 5.7 g • Carb: 33.7 g • Fiber: 4 g • Sugar: 1. Continue reading