When you are looking for a dinner or lunch recipe that the entire family will love but won’t ruin your diet or healthy lifestyle, there are still many tasty options available to you. One of the best that can serve up an entire family and still be in low in fat (only 1.2 grams!) are these flavorful chicken fajitas.
Full of zucchini, bell peppers, and skinless chicken, this is the ultimate recipe for anyone on a diet but still wants a hearty meal. Even the tortillas used in this recipe are low in fat and all of the ingredients are fresh and healthy for you when it comes to necessary nutrients, vitamins, and your heart health.
Here are all the ingredients you will need:
Two boneless and skinless chicken breasts One green pepper, small, cut into strips One red …
Spring is a time of new beginnings. Snow and ice are replaced by buds and green grass. Frigid temperatures turn warm, and the winter’s darkness gives way to longer days.
So why not use the extra hours of daylight to de-clutter.
It’s amazing how much stuff a person can accumulate. New clothes and household items are purchased. Birthday gifts are received. Deals too good to pass up keep popping up online. Before you know it, you’ve got too much stuff–and having too much stuff lying around can make you feel overwhelmed and unable to focus.
So as spring arrives, here are eight things you can easily do-away with–and then focus on enjoying the longer, warmer, greener days:
Kitchen utensils. If you have difficulty opening your utensil drawer, it could be time to throw out some of …
Salads are a staple for any diet out there, but that doesn’t mean you have to deal with boring lettuce every single time when making one. In fact, you can change it up while still keeping down the calories with all sorts of dressings and extras in your salad, such as with this lighter chicken salad.
Perfect as a healthy lunch or snack, this chicken salad is small in calories but big on flavor. This is a classic lunchtime meal that almost everyone loves, but you don’t have to worry about the huge sodium intake or the bad fats. Also, you will be getting in your necessary vegetables and this salad can be easily paired with whole wheat bread.
Here are all of the ingredients you will need. These measurements will make six servings.
A dash of salt and …
More than 25 million Americans are living with diabetes, according to the National Institute of Health. They include men and women, boys and girls, and a lot of people who aren’t overweight in the slightest. Researchers, however, are hoping every person living with the disease can benefit from weight loss surgery.
It’s long been known that people with type 2 diabetes who undergo gastric bypass surgery often see significant improvement in their symptoms. This is because the small intestine changes after gastric bypass surgery–it begins producing a molecule called GLUT-1, which helps the body better manage glucose.
Glucose, of course, is another name for blood sugar, which is the primary cause of type 2 diabetes. When the body produces too much glucose–or can’t properly manage the level of glucose in the blood stream–type 2 diabetes often appears …
Even when you’re on a diet or living a healthier lifestyle to cut down on sodium and fats, you still need to have a full and hearty breakfast before you start your day. While it may seem like the only options you have are juices and smaller breakfast foods, there is still healthy and diet friendly meals that you can have in the morning that have all the fixings! This savory and light bacon Western omelet is a perfect example.
Usually when we think of bacon, there is a lot of grease and fat involved. In this omelet, it brings a smoky flavor without all of the bad fats and sodium intake that can throw you off your diet. You could even switch out the ham with turkey bacon if you so choose, but the fact still remains: this omelet …
One of the rewards of successfully losing weight after gastric bypass surgery is replacing your wardrobe. You’re smaller, so your clothes need to be smaller. It’s fun, but it does lead to one question: What’s a newly slim person to do with all those old, baggy clothes?
Throwing them out seems wasteful. Selling them online or at a garage sale is a lot of work for a relatively little reward. Donating them to a charity is worthwhile. And, if you’re the crafty type, you can make something wonderful out of them.
Make wrapped bracelets for yourself, your friends and your family. Wrapped bracelets are easy to make, they’re fun to make and best of all: they look cool.
Turn a tee into a market tote. Now that you’ve lost a lot of weight thanks to your gastric …
Part of any healthy lifestyle or trying to shed some pounds is going to be the ultra-healthy and good for you protein shake. These shakes are great as breakfast meals, snacks, or even with your dinner or while working out. They provide an extra boost in all of the nutrients you need while also making sure that fat comes off and stays off! If you’re looking for a tasty and very healthy protein shake, then you need to check out this recipe for this berry fruit smoothie shake.
Berries such as blueberries and strawberries are high in antioxidants and perfect for those on a diet because of their low caloric intake. This shake only takes about five minutes to make and offers a yummy blend of mixed berries that can be either frozen or fresh to really wake you up …
These days, everything costs more. Gas, groceries, clothes and rental car costs seem to be skyrocketing. And airfare, don’t forget about airfare.
With everything getting more expensive, you might be thinking that family summer vacation is out of the question. But planning ahead, creating a budget and sticking to your guns can make a vacation more affordable than you think–and you’ll save money while still having a blast.
Here are five ways for you to have a wonderful vacation–even while sticking to a tight budget:
Know how much you have to spend You can’t possibly know where you might be able to vacation unless you know exactly how much money you have to spend on airfare, hotels, rental cars and food. The first step to vacationing on a budget is to know–with precision–what your budget is.
Even with all of the dieting, you can still have delectable desserts that won’t leave you feeling guilty afterwards! One choice that you can make for your sweet tooth is this chocolate, chunky strawberry ice cream you can make right at home. Also, this is a sure bet for your family as a dessert as well as a great party favor.
This ice cream recipe calls for chopped, fresh strawberries that are a great source of shedding off stored fat, a low calorie intake, and have anti-aging properties. The chopped strawberries are also mixed in with chocolate nibs, which are a great source of healthy eating (in moderation!) and can help soothe that sweet tooth. This is all swirled into homemade vanilla ice cream, making it only four grams in fat.
Here is the list of ingredients you will …
Thanks to recipes that include things like cabbage soup, gallons of lemon water and endless amounts of kale, detox diets seem to have gotten a bad reputation. Sure, they might help you lose weight and feel energized, but at what price?
How much cabbage soup can one person actually eat?
Luckily, there are other, more appetizing ways to detoxify. Here’s a list of good-tasting foods that will cleans your body and soul without requiring a thorough pallet cleansing afterwards.
Brazil Nuts. These tasty little treats are packed with selenium, which helps flush your body of that pesky mercury.
Goji Berries. Who needs raisins when you can eat Goji berries? They’re packed with vitamin C, which improves your liver function. And the liver is all about detoxifying your body.
Seaweed. It’s light and it’s strangely tasty …