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Dazzling Dinner Tips

Candlelight Dinner

Candlelight Dinner (Photo credit: Lunchbox Photography)

We work hard at our jobs all day, or are stuck at school for most of the time the daylight is out. We snack or munch throughout the day, a granola bar here and there or maybe an apple or banana. Then 7 o’clock rolls around, and you are FAMISHED. You come home, and grub on everything in sight and wipe through your fridge like there’s no tomorrow. Well stop… Read the rest of this entry

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Staples to Have Handy

White rye-type bread

White rye-type bread (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Low Cal Sweet Tooth

English: A tray of chocolate-covered strawberr...

English: A tray of chocolate-covered strawberries with skewers. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mmmm desserts…sugar…sweetness…we all love it! Its hard not to end your meal with a delicious sweet treat to fulfill your sweet tooth and leave a satisfying feeling lingering in your body. Its a wonderful conclusion to lunch and dinner, but it does not have to be naughty! Chocolate cake, cookies, candy, they can all be cleverly tweaked in order to make this fun activity a non-guilty pleasure! Below you’ll find some tasty (low cal friendly) recipes and also some variations to keep in mind when your cooking to cut a large amount of calories out and replace them with vitamins and nutrients!Replacements to make when cooking: Read the rest of this entry

Healthy Breakfast for Healthy Beginners

Eggs

Eggs (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Lets face it- there’s a lot more to worry about than food when it comes to the mornings for most of us. We oversleep, scramble to get ourselves in the shower, throw something on, and then grab for a quick snack- often a donut or maybe some kind of high sugar cereal bar. STOP- put it down, and back away from the unhealthiness. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s the first thing that boosts your metabolism, and the first thing that gives you energy to get through the morning. So why start off on the wrong foot? Make it your ritual to start the day off with a clean, well thought-out, and beneficial meal that you will thank yourself for within hours. No need to slave over the stove for hours, there’s so many quick and amazing things you can create in no time at all! Here is a few of my favorites: Read the rest of this entry