Category Archives: Weight watchers

Get Happy Lose Weight: The Mind-Body Link That Matters

I used to think that the secret to happiness was losing weight. It took me a long time to realize that I had it backwards. Now I know the secret to lasting weight loss is to get happy. Your mental health and happiness are as important to your journey as what you put in your Tracker. It is much easier to lose weight when you are happy than when you are miserable. When we’re happier, we tend to […]

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Healthy Meal Plans: Week 20

I am excited about this week’s meal plan! Not only does it start out with tacos, it also includes a spinach and artichoke dip pasta, my favorite honey mustard chicken, and pizza burgers!  It starts out with Broccoli and Cheddar Egg Muffins, a Blackened Chicken Salad, and Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken. Monday brings Spinach Artichoke Pasta and Tuesday is Teriyaki Flank Steak. Wednesday is Honey Mustard Chicken Thighs and Thursday is Grilled Asian BBQ Pork Tenderloin. To […]

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Slow Cooker Shredded Korean Pork

Slow Cooker Korean Pork made with a homemade sweet and spicy bulgogi style sauce couldn’t be more delicious. This healthy and lean dish has all the flavor of your favorite Korean takeout but is so much better for you since it is made with pork tenderloin. Have a full-on Korean feast with these Korean Ground Beef Bowls and Stewed Korean Chicken Thighs. Asian sweet and spicy pulled pork!?! Need I say more? I recommend making this immediately. […]

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Cheesecake Brownies

These homemade, cheesecake brownies are SO good and they are gluten-free and flourless by using  almond meal in place of wheat flour, then swirled with a cheesecake topping! I love brownies, and am always testing new ways to make a moist and delicious brownie that won’t cost me a ton of calories. If you’ve tried my Amazing Flourless Brownies made with black beans, or my PB2 Brownies which replace flour with peanut butter powder, I think you […]

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Burger in a Bowl – 8sp

My hubbie and I love a good burger but there are times when I get to the end of the day and fancy something just as indulgent  – without the breadyness of a bun. Sometimes I might replace the bun with a trusty thin but my latest obsession are these lovely Burger in a Bowls. Carb free and still lovely and filling, a nice, varied salad makes this dish just as interesting as a regular burger. The […]

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Spring Rolls

Healthy spring rolls packed with fresh veggies, tofu or shrimp, and served with a sweet and spicy peanut sauce make the best appetizer, lunch, or dinner.  We love having them as an appetizer when we have an Asian themed dinner to switch things up from the usual healthy egg rolls or sesame soy edamame.   Whenever we get Vietnamese food, the first thing I order is the spring rolls. Not only are they delicious, I like to start with something […]

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Peruvian Green Sauce

Peruvian green sauce also known as Aji Verde is a spicy bright green condiment typically found in any Peruvian restaurant. Peruvian Green Sauce (Aji Verde) It’s typically served alongside roasted chicken, grilled meats, rice and beans but I also love it over my eggs, salad, or anything that needs flavor! I’m obsessed with this sauce, every time I go to my local Peruvian restaurant I buy a large container to bring home. I’ve attempted to make this […]

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Blackened Chicken Salad

This healthy Blackened Chicken Salad will quickly become your go-to salad to stuff in sandwiches and lettuce wraps. It’s creamy, spicy, and has a hint of sweetness and is a lunchtime staple along with this buffalo chicken salad and cranberry almond chicken salad. Classic chicken salad will always have a place in my heart but sometimes it’s fun to mix things up. This Blackened Chicken Salad does just that. Using a homemade cajun seasoning made with ingredients you have […]

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Skinny Beef Nachos

It took me quite a long time to make the perfect plate of nachos and being on Weight Watchers and all chips are a big deal to me. Nachos are probably one of my favorite foods to eat.  I could snack on tortilla chips and salsa at Mexican Restaurants all day long since they are free, dip the chips in queso sauce, etc but Chips are best loaded with toppings! Tortilla chips are high in points. My […]

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4 Easy Strategies to Simplify Your Weight Loss Efforts

When it comes to weight loss SIMPLE WORKS and COMPLEX FAILS. Don’t let your mind get in the way by complicating things. Instead focus on 4 simple strategies. After years of struggling with losing weight and keeping it off I now realize a big problem is our tendency to complicate the whole weight loss process and overwhelm ourselves by trying to do too much all at once. While losing weight is NEVER easy, it is NOT complicated either. […]

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