Spiced Roasted Ginger Carrot Soup

Spiced Roasted Ginger Carrot Soup

Spiced Roasted Ginger Carrot Soup

With the cold weather all over the world, what better time than to make the midday meal a bowl of hot soup with a nice piece of rustic bread covered with fresh butter from the farmers dairy and a salad. Soup made from roasted vegetables bring extra flavor to the table and ginger is one of those ingredients that help your body handle the cold weather, or at least it makes it feel like that, so let’s make some soup. Continue reading

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Eating Out Without Tripping

Eating Out Without TrippingEating Out Without Tripping or falling back on our old style of eating can take a real effort on our part. It will be one of the hardest things to adjust when you are starting a new eating journey, after all, we eat out as a way to socialize with others, unwind from the stresses of life, and spend some time relaxing outside of the home. To say that it is hard to stop eating out is a severe understatement.

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Why It Is Important to Ignore the Scale

Ignore the ScaleToday, Let us talk about Why It Is Important to Ignore the Scale When you are trying to lose weight.

When you are trying to lose weight, the temptation to look at the scale can be overwhelming. After all, how are you supposed to know how you are doing if you aren’t able to see the results? When you are trying to adjust to a new way of life, it is only natural to look for some type of reassurance that you are on the right path, something that shows that the sacrifices you are making are worth it. But the downside of looking at your scale far outweighs the temporary excitement that you feel when you have lost a pound or two.

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Check In With Your Gut

Cheflesson-nutrition1-238x300Check In With Your Gut for lack of a different word.

Today we will be talking about something that is crucial to weight loss success, gut health. When your gut is healthy, your body will run much more smoothly. You will find that you have more energy, clearer skin, and even less illness.

Digestion is a large part of losing weight. We don’t always realize it, but when our bodies are constantly working hard to digest foods, it can’t concentrate on other things. This leaves you tired and your brain foggy. What’s worse, it can even cause depression.

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Dealing with Food Cravings

Dealings with Food cravingsDealing with Food Cravings is something we all need to face as we switch to a Whole Foods Lifestyle.

One of the hardest hurdles to get over when you are changing the way you eat is the cravings. After all, you ate a certain way for a long time, and your body is used to eating that way. Once you remove these things from your diet it is only natural that your body will begin to desire those things that you can no longer have.

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Check in With Your Buddy

Check in With Your BuddyCheck in With Your Buddy, today if possible. The sooner the better.

Have you been making it a point to check in with your buddy? Remember, there is safety in numbers and both you and your buddy should be sharing this journey together. You need to make it a point to talk to each other often and to speak openly with one another. If you are unable to open up to your buddy, you will both miss out on a great experience.

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Joint-Friendly Exercises During Weight Loss

Joint-Friendly Exercises During Weight Loss

walking your dog is a great way to exercise

Joint-Friendly Exercises During Weight Loss is the topic for today. Sooner or later on any weight loss program, the word “Exercise” is going to pop up. Today is one of those days. Many a dieter falls short in the exercise department. It is the one part of the program they think they hate. What we are doing is a lifestyle adjustment and exercise is part of the plan.

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How to Grill a Steak

How to grill a steakWant to know How to Grill a Steak? It really surprised me when one of our boys emailed me and asked me that question when he got a new grill last summer. Maybe he though that there is a Chef’s secret to great grilled steak but I assured him that there was no need to get complicated when it comes to steak. It’s simple to grill and delicious to eat but there are some guidelines.

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Oven-Roasted Beer Can Chicken

Oven-Roasted Beer Can ChickenOven-Roasted Beer Can Chicken is one of our favorite ways to cook chicken. The flavor is great and the meat is tender and moist. We usually cook two at a time, serving one as a meal and using the other one to make chicken salad for meals the next day.

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Check In With Yourself

Check In With YourselfCheck In With Yourself, it is important that we do this often.

Right about now, you might be feeling a bit of a struggle with your challenge. This is only natural, as you are roughly two weeks in. But the good news is that any discomfort you have experienced in the last two weeks should start leveling off now.

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