Category : low calorie

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Today is always a good day to have a picnic, even if it’s on a picnic blanket right in the middle of your living room floor.  If the weather changes quickly, as it does during this time of year, moving inside is a quick way to allow that change to have little impact on your …
Nothing says summer to me like fresh melons.  As a child, I remember eating heirloom variety watermelons on the back porch of my grandmother’s house.  Of course, no one called them heirloom watermelons back then.  They were just watermelons grown from seeds that had been in the family for generations.  I can still remember the …
 Surprise your summer guests with this delightful dish.  We did, then snacked on this appetizer while we waited for the rest of the meal to come off the grill.  And it didn’t fill us up like a regular pizza.  It’s a great appetizer, snack or even a light dessert. We had a small group of …
This simply small kitchen has brought it’s challenges, not only to my posts here at Simply Healthy Eats, but to the dietary changes I instituted a couple years ago. Yet after this post, I’ll be saying good bye to the galley-like kitchen. I’m moving to a larger unit here on the Ranch, a much larger …
Every woman who has been on a weight loss diet has probably tried the low or  fat-free diet at some point.  If you’re on a fat restricted diet and you  like guacamole, this is a sad thing.  I know that avocados provide a more heart healthy fat, but fat is fat and too much fat …
Halloween is one of the most popular adult  party times.  It comes in second to New Year’s Eve.  Most people look forward to Halloween, but let’s face facts.  Halloween is not the easiest time to try to be healthy.  When we think of  Halloween, we don’t usually think of healthy food.  Halloween is associated with …
For those of you who don’t know who Haylie Duff is, she is an actor, musician, and food blogger.  This week’s recipe is from her new cookbook “The Real Girl’s Kitchen” .   I suppose that the publication  that cookbook  adds author to her list of  talents.  Haylie has a new  show  that just started June …
Yes, let’s go there!  Since starting my next cleanse, I’ve become acutely aware of the sugars in our foods, as I’m moving away from ‘sweet’ and introducing my tongue to the taste of ‘bitter’.  Challenging?; to say the least.  In the past, I would allow myself to skip a meal then eat a candy bar, …
Several people have asked about the photo in our header.  On small devices, people think that it’s a spoon with a kumquat on it.  On larger devices, it becomes apparent that the orange substance on the spoon is either sherbet or sorbet.  This realization then prompts a discussion of why we used a dessert in …
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