Easy Canned Mackerel Patties

How many of you have ever had salmon patties?  I love that stuff but did not have any canned salmon here yesterday.  I did however have canned mackerel so I used that instead to make our last meatless Lenten meal I call easy canned mackerel patties. Yum!  A nutritious dish full of protein 🙂 Easy […]

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Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Sometimes I just want to eat something different – healthy, but different – so I’m always on the lookout for a good looking (sounding) recipe to try.  I bought this book – Foods That Cause You to Lose Weight – The Negative Calorie Effect by Neal Barnard, M.D. which promotes Vegan eating.  My husband loves […]

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Another Simple Asian Recipe – Soup

Here is another simple Asian recipe – soup.  This is my healthy version of saimin, a soup I grew up eating in Hawaii.  It ALWAYS makes me feel good all over – not sure if it’s the heat on a cold Iowa winter day, or that my cells remember the feelings of growing up in […]

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Asian Food Equals Stir Fry :)

I think Asian food equals stir fry.  I am Asian.  I love Asian food.  One of the easiest dishes to make is stir fry.  It has protein, carbs and oils in it.  Perfect simple healthy dish.  I am not one to use measuring devices when it comes to cooking meals.  Yes, if I’m making something […]

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Temptation

Temptations Can Be Inspirations

Temptations can be inspirations.  “How?” you ask.  Well, it can be motivation for us rather than roadblocks or obstacles and can keep us moving forward so we don’t lose momentum on our fitness journeys.  Ponder these points… Take sleeping in or hitting your snooze button on your alarm clock, for instance.  We can go to […]

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Staying on Track During the Holidays

The holidays are here and I know that I have been guilty of thinking that I can’t lose weight at this time of the year.  In fact, this is the time that I will gain weight.  How can I not with all the delicious temptations jumping into my hands at every corner?  My co workers […]

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Plateaus Hinder Weight Loss

Can’t lose weight cos you’re on a plateau?  Do you feel that plateaus hinder weight loss? I’ve found myself at this point many times in my fitness journey.  Why does that happen and what can we do to break the weight loss plateau?  Well, for starters, men tend to lose weight faster than women becos […]

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