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Having Your Cookie Dough & Eating It Too!!!

What is it with that strange childhood compulsion to eat raw cookie dough before it’s been baked, despite mom shooing you away with disgust and shrieking about how bad it is for you? Well, now you can continue your long-standing tradition of quickly shoving a few good spoonfuls into your mouth when nobody’s looking. Because you don’t live with your… Read More

No-Bake Cocoa-nut Bars

While some people are still scared off by the lusciously creamy and delicious fat grams found in coconut, research has shown that the type of fat found in coconut — called MCT — actually helps you get leaner, healthier, and strengthens your immune system. These chunky chocolate coconut bars are ridiculously easy to make, and they store well in the… Read More

Chewy Dark Chocolate Nut Bars

No weight loss diet should be completely devoid of a bit of carefully portioned indulgence now and then. And when you get to eat something that’s indulgent AND contributes beneficial nutrients and helps you lose weight – it feels like you’ve hit the jackpot. These Dark Chocolate Nut Butter Bars are sooooo delicious that no one eating them would ever… Read More

Top Weight Loss Foods that Really Fill You Up

One of the most common things that puts people off of “dieting” is the fear of dealing with constant nagging hunger pangs. It’s true, hunger can be a dieter’s worst enemy – but not necessarily for the reasons you think. Certainly, eating for weight loss involves adjusting what, when and how much you eat throughout the day. However, a constant… Read More

Strawberries ‘n Cream Chia Pudding

Ditch the dairy, refined sugar, gelatin and gluten in this easy, vegan, no-bake dessert recipe that takes just a few minutes to whip up from scratch. The unique ingredient in this light and luscious dessert is chia, tiny seeds that are making a big name for themselves in the health and weight loss world these days. For starters, these small… Read More

6 Salad-Free Ways to Enjoy Your Greens

If you weren’t well acquainted with the salad aisle before your weight loss journey began, odds are that you can now navigate it with your eyes closed while hopping on one leg and still come out with a cart full of every shade of green. No matter what kind of diet you’re on, one of the major components of every… Read More

DIY Holiday Chocolate Bonbons

You don’t want to be left behind in all the merry holiday cheer…but you don’t want to leave your weight loss ideals behind you either. Try these homemade chocolate bonbons as a compromise. Sugar-free and low carb while rich in healthy fats and antioxidants, these DIY candies are a healthier alternative to the store-bought kind so that you can enjoy… Read More

DIY Roasted Seasoned Pumpkin Seeds

Grocery stores everywhere are pushing pumpkins right now. And even if you aren’t the jack-o-lantern type, don’t let the opportunity for fresh DIY pumpkin seeds (or seeds from any kind of squash) pass you by. Most store-bought pumpkin seeds are over-roasted and rancid, destroying most of the healthy nutrients that make them such an ideal snack to begin with. Pumpkin… Read More

7-Day Weight-Loss Cleanse

Nowadays, “detox” is what tanned, golden-haired skinny people do as they chew on raw leaves and sip their lukewarm lemon waters while staring peacefully out of their luxury lodge windows at the mountain spa retreat. But it wasn’t always. Once upon a time, “detox” was something everyone’s body did all the time, through normal, healthy body functions. Detoxification is one… Read More