Low Carb, Low Oxalate Blueberry Pancakes

Hello, and welcome to another Food on Friday topic. Following particular diets can be so tricky, and it often makes me wonder what can I eat anymore. But, thank goodness for the internet that allows us to find all kinds of helpful information to make Mindful decisions about food choices. Do you love pancakes? Do […]

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why i hate my salad spinner!

Happy Saturday! I am glad you are here. If you watch a lot of Youtube videos, like me, then you might have been convinced to buy a Salad Spinner. One of my most favorite chefs said in one of his videos that you simply could not live without a salad spinner, unless you wanted to […]

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day 7: Low Fat macaroni and cheese

Hello to all of my happy readers! Today is day 7 of my Zero Points Food Challenge, which is sort of based off of the WW Zero Point Food List. You can read the rules for my challenge, here. I do my meal plans monthly, but I have had to change this month around a […]

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day 6: It’s getting easier now, 21 grams of fat

Welcome to day 6 of my Zero Point Food/Very Low Fat Challenge. Now that I am 6 days in I am finding it quite easy to follow the food modifications without feeling like I am dieting. Being prepared by shopping for lower fat items, meal planning, and meal prep are vital to keep this on […]

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Day 5 of my zero point food/very low fat food challenge!

Happy Sunday! Before I start talking about the challenge I would like to do a little update. My right shoulder is healing nicely, and I see Ortho again this week. I will probably still have to be on light duty at work, but I could swim today when I was in the pool, so that […]

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day 2 zero point/very low fat food challenge and zero point cake!

Before I begin with today’s items that I have, and or will be eating, I want to clarify something. Be sure and read yesterday’s, post with the rules, especially if you are joining in. I would love to know if you are trying it, and your results. You will also see what I ate yesterday. […]

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i am doing a zero point food challenge!

Hello, and Happy Saturday! If you are on my Mailchimp mailing list then you already knew that I was going to do a Zero Point Food Challenge. It will begin on this coming Tuesday, and go for two weeks, but I thought I would just give a preview of what a day of eating might […]

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Healthy tips on tuesday: the 1 ingredient diet

I thought it would be fun to talk about the varying and different diets that are promoted and marketed everyday. I read about the 1 Ingredient Diet just yesterday and I thought well that is strange. Then I saw one of my favorite chefs had a brand new cook book coming out on this topic. […]

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lose weight with melissa

I have had a very distracting week. I am learning more about promoting this blog and my Health Coaching services. There is so much to learn, but it is going well. Plus, all of this Covid stuff going on is a distraction as well. I get my first dose of the vaccine this Saturday and […]

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Lower Carb Banana Pancakes

Updated 9/10/2021: So, first off, yes I know bananas are high in Potassium.  But, I only use a half a banana in my pancakes.  Plus they are lower carb because I don’t put any flour in it.  I originally found a larger portion of this recipe on a picky eaters blog, but I can’t remember […]

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