Wednesday, April 29, 2015

TRY THIS EASY FIVE LAYER SALAD



Try this five layered salad for a healthier snack.
Salads are not my favorite choices of snacks but This salad was   quick and easy recipe for me to make and tastier because I added some favorite cheese on top to make it more desirable because it's hard to eat something that's not desirable.

SALAD INGREDIENTS

1.four cups of shredded lettuce
2.one large tomato sliced
3.two cucumbers
4.one small package of grilled chicken warmed
5.a cup of shredded cheddar cheese

DRESSING

Since I'm eating healthier, I choose a low  calorie Italian dressing which didn't taste half bad


Tuesday, April 21, 2015

A Beautiful Mother's Day GIFT

Mother's day is on it's way. Here's a pretty Mother's day printable  that can be placed in a frame and given to any mother. It's big enough for a 5x7 frame.



 

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Easy milkshake recipe with fresh fruit

A recipe for six delicious and healthy milkshakes that I love to make and cant get enough of the pineapple and papaya, the peach, and the mango! Which ones do you love? 1.banana, 2.strawberry and papaya, 3.pineapple, 4.peach, strawberries5., or 6.mango







 
 
 
 
 
To make these milk shakes, you need
  • 1/2 cup skim or low fat milk
  • 1/2 cup plain or vanilla fat-free yogurt
  • 1-1/2 cups half frozen fruit or fresh
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon of fruit preserves(make preserve match the kind of shake you want to make)

Directions

combing milk, yogurt, and fruit, honey, and fruit preserve and blend about 1minute. Add about 3 to 4 ice cubes or crush them, then blend again for about 1 minute. Pour into glasses, then serve.
makes about 2 ten ounce servings. about 220 calories
Enjoy your delicious milkshake. the print button is to the bottom of post.
Minnie L Douglas (publisher)                                    


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Recipe for Cabbage and Potato hash

Hello everyone,  I have a nice treat for those of you who like trying meals that are low in fat and great in taste!

With this recipe, you can use whatever meat you choose, so I chose to use diced ham with low sodium because I had some leftover ham that I didn't want to go to waste.















Ingredients

1/2 cup chopped onion(optional)
4 cups chopped shredded cabbage slaw mix
 1 tablespoons olive oil
10 ounces low sodium ham is what I used
2 cups diced cooked potatoes
2tespoons Worcestershire sauce
pepper to taste
a pinch of salt

Directions

1. in a large skillet cook the onion, cabbage slaw mix in the olive oil until tender.
2. Stir in the meat, potatoes, Worcestershire sauce pepper and salt cook for seven minutes turning occasionally . makes 4 servings.  Enjoy!

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Tried and true Blogging Tips For new bloggers

This is for #Newbloggers. First, I want to say congratulations on your decision to become a blogger because it can be very rewarding. I have a lot of things I tried when I first started that I would like to share with you.  So, If you follow these tried and true tips, you will be way ahead of the game.  I don't pretend to know it all, but I will share with you what helped me in the beginning and had I known this in my early months of blogging, I wouldn't have made so many blogging mistakes. So, I'm sharing this with knowledge with you because I don't want you to  give up and struggle like I did .
  1. I think this is the best and number one piece of advice to follow.  Be clear about what you want to blog about, and Choose a unique blog title and stick to it.  When I first started out, I believe I changed my blog titles at least two times because I didn't take the time to plan  what I want my blog to be about.  So take some time to think about what you want to write about first, and make sure it's something you are good at and something you are passionate about as well as helpful.
  2. I think the second  priority is to focus on make blogging a long term commitment and create awesome content.
  3. I think the third thing for new bloggers is to join blog communities on Google  and face book.
  4. The next best advice I have is to give your blog or blogs time to blossom because it really does takes time to become successful at anything you do.  I SAVED THE BEST FOR LAST. THIS BOOK, HOW TO MAKE MONEY BLOGGING". ALL BLOGGERS WANTING TO MAKE MONEY BLOGGING  SHOULD HAVE THIS BOOK ON HAND!  I READ IT, AND USE IT FOR A REFERENCE. IT HAS SO MUCH VALUABLE INFORMATION IN IT AND IT COVERS EVERYTHING A BLOGGER SHOULD KNOW. 
  5. "HOW TO MAKE MONEY BLOGGING BY: BOB LOTICH
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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

How to Make a Turkey roast and mashed potatoes for a Sunday meal?


Have you ever tried a turkey roast ? This was my first trying it, This roast was so good and easy to prepare!




Ever since I started my weight loss program , I'm always looking for ways to eat healthy, So I made this turkey roast that was easy to prepare.
First, I washed it off of course, then, I put chopped onions, and a half bell pepper and a cup of water in the bottom of the crock pot, and added the roast. I turned the crock pot on low and it slow cooked about five hours or so. It surprising to me of how much meat was on that little roast. It was enough for everyone to eat three times, and it smelled so good!  I made a gravy with 2 cups of water, a teaspoon of cornstarch, and 1/4 cups of soy sauce, then poured it over the turkey roast.  For the mashed potatoes, I like to make mine from scratch, so I boiled six medium potatoes until tender, mashed them up, and poured milk a little margarine and a little salt, and they came out good as usual. I love cooking in crock pots, some people call them slow cookers, I can put my food on, go to work and come back home with my meal ready to serve.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

MY WEIGHT LOSS JOURNAL FOR 2015

 

My Weight loss Report for April
Congratulations to me for making the effort to complete my weight loss journey for April.  I want to report that I lost a total of five pounds!  It wasn’t easy, but evidently, I did something right.  Because I lost five pounds, I’m feeling more motivated than ever to continue on this journey.  Giving up my old habits isn’t easy and I still struggle everyday with them.  I think besides watching what I eat and drink, I did more exercises than I did last month is what helped me achieve my goal.  My Goal for May is to lose no less than pounds.  I know it’s going to be hard and I may have some setbacks, but I plan to exercise even more than I did in April as well as watch what I eat.  If I do these things, I know I will lose what I desire.  There’s a saying that keeps coming to my mind that says, “If it’s to be, it’s up to me!”  I have some strategies that I plan to use to help me succeed this time around. 
 
       I.            Think of losing weight as a positive experience, not a negative one.  Approaching weight loss with a positive attitude will help you succeed.
    II.            Set realistic expectations for myself.  Focus on behavioral changes and don’t focus too much on weight changes.