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Chicken Teriyaki Bowl

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Tasty Meal

Ingredients 1 tablespoon Spectrum coconut oil 1 cup broccoli 1 cup onion, sliced (about 2 large) 1 cup red bell pepper- cut into thin strips 1 ½ lbs boneless, skinless chicken 1 jar... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014 2:16 PM

Vegan American Chop Suey

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Vegan!

Ingredients 1 cup Dixie Diner Beef NOT, ground 1 cup very hot water 1 beef or chicken bouillon cube 1 - 13 oz box of Dreamfields Elbows 1 onion, chopped 1 cup Bella Vita Spicy Tomato... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014 2:09 PM

MABs Moose Tracks

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Great for those summer ice cream cravings

Ingredients 1 cup Bell Plantation PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter  Walden Farm Chocolate Syrup Extend Snacks Extend Bar*, Peanut Butter Chocolate Delight, chopped 1/4 cup Sensato Chocolate... More »

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Post Date: Friday, November 14, 2014 12:59 AM

Sugar Free Fudge

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No-Bake and Sugar Free

Ingredients 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate squares 16 oz cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup Splenda or... More »

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Post Date: Friday, November 14, 2014 12:50 AM

Lemon Lust

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Refreshing!

Ingredients 1 Box sugar free lemon jello 3 teaspoons concentrated lemon juice 8oz fat free cream cheese 1/2 cup Truvia 8oz Cool Whip   Directions Dissolve jello in 1 1/2... More »

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Post Date: Friday, November 14, 2014 12:42 AM

Mend-A-Body Pie

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No Bake

Ingredients Graham cracker pie crust 16 oz fat free cool whip   1 cup Bell Plantations peanut butter powder or chocolate peanut butter powder 2/3 cup Sensato sugar free chocolate... More »

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Post Date: Friday, November 14, 2014 12:39 AM

Spinach Chips

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Spinach Chips

  Ingredients: 2 cups of large spinach leaves 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil Italian seasoning blend to taste Salt to taste   Directions: Preheat oven to... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014 9:42 PM

Pumpkin Crumble Cake

Pumpkin Crumble Cake

 Serves: 9 Ingredients Pumpkin Cake: ⅓ cup coconut flour, sifted   2 teaspoons Health Nuts pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon cinnamon ⅛ teaspoon sea salt 2 eggs, beaten ⅓ cup... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014 9:38 PM

How many hard-boiled egg whites can I have for a meal?

Useful advice on the use of egg whites in your diet.

Client: How many boiled egg whites should I be having for a meal? Mend-A-Guru: Most eggs have 6-7 gms of protein which is about equally divided between yolk and white. Our program restricts... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 6:04 PM

What can you tell me about taking allergy medicine?

Some sound advice to avoid the sniffles this spring.

Mend-A-Guru warnings for allergy season.  One of the uncommon yet still potential side effects of taking antihistamines is constipation.  A small population of people have been discovered... More »

Posted in: Ask the Mend-A-Guru Health Tips
Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 6:03 PM

Can I have spam?

Dear Mend A Guru

 Dear Mend-A-Guru: The Spam Lite has only 1 carb., 9 protein, 0 sugar, 8 grams fat for 2 oz.  Sounds like a good choice?  Want to make spam salad. What’s your thought? -D... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 6:01 PM

Why can't I have melon?

They are similar to grapes in sugars.

Q:  Why can't my clients have melons?  They are similar to grapes in sugars. Coach L Whittemore A:  Mend-A-Guru: You can explain to your client that there is so much data about each... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 6:00 PM

Are saffron oil supplements helpful?

Dear Mend-A-Guru,

Q:  What do you think of taking Saffron Oil supplements? A:  Again, this was a feature on Dr. Oz.  It appears that the main benefit of this is to encourage weight loss by reducing... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:57 PM

Can appetite suppressants increase anxiety?

Appetite Suppressant?

Q: I think the appetite suppressant pill is kicking up my anxiety. I have been feeling more anxious and I’m wondering if I can stop taking it. Which one is it? -J A: Hello... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:56 PM

Is light beer better for you?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Question. Miller has a new beer out that is only 3.5 carbs, its ultra light. This seems to be acceptable because of the carb count. Yah or Ney? -K.R. (Lewiston, me) Mend-A-Guru Response: It’s... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:55 PM

What do you think about raspberry ketones?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: What do you think about introducing raspberry ketones alongside your program and supplements? A: Mend-A-Guru:  Regarding Raspberry Ketones…  There has been a lot of hype... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:52 PM

Does rapid weight loss cause wrinkling?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Mend-A-Guru post with link to fan page and share to coaches page.  Thanks. I truly appreciated your program.  I lost 40 lbs. in 3 mos.  My suggestion would be for you to... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:50 PM

Should I use butter or margarine?

Dear Mend a Guru What are the healthier choices

Q:   What are the healthier choices – butter versus margarines, etc…?     A:   Mend-A-Guru: It is important that you avoid trans fats when making a selection... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:47 PM

Is it okay to take the summer off if I'm not putting the right effort into it?

Dear Mend A Guru

Q. Dear Mend-A-Guru: I am thinking of taking the summer off and holding onto my group passes for later use.  I just am not putting in the effort I should right now.  What are your... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:46 PM

Can I have raisins?

Dear Mend-A-Guru, At what point in the Health Nuts program are raisins permitted? Are they a good choice in general?

Q: At what point in the Health Nuts program are raisins permitted?  Are they a good choice in general? A: Raisins are HIGHLY inflammatory.  They pack on weight because they are very... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:43 PM

Should I quit my vitamins while taking your supplements?

Should we still take our everyday vitamins during the Mend-A-Body weight loss program, or just use the supplements?

Q. Should we still take our everyday vitamins during the Mend-A-Body weight loss program, or just use the supplements?   A. If your doctor has diagnosed a deficiency, like Vitamin D for... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:42 PM

Why hasn't my cholesterol gone down?

Dear Mend-A-Guru, I have hereditary high cholesterol. ...

Q: I have hereditary high cholesterol.  When I started my program with Mend-A-Body I was really hoping to see that go down.  It has pretty much stayed even (four months later),... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:40 PM

Can I have seaweed or chick peas?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: Can we have chickpeas? A: The problem with all beans, including chickpeas is that they are an inflammatory – just ask your friends when they are nearby after you eat them!   The... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:37 PM

What is the best type of milk to have?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: What is the best type of milk to have? I know we offer Almond milk, and the book lists 2% milk, why is 2% better then skim?  For cooking and baking, can we use evaporated milk or... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:36 PM

When should I take my supplements if I'm having brunch?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Dear Mend-A-Guru, I was wondering if you could advise….I have dealt with this by having a breakfast protein bar or fruit serving but maybe you have another suggestion. On the weekends my... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:32 PM

Do your supplements contain lipase?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: Dear Mend-A-Guru, A woman I spoke to this weekend about Mend-A-Body was concerned with Lipase in our supplements.  She heard, from a nurse, that there are elevated levels of Lipase in our... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:27 PM

How can I get more fiber into my breakfast?

Dear Mend-A- Guru

Q: I'd love some ideas about ways to get my fiber into breakfast.  I have had about every kind of veggie I can handle in my egg beaters, tried adding a little fiber one cottage cheese. ... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:25 PM

Can children and teens take your supplements?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: Hi! I have a potential client who has a 10 yr old son with diabetes. My questions is, at what age is it okay to do the supplements? Thanks!   A: Gene Smart studies only review the 18+... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:23 PM

What is the correct serving size for egg whites in liquid or hard-boiled form?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: Okay, I have an egg question for you!  1/2 cup of regular egg beaters is 1 protein serving, right?  Now if a client uses liquid egg whites, the serving size on the container says 3... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:19 PM

How do I factor in foods that are not on the program?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: I have a lot of questions about Phase 2 and when certain things can be added and what can be added.  For example, are people allowed to have sugar-free jello pudding at some point?  And... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:16 PM

Can I have mac and cheese?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: I was at a MAB meeting last week and there were people raving about MAB Mac-n-cheese recipe.  I don't see it anywhere on here...could someone please share it with me? ... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:13 PM

Can I have nuts?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: I have a client that likes nuts, specifically sunflower seeds. Where do we stand on those? A: Nuts are a great source of healthy fats, but should be consumed in moderation. An... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:12 PM

Why can't I have egg yolks?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: At the meeting tonight we discussed briefly why not to eat egg yolks.  My question is, does this include all edible eggs like duck and quail? Is there something in the chickens'... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:11 PM

Mend-A-Body and Crohns Disease

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: I have a potential client that has Crohn's Disease and was wondering about our program. Not sure if we have anybody with Crohn's on MAB now and how they might be responding to it?? She says that... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:09 PM

When can I have processed food?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: Hi there! A client of mine has a few questions she wanted me to send to the Mend-A-Guru, so here they are! (1) When I am reading labels on foods to determine if they are a good replacement... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:08 PM

Which Waldens Farms Products should I use?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: I heard that the Walden Farms products are high in sodium. Is that true? A: There are two distinct product lines of Walden Farms.  Some retailers have a line with calories,... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:06 PM

Can I have dill pickles?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: I have a client that loves Dill Pickles, and it is not on the food choice list. Can she have one a day? If not, why not? Thanks   A: Hi! Thanks for the question about... More »

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Post Date: Monday, November 03, 2014 5:04 PM

Craving Bully Beatdown

7 Top Tips to Cure Food Cravings

Any commitment to healthy bodies and weight can be very stressful with the “dark side” always inviting you to cheat. Whether it's to lose weight, get healthy or maintain... More »

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Post Date: Friday, October 31, 2014 9:30 AM

Are supplements okay and should I be taking them?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: Dear Mend-A-Guru, I have a client that has had two bouts of breast cancer who wanted me to check in to see if you aware of any chance there is a conflict for her estrogen with any of the... More »

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Post Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014 9:44 PM

Does caffeinated coffee help with weight loss?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: Dear Mend-A-Guru, What are the negative effects of drinking caffeinated coffee on the program? I heard someplace that drinking black coffee could help with weight loss? A: Thanks for the... More »

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Post Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014 9:42 PM

What are some ways to use coconut oil?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: I got a jar of the organic coconut oil this week and am wondering some ways that I can use it? I have heard the coconut-shrimp stir fry is an option. But how much do I put in? Also, another... More »

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Post Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014 8:19 PM

Can I have popcorn?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Question: I am at my goal weight and wanted to know your opinion on featuring popcorn as a nightly ritual. I’ve been doing so for weeks and haven’t gained any weight back.  Is it... More »

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Post Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014 8:18 PM

Why can't I have clams?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: Dear Mend-A-Guru, I have a client wondering why clams are not on the approved food list.  Can you advise?  Thank you. A: There are many reasons for fish/seafood being limited... More »

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Post Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014 8:15 PM

Why aren't there serving sizes on your recipes?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: Dear Mend-A-Guru, I've been on your program a little over 2 months and I love it but I find that your recipes don't provide the number of servings it makes. Once everything is mixed, how does... More »

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Post Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014 8:15 PM

Supplements of differing colors--what's up with that?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: Dear Mend-A-Guru, I’ve recently noticed that while my Omega 3 and Borage Oil supplements use to look just a little different in color, recently they have looked the same, almost... More »

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Post Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014 8:13 PM

Why can't I have caffeine?

Dear- Mend-A-Guru

Q: At the conference i know or thought i wrote down why caffeine is not recommended but i can't find my notes, can you tell me again what the reason for no caffeine would be vs decaf coffee? thank... More »

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Post Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014 8:11 PM

Walden Farms Turkey Meatloaf

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Home cooking

Ingredients 2 lb ground turkey 1 celery stalk chopped 1/2 cup apple – chopped 1/2 jar Walden Farms Calorie Free Apple Butter Fruit Spread 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning 1 egg 1/4 cup... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:59 AM

One Pot Comfort Stew

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Comforting cold weather pleaser...

Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs. ground beef 1 large green pepper diced 1 medium onion diced 2 packages radishes whole or halved (if large sized) 1 regular can of diced tomatoes 1 cup boiling beef... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:58 AM

Low Carb Oven Fried Chicken Chimichanga

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Hearty easy low carb appetizer.

Ingredients 6 of the 8" Mama Lupes low carb tortillas 1 1/2 cup cooked smaller cubed chicken 2/3 cup of your favorite salsa 1/2 teaspoon drid oregano 2 cups shredded mexican cheese blend 2... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:57 AM

Chicken Normandie Casserole

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Very unusual and unique tasting casserole. Fall favorite of many.

Ingredients: 1 lb. of ground chicken 3 medium hot chicken sausages 3 cups of chicken broth 2 cups peeled diced cooking apples (green apples fine too) 1 cup of Walden Farms Pear Vinaigrette... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:56 AM

Apple Crisp Guilt Free Style

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This recipe removes the traditional white flour and processed oatmeal and converts nicely to a great seasonal sensation!

Ingredients 4 cups (about 5 large) peeled and sliced apples (can be done with peaches/pears/rhubarb also) 1 tablespoon lemon juice 3/4 cup Splenda 1/4 cup brown sugar Splenda blend 1/4 cup... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:55 AM

Layered Italian Spinach Casserole

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Amazing mouth watering casserole easy and impressive to serve.

Ingredients 1 bag frozen broccoli cooked 2 cups pasta sauce (Bella Vita low carb is great)* 1 package of Garlic Blessed spices* or other italian spices 1 1/2 lbs of either ground... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:54 AM

Peanut Butter Truffle Balls

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Peanut Butter Truffle Balls

Ingredients 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder 1/4 cup flaxseed meal 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1 package of Sensato Chocolate Chips Melted (with a dash of coconut... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:53 AM

Cheesy Gratin Brussels Sprouts

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Cheesy!!

Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into piecesKosher salt 1 pound Brussels sprouts Pinch of red pepper flakes Freshly ground pepper 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup grated... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:52 AM

Broccoli and Cauliflower Cheddar Soup

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Perfect for those cold rainy days!

  9 Servings Ingredients- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 medium chopped onions 1 teaspoon crushed cumin 1 lb. radishes –cut off ends and halved 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:50 AM

Crockpot Garlic Balsamic Chicken

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Another amazing crockpot recipe

Ingredients 1 package of Spice N’ Easy Garlic Blessed* 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil ½ cup balsamic vinaigrette 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:49 AM

Healthy Hot Pockets

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Delicious

Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 4 cups broccoli florets 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 4 slices cooked turkey bacon-crumbled 4 tablespoons ranch... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:44 AM

Cauliflower Hot Wings

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Love Spicy? Try these MAB approved "hot wings"

Ingredients 1 cup water or unsweetened almond milk 1 cup CarbQuik* 2 teaspoon. garlic powder 1 head of cauliflower, chopped into pieces 1 cup buffalo or hot sauce 1 tablespoon olive oil or... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:42 AM

Garlic Herb Cauliflower Rice

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Great with so many dishes

Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 1/2 cup chopped parsley 5-10 cloves of garlic 1 lime sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste coconut oil for... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:40 AM

Mexican Chicken Lasagna

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Mada with lavash bread instead of noodles

  Ingredients 1 - 8 oz package fat free cream cheese 1/4 c chopped fresh cilantro leave 2 c light mexican shredded cheese 1 1/2 c ketchup or spaghetti or chili sauce divided lavash bread... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:38 AM

Cabbage Hashbrowns

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Perfect side dish for Breakfast!

Ingredients 1/2 cup of shredded cabbage 1/4 cup of liquid egg product 1 scallion diced up 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 3 tablespoon of shredded parmesan cheese salt and pepper to... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:38 AM

Chicken Marsala

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Classic Dish

Ingredients 3 skinless boneless chicken breasts, trimmed and filleted in half lengthwise 1/3 cup of Carbquik* 3 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 tablespoon of butter 1 (8 oz.) container of sliced... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:36 AM

Apple Pork Chops

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This is a simple recipe that ties together the classic pork and apples.

Ingredients 4 thick cut pork chops 2 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 sprinkle salt and pepper 1 medium onion 2 medium apples 2 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon Splenda brown sugar ¼... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:35 AM

Asparagus Roll Ups

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Great as an appeteizer

Ingredients 1 bundle of asparagus ¼ lb. baked sliced ham (sandwich thin) 4oz. cream cheese (low-fat)   Directions Steam asparagus until tender. Spread a thin layer of... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:34 AM

Chili

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To die for! Must Try

Ingredients 2 lbs. ground beef 2 onions, chopped 1 large green pepper chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoon chili powder 2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoon dried oregano 4 (14.5 oz) cans... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:33 AM

Cauliflower Soup

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Here's a delicious and healthy soup to keep you warm during those last few days of Winter!

Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower 1 large head of garlic 1/2 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 1/2 stalks celery, chopped 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 orange pepper, chopped 1/2... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:32 AM

Inside Out Chocolate Strawberries

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So much less messy than traditional chocolate covered strawberries.

Ingredients 15-20 large strawberries 1 bag of *Sensato semi-sweet chocolate chips   Directions Cut the stems off your clean strawberries and carefully scoop out the top of the... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:32 AM

Apple Fritters

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Great recipe to make with those fresh picked apples

Ingredients 1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp of splenda or stevia 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 cups Unsweetened Almond Breeze 4 teaspoon Spectrum Coconut Oil, Refined, Organic 1/2 egg substitute 2 1/2... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:31 AM

Loaded Cauliflower and Buffalo Chicken Casserole

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Just like loaded potatoes with a kick

Ingredients 2 pounds boneless chicken breasts, cubed(1") 1 medium cauliflower, chopped 1/3 cup olive oil 1&1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 tablespoon... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:30 AM

Grape Salad

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Perfect for summertime

Ingredients 4 pounds seedless green grapes (8 oz.) package of low fat cream cheese 1 (8 oz.) container of lite sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 oz. chopped pecans 2 tablespoon... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:29 AM

Easy Summer Slaw/Salad/Stir Fry

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3 options in 1

Ingredients  green cabbage red cabbage broccoli cauliflower celery green, yellow, orange, and red peppers cucumbers radishes sprouts red onions (on side,... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:28 AM

Blueberry Smoothie

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So refreshing

Ingredients 2 cups spinach raw 1/2 cup blueberries 1 tablespoon chia seeds 1/2 cup coconut milk (light) Water to thin   Directions Blend and Serve   Tags: Beverages,... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:27 AM

No Bake Energy Bites

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Great for on the go!

Ingredients 1 cup old fashion oats 2/3 cups toasted coconut 1/2 cup all natural peanut butter 1/2 cup ground flaxseed 1/3 cup sugar free maple syrup (splenda or stevia preferred) 1... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:26 AM

Spicy Strawberry Smoothie

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Perfect for a summer morning or evening!

Ingredients 1 cup strawberries 1/2 of a med. cucumber 1/2 cup light coconut milk 2 cups ice cubes 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper   Directions Blend and Serve   Tags:... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:25 AM

Cauliflower Faux Potato Salad

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Great Summer Dish

Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower steamed or boiled left firm 6 boiled eggs peel mash yokes cut whites into small bites and then blend together( I only used 3 yokes through 3 away) 1/3 cup... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:24 AM

Unstuffed Cabbage

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Unstuffed Cabbage (slow cooker)

Prep: 15 minutes   Total Time: 4.25 hours Total Servings: 8 (approximately one cup/serving) Ingredients: 1 large yellow onion 3 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 large head of green... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:23 AM

Cheese-Stuffed Buffalo Chicken

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Cheese Stuffed Buffalo Chicken

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Servings: 4 Servings Size: 4oz Ingredients 1 lb boneless chicken breast black pepper 1/4 cup mozzarella... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:22 AM

Low-Carb Bread Loaf

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Serves 10-12

  Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups almond flour 2 tablespoons coconut flour 1/4 cup flaxseed meal (golden if possible) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 5 eggs 1/4 cup coconut... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:21 AM

Baked Pesto Chicken

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Serves 4-6

Ingredients: 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste 1/2 cup basil pesto, divided  2 oz. (1/2 cup) grated low-fat mozzarella... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:21 AM

Crustless Maple Cheesecake

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Serves 12

Ingredients 3 (8-ounce) packages fat-free cream cheese, warmed in a microwave for 15-20 seconds ⅓ cup SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend 3 large eggs 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin puree ½ cup... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:20 AM

Cauliflower Tater Tots

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Cauliflower Tater Tots

Ingredients: 2 cups cauliflower florets 1 large egg ½ cup onion, minced ¼ cup bell pepper, minced (optional) ½ cup cheddar cheese, shredded ¼ cup Parmesan... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:18 AM

Mock Ritz Crackers

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Makes 24 crackers

Ingredients: 3/4 cup almond flour, (3 ounces) 1/4 cup Carbquik* bake mix  2 teaspoons granular Splenda  1 egg white  3/8 teaspoon salt  1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:16 AM

Scallops Au Gratin

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Serves 4

Ingredients: 1 ½ lbs of scallops 1 ½ cups of Carbquik* ½ cup of parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon garlic salt ½ medium onion, finely chopped 1... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:15 AM

Spinach Bites

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Serves 4-5

Prep: 5-10 Minutes Total Time: 15-20 Minutes Ingredients: 1 10-ounce bag thawed spinach (drained) 4 teaspoons egg white solids ¼ cup water ¼ cup diced onion ½ cup... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:15 AM

Coco Chicken Nugs

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Serves 3-4

Prep: 15 Minutes Total Time: 20 Minutes Ingredients: 1 lb ground chicken 1 egg substitute serving 1 teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon garlic powder 3/4 cup almond flour,... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:14 AM

Chicken Parmesan

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Serves 4-6

  Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast Salt, pepper and granulated garlic to taste 3/4 cup coconut flour 2 tablespoons olive oil, coconut butter, or... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:11 AM

Pizza "Pasta" Salad

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Serves 10 (1 cup/serving)

  Ingredients: 1 large cauliflower cooked al dente 4 cups of chopped red bell pepper 12 slices of hard salami, chopped  1 cup of feta cheese 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 to... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:10 AM

Peachy Iced Tea Sangria

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Serves 8

Ingredients: 1 Tub Crystal Light Peach Flavor Low Calorie Iced Tea Mix 2 quart pitcher 5 squirts of low to no calorie flavoring of orange or tangerine (Mio for example) 1 Peach,... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:09 AM

No-Bake Low Sugar Blueberry Cheesecake

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Serves 16

Ingredients:  12 graham crackers, finley crushed (about 2 cups of crumbs) 6 tablespoons of butter, melted 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons Splenda, divided 4 (8-ounce) packages of neufchatel... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:08 AM

Cauliflower Fritters

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Serves 8 (3 fritters/serving)

Prep:35 Minutes Total Time: 50 Minutes  Ingredients: 4 cups of steamed cauliflower (roughly chopped) 2 cloves of garlic (crushed) 2 eggs 1 cup of Carbquik* ½ cup pecorino romano... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:06 AM

Campfire Quesadillas

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Serves 4

Ingredients ·      4 medium low-carb wraps or tortillas (Mama Lupes, Josephs low-carb wraps, lavash, flatouts) ·      2 (8-ounce)... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:04 AM

Campfire Salmon

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Cook it right on the fire! Serves 4

Ingredients:  4 salmon filets   8 slices of lemon 4 tablespoons dijon mustard   4 sprigs of dill 4 sprigs of tarragon 4 tablespoons butter 2 garlic... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:00 AM

Flapjack Hotties

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Serves 3 Great for Breakfast!

Ingredients: 4 ounces of cream cheese ¼ cup egg whites ½ cup water 3 packets sugar substitute (Truvia or Splenda) ½ tsp. cinnamon cooking... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 11:59 PM

Flap Wraps

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Make your OWN carb-free wraps ahead. You won’t miss the bread. Delicious!

These MUST be the thickness of a slim pancake to have the right texture for use as wraps. Ingredients: 4 ounces of cream cheese ¼ cup egg white ½ cup water ½ packet... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 11:57 PM

Caramel Turtle Cheesecake

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Yum!

Ingredients Either 1 Healthsmart Chocolite Protein Bar, Cashew Caramel or Chocolate Turtle bars (chopped) Light whipped topping (1 tub) Instant Pudding Mix- Flavor Cheesecake (SUGAR... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 11:55 PM

People are noticing!

The story of one woman's early journey with Mend-A-Body

I am about to start Week 4 of Mend-A-Body and although I don't feel I have made the progress I was hoping to by this point, I have lost 7 pounds and 2 1/2 inches around my waist. I don't have a ton... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:26 AM

Back-To-Good-Habits-Sale

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Back-To-Good-Habits-Sale

Supplement Information: http://mendabody.net/pages/general/supplements Purchase Here: http://shop.mendabody.net/store/products/health-nuts-platinum-signature-autoship/ *****3 month... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:10 PM

What can I have as a protein source on Ash Wednesday or Friday's during Lent?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: Dear Mend a Guru, I am a practicing Catholic and with the Lenten season beginning tomorrow we are not allowed meat on Ash Wednesday or any Friday during Lent until Easter. I am not a fan of... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 12:19 PM

Can processed fiber like Benefiber be used to replace fiber?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Dear Mend-A-Guru: I was at the Rejuvenation Conference this past weekend and it was mentioned that you should accompany any “cheat” with fiber.  It was also mentioned that processed... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 12:18 PM

Can warm weather cause weight gain?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: Dear Mend-A-Guru, I've been following the Mend-A-Body program and I can feel that it's working! Hooray!  The scale has me thrown, though, as I weigh myself everyday and it says... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 12:16 PM

Is Truvia® the same as stevia?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: Dear Mend-A-Guru, Is Truvia® the same as stevia? Does it come from plants? Does it have the same nutritive value? Is it heat stable? A: Yes, Truvia® is plant based--the main... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 12:12 PM

Is borage oil anti-inflammatory?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: I have a client whose doctor told them that borage oil is inflammatory. Is that true? I thought it was just the opposite! A: . Keith Wakeman, CEO of Gene Smart is an excellent... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 12:08 PM

Is rapid weight loss safe?

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Q: I have client who lost 3.4 pounds and one inch off her waist in one week and her doctor told her that she was losing weight too fast. She started at about 150 lbs or so. The doc told her it... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 12:07 PM

Ketostix

Dear Mend-A-Guru

Dear Mend-A-Guru, If a client that is on phase two, out of sheer curiosity, peed on a stick tonight, what would they see? I don't know why, nor do I know what she thought she would see. It was... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 11:44 AM

What does my weight loss coach say about Fiddleheads as a vegetable?

They fall into the food category known as a “wild-harvested crop.”

We do believe that all of our resources we refer to on this issue are extremely conservative, therefore fiddleheads would be eliminated from being recommended as they fall into the... More »

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Post Date: Friday, June 06, 2014 11:51 AM

Education Powers

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“Instruction ends in the school-room, but education ends only with life.” Frederick W.Robertson

“Instruction ends in the school-room, but education ends only with life.” Frederick W.Robertson This quote got me thinking about how often I learn and how much I have learned in the past... More »

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Post Date: Friday, June 06, 2014 11:46 AM

Celebrating Mend-A-Body Moms

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It’s almost Mother’s Day and so it seems an appropriate time to celebrate our Mend-A-Body Moms!

It’s almost Mother’s Day and so it seems an appropriate time to celebrate our Mend-A-Body Moms! Mend-A-Body owner, founder and president Debra Ann St. Hilaire and daughter Ashley make a... More »

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Post Date: Friday, June 06, 2014 11:45 AM

From the desk of...Katie 5/3/11

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"What a difference a year makes."

Some of Sarah Legare's team gathered for a photo this winter. Back row, l-r: Senior Wellness Coach Jessica Heath and Wellness Coaches Emily Avery and Deb Dube. Front row, l-r: Senior Wellness Coaches... More »

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Post Date: Friday, June 06, 2014 11:45 AM

From the desk of...Megan

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Wow, my first real blog post!

Wow, my first real blog post!  I will start by saying that you are lucky because even though this post comes “from my desk” you don’t have to physically experience the... More »

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Post Date: Friday, June 06, 2014 11:44 AM

From the desk of Owner, Debra Ann

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Some of the developments are going to be the debut of our new and improved Food Choices Booklet, which will feature more details than ever before on what to eat, including some suggested meal fare

Exciting changes are coming onto the horizon here at Mend-A-Body.  Some of the developments are going to be the debut of our new and improved Food Choices Booklet, which will feature more... More »

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Post Date: Friday, June 06, 2014 11:41 AM

From the desk of...Katie 4-14-11

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We'd like for all of you to know more about the fabulous things happening with our company, our clients and our community

Hi everyone! We've decided to launch a new initiative here at Mend-A-Body Solutions. We'd like for all of you to know more about the fabulous things happening with our company, our clients and our... More »

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Post Date: Friday, June 06, 2014 11:40 AM

Walking Benefits

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Walking...

Walking: Walking has incredible benefits and can help you lose weight fast.  It is something that almost everyone can do, most often without any pain!  This is a great belly flattener,... More »

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Post Date: Friday, June 06, 2014 11:39 AM

Health Facts

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Two-thirds of Americans are considered overweight

Two-thirds of Americans are considered overweight. An excerpt from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine states that if we continue our dietary habits, “by 2048, all American... More »

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Post Date: Friday, June 06, 2014 11:39 AM

Buffet Eyes and Overeating

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empower people about why they can’t say no to overeating at buffets and/or in general when there is a lot of food.

At our last Health Nuts Live event we had some new information that seemed to really empower people about why they can’t say no to overeating at buffets and/or in general when there is a lot of... More »

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Post Date: Friday, June 06, 2014 11:38 AM

Insights to Weight Loss

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Lose weight fast by being steady and true to what you need to do.

Lose weight fast by being steady and true to what you need to do.  Sometimes the fastest way to lose weight is to have the understanding of the mechanics of how loss works.  There are so... More »

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Post Date: Friday, June 06, 2014 11:37 AM

Mend-A-Body Meatloaf and Meatball Recipe

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Two Options

Ingredients 2 ½ lb lean hamburger ½ cup breadcrumbs  OR grated parmesan ½ cup liquid egg product ½ teaspoon of each (or to taste):  oregano, parsely,... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 2:29 PM

Walden Farms Hamburger

Hold the Bun

Ingredients 90% lean hamburger or turkey burger (1/2lb) 2 portobello mushrooms 1 large onion 1 bottle Walden Farms Calorie Farms Hickory Smoked BBQ Sauce 1 bottle Walden Farms Calorie Free... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 2:23 PM

Deb's Not So Sloppy Joes

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A family recipes that the kids will love!

Ingredients 1 lb 90% ground beef 1 green pepper 1 medium onion 1 cup Heinz low carb ketchup or Walden Farms 0 calorie gluten free ketchup 1 tablespoon mustard 1 tablespoon brown... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 2:03 PM

Sirloin Tips Marinara

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Can be served alone or over miracle noodles or Dreamfields Low Carb Pasta if Desired.

Ingredients NOW extra virgin olive oil Walden Farms 0 calorie marinara 1 ½ lbs sirloi strip steak cut into cubes 1 large red bell pepper diced  1 green pepper diced 1 green... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 1:53 PM

Mend-A-Body Breakfast Pizza

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Pizza... for Breakfast?

Ingredients: 1/4slice Joseph's Middle East Bakery Whole Wheat Lavash Bread 1/4 cup egg beaters, cooked 1 teaspoon NOW Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 teaspoon fresh minced garlic 1 tablespoon... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 1:36 PM

Crepes A La Mend-A-Body

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Craving Crepes? Try our health version!

Ingredients ¼ cupp egg substitute  Walden Farms 0 calorie pancake syrup light whipping cream in can NOW extra virgin olive oil any of these: Walden Farms 0 calorie fruit... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 1:32 PM

Crazy Eggs

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A wonderful way to spice up your morning!

Ingredients: Egg substitute Add one teaspoon from any package Garlic n herd seasoning garlic pepper herbs of Italy Mexican seasoing and 1 tablespoon of shredded or parmesan... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 12:27 PM

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

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Great Appetizer

Ingredients 1 lb. white meat ground chicken 1 egg ½ cup grated parmesan 1 orange pepper 1 stalk celery ½ teaspoon garlic powder 2 green onions ¼ teaspoon salt 1... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 11:07 AM

Chicken Lasagna

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Paste-less Lasagna

Ingredients 1 small head of cabbage, boiled till tender and drained ½ cup butter 1 large onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced ½ cup Carbquik 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups low... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 10:51 AM

Cottage Pie

Delicious Casserole

Ingredients 1 ½ lbs. ground turkey 1 onion, diced 1 16 oz. tub of light ricotta or cottage cheese ½ head of small cabbage ½ cup of grated parmesan cheese/ reserve 2... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 10:47 AM

Tangerine Chicken

MAB approved Chinese Dish

Ingredients 2 packets of Crispy Green Tangerines 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup Walden Farms Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 1/2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 1/4 teaspoon... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 10:43 AM

Smothered with Love Chicken

Chicken Stir Fry Dish

Ingredients 12 oz boneless skinless chicken 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 green bell pepper- sliced 8 oz mushrooms- sliced 1 large onion- sliced 2 teaspoons of minced garlic 1 teaspoon... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 10:39 AM

French Toast Breakfast Lasagna

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This would make a fantastic breakfast casserole to take to a brunch!

Ingredients: 1 Package of Joseph’s Lavash Bread 1 1/2 cans of Lucky Leaf Apple Pie Filling 1/2 Cup Chopped Walnuts 1/2 Cup of Splenda Brown Sugar 3 tablespoons of butter 1/2 cup of... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 10:35 AM

Veggie Cakes

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You can serve these pancakes for breakfast or dinner!

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of butter 2 stalks celery, chopped (1 cup) 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped ( 1 cup) 1 medium orange bell pepper, chopped (1 cup) 1 medium yellow onion, chopped... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 10:28 AM

Homemade Sugar-Free Ice Cream

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With the basic vanilla recipe you can add flavors, fruits, sugar free candies, nut butters...whatever you desire

Ingredients: Ice Cream: 1/2 cup unsweetened Blue Diamond Almond Breeze 2 tablespoon. Splenda 2 drops LorAnn's Flavor Fountain (any flavor) or Liquid Stevia (any flavor) Approx. 6 cups... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 10:23 AM

Light and Lovely Lemon Cakes

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These light and fluffy melt-in-your-mouth cakes are similar to a coffee cake with a tasty cookie crumble.

  Ingredients: Muffins CarbCounters Muffin Mix, Lemon Cream 1 whole large egg 1 large egg white 1/4 cup sour cream 3/4 cup water 3 tablespoon softened butter   Cookie... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 10:18 AM

Buffalo Chicken Dip

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Great served with celery or nut thins also like it on top of salads or in the lavish bread.

Ingredients: 1 package boneless chicken breast 1/2 cup or more of hot sauce 1 pkg. of lite cream cheese 1 small bottle of lite bleu cheese 1/2 cup mozzarella or cheddar... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 10:13 AM

Mini Whoopie Pies

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Makes 24 Mini Whoopie Pies

  Ingredients: 1 16oz package Pillsbury Moist Supreme Sugar Free Devil's Food Cake Mix 3/4cup egg beaters 3/4cup water 1/2 cup olive oil 1 (8 oz.) package of light cream cheese,... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 10:01 AM

Carbquick Cinnamon Oatmeal Pancakes

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These Pancakes are to Die for!

Ingredients: 1/3 cup Carbquik 1/4 cup Old-Fashioned Quaker Oats 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon splenda brown sugar 1/4cup Original Almond milk   Directions: Combine... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 9:57 AM

Green Machine

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Healthy Dessert

Ingredients Crust: 1 1/2 cups of carbquik or carbalose flour 2/3 cup of chopped walnuts 1 1/2 sticks of butter (I used Smart Balance Buttery sticks, with Omega-3) Filling 1- 8 oz.... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 9:53 AM

Cinnamon Cranberry Muffins

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Did you know that cinnamon is great because it helps to stabilize blood sugar?

Ingredients: 1 cup whole fresh cranberries 1 1/4 cup flax meal (you can grind seeds to make your own) 1 teaspoon baking powder 3 tablespoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 9:34 AM

Fudgie Nut-tastic Ice Cream

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Not only is it Nut-tastic it’s MABTASTIC!!

Ingredients: 5 Andre’s Carbo Save Mini Cookies, Chocolate chip 5 Andre’s Carbo Save Mini Cookies, Pecan Chip 1/4 cup Sensato Chocolate Chips, Sugar-Free, Mini, Semi-Sweet ½... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 9:26 AM

Strawberries, Cookies and Cream Delight

Hi everyone! I created this delicious dish last week and it has become an instant favorite. Check it out!

Ingredients: Lite whipped cream Strawberries (no more than 6 for a serving, but you'll likely use less) Cinnamon Murray's Sugar Free Fudge Dipped Grahams (available on... More »

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Post Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014 9:23 AM

Very Berry Flaxseed Cookies

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Healthy and Yum

  Ingredients: 9 tablespoons egg whites 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/3 cup olive oil 3/4 cup splenda 2/3 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup white flour 1/3 cup ground flaxseed 1/3... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 4:31 PM

Chocolate Cream Cheese Bars

Cheesecake Twist

Ingredients: 1 Sugar-free chocolate cake mix 1/3 cup of egg whites 1/2 cup butter (softened) 1 cup sugar-free chocolate chips 1 package. 8oz. lite cream cheese,softened 1/3 cup splenda 1/4... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 4:27 PM

Cari's Chicken in a Crockpot

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An easy, no fuss way to enjoy a flavorful whole roasted chicken

Ingredients: 1 whole chicken various spices; rosemary, thyme, sage fresh garlic (1) Onion (1) can cream of mushroom soup   Directions: Place rinsed whole chicken in the crockpot... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 4:17 PM

Holiday Bars

Lifes too Short to Skip Dessert

4 dozen cookies Ingredients 2/3 cup granulated sugar substitute 1/3 cup unsalted butter, softened (see Tips) 1/3 cup canola oil 1 large egg 1 tablespoon nut based milk 1 teaspoon almond... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 4:05 PM

Pecan-Cinnamon Wafers

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Low Calorie with Healthy Ingredients

Ingredients: 1/2 cup unsalted butter 3/4 cup granulated sugar substitute, divided 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups whole-wheat pastry flour... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 3:50 PM

Zuppa Toascanna MAB Style

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Zuppa Toscana (like Olive Garden) Mend a body style

Ingredients: 1 Lb italian hot turkey sausage (I like Shadybrook Farms links. Cut down one side of the casing to release the link whole and then scramble it) 1/2 -1 1/2 tsp crushed red peppers... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 3:39 PM

Snow Tracks

A Must Try!

Makes 3 dozen cookies Ingredients: 1/2 cup salted butter 2/3 cup granulated sugar substitute 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour 6 tablespoons cocoa... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 3:02 PM

Chocolate Pecan Macaroons

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Choccolate craving? Try These

Ingredients: 3 large egg whites, at room temperature (see Tips) 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup granulated sugar substitute 6 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted (see Tips) 1 cup sweetened flaked... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 2:42 PM

Coconut Dream Macaroons

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Coconut Lovers Dream

This recipe makes 2 dozen 350 degrees Ingredients: 1/2 Cup egg beaters sugar substitute to equal 1/2 cup sugar 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 cups unsweetened raw coconut (available... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 2:33 PM

Snowballs

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Happy Holidays

Ingredients: 3/4 cup butter 1 3/4 cup Carbquik 1/2 cup Splenda 2 tablespoon egg beaters 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 cup chopped almonds Powedered... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 2:21 PM

Cabbage and Cranberry Slaw

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Sweet-tart and crunchy, this unusual slaw is enlivened by a combination of cabbage, sweetened cranberries and thin orange slices.

Ingredients: 1 cup halved cranberries ¼ cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated 2 oranges, peeled and thinly sliced 1 red onion, thinly sliced 4 cups shredded cabbage 1... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 2:17 PM

Candied Sweet Potatoes

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Delicious and Sweet

Ingredients 4 oranges 2 Medium cooked and mashed sweet potatoes ¼ cup SPLENDA® ¼ cup SPLENDA® Brown Sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ground ginger 1... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 2:09 PM

Chocolate Roll-Ups/Fruit Roll-Ups

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Sweet and Mend A Body Approved

Ingredients: Joseph's Flax, Oat, Bran and Whole Wheat Lavash Bread Olivio spray Truvia Cinnamon Sensato sugar free chocolate chips or Walden Farms Fruit Spread Directions: Lay out... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 2:02 PM

Crustless Pumpkin Maple Cheesecake

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Full of the warm flavors of pumpkin, maple, and ginger

Ingredients 3 (8 ounce) packages fat-free cream cheese, warmed in a microwave for 15-20 seconds ⅓ cup SPLENDA® Brown Sugar blend 3 large eggs 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 1:44 PM

Classic Holiday Cream Pies

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Classic

  Ingredients: 2 - 1oz packages Chocolate Sugar Free pudding mix* 2 ¾ cups very cold unsweetned Almond Breeze Milk No trans fat graham cracker crust sugar free/fat free cool... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 12:00 PM

Cranberry Sauce

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lovely little red globes of tart goodness.

Ingredients: 1 bag of fresh cranberries (3 cups or so) 3 tablespoons-1/4 cup sugar or sugar substitute orange zest (optional)   Directions: Place in saucepan with 1/4-1/2... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 11:43 AM

Curried Pumpkin Soup

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The pumpkin makes the soup thick, fibrous, and slightly sweet

Ingredients: 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon of Thick-It-Up Low-Carb Thickener 1/2 to 1 teaspoon curry powder 3 cups vegetable... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 11:38 AM

Low Fat Turkey Gravy

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This year don’t use one of those store bought jars of gravy, make this simple, skinny recipe.

Ingredients: 2 cups turkey drippings (from a roasted turkey) 1/8 tsp ground, black pepper 1/2 Almond Breeze Unsweetened, Original 2 tsp of Thick-It-Up Salt to... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 11:34 AM

Melt in Your Mouth Mock Apple Pie

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Try with Walden Farms Carmel Syrup!

Ingredients: Apple mix: 2 apples, cut into thin slices with peel 2 packets of Truvia or Splenda 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon butter (Olivio) 2 tablespoon Walden Farms... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 11:24 AM

Pumpkin Cheesecake

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Love Pumpkin? Try this recipe!

Ingredients: 1 can of pumpkin 1 cup of Truvia* 1tsp of cinnamon ½ tsp nutmeg ½ tsp ground ginger 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1 stick of fat free cream cheese softened 1 tub... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 11:15 AM

Pistachio Pudding Cookies

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Also Great for Whoopie Pies!

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups Carbquik Bake Mix* 2 regular boxes sugar free instant pistachio pudding (3.4 oz box) sf/ff 1/2 cup oil 2 eggs   Directions: Stir above ingredients and form... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 11:02 AM

Ridiculously Good Pumpkin Spice Cookies

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"Sinfully" Delicious

Ingredients: 1 cup cooked pumpkin Or 1 cup of Pumpkin Pure' 1/2 cup NOW Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3/4 cup NuNaturals/More Fiber Baking Blend 4 egg whites or egg substitute 2 cups Carbquik Bake... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 10:57 AM

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

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Twice baked...and twice as nice!

Ingredients: 3 baked sweet potatoes, (medium-large size) 3 tablespoons Splenda with Fiber 2 tablespoons butter, softened 2 ounces cream cheese, softened ¼ teaspoon cinnamon ⅛... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 10:46 AM

Stuffing

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Thanksgiving Staple

Ingredients: 1 Josephs Middle East Bakery Lavash Bread, torn into pieces 1 large onion, chopped 6-7 cups chopped celery - about 2 small bunches 1 green bell pepper, chopped small optional 1... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 10:35 AM

Thanksgiving Jello Mold

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Pairs well as a salad with classic Thanksgiving dishes—but it's so good, you might want to save it for dessert too!

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups ground cranberries 4 tablespoons Splenda large box of sugar-free orange jello large box of sugar-free lemon jello 1/4 Tteaspoon of salt 2 cups of boiling water 1... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 10:29 AM

Wrap of Joy

Perfect for lunch or dinner

I ngredients:  Jok n Al's Chili Pepper Sauce 1 square Joseph's Middle East Bakery Lavash Bread 4 oz. deli cut turkey breast  2 tablespoon shredded cheese 1/2 cup baby romaine... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 10:18 AM

Blueberry Muffins

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Perfect for Breakfast on the Go

Ingredients: Makes 12 small muffins 2 cups Carbquik Bake Mix 2/3 cup Almond breeze 1/3 cup Truvia 2 tablespoons apple sauce 1/4 cup egg beaters 3/4 cup... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 10:14 AM

Jenni's Holiday Eggnog

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Can't pass up that Holiday drink? Now you don't have to

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup egg substitute 4 cups Blue Diamond Almond Breeze Unsweetened, Original 2 cups heavy cream 1/4 cup rum or 1/4 tsp of rum extract 1/4 cup or 1/4 tsp of brandy... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 10:02 AM

Baked Stuffed Haddock

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An awesome meal for anytime

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups broth (chicken) 1 cup butter (1 stick) 1 package Dixi Carb Counters Oven Stuffin’ Mix 1 eggs 3 scallions - chopped 2 large handfuls of baby spinach... More »

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Post Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 9:52 AM

Crockpot Chicken

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Super Easy

Ingredients: 4-6 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1/3 bottle Walden Farms Honey BBQ Sauce 1/3 bottle Walden Farms Sweet Jersey Onion Dressing Dash (to taste) garlic powder Dash (to taste)... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 4:43 PM

Summer Slaw/Salad/ Stir-Fry

3 Delicious Options

Ingredients: green cabbage red cabbage broccoli cauliflower celery green, yellow, orange, and red peppers cucumbers radishes sprouts red onions (on side, optional) Directions: Shred... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 4:39 PM

Mini Quiche Recipe

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Great to freeze and re-heat in microwave as needed!

Ingredients: 1 pint egg whites 1 tablespoon chives Mix-ins (your choice): 1 teaspoon pesto/ grilled mushrooms ham low fat cheese broccoli Directions: Line muffin pan with TIN muffin... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 4:33 PM

Stuffed Peppers

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Baked (Crockpot recipe also available)

Ingedients: 5 bell peppers – hollowed out 1 lb hamburger 1 onion – diced ½ jar pesto 1 box DreamFields Pasta – your choice 1 cup Bobs Red Mill Quinoa 1 cup... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 4:11 PM

Fruit Salsa

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Perfect dish for those Summer Gatherings

Ingredients: 1 cup finely chopped fresh strawberries 1 med navel orange, peeled and finely chopped 3 med kiwi fruits, peeled and finely chopped 1 TBSP lemon juice 1 ½ tsp... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 4:06 PM

Pumpkin Pancakes

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Yumm!

(serves 4-6 people) Ingredients: 4 cups Carbquik Bake Mix ½ cup Sensato Sugar Free Mini Chocolate Chips 1 ¼ cups MimicCreme Almond & Cashew Cream OR Blue Diamond... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 4:01 PM

Stir Fry Recipe from Kellyann Rawson

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no sugar and no carbs!!!

Ingredients: Sliced red, green, & yellow peppers Sliced portabello mushrooms Sliced shiitake mushrooms Broccoli florets Sliced onions Sliced sweet italian green peppers Lean pork loin,... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 3:49 PM

Yummy Quick Dish

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In a rush? Try this quick recipe

Ingredients: 1/3 box Dreamfields Penne Pasta 1 lb 99% fat free ground turkey 1 cup diced portabella mushrooms 1 cep diced red onion 1 cup diced green... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 3:38 PM

Pistachio-Basil Pesto

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This is such a convenient recipe that can be used all year long in all types of recipes.

Ingredients: 2 garlic cloves 1/2 cup shelled pistachios 2 cups of loosely packed basil 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup parmigiana reggiano... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 3:09 PM

Cocktails Anyone?

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Sugar Free and Calorie Free Cocktail Mixes

This is an excellent site sent to me by some of my clients.  It has sugar free and calorie free cocktail mixes including: margaritas, sweet and sours, mojitos, mudslides, martinis, mai tais,... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 3:08 PM

Simple Chicken and Feta

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That's it?

Ingredients: 4 Boneless Chicken Breast Feta Cheese Walden Farms Rasberry Vinagarette   Directions Grill chicken breast, top with feta cheese and drizzle Walden Farms Raspberry... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 3:07 PM

Shrimp Scampi

A Pasta Favorite

  Ingredients: 1 TBSP Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic ½ cup onions – chopped ½ cup green peppers – chopped ½ cup mushrooms -... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 3:01 PM

Pesto Ground Beef Pasta

Pesto Hamburger

Ingredients: 1 ½ lbs hamburger or 1 ½ lbs Beef NOT, ground (reconstitute with beef broth) 1 can bean sprout 1 can sliced water chestnuts ½ jar of Pesto 1 large... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 12:30 PM

'Not Your Average' American Chop Suey

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'Not Your Average'...

Ingredients: 1 cup Dixie Diner Beef NOT, ground 1 cup very hot water 1 beef or chicken bouillon cube* 1 - 13 oz box of Dreamfields elbows 1 onion, chopped 1 cup Bella vita spicy tomato... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 12:22 PM

Sweet and Spicy Pork Chops

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Pairs great with Cabbage Stir Fry

Ingredients: 4 boneless prok chops Carbquick bake mix* Now extra virgin olive oil spices of your choice Jok n Al Chili Pepper Sauce *found on mendabody.net Directions Mix Carbquick... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 12:08 PM

Simple Stir Fry

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So Simple

Ingredients: cooking spray NOW extra virgin olive oil 1 large onion wedged then sliced 1 large green papper sliced 1 can diced or sliced water chestnuts 1 lb frozen fajita... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 11:55 AM

Cabbage Lasagna

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Healthy Spin on Lasagna

Ingredients 1 Medium to large cabbage 1 egg 2 jars low carb Bella Vita Pasta Sauce* 2 lbs ground sirloin or turkey or chicken 1 16OZ container ricotta or corrage cheese 4 cups... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 11:47 AM

Spinach and Bacon Pizza

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Pizza!!

Ingredients Joseph’s Middle East Bakery Reduce Carb/Flax, Oat Bran & Whole Wheat Tortilla or Lavash Bread 3 to 4 TBSP Bella Vita Spicy Tomato sauce per pizza Baby... More »

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Post Date: Monday, June 02, 2014 4:31 PM

Red, White, and Blueberry Trifle

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Healthy 4th of July Dessert

Ingredients 1 package prepared Dixie Diner Angel Food Puffs or Dixie Diner Pound Cake Mix 1 quart fresh strawberries 3 cup blueberries 4 - 6oz strawberry light and fit... More »

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Post Date: Monday, June 02, 2014 4:13 PM

Simple Applesauce

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Simple Homemade Applesauce Recipe

Ingredients: 5 apples 6 Tablespoons Brown Sugar Splenda Blend 3 Teaspoons cinnamon   Directions: Peel, core and slice apples Place them in a saucepan and fill half-way with... More »

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Post Date: Monday, June 02, 2014 3:46 PM

Nachos

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Carb Free Nacho Chips

Chip Ingredients 2 cups 2% shredded sharp cheddar cheese ½ cup parmesan cheese 1 tbsp. of preferred seasoning (such as dry mix ranch salad dressing) For The Toppings 1 cup seasoned ground... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 5:38 PM

Cheeseburger Pie

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A filling meat pie the family will love!

  Ingredients 1 lb. ground beef 1 large onion (chopped) ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. garlic powder 1 dash of Worcestershire sauce 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup... More »

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Post Date: Monday, March 31, 2014 8:01 AM

Crockpot Philly Cheese Chicken

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You are minutes away from a great tasting meal!

  Ingredients 2 tbsp. butter 2 medium sliced green peppers 1 lb. boneless skinless thinly sliced chicken cutlets 2 tbsp. soy sauce ½ lb. of your favorite sliced cheese (we... More »

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Post Date: Friday, March 28, 2014 1:11 PM

A Coach’s Update, by Donna Mathieu

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Donna shares exciting changes in her life.

Hello again!  It’s been a while since I have posted a blog, but I thought now was a good time to update you all on the progress of my journey.  I am proud to announce that as of... More »

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Post Date: Saturday, March 01, 2014 8:24 AM

Did You Lose Weight?

How people will see you in a whole different way!

I do a lot of networking and meet a lot of people. Lately when I see someone I know and call out their name it takes them a while to figure out why I know them because they don’t recognize me... More »

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Post Date: Saturday, March 01, 2014 8:13 AM

My weight-loss journey

One person's journey to a healthy, happy lifestyle.

I have struggled with weight issues my whole adult life.  I’ve been on every program, tried many of the “miracle” meds and have exercised until I dropped.  Sure, I’d... More »

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Post Date: Saturday, March 01, 2014 8:11 AM

Crock Pot Stuffed Peppers

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Stuff your peppers the healthy way!

  Ingredients 1 lb. ground beef 3 large bell peppers or 4 small ones 1 to 1 ½ cup of grated cauliflower (about 1/3 of a large head) ½ cup Bella Vita pasta sauce* 1 tsp.... More »

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Post Date: Saturday, March 01, 2014 7:56 AM

Enchilada Rice Casserole

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Yummy Mexican fare!

  Cauliflower Rice Ingredients 1 head cauliflower, chopped 1 tbs. organic coconut oil 1/2 cup sweet onion, diced 1 tsp. sea salt 1 tsp. black pepper Additional seasonings as desired... More »

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Post Date: Saturday, March 01, 2014 7:51 AM

Why not Hummus?

Some information about hummus that may surprise you.

Q:  I had a client ask why not hummus… I have a vegetarian client who wants to be able to eat hummus and wants to know why she can’t.  It only has 2 net carbs. Coach L... More »

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Post Date: Saturday, March 01, 2014 7:25 AM

Mendabody Offers Three New Fitness Programs

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Mendabody now offers exciting new ways to get you fit and trim for spring!

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Post Date: Saturday, March 01, 2014 6:31 AM
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