Turkey and Cheese Applewiches

February 20, 2017

Here’s a novel idea: sandwiches, with apple slices instead of bread!


Healthy, low carb, and super easy to make. Perfect party food, a great midday snack, or an after-school treat for the kids! Here’s how to make ’em: Read the rest of this entry »

3WAYS2 Survive a Party Without Overeating

October 21, 2016

It’s Halloween party season, and the food-based celebrations pretty much continue from now until the end of the year, thanks to Thanksgiving, holiday parties, Christmas, and New Years. That’s a lot of parties and events to navigate.

It’s a tough time of year for those of us trying to lose weight or keep it off. And that’s all the more reason to arm yourself with a strategy so you can enjoy yourself at these soirees and not feel guilty after. Here are three simple things you can do at any party!
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Take the KEEP IT UP, DAVID Thanksgiving Pledge!

November 25, 2013

Thanksgiving is a few days away. Are you ready? I love Thanksgiving, because I get to see my family, whom I very rarely get to see. But it is a holiday built around a feast, and I know I can undo weeks of hard work with a day or two of uncontrolled eating.

My Thanksgiving plate from last year.

My Thanksgiving plate from last year.

For the past few years, I’ve given myself a couple rules to help guide me through Turkey Day. I’ve blogged about them during the past three years: they worked like a charm last year, and I broke both of them in minor ways in both 2011 and 2010. Even though I wasn’t perfect those years, the rules were still helpful, and I’m certain that on Thursday I can repeat last year’s success. In fact, I’m expanding my rules this year, and I’m going to make a pledge to myself that I will abide by them.

You should take the Keep It Up, David Thanksgiving Pledge too! Here are my rules: Read the rest of this entry »