I decided to make some pinto beans the other day in my 4 qt. crock pot. But, in the middle of cooking it I decided to make it into a soup, instead. I like hot meals over cold. It's really good, so I thought I'd share it with you. The soup is a lot more … Continue reading Low Calorie Spicy Pinto Bean Soup Recipe
Like bean dip? If you've read enough of my articles, you know I love beans. So, if you are an avid 'bean lover' like me, you will like this recipe. You make it in a Cuisinart®, but a blender will do. And, if you have none of the above or want to do with even … Continue reading Mexican Bean Dip ‘American’ Style
I like things quick and simple. Also, I like eating nutritious foods. This is a salad you won't have to eat much of to start feeling better about your health. And, as for calories go, you don't have to think twice about it... You should make your own dressing, because most store bought have too … Continue reading Quick Hand Shredded Green Cabbage with Spinach Salad
Although, I do eat meat on occasion, I pretty much stopped eating it years ago. I used to be a big meat eater. To tell you the truth, the longer I don't eat meat, the 'ickier' (for lack of a better word) it tastes to me. This especially goes for the aftertaste of chicken. And, … Continue reading Mean Green (or, Red) Vegan Bean Enchiladas
If you want to lose weight, you likely would like to feel better, too. This means you are interested in your current and future state of health. What foods we eat makes the difference between hospital visits and feeling great. There's lots of skinny unhealthy people as well as the obese who drink soft drinks, … Continue reading Healthy Snack: Red Pepper Hummus on Organic Brown Rice Cakes
This is one of my all time favorite Mexican food recipes. I absolutely love bean burritos, only now I don't put meat in them. Yes, meat is flavorful and tastes great, but you don't need to eat it. Remember what I said earlier... 'What tastes good isn't necessarily good for you'? Yep. True. Why? Because... … Continue reading How to make a Vegetarian Bean Burrito recipe that is Delicioso!
It's fairly easy to get a grasp on the right and wrong foods to eat to lose weight. When you stick to plant based whole foods, it's almost impossible to make a mistake. This is because you can't overeat foods like potatoes and steamed broccoli like we can tortilla chips and bread. If you seriously … Continue reading Foods to Eat to Lose Weight ASAP
It's a double-edged sword. In other words, radical weight loss can actually save your life or cause further health problems. This is only my opinion, but I feel most of the fad weight loss programs are not a healthy way to lose weight. I also feel they can be dangerous, even life threatening in the … Continue reading Is Extreme Weight Loss Healthy & Safe?
I'll bet I forgot to tell you I eat millet before I go to bed. Grain by its own nature is acid. So, watch how you feel. You don't want to get acid reflux, because it can wear away the enamel on your teeth. If you do eat grain, make sure you eat it whole … Continue reading Millet: The unknown ‘gluten free’ grain
Losing excess weight and having a better BMI is one aspect of looking good, getting healthier and feeling better. But, that's not all to consider... From my own experience, the lower fat diet you eat, the better it is for you. I have discovered certain fats and oils do cause painful and prolonged inflammation in … Continue reading The benefits of a ‘No fat diet’