Pitfalls That Can Sabotage Weight Loss

Summer is almost here, the bathing suit that has been haunting you all winter will have to come out of hiding Memorial Day weekend. The sweatshirts you've been layered in all winter will be put away and your tank tops will be staring you in the face. ...No matter where you are in your journey, with the best of intentions to stick to your goals, there are things that can subtly sabotage your efforts to lose weight.

Author

Cyndi Benson


It's Barbecue Time

It's that time of year--the smell of BBQ grills fills the air and the sound of friends and family enjoying time outside is heard often! Here are two great ideas to take along to your next picnic or barbecue! These recipes are Phase 2 approved! BBQ Seasoning and Coleslaw!

Author

Cyndi Benson


Do You Eat When You Are Happy

What? Happiness you ask? Why would happiness cause us to eat? Let's Take a Look...Celebrations with food are biblical, actually the very first miracle Jesus did was turn water into wine. But the fall of man involved a piece of fruit. It's up to us to discern what is 'healthy' for us and to know when it is okay and when it might create a fall.

Author

Cyndi Benson


Strawberry Soup

Years ago I went to a local tea room with my mom, and they served the most delicious strawberry soup for lunch. This has become a summertime favorite for my family ever since, and this year I'm making it just a bit more healthy! Here is a Phase 2 version that will definitely hit the spot on a hot afternoon! This counts as a fruit and dairy serving on Phase 2.

Author

Cyndi Benson


Sadness and Emotional Eating

Think about how often food is offered during times of sadness. A little kid skins their knee when they fall off their bike, you offer them a cookie and all is right with the world again. You get a shot at the doctor's office and they give you a lollipop because you were so brave. We have been trained since we were little kids to equate food with feeling better. We learn to eat to shove down our emotions. Food becomes our comfort; it makes the hurt go way.

Author

Cyndi Benson


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