Starting Over – Again

Christmas has come and gone and I indulged myself with delicious treats and lots of meals out and parties with friends and family.  I have avoided the scale over the last few weeks, but have to face the music tomorrow.  It is not going to be pretty but it is what it is and at least I’ll know my starting point.  As I planned, I’ve started the Clean Eating plan this morning.  The official name … Continue reading

South Beach Recipe – Creamy Crockpot Chicken and Tomato Soup

When I recommitted to South Beach I knew I wanted to find some new recipes to try so it wasn’t the same old meals every week.  I turned to Pinterest and have found some real winners. My favorite find so far is Creamy Crockpot Chicken and Tomato Soup.  The recipe can be found here. I eat it just as it is for a healthy Phase 1 South Beach soup. My family cooks up some rice … Continue reading

Favorite Recipes – Chicken Jalisco

A new exciting feature.  I’ll be posting my favorite recipes every now and then.  This one is of my own invention, inspired by a dish of the same name at a local Mexican Restaurant (Las Margaritas). Chicken Jalisco Ingredients:ChickenCarrots (we use the chip cut kind just to make the prep easier)Yellow/Summer SquashZucchiniVegetable OilPoultry SeasoningGarlic Mrs. Dash Use as much or little of the above as you like.  Wash the veggies. Cut the seeds out of … Continue reading