#36 – Fruits and Veggies Are Back!

It’s a brand new week, week #5, and we’re joined once again by Fruits and Vegetables! Who’s ready for another week of great tips and challenges to Lighten Up as we get into the holiday season? We are! #36: Know how to “Create Your Plate”...

33rd Challenge to Lighten Up at Restaurants!

We’re full steam ahead in our week of restaurant challenges and tips! Let’s keep going with number 33! #33: As tempting as it sounds, and as good a “deal” it may be, avoid the buffet line and order something off the menu. How many times must I...

100 Daily Challenges to Lighten Up #31

We’re almost half way through the week and 1 month into our 100 day challenge! Wow how time flies! Instead of panicking that Christmas is just around the corner, let’s talk gravy! #31: Leave all the gravy, butter and sauces off of your main dish. Or if you...

Sunday #28 of 100 Daily Challenges!

Well we’ve reach the end of a week all about protein! We’ll finish up with nuts! #28: Choosing nuts or seeds for a snack are a great way to add extra protein to your diet. Pecans, cashews and almonds are all great options! But they are concentrated...

Daily Challenge #23 – Lighten Up!

It’s Tuesday and time for our twenty-third tip to Lighten Up! Similar to yesterday’s post, we’ll continue with portion size! #23: When you “Create My Plate” only 1/4 of your plate should consist of protein. Contrary to what we’re...