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How To Eat Healthy

Posted by on Dec 31, 2012 in Nutrition, Weight Loss | 0 comments

A lot of people have the goal to “eat healthy”. Problem is, most people don’t really know what that means. Here’s a simple guide to help you learn how you can eat healthier today! FYI – Please click on the links within each paragraph…it will help you understand the concept and point you in the right direction.  Unhealthy “Health” Food Low calories foods mean healthy food, right? Wrong. There are a lot of low calorie snacks out there, such as 100 calorie oreo snack packs. Are these low calorie? Yes. Are they healthy? No. The main goal of those low calorie snacks is portion control, not health. Yes, you can lose weight if you eat these snacks in moderation, but you aren’t necessarily eating healthy, nor are you putting nutrient dense food into your body. To stay satisfied longer,...

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How The People Around Us Influence What We Eat

Posted by on Dec 27, 2012 in Nutrition | 0 comments

You are what you eat, and studies show that who you spend your time with will affect how you eat. Check out this infographic about how our eating habits are contagious (which shows how the people around us influence what we eat). My take away: Be the change you want to see in this world. Meaning, EAT HEALTHY and encourage others to do the same! We are all put on this earth to experience this earth and help each other out. Feel free to follow us, however you like: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Posted by on Dec 24, 2012 in Desserts, Holiday, Holiday, Recipes | 0 comments

You gotta try this healthy bread pudding for your dessert (or breakfast!) – I think it would be perfect for Thanksgiving…Christmas…or any day of the year, really. Enjoy!  Pumpkin Bread Pudding Bread Ingredients:  4 eggs 1 cup water 2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar ½ cup of coconut flour 1 tsp of pumpkin spice ¼ cup + 1 tsp of coconut oil melted ½ tsp baking soda Pumpkin Sauce Ingredients: ½ cup pumpkin puree ¼ cup of maple syrup ¼ cup of melted coconut oil or butter ¼ tsp of salt ½ cup of pecan pieces You can check out the full recipe instructions over at agirlworthsaving.net Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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Where All Things Are Possible

Posted by on Dec 20, 2012 in Skinny Tips & Quotes | 0 comments

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How to Store Fresh Cut Herbs

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in Spices & Herbs | 0 comments

How to Store Fresh Cut Herbs On how many occasions have you purchased a fresh bunch of basil or rosemary for your recipe, just to find it brown and wilted inside your fridge in few days period? Although you are aware of the fact that cooking using fresh herbs could mean the difference between one bursting wth flavor and a mediocre meal, it is actually very frustrating to throw money off. What a waste. Few of these herbs may be quite pricey; & if you need more than a single type for a dish, you easily can throw down ten bucks on such flavorful stems alone. You can create a whole meal using that amount or you may treat yourself towards a nice brunch. There exist numerous ways you can better spend the money rather than on the 48...

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Good Carbs vs Bad Carbs

Posted by on Dec 13, 2012 in Nutrition | 0 comments

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Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference

Posted by on Dec 10, 2012 in Skinny Tips & Quotes | 0 comments

Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference I have said it before and I’ll say it again – if you want to change your lifestyle, I suggest just starting small. Make small changes in your life and once it becomes a habit, make another small change. It all adds up and makes a big difference in the long run. Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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How to look like a Victoria’s Secret Model

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in Fitness | 0 comments

Every year at the end of November or beginning of December, women all over the world watch the annual Victoria’s Secret show and wonder how the models do it. I’m not talking about the hair and the makeup – I’m talking about their toned arms, legs and flat abs. How do they look so amazing? According to the Victoria’s Secret supermodel, Adriana Lima, you need to put in a lot of hard work at the gym. Exercise. Sweat. Eating healthy. It doesn’t come natural or on its own for anyone, including Adriana Lima. This is good news, because now we all know it’s achievable rather than “oh, she’s just lucky”. Forget luck. It’s a lot of hard work. Adriana Lima boxing: Like I said, it’s a lot of hard work in the gym… a lot of sweat… a lot of calories burned… and...

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