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Giving up Splenda

Giving up Splenda

Alright folks, I’ve made a decision the other day that I’m going to try to give up Splenda and make my way back to real sugar. Now I don’t bake with it, but I do use it everyday in my coffee. To start to pare down, let’s be honest about my Splenda consumption: Morning coffee … Continue reading

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Sorry for the Photo of the Half-Eaten Lunch

Sorry for the Photo of the Half-Eaten Lunch

Well I promised photos of my food to help keep me on track, but apparently I keep forgetting to take a photo! I got my last two lunches though, well sorta. Here’s what I mean: Wednesday Lunch: Couscous salad with chicken and chickpeas and a bowl of red pepper soup with tomatoes and cucumbers on … Continue reading

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Recipe: Fish Tacos

Recipe: Fish Tacos

Okay, so I think I’ve been out of the loop but I only just heard about fish tacos this summer! Where have they been my whole life? I like fish, I like tacos – why didn’t I think of this! Well I tried my hand at it the other night and it turned out really … Continue reading

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Garlic Festival! (and three recipes)

Garlic Festival! (and three recipes)

This weekend I took in my first Garlic Festival here on the island. It was at a small farmer’s market in the suburbs and took me approximately an hour fifty to get there and a good hour and a half to get back by public transit! Oh my. But was it worth it? I think … Continue reading

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Recipe: Individual Peach Pies

Recipe: Individual Peach Pies

Okay, so I’m loving these! I tried them out on my friends and they seem to have gone over well. There’s a few things I would change for  next time, but it’ll up the points+ value for them. The way I made them originally they are 5 points+. First things first. I did NOT make … Continue reading

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I’m Afraid to Eat

I’m Afraid to Eat

Wow. There. I’ve said it. So this is the post that has been difficult to write. Something I’ve come to realize over the last couple of weeks is that this is how I feel. I realize that I’ve been cautious and scared  of food. Scared that it will make me gain back the weight I’ve … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day!

Woohoo! Today is Canada Day! Had a great picnic with friends, ate mostly fruits and vegetables without over doing it 🙂 But of course I couldn’t resist making these guys: They are about 3 points each. But I’d have to double check. The sugar cookie recipie is from the cookie book I love called One … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays All! For those of you celebrating Xmas this weekend I hope it’s going well and the food isn’t winning the battle! I ate way too much last night and paid for it by feeling horrible when trying to fall asleep – no better reason to eat less today! Will still eat what I … Continue reading

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