1. Setting Realistic Weight Loss Goals

    Turns out, it’s not that occasional cheat meal that does in our weight loss efforts. It’s the universal wish to lose a lot of weight ASAP and the expectation that we can simply diet it away easily. Weight control experts call it the false hope syndrome – when dieters have unrealistic expectations about exactly how long it will take to shed those excess pounds. Unfortunately, research shows t…Read More

  2. Cabbage Roll Stew

    Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey 1 large onion, chopped 1 large poblano pepper, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 head cabbage, sliced 2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with green chilies 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce 1/2 cup water 3 cups cooked brown rice salt to taste 1 tsp ground black pepper 1 tsp red pepper flake Directions Heat a large deep sided skillet over medium-high heat. Cook an…Read More

  3. Top Pound Losses for the Week! March 12th – 16th

    Rachel K. - 8.0 lbs Sarah B. - 4.5 lbs Louise G. - 3.5 lbs Deanna L. - 3.5 lbs Brittany C. - 2.5 lbs Alicia D. - 2.5 lbs Cassie M. - 2.5 lbs Tracy S. - 2.5 lbs Vonnie B. - 2.0 lbs Deb W. - 2.0 lbs Congratulations to all of our members on another great week!…Read More

  4. Mindful Eating Practices

    You know what to eat and how much to eat, but many of us have developed poor eating practices. The following list describes how to fine tune your eating habits to they support your weight management efforts. Eat at the table only. Stop eating meals on the run… in your car, on the street, or in front of the television. Confine eating meals to one place – the table. Put your fork down between mo…Read More

  5. Pita Veggie Pizzas

    Ingredients: 1 (6 ounce) tub pesto 6 (6 inch) whole wheat pita breads 2 roma tomatoes, chopped 2 cups spinach, chopped 6 fresh mushrooms, sliced 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese red pepper flake to taste Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spread pesto onto one side of each pita bread and place them pesto-side up on a baking sheet. Top pitas with tomatoe…Read More

  6. Top Pound Losses of the Week! March 5th – 8th

    Danni S. - 4.0 lbs Debbie K. - 3.0 lbs Cassie M. - 3.0 lbs Joan F. - 2.0 lbs Erin K. - 2.0 lbs Tracy S. - 2.0 lbs Angie T. - 1.5 lbs Deb W. - 1.5 lbs JasminAmy W. - 1.5 lbs Congratulations to all of our members on another great week!!…Read More

  7. How Motivated are You?

    Everyone takes the first step to better health for a reason, do you remember what it was? Being mentally prepared and ready to take action is a big step in the right direction to be successful on this journey. If you’re feeling like there’s a mental road block ahead then check out some of these tips to get you through and keep you moving forward towards your goals:   Make small goals, not…Read More

  8. Slow Cooker Pork Enchilada Stew

    Ingredients: 1 lb pork loin, cubed 15 oz can low sodium diced tomatoes 15 oz can low sodium black beans, rinsed 10 oz can red enchilada sauce 4 oz can diced green chili peppers 4 oz can sliced black olives, drained 6 green onions, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 10 oz package frozen corn 1 1/2 tsp cumin 1 1/2 tsp chili powder 1 tsp red pepper flake Directions: Add all ingredients to crock pot and c…Read More

  9. Top Pound Losses for the Week! Feb 26 – Mar 1st

    Sabrina L. - 4.0 lbs Erin K. - 2.5 lbs Heather L. - 2.5 lbs Dena N. - 2.5 lbs Alicia D. - 2.0 lbs Susan McA. - 2.0 lbs Vonnie B. - 1.5 lbs Michelle H. - 1.5 lbs Angie T. - 1.5 lbs Congratulations to all of our ladies on another great week!!…Read More

  10. Dealing with Stress

    Unfortunately stress is an evitable part of many of our lives, but how you deal with it has the most impact on your health. Stress management is all about taking charge: of your lifestyle, thoughts, emotions, and the way you deal with problems. No matter how stressful your life seems, there are steps you can take to relieve the pressure and regain control.   Identify the sources of stress in …Read More