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The Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less team recently received an email with the subject line, “Thank you for what you have done for my husband!” from the wife of a program participant. Losing weight is no easy task and it’s even harder if you feel like you’re doing it alone. Having your family involved… Continue reading »

Now that fall is here to stay, time to break out the soup recipes. Soup is a great way to keep calories in check. Stick with broth soups that have lots of vegetables and/or beans for lower-calorie choices. Here is one of my go-to recipes for really good black bean soup. It uses canned beans… Continue reading »

Are you ready for some football (food)?? It’s tailgating season again – I mean football season – so let the celebrations begin without losing sight of your weight loss efforts! Try these helpful tips whether you’re out at the stadium or hosting fans at your home. Eat a small nutritious snack before you arrive at… Continue reading »

I’m a little bit of a pumpkin fan. And by “little bit” I mean pumpkins on my doorstep, pumpkin spice candle burning, pumpkin bread in the oven, and Starbucks pumpkin spice latte in my hand – that kind of fan. This year I wanted to try something different than the usual pumpkin bread, so I… Continue reading »

One of the recommendations of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans is to reduce consumption of added sugar. If you are drinking a sugar-sweetened beverage or eating candy, you probably already know that they are loaded with added sugar. However, how do you tell in other products such as yogurt or canned fruit? Sure you… Continue reading »

BBQ’d Sea Scallops with Stir-Fried Grilled Corn and Pea Shoots (423 Calories) The Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less curriculum puts significant emphasis on cooking and eating more meals at home. We emphasize it because people that cook and eat more meals at home are more likely to achieve and maintain a healthy weight than… Continue reading »

Dear Crockpot, I love you. You make my life easier….And this recipe is no exception! By the way—I am a horrible, horrible cook, so if I can do this…ANYONE can do this. I adapted this recipe from another recipe that I found in Rocco DiSpirito’s Now Eat This cookbook.  I modified the recipe and some… Continue reading »

“I am so glad that I joined the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program. The information that was given and shared in the class was most rewarding. Since starting the class I have learned new strategies and ways of preparing my food with important information such as counting calories (which is not as hard… Continue reading »

“I was successful in losing 39.5 pounds with the class. I am still practicing what I learned, still walking 4 miles most days, lifting weights and even working my way up to jogging a little. Since the class ended I have lost 24.2 lbs for a total of 63.7 (let’s just call it 64). I… Continue reading »

“When I heard about Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less, I knew this was a great opportunity to assist my employees. Well, the program exceeded my expectations! During the 15-week class, I lost 20.6 pounds! One month after the end of class (also during the holiday season), I have lost another pound! “I was in… Continue reading »