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We are super proud to have guest blogger and Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participant, Caroline, share her weight loss journey and how packing a lunch helps her get through the day: “When I began the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program I had just come out of a very stressful job situation… Continue reading »

January brings out the best of the diet craziness. We come back from the holiday coma with tight pants and the wish to make it go away and make it go away now. The holiday hangover sends many to Google to see how in a quick hurry, months, year, or even a lifetime of unhealthy… Continue reading »

We would be nowhere without our instructors, and we are not the only ones who love them. Here are a few of the emails we have received praising our wonderful instructors. One participant writes; “You are an amazing teacher and you always have such enthusiastic zest! (I believe they broke the mold with you!) I… Continue reading »

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 »