Losing Weight By Counting Calories

No matter what you eat or how much you exercise, the formula for losing weight is very simple. Burn more calories per day than you consume. Calorie Calculator You can calculate how many calories you burn per day based on different types of activities. https://www.calculator.net/calorie-calculator.html To be safe, you can calculate your basal metabolic rate […]

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Galayet Bandora with Beef Recipe

Ingredients: 2 medium size onions,finely sliced. 4 Tablespoons of olive oil. 1 serrano pepper, diced 300gm beef meat (cubes or minced). 3 cups of chopped tomatoes. 1 green bell pepper, finely sliced. Salt and black pepper to taste. Directions: In a heavy skillet like cast iron add olive oil over medium heat. Add onions and […]

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Healthy Yet Tasty Steamed Vegetables Recipe

Ingredients Frozen vegetables (Costco) Salt Pepper Pre-minced garlic in olive oil Water Preparation Add water to a steamer pot half an inch below the surface of the holed steamer tray Boil until you see steam Add vegetables and baste on minced garlic Sprinkle on salt and pepper to taste

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Juicy Baked (Roasted) Chicken

Ingredients chicken breast (Costco) oregano flakes smoked paprika garlic powder extra virgin olive oil salt pepper

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Easy and Delicious Pina Colada Smoothie

INGREDIENTS 1/2 frozen banana 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks 1/3 cup pineapple juice 1/4 cup coconut milk a handful of ice cubes INSTRUCTIONS Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth, about 1 minute. Serve immediately. The frozen pineapple chunks are available at Target, Walmart and FoodMaxx. The pineapple juice (not from concentrate) is available at FoodMaxx. The coconut milk is […]

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Quick ‘n Easy Morning Breakfast Sandwiches

I discovered this new mini appliance by Hamilton Beach. It’s a dual sandwich maker and costs $40 on Amazon. Here are some sandwiches you can make with it, all in an English muffin. Note: all meat must be precooked. Egg, spinach, Hollandaise sauce, Colby cheese (like Eggs Benedict) Egg, corned beef, and cheddar cheese Egg, […]

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How to Pick a Ripe Watermelon

It should feel HEAVY for its size. It should have a creamy YELLOW (not white) spot on one side where it was sitting on the ground. If you thump it with you finger, as if you were flicking a crumb off your shirt, it should sound HOLLOW.

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How to Survive Ramadan By Not Feeling Hungry

Many people dread Ramadan, especially in the US since we don’t get to work half days, because working when your hungry is challenging and can sometimes give you a literal headache. Every year I research foods and try to find the right combination of types of food to eat right before fasting each day (around […]

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Simple Meatball Cheese Sandwich

Ingredients Sliced sourdough bread (available at Safeway) Olive oil spray Baby spinach (available at Costco) or basil sprigs Cooked and flavored frozen meatballs (available at Costco) Sliced roasted bell peppers (available at Target) Shredded or sliced mozzarella cheese Pizza or pasta sauce (available at Target)

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Simple Roast Beef Panini Sandwich

Ingredients Sliced sourdough bread (available at Safeway) Olive oil spray Baby spinach (available at Costco) Sliced roast beef (available at Costco) Sliced roasted bell peppers (available at Target) Sliced cheddar cheese

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