I always enjoyed going out for Valentine’s Day. It made me feel special to have my husband plan an evening (even though I did most of the planning) and I would get all dressed up for the occasion. Now that I’m middle aged I find that all the hype associated with this holiday is just that — hype. You spend a lot of money eating food you really are not crazy about from a very limited menu and you spend a fortune!Read More
4 GUILTLESS VALENTINE’S DAY COCKTAILS
As you all know, I follow a fairly regimented nutrition and exercise plan. That being said there are certain days of the year when I allow myself special treats. Notice I said treats and not cheats. When I have something I want to eat or drink I never think I’m cheating. I’m simply having something I want and it’s usually been built into my plan by doing a little pre-planning which I write about all the time. Valentine’s Day is one of those special days of the year and these yummy cocktails fit right in as they are all under 100 calories!Read More
KICK ASS KETO HOLIDAY COCKTAILS
As you all know, I follow a fairly regimented nutrition and exercise plan. That being said there are certain times of the year when I allow myself special treats. During the holiday season I like to indulge. I spoil myself with delicious food and cocktails. This year I’m concentrating a little more on building muscle so I try to stay low carb most of the time. Unfortunately, many holiday cocktails contain a huge amount of sugar.
The four cocktails in this post are perfect for me because they are all keto friendly. These cocktails are easy to make, beautiful to look at and extraordinarily delicious to drink. Enjoy!
How to Count Calories in Your Sixties
There’s nothing better than meeting up with an old friend over drinks and delicious appetizers. I adore preparing my son’s favorite meals when he comes home for a visit. And don’t even get me started on how I feel about all the treats that come with the holiday season. Food is an integral and happy part of life that brings people together. However, it’s important that women – especially those of us in our 60’s and older – are fully in the know as to how much food and what types of food our bodies need for optimal performance and health. It’s important to know how to count calories in your sixties.Read More
Halloween Happiness starts at the beginning of October for me 🙂 That’s when I begin my countdown to one of my favorite holidays of the year. The reason I love Halloween so much is . . . you guessed it — THE CANDY!!! There are three days of the year that I allow myself all the candy I want — my birthday, Valentine’s Day and Halloween!As you know from my posts, I am extremely careful about what I eat so I do have a method to enjoying all the candy I want without packing on the pounds. There are a lot of different approaches so choose what works best for you.Read More