Here, Janice Taylor, your weight loss coach, shares eight simple things that you can add to your daily routine that will burn an extra 100 calories. Think about it. If you do one of these things each day, rotating them if you like, at the end of one year you will have burned off 10 pounds.
Yesterday afternoon, I decided to try out a new vegan “chicken” dish. I was so sure that it would be great, that I called a few friends and said, “Come on over for dinner. I’m making a vegan meal and […]
Who doesn’t love a great tasty one bowl dish? For sure, this Dysfunctional Chef is in favor of this tasty, healthful, happy one dish delight! Mix up a batch or two. Serve on a bed of lettuce. A 5 yum […]
Are you looking for the best Father’s Day recipe ever? Something good to serve on Sunday (or any other day for that matter) that falls into the “comfort food” and “healthy eating” and “lose it” categories? Yes? (If not, think […]
Q: How amazing and magical is it when someone (a good friend, neighbor or even a relative) shows up at your front door with a bowl of somethin’ special that she (or he) has just whipped up to share with […]
As I am about to head up to Rowe, Massachusetts this morning to teach my weekend workshop entitled “Feed Your Soul: Change Your Weight,” and I am thinking, “What can I pack for the train ride? For lunch, for a […]
Is dessert a food group? Is comfort food a food group? If they were, this recipe would be included in both categories! This Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding recipe is old-fashion, lip-smackin’ good! Try it for size Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding (slow cooker, […]
This week’s Dysfunctional Chef Recipe shines the spotlight on blackberries, a.k.a. “black caps,” an extraordinarily healthy food. Black Caps are high in antioxidants, a substance that protects the body by neutralizing free radicals or unstable oxygen molecules, which are known […]
Greetings Foodies one n’ all! Today’s Dysfunctional Chef recipe is a gourmet treat that weighs-in at under 350 calories per serving! Amazing, no? A healthy mix of comforting pasta and shiitake mushrooms (an anti-inflammatory food). Serve with big salad, […]
The other night, while reviewing my weekly menu with Our Lady of Weight Loss, I said, “Our Lady, you know what I haven’t had in – gee – over a decade? …. A BLT! Not that I miss it, given […]
I don’t want to be the first to use the word ‘holiday,’ but OMG! we are slowly but surely entering the holiday season and this year, I have promised myself that I will stay ahead of the curve! Getting my […]
Today is National Donut Day. Krispy Kreme and Dunkin Donuts are giving away ‘free’ donuts, but are they really free??? National Donut Day was created by the Salvation Army in 1938 to honor American women who served donuts to soldiers […]
Imagine, if you will, an Our Lady of Weight Loss approved comfort food! This Classic Potato Salad recipe will wow you and your guests. For the full Zen experience, practice deep breaths while you chop, cube and mix!
This week’s ‘Get Jiggy JigSaw Puzzle’ was inspired by my jones for peanut butter. Just love the stuff and you know, the natural kind, is good for you! Here’s a great recipe that makes a stupendous breakfast, lunch or snack!
Imagine … El Al Airlines will be serving up some 650 pounds of gefilte fish, 400 pounds of smoked salmon, 28 gallons of horseradish, 325 pounds of smoked trout, 275 pounds of assorted chocolates and more than 45,500 packages of individually wrapped matzo on their nonstop flights from New York alone. (Recipes … to follow).
In celebration, Janice Taylor, your weight loss coach, shares her favorite 100 calorie pancake recipe with you, as well as a few tips on how to make the best pancake ever! Enjoy your holiday.
Our Lady of Weight Loss, the patron saint of permanent fat removal shares “The 3 Step Diet,” which inevitably leads you straight into the arms of a gooey grilled cheese sandwich!
“Sadly, in the next 18 minutes, 4 Americans will be dead from the food they eat.” said Jamie Oliver as he began his Ted Talk. Let’s join with him. Get Political: Be Healthy
Because a number of scientific studies have demonstrated that garlic is a ‘healing’ food and that regular consumption of said garlic cures our ills, I decided to load up on this aromatic vegetable like there’s no tomorrow, adding it in bulk to my recipes! Read on for the best Penne recipe ever!
Take a leap of faith right off that cake, straight into 2010! Our Lady of Weight Loss, patron saint of Permanent Fat Removal and Janice Taylor, your Life & Wellness Coach and 50 lb. big-time-loser, invite you to join with them as they follow the lead of The Fool.
In honor of National Covered in Anything Chocolate Day, I’ve gathered 25 fabulously rich and tasty chocolate quotes! You can now cover yourself in these fun thoughts, phrases, words and thoroughly enjoy one 1-oz. piece of dark chocolate, if you like, at 170 calories per ounce!
Is it time to step up to the plate (so to speak), take an honest and courageous look at your life, and make a commitment to loving yourself? Are you ready to let go of belief systems and habits that no longer serve you? Are you ready to step into a healthier 2010?
Kick in the Tush Club member Martha C., sent me the following to-die-for spinach cookie recipe. She said that she got it from her sister, who got it from a friend, who got it from a neighbor! In other words, I have no idea where it originated, but it’s my turn to pass it on!
Here, from Janice Taylor, Thanksgiving recipes with a 400 calorie fix twist: As the temperature cools down, and the leaves turn from green to orange, red and yellow, my kitchen – home to my under-400 calorie fix recipes – comes a live! The pots and pans start humming, and sweet, tart, and tasty aromas fill the air promising and delivering great comfort. Time to cozy up.
Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Artist and Coach, along with Our Lady of Weight Loss, invite you to ‘dump it!’ The Halloween candy that is … feel triumphant … and wake up thinner!
Diet Tips and Tasty Tidbits from the Our Lady of Weight Loss – Lose the Fat kitchens that you really don’t want to miss!
If you are in need of the most delicious comfort food ever; the most satisfying and scrumptious dessert ever – weighing in under 220 calories per serving – then you must try the “Best Apple Brown Betty Recipe Ever!” from the Our Lady of Weight Loss kitchens!
It’s 09 09 09 Our Lady of Weight Loss has 9 tips to share with you that can help you to lose 9 pounds in 9 minutes.
Back to School Food Tips: If you had lunch at 11:30 a.m. (or even earlier) and the next time you had access to food was 3:00 in-the-afternoon, wouldn’t you be hungry and cranky, too?
Did you know that Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is formulated differently for countries in Europe than for the U.S.? I didn’t either until I read The Unhealthy Truth.
Guilt Free Moon Pie, for those who are craving chocolate but don’t want to get weighed-down by the calories and fat from the Our Lady of Weight Loss kitchens.
Our Lady of Weight Loss celebrates National Lasagna Day with a noodle and a prayer. Join her!
Borscht, a culinary favorite in many Central and European countries, may well put an end to your sugar cravings. The sweet beat on borscht from the Our Lady of Weight Loss kitchens with Janice Taylor, 50 pound big-time-loser!
Drop Dead Diva, starring the uber-talented and lovely Brooke Elliott, premiered on Lifetime last night, and let me say right up front, this Beliefnet.com blogger LOVED IT! I mean, who doesn’t love a good transformation! The Premise: Deb, a blonde, […]
Are you sinking fast? Is your motivation, enthusiasm and energy coming to a screeching halt? As you blood sugar starts its downward spiral, your body clock slowly shifts into its natural lull. You are tempted to stick your hand into […]
What if this Beliefnet blogger were to tell you that there is a healthy and guilt-free food readily available – sitting in your supermarket – waiting for you – that is more comforting than mac n’ cheese, chocolate pudding, whipped […]
This Beliefnet blogger knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And now that summer is here with its abundance of fresh fruit, there’s no excuse not to start your day on the right note. You can […]
We are visiting my 93 year-young mother on Mother’s Day. While she lives along, drives and is A-okay in every way, she no longer cooks! (Not that she was much of a cook to being with … oops, don’t tell […]
EARTH DAY RECIPES: EAT GREEN What better way to celebrate Earth Day than to eat environmentally friendly, healthy and green! Our Lady of Weight Loss’s Earth Day recipes feature seasonal fruit, veggies and heaps of good energy! Not your usual […]
People tell me that they “deserve” cake, or a burger or fries, or a binge. They tell me that they have had a stressful day and “deserve” to, in effect, go hog wild! When you use food to comfort yourself, […]
Just yesterday, one of my star clients (you’re all stars, truly) ‘confessed’ that she’d had some very ripe bananas in the house, and so she ‘had’ to make banana bread. Whoa! “HAD TO?” Make “Banana Bread?” And then … eat […]
Top model, former Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover girl, Kathy Ireland, plumped up and packed on 25 pounds “without even knowing it! ” Kathy, like HOLA! I gained 3 pounds last month and could tell immediately; as soon as my ‘love […]
Whether or not you have had the pleasure of cutting into a perfectly ripe blood orange and experienced its ruby juices squirting out, dripping down and soaking into its skin, followed by a taste explosion, or not, you will love […]
Hi Everyone! Today has been C-R-A-Z-Y!!! Here’s the low-down! My 93 year-old mother’s neighbor who is 75 fell, so my mother is taking care of her! My mother is doing her laundry!! Can you believe it??? I’m like “Mom, are […]
Batter Up!!! Pancake Tuesday known also as Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras, is celebrated the day before the beginning of Lent. This is the time that we remember the forty days that Jesus spent in the desert. It is also […]
Today is Valentine’s Day (as if you needed me to tell you!). And ‘they’ say that Valentine’s Day is for lovers. Well, that’s just swell if you have a lover, and even then it can go bust (manage your expectations […]
There are a few theories floating out there about the origins of St. Valentine’s Day. Here follows my favorite. It comes from Belarus*. It is believed in Belarus*, that St. Valentine’s Day originated from the story that upon rejection by […]
Continuing the Dr. Norris and Janice ‘blog-O-sation’ … … Dr. Norris says, “OK. Stop. I’m all into making weight loss fun, but I need to get serious now. IS WHAT YOU’RE HUNGRY FOR … HEALTH? … or PLEASURE?” I don’t […]
… continuing my ‘blog-O-sation’ with Dr. Norris … Let There Be Cake!!! Dr. Norris … speaking of mothers … have you seen the video of my 92-year-young mother, Harriet, Queen of Cake??? Oh My Goodness!!! Cake reigned supreme in our […]
BECAUSE, YOU SAID SO!!! Chew on this: Which of the following three sentences is most likely to get you a raise? a. Boss, I’ll quit if I don’t get a raise. b. Boss, I need a raise now, please …[and […]
This morning this Beliefnet WEIGHT LOSS GURU got on the Scales of Injustice and weighed-in 3 pounds UP for no reason. I SWEAR!!! Truly, no reason … And even though, I know that there is no real reason for this […]
Oh Me, Oh My! “IT” came out of NOWHERE … I was feeling absolutely fine one moment and the very next I was overcome with aches, pains, fever, stuffy nose, cough! And I couldn’t remember if I was supposed to […]
Rejoice the Mango! from Janice Taylor, Beliefnet Blogger Mangoes have been around for at least 4,000 years. They grow on huge trees and the mango fruit gracefully hangs down like an upside-down lollipop on a very long stem. They are […]