Crystel’s Story

September 23, 2013

My name is Crystel and I am a 39 year old stay at home mom. I started gaining weight my Sr. year of High School after a softball accident shattered my knee cap. I gained almost 100 pounds in a little under a year. I went from being in the gym everyday to being in…

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Homemade Cheese Crisps

September 16, 2013

Grab these things: Cheese of Choice Seasonings desired Arrange the cheese into small piles (an inch square) on parchment paper and keep space between, they will spread. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes at 350°, until thin and golden.  Pull out of the oven and remove the parchment paper from baking sheet immediately and place…

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Eating While Traveling

September 9, 2013

Traveling is hard. Trying to find foods to eat that fit in plan can be harder. Sometimes we have to make small exceptions. Not horrible ones mind you, but concessions to how we would prefer to eat. Finding acceptable food in foreign countries can be even harder. Example: we currently live in Okinawa, but by…

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Bruschetta Chicken

September 2, 2013

Moist, delicious…. awesome. This chicken was super simple to make, and was a pretty big hit! Pairs great with a salad, and for the non-WLS person, nice crunchy bread! Gather these things: 1-1.5 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast. I used tender cut! 2-3 tomatoes, diced. Fresh Basil to taste (I used about half a pack),…

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