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Banana Bread
  Favorite Banana Bread Recipe   Author: Sylvia Meléndez-Klinger Recipe type: Bread Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  1 hour 10 mins Total time:  1 hour 25 mins Print This is our family favorite banana bread recipe.   Enjoy! Ingredients ½ to ¾ cup sugar* 3 large ripe bananas, mashed ½ to ¾ cup vegetable oil* 2 eggs [...]

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Pumpkin Sout
Pumpkins are very rich in beta carotene, a very powerful antioxidant that can help ward off the negative effects of free radicals on your body, and can help fight premature aging. Pumpkin seeds are also very nutritious, containing high amounts of protein (~ 7 grams/ ounce), as well as essential fatty acids that help in [...]

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Operation Shrink Your Body – Day 45: Top 10 Tips to Help You Eat Less Today. Happy Valentine’s Day!
Top ten tips to keep you from overeating even on valentines day! Do not arrive overly hungry. Drinking 8 ounces of water or other no calorie beverage before your meal. Grab a small plate and ONLY choose foods that you like. If you have been waiting to eat an indulgent dessert all day long, share [...]

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Operation Shrink Your Body – Day 44: Tips for Trimming your Favorite Desserts
Want to trim the calories of your favorite desserts? Well, here are some quick tips just in time for valentines Satisfy your sweet tooth by switching condensed milk for fat-free condensed milk Use egg substitute or egg whites instead of whole eggs Boost the flavor of your favorite desserts by adding more cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, [...]

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Operation Shrink Your Body – Day 43 – Tips for incorporating exercise into your daily routine/Como incorporar mas ejercisio en nuestra rutina diaria
Motivating ourselves to exercise is not easy, but we should remember that physical activity can be structured (at a gym) or unstructured (anywhere/anytime).  Work it into your day; the benefits are wonderful. To get you started try these suggestions: Take three to-five minute walking breaks at work a few times a day Put away the [...]

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Operation Shrink Your Body – Day 42: Rescuing Picky Eaters
Not a day goes by without a mom asking me how to get a picky eater to start eating healthy foods.  Without a doubt, picky eaters are of great concern to moms; but easing their worries is no easy task.  It seems like moms have exhausted all their tactics. Today I want to provide some [...]