can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
can (19 oz) Progresso® red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
cup chopped fresh cilantro
tablespoon chili powder
Shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese, if desired
1In 4-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, chicken, garlic and chile; cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is light golden brown.
2Add tomatoes, beans, 2 tablespoons of the cilantro, the chili powder, salt and water; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer 12 to 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center and flavors are blended, stirring occasionally.
3To serve, sprinkle with remaining cilantro and cheese.
There is a big debate about whether or not you should weigh yourself daily or weekly.
Weighing yourself daily has its benefits by showing your real time results, however we fluctuate from day to day and that can be discouraging. Weighing yourself weekly can be more motivating since you won't see the fluctuation as bad and more your overall loss.
Heat 1 TBS broth in a 10-inch stainless steel skillet. Healthy Sauté onion over medium low heat for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add garlic and mushrooms and continue to sauté for another 2 minutes.
Add 1 TBS broth, tomato, salt, and pepper and cook for another minute. Stir well, and gently scrape pan with a wooden spoon to remove any slight burning.
Beat eggs well, and season with salt and pepper. Mix in chopped basil. Pour eggs over vegetables evenly and turn heat to low. Cover and cook for about 5 minutes, or until firm. Cut into wedges and serve.
I'm not typically a girl who eats breakfast, mostly because I'm just not really hungry and don't think about it. I've always heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but is it really beneficial?
Here is a good article with 10 reasons that breakfast is good for you:
Alright, I've heard that a great way to start any diet is with some good motivational quotes and/or pictures. We'll start off with pictures of women who have, in MY opinion, the healthy body that I would like:
The world would have us believe that the skinnier you are, the prettier you are. I believe that the HEALTHIER you are the prettier you are. Each of the girls above are not fat, but not a twig. They have good curve and are better inspiration to me.
My name is Whitney (Winny) and I have decided to share with you my journey from "fat" to "fit". I will be trying different diets and exercises in an attempt to, once and for all, shed what has yo-yoed on my body for years. I will track my progress daily and share my results with you. Lets get started!