Category Archives: Vegetables

Questions, Questions, Questions?!

 How many ounces of protein in a portion?  What are the best fruits to eat? Can I eat potatoes? Is an avocado a fruit or a vegetable? How high can I stack my plate? Do I have to eat vegetables for breakfast? … Continue reading

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Surviving Holiday Parties

Here at beBetter we are halfway through our Season’s Eatings Challenge.  Season’s Eatings is a 6 week challenge that helps arm you with the survival skills and motivation to get through the holidays without gaining weight. The average person gains … Continue reading

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Nature’s “Spaghetti”

Looking for a low carb, low calorie dish that is healthy and delicious?  Try spaghetti squash (nature’s spaghetti).  While weighing in at only 42 calories per cup, spaghetti squash packs a punch with an abundance of nutrients that include folic … Continue reading

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Tailgating and Portion Control?

With all the excitement and food at a tailgate is it possible to practice portion control?  As the saying goes “if you fail to plan you plan to fail”.  So plan your tailgate using these tips below: Stock your cooler with plenty of water. … Continue reading

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Fire Up That Grill and Get Your Veggies!

One of my favorite summer activities is to fire up the grill and try new recipes. This healthy, simple salad adds a summer flavor to my favorite vegetables. 3 bell peppers, cut in half 1/2 pound of asparagus 1/4 pound fresh mozzarella … Continue reading

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