Mini Mushroom, Beef and Feta Frittatas

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I’m approaching the end of a beautiful relationship, the end of the dreadful phase I of the South Beach diet. I must say I can’t really call it dreadful anymore, I’ve quite gotten used to it by now. I have 2 days left and then I can start making small changes. So after 12 days here’s what I think so far of this diet. I lost a lot of weight in the first 5 days of the diet and then the weight loss sort of stopped. I haven’t changed how I eat, stuck to the plan, never cheated once, only had nuts for snack and mostly had salads and meat, not a single drop of sugar. So why then have I stopped losing? Not sure but I haven’t given up yet.

The purpose of phase I of the South Beach diet is supposedly to kill your cravings and to get a start on your weight loss. The way I see it it’s supposed to be like a motivational phase, you see a huge weight loss so it will motivate you to continue with it. Did my cravings go away? I suppose you could say that a bit, but I bet you $100 if you put a piece of chocolate cake in my face it will take a lot of will power to say NO. But I suppose that’s what this is all about, making smart choices, and actually changing your life, changing the way you eat….

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Frittata with Chicken and Feta Cheese

Happy Friday! The weekend couldn’t come any sooner! It’s been a crazy week and now I am officially on day 7 of this dreadful Phase I  of South Beach. So here’s how I feel after almost a week. I’ve shed some weight, I am not as hungry as I usually am, and I hope my…

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Garlic and Parsley Shrimp

Eat foods made from ingredients that you can picture in their raw state or growing in nature. – Michael Pollan, Food Rules Yikes! I made it another day. Day 2 is done and over with. Are you doing this with me? Cause if you’re not, drop what you’re doing and let’s get started! So the…

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Roasted Green Beans and Mushrooms

Balance! Balance is what I strive for in my diet. God knows I’m not one that has good balance in my diet, but I strive for it. Balance and moderation. Sounds so simple, doesn’t it? Well if it were simple, I wouldn’t be starting this blog and I wouldn’t be on a diet! I keep…

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