Little Choices Everyday

Coconut Oil Soap

Coconut Oil Soap for Phase 2 Pure Botanical Coconut Oil Soap.  Ultra Gentle with No Drying Residue Coconut Soap, Water, Vegetable Glycerin, Coconut Oil, Natural Fragrance Since 1839, Kirk’s Original Coco Castile Soap has given the consumer a high quality, all natural soap at an affordable price. Current national market research ranks Kirk’s Original Coco…

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Mini Frittatas

Phase 3 Mini Frittatas 1/4 C. ricotta cheese 1/4 C. Parmesan cheese, grated 1/4 C. mozzarella cheese, shredded 1/2 C. cooked and chopped spinach 1/4 C. onion, chopped 1/4 C. mushrooms 1 egg 6 turkey pepperoni or 2 slices no sugar added bacon, chopped Sprinkle of oregano, sea salt and pepper Mix the egg and…

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Eat Whole Foods

Carol’s Facebook Quicktips #14 Eating whole foods instead of processed foods helps keep your body balanced! You will notice increased energy and a higher sense of calmness. Processed foods can make you moody and tired. When you eat processed foods your body has to figure out what to do with all those additives and it…

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Water Retention Pills

Water Pills on P2 If you experience any water retention while on the diet you can try one of the natural water off pills.  Water pills use natural vitamins and minerals to help balance the fluids in the body.  I always recommend increasing your water intake first if you are having any fluid retention but…

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Lecithin to Cleanse the Liver

Carol’s Facebook Quicktips #13 Lecithin is important in cleaning the liver (our best detoxing and fat burning organ!) and it intervenes with the body’s ability to form fat deposits. It can be found in many foods such as cabbage, cauliflower, garbanzo beans, seeds, nuts and eggs. Egg yolks are the best source especially when you…

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Meat, Tomato, and Cheese Zucchini Casserole

Meat, Tomato, and Cheese Zucchini Casserole (Makes 6-8 servings) Phase 3 and Phase 4 2-3 med/large zucchini 2 tsp. + 2 tsp. olive oil (may need more, depending on your pan) 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 1 green pepper, finely chopped 2 T finely minced fresh garlic 1 lb. ground beef (10% fat or less)…

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Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Phase 3 Cheesecake Recipe 8 oz cream cheese, softened 1 large egg 1 1/2 Tbsp. organic vanilla extract 4 packages of Stevia (I used 2 regular and 2 vanilla flavored) 4 Tbsp All natural peanut butter Mix all together and blend until smooth. Place in 6 muffin cups and bake at 350 for 20 minutes.…

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Protein is essential on Phase 3

Carol’s Facebook Quicktips #11 It’s key to have a high protein intake on P3. Protein requires more energy to digest than other foods and helps you to burn more calories which will help with weight loss in P3. Protein foods also help to slow down the absorption of glucose into the bloodstream which reduces hunger…

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Hazelnut Cookies Phase 4

1 C. raw hazelnuts 3/4 raw sugar (Rapadura) 2 egg whites 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp. organic vanilla extract Preheat oven to 170. Toast raw hazelnuts on a non-stick baking sheet for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Let cool. Pulse nuts and sugar in a food processor (I used Magic Bullet) until nuts are finely ground.…

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Deviled Eggs with Bacon

Bacon and Deviled Eggs for Phase 3 4 eggs 1-2 Tbsp. mayonnaise 3 slices (no sugar added) bacon, cooked and crumbled Paprika Cook eggs cook in boiling water until they are hard boiled, approximately 10 to 15 minutes. Drain eggs, and let cool. Once cool, remove the shell, cut the eggs in half lengthwise and…

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Broccoli Apple Salad P3

Broccoli Apple Salad 4 C. broccoli florets 1/2 C. red onion, diced 2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Shallots, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 Green apple, cored and diced 1/4 C. peanuts Dressing: 1/4 C. all natural peanut butter 1 Tbsp. raw honey 1/3 C. hot water Mix the broccoli and red onions…

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Fiber on Protocol

Carol’s Facebook Facebook  Quicktips #10 Don’t overlook having fiber in your diet. Fiber helps to slow down, and sometimes even block, the absorption of some calories. There are so many sources of fiber. Fruit is good, the best being an apple, but also blueberries, strawberries and raspberries. Green veggies such as broccoli and leafy greens.…

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