Trapped in the Vicious Cycle

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We’re poised at the halfway point of the “10-Week, 10-Pound Challenge” so let’s get ready to bring it home! Week 6 is for all of us who’ve ever been stuck in a pattern of overeating and not exercising, then feeling guilty because of our lack of “willpower” (seriously, we need to banish that word from [...]

Constant Cravings

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Though it may not seem complicated when we’re overcome by a food craving – I want it now! – the forces at work are actually pretty complex. Cravings are part biology, part psychology, and part opportunity. When faced with a craving, we have about a nanosecond to interrupt our normal conditioned response. “Ooooooo, that sounds (or [...]

Creamy Iced Latte Popsicles

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You can make this using leftover coffee from your morning pot (not there’s ever any leftover at my house!) or use instant espresso powder, like I used here. Great afternoon pick-me-up on a hot summer day! Ingredients: 1 T instant espresso powder 1 cup boiling water 1 T no-calorie sweetener (such as Stevia) 1 cup [...]