Stupid Health Tips

Are you one of those who wants to shed inches and pounds, yet you can’t quite get to making your food taste good so you salivate when finding “great tips” from weight loss experts such as the recipe below that tempts you in to escaping your senses?

Get REAL! This is hypnosis and illusion to pretend to change your habits and then drench the good foods in your old fat stimulating habits! So, what can you do? Get a grip. Get creative and whip up a fabulous spinach salad with slices of beet and chia seeds and hemp nuts as garnish–throw in some  slices of golden peppers, maybe some sunflower sprouts?  and pine nuts and strawberries and serve with a dash of oil mixed with fruit infused vinegar. Sounds yummy to my taste buds! 

Have a chuckle with the recipe below. 

“Eat More Vegetables Tip No. 15: It’s all about the cheese.
When all else fails, you can always sprinkle a little grated, reduced-fat cheese over the top.(Note:THIS SHOULD READ, WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS, GIVE UP AND DELUDE YOURSELF THAT YOU’RE DOING SOMETHING HEALTHY.) If cheese sauce is more your style, drizzle it over vegetables like broccoli or cauliflower and suddenly, it’s a whole different ball game. Here’s a recipe for Lower Fat 3-Cheese Sauce. (Note: There’s nothing wrong with fats…make them the good ones…like avocado, nuts, etc.)
3-Cheese Sauce 
Drizzle this creamy sauce over steamed veggies for a tasty change of pace.
Ingredients: 
2 tablespoons of flour
1 1/4 cups of low-fat milk or fat-free half-and-half
2 ounces of part-skim Jarlsberg (or reduced-fat Swiss) cheese, grated
2 1/2 ounces of reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese, grated
2 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon of pepper
Preparation: 
1. In a small saucepan, blend flour with 2 tablespoons of the milk or half-and-half to form a smooth paste. Using a wire whisk, slowly blend in remaining milk until smooth. Simmer over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.
2. Reduce heat and add cheeses, garlic powder, and pepper. Stir until well blended and cheese has melted.
3. Remove from heat and use as desired.
Yield: 
6 servings
Nutritional Information: 
Per serving: 99 calories, 9 g protein, 5 g carbohydrate, 4.8 g fat (3 g saturated fat, 1.4 g monounsaturated fat, 0.2 g polyunsaturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 0.1 g fiber, 177 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 44%.”

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