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Starbuck’s Skinny Peppermint Mocha is not just my favorite holiday drink, but my favorite coffee drink period. I have been known to order it year-round, but for about the last two years or so, they discontinued the sugar-free peppermint syrup, which really increased the sugar and calorie count. SO, I finally came up with a…

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Pictured above: Shrimp & Grits with Greens from the new Karat Bar & Bistro. I definitely didn’t make it myself, but it was fairly diet friendly and the portion was not too big. 😉 It finally happened. I am finally. FINALLY. For the first time in about three years, back under 200 pounds! To catch…

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I’d like to take this opportunity to brag on how stinkin’ awesome my husband is sometimes. He’s the only one in our family that can actually put a decent meal together, so he’s been helping me with my eating makeover. One of my favorite meals is a burrito bowl from Chipotle or Qdoba – with…

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I’m now on day 5 of the complete eating makeover, and past my first weekend of temptation. I’m proud to say I kept my carbs low, my calories in check, and even rode my bike about 8 miles with a small group of friends. Things I’ve learned so far: Women are amazing. I had so…

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