Author: truckdrivershealth

A Health & Wellness program provider

Meals that have a refreshing taste and help you stay on your diet.

Enjoy a fresh, flavorful change of pace with a surprising mix of lettuce, apples, and bananas, topped with a paprika dressing. This is a quick, easy meal for a busy day. Ingredients 12 ounces lettuce mix 2 ripe bananas 2 1/2 medium apples, sliced (14 oz. of sliced apples) 3/4 cup unsalted dry roasted peanuts  …
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June 26, 2019 0

Make your breakfast for the next snack too.

Always plan another meal when you cook. Weight gain is because “YOU” don’t plan. Kick your pancakes up a notch with fresh bananas and an apple topping. The whole wheat flour and the fresh fruit in the recipe add extra fiber to your breakfast. Ingredients 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups milk (1%)…
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June 21, 2019 0

Things that can make a diet a lot easier.

Diets are a lot about planning. Most of the programs out there send you the food and fail to teach you it’s about you getting off your ass and planning the meals yourself , not getting them in the mail. Companies want you  to order and reorder and reorder. That’s…
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June 19, 2019 0

Popie loved this one.

Scallions, spinach, and feta cheese are added to this classic oven-baked egg dish. Try substituting Cheddar, Swiss, or ricotta cheese for variety. Ingredients 8 eggs 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 cups spinach, finely chopped (if frozen spinach is used, thaw and squeeze out excess liquid) 4 scallions (white and green parts chopped…
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June 15, 2019 0

Making the most fun with food when your on a diet.

Diets are “NO FUN” it’s that simple. But if you use your thinking and creative ability you can get some neat things created. We can also help with a few ideas. This colorful dish is a delicious alternative to the sweet coleslaw and a great way to eat your veggies.…
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June 11, 2019 0

Vegetable Stroganoff. Yes’ eat your Veggies !

This stroganoff starts with onion, garlic, carrots, zucchini, red bell pepper and basil combined with a creamy tomato paste and yogurt sauce. Mixed with shaped pasta, this twist on stroganoff is a simple meal and real crowd pleaser. Ingredients 1/2 pound medium shaped whole wheat pasta (cooked) 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 red…
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June 6, 2019 0

Smoothie, O YA

One of the best ways to get your vitamins in. I love this one and most drivers can buy and store these items in their trucks. This refreshing smoothie is a blend of papaya, banana, and yogurt and makes a satisfying part of breakfast or any time of day. Mix…
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June 4, 2019 0

Let’s chow down!

Why is it important to eat grains, especially whole grains? Eating grains, especially whole grains, provides health benefits. People who eat whole grains as part of a healthy diet have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Grains provide many nutrients that are vital for the health and maintenance of…
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June 3, 2019 0

Broccoli, Really?? Try it with a Strawberry Orzo Salad

Use VEGGIES as a way to curb that sweet tooth. This way you stay on your diet. Fresh broccoli and strawberries are colorful additions to this refreshing summer delight. Lemon dressing brings a bright flavor to this pasta dish. Ingredients 3/4 cup orzo pasta (uncooked) 2 cups fresh broccoli (chopped) 2 cups fresh…
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May 30, 2019 0

Sometimes we would never think these 3 items can come out as a treat. WOW !!!! Strawberry Mango Feta Toast Points.

Diced strawberries, mango and fat free feta cheese provide the perfect balance of sweet, savory and tangy for these quick and colorful brunch or lunch toast points. Ingredients 1 ripe mango (divided) 2 cups strawberries (divided) 1/2 cup fat free feta cheese crumbles 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 cup basil leaves (plus 2 tbsp for…
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May 29, 2019 0

Really ?? Cucumber Yogurt Dip

All of these can start in your refrigerator and then cut and served later. Let me tell you they are a tasty treat and can help you stay off the crap treats. Lemon and dill combined with low-fat yogurt make this a flavorful and healthy dip. Serve it with your…
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May 24, 2019 0

Plan Your Weekly Meals is one of or the most IMPORTANT item in your weight loss program!

Before making a grocery list, write down meals you want to make this week. MAKE THIS A FUN ITEM, SO YOU CAN SUCCEED on your quest. Buying for the week means you’ll make fewer shopping trips and buy only the items you need for your program. Here are some basic…
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May 23, 2019 0