South Beach Phase 1 Menu

Another week on Phase 1, Feeling accomplished  I reduced the red meat and cheeses this week and added a vegetarian day on Monday. I changed a few snacks to better fit my tastes. We are traveling to the lake house and that means lots of grilling, besides it’s too hot to bake or cook inside….

South Beach Diet, Weigh In and Personal Observations in Phase 1

Weigh in: -2.5 pounds, Happy Dance Very Personal Observations on South Beach Phase 1 Disclaimer: You have to make your own food choices and modifications. I’m not a South Beach purist but it’s working for me.  The South Beach diet is really not too far away from my usual eating with a few exceptions. Phase 1…

Spanakopita Mini Fritattas, South Beach Recipe

South Beach Phase 1: Breakfast or Snack Recipe South Beach, Phase 1 recipes include lots of eggs for breakfast. I don’t love eggs but I like quiche. Quiche is delicious because of its rich egg custard and flakey pastry crust. Wheat pie crust is definitely not on the Phase 1 list of approved foods, but…

South Beach Diet Menu, Phase 1

Following the South Beach Diet, Phase 1 I’ve said it many times, “Planning your meals is essential for healthy eating!” It is sooooo easy for me not to plan meals in the U.S. I can pop out to the market any and every day. There’s a zillion choices of prepared foods, snacks and desserts at…

My Flexitarian Kitchen

I’ve moved my kitchen, literally and figuratively this month. I’m back in the U.S after living 6 months in Baja, Mexico so I’ll be creating and cooking from my Nevada kitchen. I moved my blog back from My Baja Kitchen to What’s For Dinner Doc for many reasons. I don’t need an expensive independent blog…

How to eat as a vegetarian…

Originally posted on foodbod:
A friend of ours has recently decided to stop eating meat. That sounds simple, but if you’ve always eaten meat, it’s not as simple as it sounds. If you’ve never really thought too hard about what you eat, it could be a complete shock to the system. Our friend is definitely…

Mexico Travel Advisory For Baja Sur, Mexico and Why This Expat Cares

The U.S. Department of State issued a Mexico Travel Advisory for Baja California Sur, Mexico and Why This Expat Cares. by Tracey Delaplain If you stopped to read this post because you want to reinforce your fears of travel in Baja Mexico then stop reading and stay home. I won’t try to change your mind….

Ten Essential Kitchen Gadgets You Can’t Live Without in Mexico

Seeing double? No, it’s me not you. I’m growing my new blog at MyBajaKitchen but it’s lonely over there so I thought I’d post on both blogs (or maybe you do need your eyes checked) 🤔 to entice you to come visit me! I’m writing recipes and stories from my expat life in Baja, Mexico,…

La Gringa’s Weekly Menu

More at My Baja Kitchen. Please follow the tortilla crumbs to my new kitchen where you will find more Baja cuisine and expat tales from the Baja.