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5-Ingredient Recipes to be enjoyed with Drink & Shrink

The following are tasty recipes that go perfectly with your Drink & Shrink! Pesto Chicken Stuffed Peppers 3 red, orange, or yellow bell peppers 1 chicken breast, cooked and shredded  3/4 cups low-fat mozzarella cheese, divided and shredded ½ cup cooked quinoa 1/2 (3 oz) jar of your favorite pesto  Directions: Turn on broiler to high. Place bell peppers under broiler and broil from 5 minutes on each side until skin blisters and begins to turn black. Remove peppers from oven, set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium size mixing bowl combine the shredded chicken with shredded cheese, the pesto and the cooked quinoa. Toss to coat. Once peppers are cool enough to handle, slice in half...

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12-Hour Intermittent Fasting: Does it really work?

Recent studies have shown the incredible benefits of fasting for 12 hours that directly relate to weight loss.   By fasting at night between the last time you ate (preferably dinner) and the next time you eat, your body is said to go from burning food to burning fat. Choosing to fast for 12 hours after you have finished your last meal of the day, has been recognized as the easiest and least painful alternative to fasting and losing weight.   Since the times of hunting and gathering, intermittent fasting has provided society the means to withstand eating scavenged food for longer periods of time to best preserve food.   “I fast for greater physical and mental efficiency.” -Plato  ...

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