Considering a Crash Diet for Christmas?

Crash Diets

It was the summer of 2003 and I was getting married. Both my sisters, having gained weight – one after having her kids and the other wanting to drop a few of her university pounds – decided they were going to go on the South Beach Diet so they could slim down for the wedding […]

Thanksgiving Leftovers

Ideas for Thanksgiving Leftovers

Now that it's over, having Thanksgiving dinner over and over until it's all gone just isn't all that appealing is it? So what can one do with all those Thanksgiving leftovers? Good question! And thank God for the internet because we…
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3 Anti-Weight Gain Thanksgiving Day Tips

I hope you followed my Preparing for Thanksgiving Dinner Meal Plan and are not afraid to enjoy your delicious meal today! If you missed out or if you want some additional ideas to stay on track then these Thanksgiving Day tips should help :) Here…

Enjoy a Guilt Free Thanksgiving Dinner - Follow this 5 Day Pre-TGD Plan

As a Skinny Foodaholic one of my favourite meals of the year is definitely Thanksgiving Dinner! But I know most of us have a love/hate relationship with this holiday mainly because of the fact that we know we are about to pack in more calories…

3 Things I Learned about being Muslim from Muhammad Ali

Today was Muhammad Ali's Jenazah. It was held in Louisville, Kentucky only a 5 hour drive from where I live. A lot of people I know - including my brother - drove down to join the congregational prayer for his final departure from this world. I…
Ramadan Detox

Healthy Eating in Ramadan for Detox

As salaam alaikum peeps - it's almost Ramadan again! Is it just me or is this like one of the best times of the year? So I know we all start getting ready to have our spiritual game on - but somehow we tend to overlook the physical benefits…

Birthdays, Weight Loss Sisters & Other Important Things

Happy Birthday Imrana! I love you and feel blessed that we get to celebrate another B-Day together :) I'm sure I'm not alone when I say the world would be a different place  if there were no sisters - thank God it isn't…