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What Are Your Secret Weapons?

Since starting this weight loss journey I've had to compromise and find combinations of foods that are both very satisfying and healthy along with watching my portions.   I think many times people think of healthy eating as being bland tasteless food (I know I thought that way at one time).  I must say it felt kind of impossible in the very beginning to go from getting a doughnut or two from the local drive through doughnut shop to eating oatmeal.  When it came to eating pizza (for the first 9 months of this journey) instead of getting take out I would make my own pizza with a homemade whole wheat pizza dough (made in the bread maker) and I would cook it on the grill.  When it came to eating ice cream I would take my family to the local dairy bar and I would buy a kid size cup for myself or if I purchased some at the grocery store I would get one pint for my family of four to share (my family was accustomed to at least two pints).

My eating of healthy dishes goes in phases.  I re…