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7 Surprising Weight Loss Foods For Your Healthy Grocery List

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Are you making a weight loss plan for next year?

Researching different diets and meal plans to see which one you want to try? I feel you.

I’m doing the same although I know it’s a danger to say I’m going on a diet.

I’m just going to continue to make a series of dietary lifestyle changes until I reach my goal weight.

What’s amazing though is that there are definitely some surprisingly healthy and delicious foods that you can put on your grocery list ( and actually eat, even) and still lose weight.

After a 60 plus pound weight loss, I can say that I’ve never given up my favorite foods in order to lose weight.

The following foods are some of the foods that I ate as I lost weight and it has not caused me to gain my weight back.

Of course, you have to listen to your own body and see which foods work for you in your own weight loss journey.

Try these foods out and if you find your gaining or not losing weight then definitely remove them from your diet.

Ok now let’s get into it!

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Angela Johnson is the owner and creator of Healthy As You Can (HAYC) and Christian Blogging Academy (CBA). She is also an author and certified life coach. She started this blog to help support other Christians who want to live a healthy and natural lifestyle but don't know where to start because it can be oh so confusing. She's still trying to figure it all out and as she does, she'll let you know!

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How To Eat More Vegetables For Weight Loss Even If You Think You Don’t Like Them

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How To Eat More Vegetables

I have to admit I’ve been low energy here lately.

And I certainly know why. I have not been eating as healthy as I should.

I’ve been relying on convenience foods that take no time to prepare and my energy has plummeted and weight loss has stalled.

So I know that changes need to be made. I’m assuming that if you’re here you too want to make changes and want to know how to eat more vegetables.

Well, I’m truly glad you’re here to go on this journey with me.

I would love to just eat whatever and not worry about it but I know that meal planning and meal prepping are my friends when it comes to weight loss.

So I’ve researched and found 3 simple ways to incorporate vegetables into your diet in a natural way.Continue reading

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Angela Johnson is the owner and creator of Healthy As You Can (HAYC) and Christian Blogging Academy (CBA). She is also an author and certified life coach. She started this blog to help support other Christians who want to live a healthy and natural lifestyle but don't know where to start because it can be oh so confusing. She's still trying to figure it all out and as she does, she'll let you know!

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5 Delicious Weight Loss Smoothie Ideas To Reach Your Goal Weight

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How To Make Smoothies For Weight Loss More Filling And Nutritious

 Raise your hand high if you’re typically still hungry after drinking a smoothie?

You can’t see me but my hand is raised so high right now, even as I’m typing. Not sure how I managed that 😀. Because I work a typical job (for now), I have to eat when I’m told.

So I eat breakfast at 6 am and I eat lunch at 12 pm. That’s a long time in between meals at least in my opinion.

As we are trying to get physically healthy, what we eat should be one of our top concerns. The idea of drinking smoothie is lovely but it’s not going to hold many people over until lunchtime, especially if lunch is 6 hours away.

Of course, snacks are an option and can be healthy but let’s be real here. Many of our snacks have enough calories to be considered meals. It’s a good idea to be quite judicious with our snacks.

Given all of this, I was delighted when I came across a video from Pickup Limes on YouTube that mentioned adding this to our smoothies to make them more filling. I’ll share what “this” is below.

Then I will share some more ways you can add protein and fiber to your smoothie to make them more filling.

Don’t have a way to make a smoothie? Definitely, check out the Nutribullet which is amazing.

 

 

This post contains affiliate links to products that will help you on your life journey. I get a commission if you buy from these links but I only recommend products that I have confidence in or use.

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Angela Johnson is the owner and creator of Healthy As You Can (HAYC) and Christian Blogging Academy (CBA). She is also an author and certified life coach. She started this blog to help support other Christians who want to live a healthy and natural lifestyle but don't know where to start because it can be oh so confusing. She's still trying to figure it all out and as she does, she'll let you know!

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5 Healthy Weight Loss Protein Powders Without Stevia

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Protein Powders Without Stevia

Looking for a healthy & affordable protein powder without stevia? It wasn’t easy but I’ve found multiple protein powders without stevia! One even helps with weight loss so stay tuned to discover what they are!

I know I’m not the only one.

I can tell that other people hate stevia too because the first search suggestion in Google when you type in “protein powders w” without is the first suggestion not with.

That could be for two reasons

1. Protein powders with stevia are ubiquitous.

Stevia is the healthy sweetener of choice for most protein powders.

So protein powders with stevia are not hard to find.

2. Stevia is well gross. At least to me.

It’s groddy. It ruins & overpowers everything that it’s in.

It leaves a bitter aftertaste that’s hard to escape.

Let’s face it…Stevia is dangerous to your tastebuds (or at least to mine)!Continue reading

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Angela Johnson is the owner and creator of Healthy As You Can (HAYC) and Christian Blogging Academy (CBA). She is also an author and certified life coach. She started this blog to help support other Christians who want to live a healthy and natural lifestyle but don't know where to start because it can be oh so confusing. She's still trying to figure it all out and as she does, she'll let you know!

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7 Healthy High Protein Breakfast Recipes For Rapid Weight Loss

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High Protein Breakfast Recipes For Weight Loss

I’m always struggling with finding healthy breakfast ideas so I decided to do a search. I discovered these 7 high protein breakfast recipes for weight loss. I think you will love them!

Ever feel like you’re not making the progress you should be making? Spinning your wheels comes to mind.

Well, I have a confession to make…my breakfasts lately have been really naughty. Pancakes, biscuits, waffles.

Delicious? Definitely. Healthy? Definitely not.

So I know some changes need to be made and soon because I can’t keep eating like this, not if I want to lose more weight and avoid becoming prediabetic again (or worse).
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Angela Johnson is the owner and creator of Healthy As You Can (HAYC) and Christian Blogging Academy (CBA). She is also an author and certified life coach. She started this blog to help support other Christians who want to live a healthy and natural lifestyle but don't know where to start because it can be oh so confusing. She's still trying to figure it all out and as she does, she'll let you know!

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How To Buy Organic Food On A Budget + Does Organic Food Help You Lose Weight?

How To Buy Organic Food On A Budget + And How It Helps With Weight Loss

Don’t tell yourself the lie: You absolutely can afford to buy organic food on a budget.

Although some people don’t believe organic food is worth the extra cost, without having scientific proof, I do believe eating organic and natural foods helped me bring my A1C to a normal range and lose weight to the tune of 60 pounds.

So I’m a big advocate.

However, it truly breaks my heart that organic and healthy food seems so out of reach for so many people.

I hate the idea that some people can’t get the healthy food they need for their family and themselves.

However, I believe this is changing.

Now, that organic food is gaining in popularity, it is so much more accessible and affordable.

The secret is knowing when to stock up on it so that you and your family can eat healthy food all year.

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Nicky

Angela Johnson is the owner and creator of Healthy As You Can (HAYC) and Christian Blogging Academy (CBA). She is also an author and certified life coach. She started this blog to help support other Christians who want to live a healthy and natural lifestyle but don't know where to start because it can be oh so confusing. She's still trying to figure it all out and as she does, she'll let you know!

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Meal Prep Tips For Weight Loss Beginners: 7 Lazy Girl Hacks For Weight Loss Success! 

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Meal Prep Hacks For Weight Loss Beginners

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Do you need some super easy meal prep ideas to help you lose weight?

Do you wish you had a personal chef to plan and prep all your meals for you?

Then you could just sit down and eat and not even think about it, right?

Because I feel like I’m in the kitchen all the time and if I’m not there then I’m thinking of how I’ll need to be in there soon.

So a personal chef sounds like the perfect solution.

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Nicky

Angela Johnson is the owner and creator of Healthy As You Can (HAYC) and Christian Blogging Academy (CBA). She is also an author and certified life coach. She started this blog to help support other Christians who want to live a healthy and natural lifestyle but don't know where to start because it can be oh so confusing. She's still trying to figure it all out and as she does, she'll let you know!

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5 Lazy Girl Healthy Meal Planning Ideas For Weight Loss Beginners

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5 Lazy Girl Meal Planning Ideas For Weight Loss 

It’s a vicious cycle.

I’ll tell myself that I need to actually follow the meal planning ideas I read about because I know it helps with weight loss (don’t even get me started on meal prep…but I have a post coming up on that too so stay tuned).

I’ll comb through the grocery ads for that week, looking for sales because, you know, I’m going to plan my meals based on what’s on sale (ha ha ha).

I’ll go to the store, with a list but for some reason, it’s filled with items that do not form any sort of cohesive dish.

I will leave the store and go home only to remember, I never made a meal plan and therefore, didn’t buy any groceries that could make a meal that seemed “planned”.Continue reading

Nicky

Angela Johnson is the owner and creator of Healthy As You Can (HAYC) and Christian Blogging Academy (CBA). She is also an author and certified life coach. She started this blog to help support other Christians who want to live a healthy and natural lifestyle but don't know where to start because it can be oh so confusing. She's still trying to figure it all out and as she does, she'll let you know!

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