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3 Fat Loss Myths Debunked

There are 3 common myths I hear about from my readers and subscribers all the time. So I created this quick video to share the truth and debunk these myths once and for all. Please leave your comments and let me know your thoughts. Much love, Danette ... Watch Video »

6 Expert Tricks to Staying Positive about Weight Loss

Staying positive throughout the weight loss process can be difficult. A few setbacks and you may be ready to give up. Staying motivated throughout your weight loss journey requires focus on the goal and positive thinking – but what do you do when you’re feeling less than positive about your efforts? Use these tips to help you stay positive: 1. ... Read More »


When we think about healthy foods, usually pancakes are not the first thing that comes to mind. White flour and sugary syrup are both inflammatory foods that I avoid. I've said it many times and it's worth repeating: This is not about depriving yourself but instead, about creating new healthier habits. So, toss out everything your Grandparent's ... Read More »

What is the Best Time to Work Out?

This is one of the questions I get asked more than any other when it comes to exercise. The media has done a good job of making people believe that working out at different times of the day may impact their fat loss. Some sources say that morning is the best time while other sources say that it really doesn’t matter. So with all this ... Read More »


It's easy to see why chia seeds are so popular. The protein packed wonders can be sprinkled on almost anything and just wait until you taste what they do in a pudding! These little seeds are bursting with so many health benefits. They help you lose weight, balance blood sugar, add healthy omega 3’s, and have age defying antioxidants.  You can ... Read More »

Never Drink This Coffee (If you want to lose fat)

Coffee is one of the most consumed products in the world. And it can also be one of the WORST products for your health and fat loss... First things first Make sure you always drink organic coffee. If it doesn't say "organic" on the package, stay away! If it's not organic, the coffee plant can be absolutely covered in pesticides and other harmful ... Watch Video »

Weird 3 Minute Morning Ritual

I hope you can take some of my morning ritual that I've shared and incorporate into your day to get inspired to achieve your personal goals. Please leave your comments below... ... Watch Video »


Eggs are nearly an ideal food. Most people know they are high in protein but may be interested to learn that eggs help keep blood sugar steady as well. Let's not forget how quick they are! Add the iron rich spinach and you have a world class breakfast to give you the energy you need to power through your day. You may not have time to whip up a ... Read More »

Is Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) Really a Fat Busting Miracle?

More and more people are becoming overweight not just in the US but all over the world. The best way to lose weight and keep it off is by eating right and exercising regularly. But many people are looking for the quick-fix miracle that will help them shed their pounds right away. One of the biggest buzz words in terms of weight loss is conjugated ... Read More »


One of the things I love most about these muffins, besides the taste, is the shock value. When friends stop by and see muffins on my counter they always rib me and say..."I really thought you practice what your preach! Are those MUFFINS I see?" Imagine their reactions (100% of the time it ends with us sharing a muffin) when I tell them that these ... Read More »