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Small modifications to your lifestyle, like tweaking your diet, can help start the process of losing weight and becoming healthier.
It is important to eat small snacks throughout the day, but also to make healthy choices.
Snacks will take the edge off, keep blood sugars stable, and prevent overeating. Eat a snack high in fiber and include some protein. This will keep you feeling full longer.
These small meals are incredibly low in calories, super easy to make, super filling, and they taste great. Each snack serving has low calories, low fat, and high in fiber.
Herbs, both fresh and dried, are like magic for low fat cooking. Dieting is easy when eating yummy foods, and can be done without realizing how low calorie they are.
Using smaller plates really does help provide a guide to the amount of food you should be eating. Small plates and bowls are helpful tools how to gauge realistic portions.
Check out my Healthy Lifestyle Food Favorites: pam-prentice-2020-food-favorites
Villa Montalvo, a historic landmark built in 1912 by James Duval Phelan (1861-1930). Phelan, a passionate Californian who had been a three-term progressive mayor of San Francisco, went on to become California’s first popularly-elected U.S. Senator.
Senator Phelan’s favorite home was Villa Montalvo, a center of artistic, political and social life in Northern California. Phelan invited leading writers and artists to Villa Montalvo to work on individual artistic projects in an environment rich in dialogue and fellowship. Jack London, Ethel Barrymore, Mary Pickford, Douglass Fairbanks, and Edwin Markham were among Phelan’s many guests.
At his death, Senator Phelan was explicit in his bequest of Villa Montalvo. ”I would like the property at Saratoga, California, known as Villa Montalvo, to be maintained as a public park.”
Villa Montalvo is nestled in the beautiful foothills above Saratoga with 175 acres of hiking trails. After hiking in the hills we discovered gardens with rare and wonderful specimens of trees throughout the grounds. My favorite were the gardens showcasing a wide variety of exotic succulents with a combination of textures, shapes and colors.
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