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How to do South Beach Diet, phase 1

My partner would like to try Phase 1 of the South Beach Diet for two weeks in order to jump-start losing 10-15 lbs. I typically cook in a Phase 2/Mediterranean diet style in general, so initially I figured this would be an easy enough task -- throw out the pasta and bread for a couple of weeks, and voila! But a couple of challenges are presenting themselves. [more inside]
posted by scody on Sep 1, 2014 - 5 answers

Simple vegetarian weight loss recipes

I'm a vegetarian who is trying to lose weight. Unfortunately, I never bothered to gain cooking skills so I don't really know what normal dieters do to feed themselves during the week. Recipe suggestions, por favor? [more inside]
posted by cosmicbeast on Aug 20, 2014 - 15 answers

Helping a teen keep weight loss momentum going...

Help me support my teen daughter with her health efforts... [more inside]
posted by pearlybob on Jul 10, 2014 - 27 answers

Diet for H. pylori infection?

After losing 38lbs since January and suffering from various not so pleasing ailments I finally found out I have an H. Pylori infection. I will probably be starting on the standard treatment soon but is there anything I can do diet wise to help me along in my recovery? [more inside]
posted by kanata on Mar 31, 2014 - 3 answers

Help Me Jazz up baked chicken breasts!

As part of developing better eating habits, my new go-to dinner has become baked chicken breast and vegetables. Now I love me some chicken, but this can get pretty boring after a while. What are some good spice mixes, rubs, or marinades that you guys use to make chicken delicious? [more inside]
posted by nickhb on Feb 2, 2014 - 26 answers

Your IBS/Migraine Cooking Mission, should you choose to accept it!

Help me come up with new recipes! My partner has a VERY restricted diet... he has IBS and Migranes...It will be easier for me to tell you what he CAN eat, so here we go: Cauliflower, Carrots, broccoli, Swede, sour cream, butter and oils, garlic, stocks, mushrooms, pasta, rice, barley, pastry, tomatoes, corn, sweet potato, and courgette/zucchini and most meat- plus salmon and chicken.... and I can use a lot of herbs (but no paprika, chili or anything hot)... [more inside]
posted by misspony on Dec 4, 2013 - 14 answers

What can I make for my widowed dad to eat who is on a salt restricted diet?

What can I cook my very old fashioned, CHF widowed dad? [more inside]
posted by stormpooper on Dec 6, 2012 - 23 answers

Food for good moods

I think my diet is affecting my mood. What should I cook to perk up my mood? [more inside]
posted by LSK on Nov 25, 2012 - 10 answers

I just want real food.

I want to eat like it's 1909 and have no idea how to plan meals. I will learn to cook. Does anyone have advice and/or resources for me? [more inside]
posted by Urban Winter on Aug 9, 2012 - 63 answers

Easy low-carb vegetarian snacks and meals?

Any recommendations for very easy low-carb ovo-lacto vegetarian snacks or meals other than egg dishes or tofu stir fries?
posted by shivohum on Sep 6, 2011 - 15 answers

Poverty Food Ideas on a Renal Diet?

For the next month or two, I need to tighten up my already very small budget. I'd like ideas for easy-to-cook meals that I can make very cheaply. Complications: chronic illness, restricted diet, and an ineffective air conditioner. [more inside]
posted by WasabiFlux on Aug 31, 2011 - 18 answers

ISO delicious, indulgent, single-serving dessert recipes

What are your favorite single-serving dessert recipes? (I want to avoid over indulging, so the idea is to make my own single-servings at home, thereby increasing dessert-eating transaction costs and decreasing dessert supply.)
posted by yarly on Dec 7, 2010 - 36 answers

Out, damned casein.

I've just been told I may have a casein intolerance, and I have to alter my diet to suit. [more inside]
posted by ysabet on Jun 2, 2010 - 14 answers

One can't subsist on fat and sugar alone

My flatmate doesn't eat much, subsisting on yogurt and croissants. Advice on dealing with a anorexic roommate as a chef who cooks food all the time at home and how to get my mind around this. [more inside]
posted by camerasforeyes on Feb 9, 2010 - 38 answers

I've won the breakfast battle, but I haven't won the brown bag war.

Cook-once-a-week round 2: What low-GI, high-protein food can I cook on Sunday night and then reheat for lunch/dinner Mon-Fri? [more inside]
posted by Vorteks on Jan 15, 2010 - 29 answers

Breakfast: My best friend. My worst enemy.

What low-GI, high-protein, portable food can I cook on Sunday night and then reheat for breakfast Mon-Fri? [more inside]
posted by Vorteks on Dec 28, 2009 - 41 answers

How to lose weight when veggies are mostly off limits?

Looking for dieting help given several dietary restrictions. I have Crohn's disease and cannot comfortably eat most veggies and fruits. Also, does dieting automatically mean I need to be hungry all the time? [more inside]
posted by gilsonal on Dec 22, 2009 - 21 answers

I need no-sugar freezer jam!

Anyone know a good no sugar/Splenda recipe for strawberry freezer jam? [more inside]
posted by FunkyHelix on Jan 6, 2009 - 8 answers

Has anyone ever truly lost weight and kept it off?

What kind of hope is there for the average person to lose weight and keep it off when someone like Oprah who has personal trainers and personal nutritionists and personal chefs and personal minders and more money than God can't manage to do it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 17, 2008 - 74 answers

Share your slow carb recipes

Give us your slow carb recipes! [more inside]
posted by sid on Dec 11, 2008 - 13 answers

Recipes for an extremely strict diet.

Recipes for someone with a really strict diet [more inside]
posted by Becko on Nov 25, 2008 - 15 answers

What's easy AND healthy?

Help me come up with easy, low-calorie lunches. [more inside]
posted by EarBucket on Apr 12, 2008 - 26 answers

Where did my tastebuds go?

I want to go from goat to gourmet. Having taste buds that are happy eating MREs all day long has its advantages, but it would be nice to enjoy the finer things in life. But I can't spend all my money on high-end restaurants. How do I become a pescetarian foodie on a college budget? [more inside]
posted by schroedinger on Feb 28, 2007 - 28 answers

I need recipe software that doesn't suck!

Can you help me find recipe and shopping list software that doesn't suck? [more inside]
posted by Mr. Gunn on Nov 26, 2006 - 8 answers

Post-surgery meals recovering from colon cancer surgery

My mom was recently diagnosed with colon cancer, and is scheduled for a lower anterior resection of her colon next week. Help me plan meals for the first week post-surgery! [more inside]
posted by desuetude on Sep 20, 2006 - 9 answers

Best-ever slow-cooker recipes?

What are the most amazing low-fat slow-cooker recipes in the world? [more inside]
posted by agropyron on Jun 13, 2006 - 11 answers

Ricey goodness! YUM

I am looking to increase the amount of rice in my diet. I am looking for suggestions on totally awesome rice cookers, and general ricey advice! [more inside]
posted by JonnyRotten on Jan 4, 2006 - 42 answers

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