Jackie’s Breakfast Bacon Hash

This is seriously good. She has been on a Cauliflower Rice kick for a while now. And I really have not been a fan. Until now. She put a forkful into my mouth this morning. Seriously good. Whole Foods now sells riced Cauliflower, which makes this a ton easier. This is what it...

I Was Really Missing Pasta, Solved The Problem In Just 20 Calories!

I wanted some Italian comfort food.  I don’t even know why.  I think it’s the cold, the snow, I just wanted something warm and pasta’y’ and I really can’t eat a huge bowl of pasta like I did almost every day when I was 20. So I did the next best...

How To Burn Fat When You Exercise

PEERtrainer Note and Article Summary: We first published this article on how to burn fat during exercise and video in 2009. Short bursts of metabolic exercise are great to help tone and maintain your muscle. Most people as they age do not do enough of that. This article addresses...

Kebab Hamburger Chopped Salad

This is a new recipe that we created by accident last evening. It was such a success, that my son informed me he would never eat burgers in the same way ever again. He also said that this was better than my own mother’s cooking, which was a first. Background: We had a pound...

What Is The Best Protein Powder For Weight Loss?

What Is The Best Protein Powder For Weight Loss and Fat Burning? Article Summary: The best weight loss is fat loss. To lose fat, you need to burn more fat. The main key to burning fat is controlling insulin levels. Vegetable protein is absorbed slowly by the body. Whey protein is...

The 7 Systems That Contribute To Total Body Stress (Your Allostatic Load)

Dear Jackie, As a medical doctor with over three decades of experience, I was truly moved by your recent post on “5 Steps to Feeling So Much Better, Despite No Motivation.” If I may build off your experience, I would like to make a few points that can help make a...

5 Steps To Feeling Better, Even If You Have ZERO Motivation

I sent this note out recently, and I got a lot of great feedback from our longtime community members. As you know, the key idea of PEERtrainer is that we know a lot, but often need help following through. And I am no dif...

9 Minute Egg and Smoked Ham Skinny Gut Scramble

This recipe makes me so full I can barely breathe. I made this yesterday and made it again today. So good- it almost tastes like fried rice. It is cheesy, salty, buttery and rich. And also insanely good for you. There are several dozen studies linking Cauliflower to cancer...

Mediterranean Gourmet Power Bowl Recipe

Mediterranean cuisine is one of my favorites.  It feels so fresh and clean and tastes like spring.  I created this after spotting a great advertisement by Udi’s for their sundried tomato artichoke pizza. If you’re looking to increase the vegetables in way that tastes...

Cheat System Diet 14 Day “Uber” Program

The Cheat System Diet 14 Day Uber program is designed to help you speed up your weight loss during a 14 day period. It is based on the concept of Cheats and Eats, and also inspired by the observation that people really like to try hybrid versions of plans they already like....