Gianna Antolos


Articles by Gianna Antolos

Owning Your Actions In Adulthood

It's time to grow up! Learn how to leave the excuses behind, take responsibility for your life and embrace being an adult.

A month ago I witnessed Eric Thomas, “the hip-hop preacher,” make a profound statement to a room full of hopeful entrepreneurs (I’m paraphrasing here, but it went something like this): People who make excuses for their actions are acting like children, and those who own the decisions they’ve made and the outcomes of those decisions, […]

The Quintessential Winter Stew

Brought to you with fewer calories, by The Fast Metabolism Diet Cookbook.

I love the winter months just as equally as I do summer and for all the most cliché reasons. Skiing, fresh snowfall, cozy coats and gloves, and cuddly nights by the fireplace are all the most enjoyable elements of winter. However, every part of me misses those effortless dinners on the grill while enjoying the […]

Why “True Weight” Isn’t the Number You Were at Twenty (and why that’s ok)

Discoveries I made about my weight and myself with the Dukan Diet’s "True Weight" calculator.

We all have that one pair of jeans. They sit at the bottom of the drawer, under all the other jeans that circulate through your weekly wear. They’re likely 2-3 sizes smaller than your current size, and they were at one time your favorite, most-flattering, maybe even lucky jeans. I know, because I have them […]

The Dukan Diet: An Adventure in Croatian Cuisine?

Love Mediterranean food but afraid it will derail your diet? Learn how Croatian meals support the principles of the ever so popular Dukan Diet.

Croatians love meat and it is quite literally the center of every meal. Having now been a part of my husband’s Croatian family and this meat-centric way of eating for over ten years, I was happy to see that Dr. Pierre Dukan’s diet plan supports many of the key principals that Croatians have unapologetically embraced […]

4 Healthy Replacements for Those Unhealthy Pregnancy Cravings

Pregnant? We're offering up some healthy food alternatives for mommies-to-be.

There are plenty of unexpected physical changes and sudden food preferences that arise with pregnancy. Some women crave the refreshing taste of watermelon, some are drawn to the tartness of pickles, and others like myself, lean into the sweet, sugary and overall unhealthy indulgences like cookies and candy that satisfy and comfort, but carry little […]

The Keto Reset Diet: Why This Is Not a Shortcut Weight Loss Program

Plus a keto-friendly recipe for Stuffed Turkey Burgers with Goat Cheese.

With The Keto Reset Diet, the idea is to end any dependency on carbohydrates or other unhealthy addictive foods, and carefully take steps towards changing your appetite in a way that will positively affect your metabolism in the long term, reprogramming it to perform in the most optimal way it can.

Cauliflower Crazed Recipes

4 inventive ways to use cauliflower as a carb replacement, or vegetarian option for your next meal.

Cauliflower is one of the most diverse vegetables in the garden, and it's been one of the "it" vegetables for quite some time. You can boil it, roast it, grill it, eat it raw and mash it up if you want to—whatever tickles your cauliflower fancy!

Recipe: Power Skillet

Try this delicious, family friendly recipe straight from the pages of Trim Healthy Mama’s Trim Healthy Table.

The Trim Healthy Mama’s meet the needs of the entire family with this delicious dinner recipe prepared entirely in one skillet. Here’s to fewer pots, less cleaning, quick prep and one very happy, well-fed family!

Finding Rest for a Restless Mind

Face what’s really keeping you up at night.

As we get older, the stresses and complications of life tend to grow and infiltrate our minds so deeply, that even when we’ve taken measures to sit down and relax, our minds continue to foster tension, worry, and a sense of helplessness long after we wish to let them go.
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