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My 17 Day Diet Delivery meal consisted of chicken breast stuffed with spinach and feta.

17 Day Diet Meal Delivery by BistroMD (My Review)

Remember the time when you started a new diet and you were super excited? The first 7-10 days you saw results and you were just elated! Fast forward to day 14 and you’re barely able to stomach the same tasteless, dry chicken breast and green veggie meal that you’ve come to know so well. You’ve […]

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Check out my picks in this year's Holiday Gift Guide by the 17 Day Diet Blog

17 Day Diet Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the holiday season for giving and I’m sharing with you my personal favorites and gift ideas on my current wish list — this 17 Day Diet Holiday Gift Guide for 2014 is chock full of fun gadgets, favorite books and planners, and other super cute ideas for lady who strives to always do her […]

Christine's Mexican Turkey Chili, perfect for the 17 Day Diet (Cycle 2 or Cycle 3 approved)

Christine’s Mexican Turkey Chili

Ingredients: 1 lb. lean ground turkey (can substitute ground chicken) ½ cup chopped onion ½ cup chopped green pepper 1 can red kidney beans (14 oz) (omit for Cycle 1) 1 can diced tomatoes (14 oz) (substitute 2-3 large tomatoes) ¾ cup chopped mushrooms (substitute canned mushrooms – drained) 1 small can tomato paste 1 […]

3 Simple Tips When Traveling to a "Walking City" - Learn what I did right and which mistakes I made when I went to New York City

3 Simple Tips When Traveling to a Walking City

I had the opportunity to go to New York City for a few days this past week — it was my first time going back in over 15 years! While the city is just as I remember it, it’s also much different. I’ll save that for another blog post. However, one thing that hasn’t changed […]

It's Day 8 of the C1 Challenge. Let's chat about how you're doing!

Day 8 of the C1 Challenge (blog chat)

We’re day 8 into the C1 17 Day Challenge! Can I get a “Yippee”? If you’re not sure what the C1 Challenge is, you can read about it at the blog. We’re right smack in the middle of the very first challenge, and if you missed it, no worries — you can sign up for […]

Here is a healthy version of chicken fajitas sent in by blog reader, Karen R.

Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas for the 17 Day Diet

A My 17DD Blog reader and fellow C1 17 Day Challenge Participant posted a really easy and delicious Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas recipe on My 17DD Blog Facebook page. With her permission, I’m posting her version of the recipe she found online at the Getting Healthy-Staying Healthy site (note: I was unable to find the […]

Are you a vegan or vegetarian and struggling with finding enough protein for your 17 Day Diet? Here's a list of Meat Substitutes you can use for weight loss.

Can I be on the 17 Day Diet if I’m Vegetarian or Vegan?

Here’s a question from blog reader, Traci M. from Montana. She writes: I am a vegetarian and am struggling a bit with the protein choices. So so limited for me. Any advice? I gave Traci a pretty generic answer from the 17 Day Diet book, Breakthrough Edition: Hi Traci, Are you 100% vegetarian or do […]

If I messed up on my diet, should I start over to Cycle 1? Find out what you should do.

Get off the Cycle 1 Hamster Wheel

“I’ve messed up on day 5 of Cycle 1. Should I start over to day 1?” This is a common question I hear, especially in my group coaching program for the 17 Day Diet. We feel the need to “start over” if we’ve failed our diet at some phase of the journey. The realization is […]

You are given permission to customize the 17 Day Diet to fit your lifestyle. You are the boss of you!

Customize the 17 Day Diet to Fit Your Lifestyle

Who’s the boss of you? YOU ARE! I’m pretty sure it’s OK to customize the 17 Day Diet to fit your body type and your lifestyle. There’s nobody holding the 17 Day Diet book over your head and making you commit to drinking the hot lemon water every morning when you’d rather sip your tea […]