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Simply Sugar Free
Philadelphia
I am the author of "Simply Sugar Free: Six Simple Steps to Conquer Sugar Addiction."
Interests: I lost 52 pounds in 52 weeks when I was 52 by going Simply Sugar Free! And I've kept off EVERY pound for seven years! Contact me at sue.brown@simplysugarfree.com.
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In just a few days you’ll be able to catch me on the 2017 Kick Sugar Summit. It runs from January 30th to February 5th. You’ll have to check to see which day I’m speaking. KickSugarSummit.com The summit is 100% virtual and 100% free. There will be over 25 speakers... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2017 at Simply Sugar Free
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My first job was serving lunch to my peers in the 4th grade cafeteria. I thought I was chosen because I was special. In reality, serving meant I got my lunch for free. Fortuitously, I am now in a position to "feed it forward." And I am doing just that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2016 at Simply Sugar Free
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Watch the Simply Sugar Free Process in action, as presented live to the Rising Women Pittsburgh event. If you'd like to order the book, it's available on Amazon here. For more information about the Institute for Integrative Nutrition which started my health journey, click here. Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2016 at Simply Sugar Free
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My favorite new snack is Tiger Nuts. Which aren't nuts at all. They're irresistible chewy little tubers made up of resistant starch, the new health food rage. Haven't heard of resistant starch yet? Well, now you're in the know! According to Dr. Mark Hyman, author of "Eat Fat, Get Thin"... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2016 at Simply Sugar Free
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There may be two feet of snow with more to come ... but here is the warm and satisfying breakfast I made! Ingredients 1/2 c. quinoa, soaked and rinsed. 1 c. almond milk blended with 2 dates for sweetness ½ t. pumpkin pie spice ½ t. cinnamon Method Place almond... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2016 at Simply Sugar Free
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Nine years ago I decided to transform my life. 52 weeks later I had lost 52 pounds. I was 52. (Time to play the lottery I think!) This is something you can do, too. The change started when my employer brought an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach to lunch one day... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2015 at Simply Sugar Free
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... just EAT REAL FOOD! This 14-minute video is a great overview of the demise of the global food supply over the past 50 years. Watch it and weep. Then go to your local Farmer's Market and thank them for what they do! Vote with your dollars! Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2015 at Simply Sugar Free
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Are you passionate about holistic health and ready to reach a deeper level of personal nourishment? Do you dream of a fulfilling career helping others become healthier and happier? The Institute for Integrative Nutrition’s Health Coach Training Program may be perfect for you! During IIN’s one year Health Coach Training... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2015 at Simply Sugar Free
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Simply Sugar Free is a simple six-step process to conquer sugar addiction, once and for all. Based on my personal journey of losing 52 pounds in 52 weeks when I was 52, Simply Sugar Free guides you through six simple steps to WEAN off sugar and live LEAN the rest... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2015 at Simply Sugar Free
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I lost 52 pounds in 52 weeks when I was 52. You can read my story and the Six Simple Steps I took in my book: Simply Sugar Free: Six Simple Steps to Conquer Sugar Addiction available on Amazon. Now I combine my personal success with my training as an... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2015 at Simply Sugar Free
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It's time for my annual check-in with the National Weight Control Registry, which is actually one of my FAVORITE days of the year :-) It is the day I feel I am living my purpose ... to give back for all the wonders that have been bestowed upon me. By... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2015 at Simply Sugar Free
I know, you're busy. The kids. The house. The job. You mean well ... to cut down on sugar, starch and junky junk food. But, once the week gets spinning, it can be tough to put food first. So here's the deal. Start by going Sugar Free on Saturdays! Find... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at Sugar Free Saturday
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This is a great hit at a party or potluck ... so colorful! I took this to a potluck at work and it was a big hit! Ingredients 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas or garbanzo beans, rinsed 3/4 cup edamame (frozen works well, simply thaw beforehand) 1/4 cup red bell... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at Sugar Free Saturday
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I was preparing for a Super Bowl Party and just happened to have two perfectly ripe avocados which is where this recipe began. Ingredients 4 ears of corn or 2 c. of frozen corn 1 T. extra virgin olive oil 1 pint grape tomatoes 2 medium avocados .5 c. thinly... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at Sugar Free Saturday
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I love sweet potatoes, and this wonderful stew is perhaps the best dish that ever came out of my crock pot! Ingredients 1 large onion, chopped 1/4 t. crushed red pepper 1 bay leaf 1 t. dried basil 1 t. dried thyme 1 t. dried rosemary 1 t. salt, plus... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at Sugar Free Saturday
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I love sweet potatoes, and this wonderful stew is perhaps the best dish that ever came out of my crock pot! Ingredients 1 large onion, chopped 1/4 t. crushed red pepper 1 bay leaf 1 t. dried basil 1 t. dried thyme 1 t. dried rosemary 1 t. salt, plus... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2015 at Simply Sugar Free
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I was preparing for a Super Bowl Party and just happened to have two perfectly ripe avocados which is where this recipe began. Ingredients 4 ears of corn or 2 c. of frozen corn 1 T. extra virgin olive oil 1 pint grape tomatoes 2 medium avocados .5 c. thinly... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2015 at Simply Sugar Free
Four years of hard work and ... it's LIVE! Amazon Link Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at Simply Sugar Free
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My father left when I was two. My mother said he was on an aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean Sea. He might have been. I'll never know When I was five a letter came in the mail. I sat in my mother's lap as she read it to me. He... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2014 at Simply Sugar Free
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I eat breakfast at 6:30 a.m. And around 10 a.m. my body asks for a snack to keep my blood sugar steady while I walk for an hour at lunch, and then actually eat lunch at my desk around 1:30. What works for me is a small container of cottage... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2014 at Simply Sugar Free
Lurking just past the holidays is The New Year. Often, by then we're saturated with holiday sweets, stressed out from excess travel, and worn down by old emotional triggers. If you are like most people, your track record for sticking with past resolutions is just not great. If only it... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2013 at Simply Sugar Free
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I had just hit "submit" on a huge project ... you know, the kind that takes over your life and psyche but you're so in the flow, in your zone that you don't mind. And, quite by coincidence, I was able to celebrate at a lovely Indian restaurant. Now, Indian... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at Simply Sugar Free
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This is a great hit at a party or potluck ... so colorful! I took this to a potluck at work and it was a big hit! Ingredients: 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas or garbanzo beans, rinsed 3/4 cup edamame (frozen works well, simply thaw beforehand) 1/4 cup red bell... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at Simply Sugar Free
Some days I wish I had become a neuro-biologist. JK! But in my never-ending quest to unravel the mysteries of sugar addiction, I find myself mired in the muck of research that is complicated and done in different silos (brain chemistry, body chemistry, nutrition, addiction, etc.). If I wait until... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2013 at Simply Sugar Free
Just because a Sugar Addict needs to avoid fructose does not mean that all "sweet" foods are off limits! This weekend I've been experimenting with Brown Rice Syrup as a gentle sweetener. One recipe I tried -- and loved! -- is this Black Bean and Quinoa Salad. Brown rice syrup... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2013 at Simply Sugar Free