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Hungry Girl Spring 2018

Hungry Girl magazine returns, and this GORGEOUS high-quality keepsake issue is PACKED with everything you need for a healthy New Year! Inside you'll find 60+ new, easy & DELICIOUS recipes under 400 calories, INSPIRING weight-loss success stories and strategies that WORK, MEAL PREP made easy, 1-PAN MEALS, smart SUPERMARKET FINDS, a DINING OUT GUIDE, and SO much more.

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Lisa Lillien here, also known as Hungry Girl. And since this is the first-ever issue of the Hungry Girl magazine, here’s a little about me! In 2004, I decided to create a brand about better-foryou eating. I’m not a nutrition professional, and I don’t have a medical background. I’m not even a chef. I’m just a regular person who’s hungry, and I had a feeling I wasn’t the only one. I knew my brand wouldn’t be about deprivation or stuffy advice——it would be about smart swaps, big portions, and creative ways to eat the foods you love and still fit into your pants!That was before the growth of blogs and social media. So I launched Hungry Girl as a daily email… and due to the popularity of that email (it…

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your spring 2018 guilt-free recipe guide

BREAKFASTLUNCHES, DINNERS & MINI MEALSThe Weight Watchers SmartPoints® values for these recipes can be found at hungry-girl.com/magazine.*The SmartPoints® values for these recipes were calculated by Hungry Girl and are not an endorsement or approval of the recipe or developer by Weight Watchers International, Inc., the owner of the SmartPoints® registered trademark.SNACKS, SIDES & MOREDESSERTSRECIPE SYMBOLS 101Keep an eye out for these icons!30m30 MINUTES OR LESSEach of these recipes will take you half an hour max from start to finish!5i5 INGREDIENTS OR LESSThese recipes have no more than FIVE main ingredients. (Basic seasonings and sweeteners don’t count!)GFGLUTEN-FREEHeads up: Even naturally gluten-free foods may contain a hint of gluten due to cross-contamination or added ingredients. Check those labels!VVEGETARIANThese recipes are lacto-ovo vegetarian: no red meat, poultry, seafood, or ingredients made with those…

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what’s happening at hungryland

the next Hungry Girl Cruise!Love the idea of going on a luxurious and relaxing Caribbean cruise with ME and members of the Hungry Girl team?! (You can bring your friends and family too——don’t worry!) Last year’s HG Cruise (our maiden voyage) was incredibly fun, and the next one is right around the corner! The Hungry Girl Cruise is a great way to not only have the vacation of your dreams, but also to learn life-changing tips, cooking techniques, inspirational weight-loss secrets, and more! You’ll definitely make new friends, eat AWESOME food, and spend lots of quality time on beautiful beaches. We set sail along the Western Caribbean on April 7, 2018. To find out more or to book your spot, go to cruise.hungry-girl.com. (See our ad on page 9!)Facebook Live…

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bitty bites!

p. 12PUT CRAVINGS TO BEDIs food less satisfying after dark? Maybe so! A Brigham Young University study found that participants’ brains showed lower foodreward response in the evening. And when we find food less rewarding, we’re likely to eat more of it in search of satisfaction! Worry not… we’ve got advice on how to outsmart your latenight snack cravings.p. 14CHOCOLATE. IS. EVERYTHING.Throughout history, chocolate was used as an energy drink, a meal replacement, and a cure for dysentery. Yikes! While chocolate is definitely not a good salve for your sores (like 19th-century doctors originally thought), it is essential for those who crave it on the regular. Don’t miss “8 Things Every Chocolate Lover Needs”!p. 26PIZZA: AMERICA’S FAVORITE… SNACK?According to a 2014 USDA survey, 11% of all pizza consumed by American adults is eaten…

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dear hungry girl,

—— Nighttime NosherHi Nighttime Nosher,How frustrating! But don’t worry. I’ve got some tried-and-true strategies that can help you turn things around in no time!RETHINK YOUR MEALS.If you find yourself truly hungry late in the evening, chances are you’re not giving your body what it needs during the day. Incorporate plenty of protein, some healthy fats, a moderate amount of carbs, and a good dose of fiber into every meal. And I do mean every meal. (I’m looking at you, breakfast skippers!) Avoiding a morning meal can throw off your appetite for the entire day.BRUSH ASIDE CRAVINGS… LITERALLY.I’m talking about your toothbrush! Mint is a natural appetite suppressant. And once you brush your teeth, use mouthwash, or pop a mint, food just doesn’t taste good. Get in the habit of doing…

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pop-up poll results!

58%SOMETHING SWEET15%SOMETHING SALTY15%SOMETHING CRUNCHY8%OTHER4%I DON’T EXPERIENCE NIGHTTIME CRAVINGSMOST RELATABLE WRITE-IN:Cake of any kind: fresh, frozen… even stale. I stop at mold though!Sign up for free daily emails at hungry-girl.com! ■…