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Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and Glamour.com.

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  1. Vickie

    This is the mom in me – What are you taking for your allergies?

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Zyrtec, Flonase spray and my inhaler!

      1. Vickie

        You sound like me. Zyrtec, rhinocort, asteline. Every day. Year round. If I don’t take them, then I have dizzy issues. And my asthma inhaler if heavy chest (which only happens a few times a year now).

        One of my kids, Zyrtec stopped working. She has to change every few years.

        1. Lisa Eirene

          I used claratin for decades and it stopped working. 🙁

  2. Beth Sher

    I love roasted vegetables – I usually make big batches of them to have during the week and I like them with eggs in the morning or with chicken for lunch. I’m also a huge spaghetti squash fan and I make that often with homemade turkey meat sauce for dinner and then have leftovers for lunch.

    Have you tried the stir-fried cauliflower rice from Trader Joes? That’s really good. SkinnyTaste also has a bunch of really good cauliflower rice recipes that are easy and you can buy it it the bag you don’t have to grind it yourself – speaking of which I have a bag in my freezer I should put that in my rotation for next week!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      That’s a great idea! I haven’t roasted veggies in ages!

      I love cauliflower rice too. I found some last night at Trader Joe’s in the frozen section, too.

  3. Lori

    John has bad allergies, too. I have some, but I only really notice them when I’m biking. I guess the headwinds cram all the allergens up my nose or something.

    I like to puree veggies to add them to things. I’m just not a veggie fan LOL! We need to take a trip to Trader Joe’s to find those carrot noodles. I can’t find big enough carrots here to spiralize like that.
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    1. Lisa Eirene

      Oh yeah I bet. Biking really does it for me too!

  4. christi in ma

    I roast a big batch of veggies on Sunday to have on hand as a snack, as a side, as part of a bowl for dinner. This week I made cauliflower with sumac and asparagus and sugar snap peas. Mixed it in with some farro and topped it with some shrimp and a lemon vinegarette (zest and juice of lemon, big squirt of TJ green dragon sauce, dash of honey).

    Try taking your allergy meds at bedtime instead of in the morning. That really helped me. For me, the flonase takes about a week to really kick in.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Thanks! I’ll give that a try this week

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