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Get Real and Stop Dieting – Win the Book!

Get Real and Stop Dieting – Win the Book!

Brett Blumenthal has a refreshing request: Stop dieting! She argues that most dieting is not healthy and will not yield sustainable weight-loss results. Instead, she encourages people to learn what foods are most satisfying and most nutritious. 

In her book, Get Real and Stop Dieting she offers tips and recipes to help people find satisfaction and sustainable health — without starving and counting calories.

In Get Real and Stop Dieting, you will find delicious and healthy recipes including the one listed below for hearty whole-grain pancakes. Leave a comment below for a chance to win a copy!

Pleasantly Surprising Pancakes

Normally, I don’t like pancakes.  These, however, surprised me with their hearty and delicious flavor.  Full of whole grains, protein, calcium and an array of vitamins, these pancakes will give you a sweet start to a wonderful day.


1 c whole-wheat flour
1/2 c old-fashioned rolled oats
1/4 c whole-grain cornmeal
3 Tbsp flaxseed meal
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
3 Tbsp pure maple syrup
1 whole egg – beaten
1-1/2 c low-fat buttermilk
4 c fresh berries of your choice

Directions: In large bowl, mix flour, oats and grain meals with baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg.  Make a well in center and pour in maple syrup, egg and buttermilk.  Mix until dry ingredients are moist.

Heat large, non-stick skillet at medium heat.  Once heated through, drop spoonfuls of batter onto skillet and cook until edges are dry.  Flip pancakes and cook until other side is slightly browned.  Serve with fresh berries.

Makes 4 Servings

Leave a comment below for a chance to win a copy of Brett Blumenthal’s Get Real and Stop Dieting!

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2:57AM PDT on Mar 28, 2013

Thank you :)

1:22PM PDT on Sep 21, 2011

Thank you

2:21PM PDT on Mar 28, 2011

Hey, everyone! I won the book and read it cover to cover when it arrived. (Thanks for autographing it for me, Brett!)

Got to tell you this book is great! It really is filled with wonderful advice that even I can utilize...... and anyone here who reads my posts knows that means it is a great book because I'm terrible at focusing! LOL

I recommend it. Honest to goodness fanfabutastic.

10:03PM PDT on Mar 19, 2011

It would be lovely to win the book! :P I love the idea of not starving but yet eating properly.

9:31AM PST on Mar 11, 2011

I've been dieting for years and just keep getting bigger! I think I DO need to Stop!

2:23PM PST on Mar 9, 2011

Pancakes included plus three snacks, 3 small meals and dessert. Who could eat more.

9:39AM PST on Mar 9, 2011

Yummmm, that receipe looks so good! Thanks for posting!
I have some idea of how to eat healthy, but since I need to lose some weight I could still use some help and something that breaks it down a bit more for me. I would love to see this book!!

3:27PM PST on Mar 8, 2011


9:01AM PST on Mar 8, 2011

I just need to know how to eat less. I have a raging appetite which, if I indulged it, would swell me to gargantuan proportions. The only option I seem to have is to eat less and thereby starve myself. And I know what's healthy and what's not.

7:13AM PST on Mar 8, 2011

Weldon job.

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