Quick Fixes for Weight Loss

You don’t have to cut your favorite flavors out of your meals in order to lose those extra pounds. One of Dr. Oz’s most inspirational guests, Erika, lost 170 pounds without cutting dressings or sauces out of her diet. Learn her secrets to help you do the same.

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Many common brands of hot sauces contain chemical additives, color dyes and high amounts of sodium. Why add these harmful ingredients to your next meal when it is easy to make a super healthy hot sauce right at home? Below is an easy recipe for a delicious hot sauce to spice up your day.

Erika’s Hot Sauce


1/2 cup small hot chilies

2 garlic cloves

1 tsp horseradish

2 tsp sugar

1/4 tsp salt

1/2 cup cider vinegar

1 tbsp tomato paste


Place chilies and garlic in small saucepan. Cover with water and cook until contents soften.

Pour pepper and garlic into blender and add remaining ingredients. Blend into a liquid, and then pour mixture back into saucepan.

Boil over medium heat until tastes have blended to your liking. Pour everything into sterilized jars, and seal for later!