Cream Cheese Puff with Roasted Bacon Emulsion

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You might think I went bonkers. A what what with a what? An emulsion? I haven’t had one of those since I saw the doctor in 2004. Let me ‘splain. I’ve basically deconstructed an omelet to bring you something new, fun and fresh. A sandwich. But not … [Read more...]

Dating in the age of the “Selfie”

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Dating in the age of the "Selfie" It is Friday, and for married folk like me, what I am most excited about is that I might get caught up on sleep this weekend, exciting huh?! For you single people that are dating, you might be anticipating a hot … [Read more...]

World Alzheimer’s Month

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5 Brain-Health Tips There are several, multi-billion dollar industries out there dedicated to burning fat and building muscle; cognitive health, on the other hand, has been largely overlooked. Of course, any good health expert is quick to remind … [Read more...]

Sip some summertime sweetness.. while you still can!

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Summer is slowly slipping away. One thing I love about summer, is cooling down with a nice cold cup of lemonade. For some reason it just not seem right sipping this cold delicious drink in the winter, that is when hot chocolate is due to be consumed. … [Read more...]

Training Myths

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5 Training Myths What You Don’t Know – and What You Think You Know – Can Hurt You! While big chunks of America’s population continue to be ravaged by obesity, causing other problems such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes, there are many … [Read more...]

Free stuff Friday!

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School just started back up for my youngsters, so after an action packed summer of fun, it is time for me to get back to work! It has been brought to my attention that twitter, pinterest, and instagram are the new and mandatory social media trends … [Read more...]

Tots are not just for the youngsters!

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Only two ingredients; three or four with spices. It doesn’t get much easier. While you know it’s cauliflower (you’re not going to fool anyone into thinking they’re potatoes), the Parmesan cheese adds a layer of flavor and helps brown the outside of … [Read more...]

6 HELPFUL TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL LOW CARB SUMMER! – FROM LC FOODS

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IT'S SUMMER BBQ & PICNIC SEASON! 6 HELPFUL TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL LOW CARB SUMMER! - FROM LC FOODS     BRING YOUR OWN HOTDOG AND HAMBURGER ROLLS LC Foods Roll Mix is perfect for making your own hotdog and hamburger rolls at … [Read more...]

Free stuff Friday!

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These aprons sure come in handy, want one? When you purchase 1 apron from http://shop.yourlighterside.com/ you will get 1 mug with stirring spoon for FREE! Let us not forget that shipping is free as well! These sale of these goodies support the … [Read more...]

Get that fine body in motion!

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Every week I ask, what you are doing to get that fine body in motion?! I get motivated reading about the various activities and exercises people are doing, and I hope that others get motivated by these post as well. There are endless benefits to … [Read more...]

It is Friday & I want a brownie!

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I have been SO good, I mean seriously good with eating healthy and exercising the past few weeks. This morning I woke up before my alarm, ANNOYING! I woke up because I was hungry, and I have been eating pretty much the same amount of … [Read more...]

Back pain… who does not have it?

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The smallest habits or lifestyle choices we make every day can cause some serious damage. 80-90% of people in the US suffer from back pain at some point in their lives – and much of it could be easily avoided with some simple tips like … [Read more...]

Strength training to stay young?

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Our ability to fight off disease resides in our muscles. Some believe that the greatest thing you can do for your body is to build muscle. This does not mean like the ultra body builders with muscles on top of their muscles :) This theory is based … [Read more...]

5 Foods to Flatten Your Tummy

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Consuming water absorbent foods helps detoxify the body’s system. Incorporating these foods into your diet will not only keep you feeling full longer, it will also help to curb your appetite. Not to mention, they will keep you feeling slim all summer … [Read more...]

Friday Flashback

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Just in case you have been living under a rock and have not heard of the Oopsie Roll, may I introduce you to your new favorite recipe?!! You can use these in so many different ways, or just stick with the basics. This recipe is original to Your … [Read more...]