Beauty really does come from within.. promise

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Tired of having little left of your paycheck after shopping at costly makeup stores?  If all those late-night summer celebrations and hours in the sun have left your skin looking.. not so sexy, tired, and dry, it’s time to get proactive about your … [Read more...]

Turnip Latkes

If you are starting to really increase the amount of exercise you are doing, you will need to give your body more fuel to burn! I Let myself have a nice big "lower" carb breakfast on Saturday mornings when I know I will be riding my bike for a couple … [Read more...]

Tips to detox

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*Reduce your exposure to toxins- Every day we are exposed to harmful toxins. They can be found in everything from beauty products, cleaning supplies, to cookware and even the air we breath! We are also getting these toxins from processed foods, … [Read more...]

Keeping kids healthy going back to school!

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It’s amazing and a little bittersweet to think that in a few weeks the kids will be off to school again or for the first time! With that in mind, what’s the best way to keep kids healthy given the pool of germs they’re going to plunge into when … [Read more...]

Cheesy Veggie Delish Dish!

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Throw back Thursday!!!! If you have not tried this super yummers dish, what in the world are you waiting for?! It is a vegetarian meal but even meal eaters like myself enjoy it :) Try it out and let me know what you … [Read more...]

The best stuff for us!

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Discover why these ingredients are so good for us! Beets* These cannot be beat for overall detox! They're high in betaine, which is an essential compound for liver health, and their rich antioxidant content boost energy. Eat them raw or even in a … [Read more...]

Bacon-Herb Salad

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Here is a go-to salad for all of you bacon lovers out there. Quick. Easy. Delish! My kind of dish :) Cook 2 slices of your favorite type of bacon until it is nice and crispy. Remove the bacon from the pan and crumble. Set to the side. Pour … [Read more...]

Bitter is better!

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When you're used to the sweet life, bitter foods can be hard to swallow. But if you are looking for foods that promotes natural cleansing, which in turn can boost metabolism, bitter is better! From aiding in digestion to improving energy, … [Read more...]

Sleep.. I need more.. what about you?

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As we are into the warmer months, our days become longer and much more eventful.  Because more than 40 million Americans suffer from chronic, long-term sleep disorders, it’s important to makes adjustments in lifestyle choices now to help remedy sleep … [Read more...]

Tips to be fit, healthy, and confident!

  Here are a few tips that can help you achieve your goal to becoming more fit, healthy, and confident!   1.       Keep a journal – All too often, we’re so busy during the day that we eat on-the-go or continuously snack on whatever we can … [Read more...]

Low Carb Doughnuts

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Have you ever had a craving that just won't go away? Even at night while in bed you are still thinking about that doughnut you saw someone eating that morning. You are proud of yourself for steering clear, but also getting a strong urge to eat one. … [Read more...]

Bison, Brie, and Bells

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Here is a little twist on an old favorite, stuffed bell peppers. I love bison, it is lean and packed with protein! I can't find it all the time though. I was lucky enough to score a pound of freshly ground bison today! I had sweet yellow bell peppers … [Read more...]

My path to “electrolytenment”

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It gets hot where I live. It gets so hot that in the middle of the day when you stand a certain way in the yard the sun seems to smite one like the God of the old testament. You lose water and electrolytes just standing there, much less doing some … [Read more...]

The great Sodium debate!

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A recent government report supported lowering intake to 2,300 mg per day, but it cast doubt on whether dropping consumption lower than that would be beneficial. In fact, some reports caution  that a further reduction could raise the risk of negative … [Read more...]

How to stay healthy on vacation

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You've worked hard all year long and now it's time to kick back and take a well deserved vacation! Whether you're planning a road trip with your family, a week long trip to the beach, or just spending time away from home visiting friends and … [Read more...]