Veterans Day

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Today is a day to remember all of the soldiers that fought for our country. I have many relatives and friends that were brave enough to serve. I truly appreciate living in this country and all of the freedom that we do have. Everyone has their … [Read more...]

Diabetes

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November is National Diabetes awareness month. Everyone knows someone with diabetes, and maybe the someone is you. Almost twenty five million people in America have diabetes, this includes both children and adults. There are seventy nine million … [Read more...]

What is better than tacos.. pizza? How about both!

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Taco Pizza: Crustacular, low-carb and gluten-free Looking for something new for dinner? Miss Godfather’s Taco Pizza? Are you diabetic, gluten intolerant or low-carbing and need something you can enjoy on pizza night? At only 23 carbs for an entire … [Read more...]

Beautiful glow without the sun!

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Summer is long gone and winter is right around the corner, and we just "fell back" an hour so we will be getting even less hours of sunshine. I am very white, like bright white, so it isn't like I go sun bathing anyways. However, I enjoy the … [Read more...]

Snazzy gifts from YourLighterSide!

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Halloween is over with, have you taken the spooky decorations down yet?  What is the next major holiday for us American's? Thanksgiving right?! Well if you go to your local Target or Wal-Mart, apparently Christmas is next! They seem to set up for the … [Read more...]

Perfect Pizza for Halloween!

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Every kids loves Halloween. What is not to love? They get to dress up and eat candy! Maybe you can still be the cool mom and make a neat Halloween pizza with the kids before they head out trick-or-treating! The good news is.. this pizza is safe for … [Read more...]

Be a HEALTHY commuter

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People who bike or walk to work can really rub off on their co-workers, in the right way! Most Americans do not meet the minimum guideline of what the feds consider "exercising", active commuting is is a great strategy to get people moving! Having … [Read more...]

The skinny on fats

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For most of us, the word FAT is a bad word. What words come to your mind when you here that word, poor diet, greasy foods, unhealthy people, etc.. There is more to this story on fat though. There are fats that are essential to our health, these are … [Read more...]

This is my kind of mud.. pie

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You know sometimes you feel obligated to indulge. I mean we are human after all! If I am going to have something as a treat and do not want to feel bad about it the next day, I make something like this! Most people need a special occassion to … [Read more...]

LC Foods Is On The Road to 100% Artificial Sweetener-Free Products!

LC Foods Is On The Road to 100% Artificial Sweetener-Free Products LC Foods continues its revolutionary strides to make every item in its food product lineup completely artificial sweetener-free, with the reformulation of nearly 20 new … [Read more...]

Family Dinner

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We are all busy. Even our kids have a hectic schedule with schools, sports, social activities etc.. The world just is not the same as it was 10, 20, 30 years ago! People are plugged into their electronics a lot more than their family time. There are … [Read more...]

Apple month.. remember?

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This is still national apple month. Some people are sick of eating apples by now or maybe running out of ways to use them. A great alternative is always to juice them! No I am not talking about plain old apple juice, but throw together this cocktail … [Read more...]

Moody?

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I get moody, you get moody, we all get moody! There are foods that can help us with this. There are very good reasons to be moody, and the worst thing to do is to give these suggestion to someone while they are in a mood! (warning disclosed!) I look … [Read more...]

Keeping your immune system strong!

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Everything we do puts a burden on our immune system. Stress from work, lack of sleep, too much to eat, not enough to eat, etc.. We are constantly trying to balance ourselves and our immune system is the first man at the battle scene to attempt to … [Read more...]

Volume is as important as frequency

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For a lot of us, we do not have the time (or energy) during the weekdays to workout. There is this phrase, "weekend warrior" that gets thrown around. I guess that means that you hit it hard on the weekends, rather than here and there during the … [Read more...]