Quick, Easy & Healthy End-of-Summer Recipes

With the end of summer right around the corner, now is the perfect time to take advantage of the fruits (and vegetables) of summer. Along with being outside, eating fresh and healthy is a great nod to the season. The great thing about these end-of-summer recipes below is that not only do they celebrate the…
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3 Healthy Summer Snack Recipes

You’ve worked hard to get into summer shape (or maybe you’re still working on it), so don’t throw it all out the window at those fun summer BBQs! If you want to be the star of the next gathering, bring one of these healthy summer snacks that everyone will appreciate!   Summer Fruit Bruschetta Ingredients:…
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Superfoods: What’s the Story Behind This Trendy Term?

“Superfood” is a trending topic in health and fitness. A superfood is a food that contains high levels of certain nutrients and is considered to be very beneficial for your health. There are many fruits, vegetables, meats, nuts, seasonings and grains that are considered to be superfoods. A lot of these superfoods are popular to…
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3 Quick, Easy & Light Summer Recipes

The summer is the perfect time to spend outside and with all your loved ones. The last thing you need is to be spending too much time in the kitchen. Here are some quick and easy summer recipes that won’t sacrifice taste or your waisline.   Haricots Verts and Grape Tomato Salad with Crème Fraîche…
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Healthy Weight Loss

Trying to lose weight the healthy way can seem like an uphill battle. But it’s crucial to remember that there are good ways to go about it, and some not so good ways. How can you efficiently lose the weight and keep it off? Here are some do’s and don’ts that will help get you…
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Nutrition Label 101: How to Read Labels

Nutrition labels can be extremely confusing if you don’t know what exactly you’re looking at, but it can be vital information for maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle. When you learn more about the nutrition label, you’ll be able to make smarter decisions about what you’re putting into your body. What are the important things…
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3 Power Salad Recipes to Turbocharge Your Lunch

We all have our go-to lunchtime favorites. But it’s so easy to get in a recipe rut! Add some protein pizazz to your weekly lunch routine with these power salads. The best part about them is that they are simple to make, easy to take on the go and packed with protein to help you…
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Kids’ Bodies are Begging: “Less Sugar Please!”

Today’s youth are feeling the effects of sugary diets, and as adults, we need to make sure they start eating and drinking less sugar daily.  Alarming statistics show that over 60% of children have one sugar-sweetened beverage on a given day (1). Even worse, over 30% have two or more sugar-sweetened beverages each day. Now…
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Protein Packed Brown Rice Chili Recipe

It’s been awhile since we’ve shared a healthy recipe, so what better time than before this sports and tv filled weekend?! This chili recipe is packed with protein to help boost your energy. So whether you’re hitting the gym, or need to get a lot of stuff done around the house this weekend, this will…
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Healthy Hot Chocolate: Your New Winter Favorite!

Brace yourself snow bunnies, we tracked down a delicious and healthy hot chocolate recipe to satisfy your cold weather craving! This recipe takes homemade goodness to the next level. It only takes two minutes to make, and whether you’re making it for yourself or a crowd, it is easy to adjust the amount you make….
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