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Have a Healthy Thanksgiving

Have a Healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving (and the holidays in general) can be tough to get through for anyone watching what they’re eating. Whole foods often make way to recipes heavy on the sugar and processed carbohydrates. If you’re hosting or bringing a dish, you can control some of what ends up on your plate by choosing healthier Thanksgiving recipes. … Continued

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How to Not Overindulge During the Holidays

How to Not Overindulge During the Holidays

I read an article recently about how Halloween is the start of overindulging season in the U.S. It’s not far from the truth. There’s so many sweets and treats and so much alcohol and partying between October 31 and January 1, it’s no wonder that people start every year giving up all of the above. … Continued

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Mexican Quiche

Mexican Quiche

I found this recipe online, then modified it meet my family’s tastes (the kids weren’t a fan of the jalapenos!). Thank you to The Girl Who Ate Everything for the inspiration!

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Cool Summer Recipes

Cool Summer Recipes

It’s HOT outside, and that means you’re trying to keep the oven off so you can keep the house cool. Eating out is tempting–after all, you can enjoy the restaurant’s air conditioning and give yours a rest. But you don’t have as much control over portions or what’s in your meals when you eat out. … Continued

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Busy Family Food Hacks

Busy Family Food Hacks

Busy schedules can be the antithesis of good nutrition but we’ve found that if employing some food “hacks”, enables us to stock quick, tasty and healthy options. Here are my go-to Costco Food Hacks. 5 things I’ve got in my fridge to hack my meals:  Organic Hardboiled Eggs Eat them by themselves (my kids don’t eat the … Continued

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Finding Time for a Family Dinner

Finding Time for a Family Dinner

Traditionally, families would eat dinner together every night. It was a time to come together and talk and enjoy a meal together. These days, though, especially with kids involved in activities and parents working, it’s not always practical to all sit down together as some nights that would mean a very late dinner. However, it’s … Continued

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Life Without Limits – All Day Breakfast

Life Without Limits – All Day Breakfast

I met up with a girlfriend I haven’t seen in a while and somehow we got to discussing McDonald’s all day breakfast campaign and how happy we were about it. I know, seems like a silly thing to be excited about, especially for someone that doesn’t frequent McDonalds. In my former life, I was the … Continued

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Crock Pot Recipes – 5 Dinners & 2 Desserts

Crock Pot Recipes – 5 Dinners & 2 Desserts

There are so many great (and healthy!) recipes you can make using a crock pot. Not only does it save time, it also saves on having multiple pots and pans to clean when the meal is ready! Here are a few of my recent crock pot recipe finds. There are 5 main course recipes and 2 … Continued

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Recent Cooking Fails

Recent Cooking Fails

Cooking fails are a part of life. But there comes a time when you think you have it all together, right? Funny how life sneaks up and proves you wrong! My Failed Roast A few months ago, you might remember a photo on my Facebook page. It was a beautiful crockpot roast—before it cooked. It … Continued

Fix for the Holidays

Fix for the Holidays

Getting through the holidays can be tough when you’re trying to eat right. We’ll be at Disney World around Christmas, when I’ll be taking some time off my regimen and not necessarily sticking to an eating plan. But I still want to be mindful. If you struggle with your nutrition and exercise programs during these holiday … Continued