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Meal Prepping for Back to School Success

Meal Prepping for Back to School Success

The kids are going back to school, which means sports and clubs are back in session too. And that makes for some really crazy school days! Meal prepping is my recipe to success when I know I’m going to have a busy week. If you plan ahead, it’s easy to execute a menu of healthy … Continued

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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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Healthy Summer Snacks (without the stress)

Healthy Summer Snacks (without the stress)

Kids are ALWAYS hungry, aren’t they? I feel like there’s always someone in the kitchen munching on something–morning, noon and night. I don’t have the time or the desire to be tethered to the kitchen, trying to make sure that my kids are choosing healthy options when they (incessantly) snack. It’s all about being stocked … Continued

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Prepping Yourself – And Your Life – for Summer Break

Prepping Yourself – And Your Life – for Summer Break

Are your kids getting antsy about summer vacation coming up? I’m not talking about going away for vacation–I mean just being off of school and lounging around the house. School days have challenges. All the sports practices, homework and driving kids around here and there. But summertime has its own problems, whether you work from … Continued

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Healthy Breakfast & Dinner Options

Healthy Breakfast & Dinner Options

If you’re struggling to fit your new nutrition plan into your life, you’re not alone. But it really doesn’t need to be a challenge. Prepping foods ahead of time, making family-friendly meals and having your food planned out for the week are all tricks you can use to make sure you’re on track. Trust me…When … Continued

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Healthy On-the-Go Eating

Healthy On-the-Go Eating

Conquering the nutrition battle seems to be the biggest challenge for most people trying to make a lifestyle change. While I don’t have the perfect answer, I do have some go-to recipes and meals that I use to make sure I stay on track. Here are some of my favorite snacks and on-the-go choices when … Continued

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Vegan Vanilla-Cinnamon Shakeology

Vegan Vanilla-Cinnamon Shakeology

Vanilla doesn’t mean boring. This amazing Shakeology treat has a dash of cinnamon that gives it a little zing! Print Pin Vegan Vanilla Shakeology Ingredients1 scoop vegan vanilla Shakeology2 tsp. natural peanut butter1 tsp. vanilla extract3 oz. milk5 oz. waterdash cinnamon InstructionsAdd all ingredients to a blender and mix well. Enjoy! Want to get your … Continued

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From Eating Out to Taking it Home

From Eating Out to Taking it Home

I admit it. We eat out a lot. Too much. Jeff and I were reviewing our credit card statement the other day and I kept seeing the same places pop up: Panera, Pei Wei, the supposedly healthy convenience foods we rely on as we head from one after-school activity to another. I was shocked to … Continued

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Costco Food Hacks – Installment 2!

Costco Food Hacks – Installment 2!

Anyone else addicted to Costco? With six mouths in our family, I feel like we’re always there. But with the large quantities that come with every purchase, it takes some creativity to use everything in a unique way so meal time doesn’t get boring. Here, I have Part Two of my Costco “Hacks” for Busy … Continued

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Committed to Healthy Clean Eating – Plan vs. Reality

Committed to Healthy Clean Eating – Plan vs. Reality

Clean Eating – The Plan What I used to do isn’t working anymore, but changing eating habits is going to take work and planning. My husband and I are committed to making it a priority. When there isn’t a plan, that’s when things fall apart for us. No more finger pointing. We all are going to take responsibility for … Continued