Earl Grey Tea Latte

On the days I am not rushing out the door I love to make an Earl Grey Tea Latte. I have tried many earl grey teas and I think my favorite would have to be Tazo. Numi is also good. I also love Chai tea […]

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A Full Refrigerator . . .

I love a refrigerator full of food! You have heard me talk before about the importance of being prepared by making your lunch the day before, having quick dinner ideas and go-to easy breakfast options available at home. If you do not have to brainstorm […]

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Its Friday!!!

This is my day for writing and catching up with all my other “jobs”. I am also preparing for a healthy eating workshop that I running tomorrow for the Recruiting and Retaining Youth of Color Taskforce’s Health Professional Opportunity Day at the University of Colorado Denver. The event […]

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Almond Butter vs. Peanut Butter

I have blogged about this before – trying new foods to mix up your diet. You would be surprised by how much little changes can add more variety to your regular meals. It is helpful to eat similar things daily as you know what and how […]

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Just a Little Chocolate

   Not to give myself any credit or anything – but I have to say the name of the blog is appropriate as ever! You may have heard yesterday (was on various news sources) that a large study was just published that further linked consuming chocolate […]

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Weekend Breakfast Treat

I think I have mentioned before that I can be a very habitual person with eating, especially breakfast. I have oatmeal probably 6 days a week. With that said, I love breakfast foods especially pancakes and French toast. I do not go out to breakfast […]

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Everyday Foods

I am a bit of a creature of habit which can be helpful in the sense you have go-to-food choices. If your daily habits are not too healthy then it may take longer to change but once a new habit is formed then you are set. […]

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What I am loving now

Have you tried to navel oranges in season now? They are so delish, easy to peel and oh, so wonderful! Plus, oranges provide calcium, fiber and can help with bloating. Go grab some and eat one for desert at lunch or dinner – very satisfying […]

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My Favorite Food Products

Franziska’s favorite food items: (Specific brands/products I like – does not include main food items like vegetables, fruit, chicken etc. that you can find anywhere) King Soopers/Safeway/Vons:  Dairy: Smart Balance Light Buttery Spread (original is better for baking) Activia Light Yogurt Skinny Cow Truffle bars […]

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