Early Morning Workouts? Eat Before

You have heard me before stress the importance of eating breakfast. Eating breakfast not only fuels your body after an 8+ hour fast (sleeping) and boosts your metabolism for the day but sets you up for smarter eating choices throughout the day. I know a […]

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No excuse to not eat veggies . . .

I am back from my trip and glad to be home! I am a pretty avid outdoors person and love to camp and have been in the “elements”  a lot.  I knew it was going to be cold and whew it was! The first night was chilly […]

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Brithday weekend

Well, I am happy to report my allergies and/or sinus infection is gone and I am feeling back to normal! I am super excited to be feeling better as I have a fun birthday weekend planned. Happy hour with friends today then off to the Great Sand […]

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Artichokes

I like to eat vegetables that are in season and artichokes are one of my favorite veggies and are in season now. Steaming artichokes is so easy and yummy! They take about 30 minutes to steam so you can cook while prepping the rest of your dinner. A […]

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Taking time to rest . . .

I am the first one to admit I am not very good about taking time to rest if I am not feeling a 100%. First, I know there is research that shows exercising does not worsen a cold so that does not give me an […]

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Foods that Help with Seasonal Allergies

Under attack by seasonal allergies? I have to admit I am fortunate to not have bad allergies. However, this year I have been waking up with horrible sinus congestion & headaches the last 3 days – yuck! Thus my idea emerged to research and write about […]

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Easy & Versatile Bean Recipe

Happy Friday! I have mentioned before how advantageous it can be to grocery shop and even prep some food for the upcoming week. Making a recipe on Sunday for instance that will last part of the week can be so helpful and can be used […]

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Worried about your diet?

Do you think your diet could use some improvement? Feel like you eat too much sugar? Moderation is really important.  You should have a “treat” daily.  If we deprive ourselves then its harder to stick with healthy eating and we binge on the things we […]

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