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5 Sneaky Ways to Burn Calories at Work

You may think the 30 minutes you spend every other day in the gym is enough to keep you trim and healthy, but it’s not. If you want overall good health, you need to eat well and find windows of exercising opportunity every day—not just during...

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Portobello Eggs Benedict

Have you ever noticed how most of our favorite breakfast dishes center around a grain+gluten filled item? Breakfast is notoriously a high-carb, low protein meal, which sets you up for a day filled with poor food choices. So, rather than go with...

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Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower

We all know that vegetables are good for us, and that we should eat more fresh veggies in order to increase the fiber and vitamin content of our diets. But, the truth is that most veggie side dishes don’t taste good enough to entice the whole...

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Never crave naughty foods again (here’s how)

You wake up each morning with every intention of eating “good” today. You’ll skip the drive thru line on your way to work. You’ll refuse to get fast food with co-workers at lunch. You’ll boycott the vending machine in the mid-afternoon. And you...

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Chili-Roasted Salmon and Veggies

What’s for dinner tonight? I have a delicious recipe for Chili-Roasted Salmon and Veggies to share with you that’s quick, satisfying and might be just the perfect recipe to cook up for dinner tonight. The best dinners to fuel your fitness...

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Breakfast Protein Parfait

Here’s a great recipe to make the night before for an easy grab-n-go breakfast straight out of the fridge. It’s packed with protein, vitamins and minerals for sustained energy all morning long. And it tastes great too. What you need Serves 1 ¼...

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7 Resolutions You Can Keep

Are you feeling reluctant to create New Year’s Resolutions? After years of failed resolutions past, I don’t blame you. However, if you pick the right resolutions, you’ll face the New Year head on, ready to make good on your big plans from...

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Guilt-Free Cobbler

Wondering what to do with local, organic fresh grown fruit? Let’s turn it into a guilt-free cobbler! Most cobbler recipes are laden with extra sugar and fattening crusts, but not this recipe. I used peaches, but feel free to substitute with...

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Kale and Pinto Bean Soup

Who needs fast food when you have delicious soup at home? Making a large pot of homemade soup will set you up for days of healthy quick meals! This soup is filled with nutritious ingredients like fresh kale and pinto beans which lend savory...

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Bacon Wrapped Scallops

Here’s a great snack or appetizer to share with friends and family. The nitrate-free bacon and scallops contain healthy protein that will provide usable nutrients for your day. To keep on track with your diet, stay away from appetizers that are...

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New Year…New You!

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, New Year’s resolutions are a good thing. If you struggle to believe that, it’s probably because of a history of failed resolutions. This year, however, you owe it to yourself to become the new person you want to be. Not in...

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South-Of-The-Border Chicken & Rice Soup

A bowl of this homemade soup is a wonderful meal to enjoy during the holidays. It’s low carb and filled with protein and veggies to power your day and curb your cravings. Best of all it’s made in the slow cooker, so preparation is quick and...

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Wild Blackened Catfish

Wild caught catfish is delicate and flaky, with loads of flavor. Catfish contains healthy fatty acids, provides complete protein, is a source of vitamin B-12, and is low in mercury. Pair it with dark leafy greens and some fruit for the perfect...

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Low Carb Mac and Cheese

Say what?! Mac and cheese without the traditional noodles! This is a recipe that kids and adults alike will love! Spaghetti squash is a fantastic replacement for traditional noodles – make it a habit to use these tender, squash noodles in all...

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21 reasons to read this

Today I’m writing to motivate you to take action. I understand the frustrations that you have when it comes to your body. I know all about your insecurities over the size of your thighs and how hopeless that can feel. The answer to your body...

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Sweet Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken

Slow cooker meals are a fantastic method for enjoying lean, homemade dinners without the hassle and time commitment that many recipes entail. By simply throwing the ingredients below into your slow cooker in the morning before you leave for...

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Simple fitness trick, works like magic

You’re probably thinking: What’s the deal? Why won’t the weight come off?You are doing everything you can think of to make it happen. There’s one simple thing standing between you and a slimmed down, amazingly fit body. One. Simple. Thing. And...

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White Bean Ratatouille

Today I’m sharing a healthy recipe with you that will please your taste buds while taking you one step closer to achieving your fitness goals. Ratatouille is a dish of cooked vegetables that originated in southern France. It is hearty and...

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