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2014-07-24 10.52.27

What I Want My Daughter to Know

A few weeks ago I saw a commercial for a women’s wrestling show. Rather than showcase their strength, physical ability and years of training it took to get to that point, the commercial showed these amazing athletic women in men’s dress shirts in sexy poses, showing more cleavage than a turkey on Thanksgiving Day.What bothered […]

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Healthy Italian Side Salad

I eat green salad at least once a day. So the other night when I set out a green salad for dinner, my four year old threw her head back, groaned and shouted to the heavens with arms outstretched, “Why do we always have to have salad?!” I decided we needed another fresh veggie side […]

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Ten Healthy Changes You Can Make Today

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” You don’t have to go from krispy kreme to kale overnight. Here are some small, simple steps to get you started on your own personal health journey. Adopt all 10 or start with one at a time. No matter what, any healthy change you […]

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Healthy Mulligatawny

A few weeks ago, we watched Pioneer Woman make Mulligatawny soup on TV. It looked amazing, but had a few ingredients I’m not okay with including in a week night dinner. I came up with a healthy variation which our whole family loves.

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Healthy Orange Cherry Breakfast Scones

Even with the knowledge I have now, I still have that taste for delicious pastries branded in my brain. Luckily, there’s a much healthier way to indulge. These scones are sweetened only with dried fruit, cinnamon and orange zest and made with a combination of almond flour and coconut flour. This keeps the protein high and […]

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No Sugar BBQ Sauce

BBQ sauce makes any meat better. Pour it over chicken, that’s all you need for a great dinner. Pour it over a pork roast and, voila; pulled pork. Smear it on hamburgers and they’re suddenly the best hamburgers ever. My daughter uses BBQ sauce like most kids use ketchup, so we go through a lot […]

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Grilled Round Steak

I love steak! And this is my favorite way to make it. Just throw a few marinade ingredients into a Ziploc and let it work for a few hours then grill it. It’s extremely easy and healthy.

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Weekly Preparation for Healthy Eating

Trying to keep up with life and still have time for a healthy snack or meal is a difficult task. That can all change with some weekly prep. Every Saturday, I get ready for the next week by making sure I have enough healthy, delicious food prepared to grab on the go.

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Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

No matter where go you, there is no shortage of Mexican restaurants. Because what’s not to love? Sugar-sweetened meat, loads of melted cheese, processed-flour tortillas. Good news! There is a way to still enjoy delicious Mexican food without eating a ton of processed food, sugar and bad-for-you oils. And it won’t take all day. This […]

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