10 Ways to Increase Your Veggie Intake

Holy nutrients! Vegetables are awesome. These tasty suckers have so many health benefits, make you feel good and might even cut down your risk of developing chronic diseases. Some people don’t think vegetables taste too awesome or they take too long to prepare, so here’s a list of simple ways to increase your veggie intake: […]

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Organize Your Fridge to Reduce Waste & Save Money

Grocery shopping can be exhausting, and when I get home and haul everything to the kitchen to be unpacked, I’m pooped. I’m totally guilty of throwing everything in the fridge however it will fit. But there’s actually a way to organize the fridge’s contents in order to optimally preserve your food. Check out these tips […]

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Favorite Recipe Friday: Easy Enchilada Skillet

Here’s a great low carb substitute for chicken enchiladas. Ingredients 1 tsp. olive oil 2 c. cauliflower rice ½ c. diced green pepper 2 c. chicken, cooked and diced 2 Roma tomatoes, diced 1 4-oz. can of chilies 2 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. cumin ½ tsp. garlic ½ tsp. oregano ½ c. black olives, […]

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Favorite Recipe Friday: Mediterranean Cabbage Steaks

I love this easy vegetarian Mediterranean recipe. The melty cheeses with pesto and the artichokes… so mouth-watering. Play around with the ingredients –Kalamata olives and mozzarella might be tasty, too! Ingredients 1 small head of cabbage, sliced into steaks 3 oz basil pesto ½ c. shredded Parmesan cheese 2 oz crumbed feta cheese Approximately 8 […]

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7 Tips for Healthy Holidays

Want to maintain weight, stay healthy, feel good, and enjoy the holidays? Follow these tips for your healthiest holiday season! 1. Get sleep and rest. Have some wind-down time each day. Read, take a bath, watch a light TV show, do some yoga, meditate. Stick with a regular sleep schedule. 2. Stay active. Go to […]

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Favorite Recipe Friday: Creamy Potato Kale Soup

This Whole30 friendly soup makes a creamy, filling meal. I did another round of Whole30 with a friend over the last few weeks (mine was Whole20 this time). It was fun to experience this diet at a different time of year with different kinds of foods. This soup really hit the spot. These are some […]

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Favorite Recipe Friday: Mozzarella Turkey Meatloaf

I’ve been meaning to share this recipe for awhile, but we always eat it up before I remember to take a picture of it! It’s so delicious and filling. A side of roasted vegetables pairs nicely with this cheesy loaf. Ingredients 1 lb ground turkey 1 c. bread crumbs 2 tsp. Italian seasoning 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 4 oz. mozzarella sliced […]

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Favorite Recipe Friday: Easy Roasted Vegetables

Roasting vegetables will change your life! I tossed some of my favorite veggies together with some spices and oil and popped them in the oven. Magic happened, and in 40 minutes I had crispy-tender, decadent morsels of nutrition. Ingredients: 1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into small cubes 1 c. mushrooms, sliced 2 carrots, peeled […]

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Favorite Recipe Friday: Cranberry Balsamic Chicken

Do you have some leftover cranberries from your Thanksgiving dinner? Use them up in this sweet and tangy chicken recipe. This chicken is great in a sandwich, in a salad, or alongside some roasted fall veggies. Ingredients: 2.5 lbs chicken breasts 1/2 c. fresh cranberries 1 Tbsp. dried Italian herbs For the Marinade: 1/3 c. […]

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Favorite Recipe Friday: Orange Pomegranate Salad

Need to take a dish to pass to Thanksgiving this year? This salad makes a light, sweet and tangy side. It looks like a lot of steps, but it really doesn’t take long at all! And look at how pretty and colorful it is! Ingredients For almonds: 1 tsp. butter 2 tsp. honey ½ c. sliced almonds For dressing: 2 […]

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