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To Snack or Not to Snack

Snacks- can either be your friend or foe. Do you have control when it comes to snacking or are you one of those people who once you start, you can’t stop? Snacking can get pretty tricky – many have appealing packaging which try to entice you through colorful images and clever catchphrases. Sometimes snacks can be great, they’re easy and …

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Plant Based Power: Breakfast Edition

My favorite meal of the day is breakfast… so I make sure it not only keeps me full for long but satisfies my taste buds. Here are a few of my easy on the go breakfasts that taste too good to be true! Bonus – each of these recipes are completely plant based! Chia Pudding ½ cup dairy free milk …

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Is Meatless Monday For You?

For someone who has always known that vegetarianism is not for her, I’ve been thinking a lot about choosing one day of the week to not eat meat. Of course, I’ve heard and seen people participating in, “Meatless Monday,” but I didn’t know much about it. After some digging, I found that Meatless Monday has actually been around for about …

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Four Ways to Stay Healthy Over the Holidays and Beat the Weight Gain

We are slowly, but surely, approaching the holiday season! The aroma of pumpkin spice and peppermint flavors will soon be taking over coffee shops and filling grocery aisles, getting us excited for our favorite upcoming holidays. Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Years are on the horizon, which means endless holiday parties, and family get-togethers. And what are these events without …

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Weekends made for wellness

Have you ever had a great week where you’re making healthy choices about every day? You’re eating well, cooking your own meals, getting to the gym, and then…the weekend rolls around. Ah yes, how I have a love/hate relationship with weekends. It’s easy to think of the weekend as time to enjoy yourself, away from your normal responsibilities. You’re typically …

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New for November: What Foods Are In Season?

November challenge! Build your grocery list around foods that are in season! Why? #1: foods that are in-season are more flavorful! #2: Fresh fruits and veggies from the vine have more nutrients and antioxidants. And #3: seasonal produce is better for the environment. Basically, it’s a win-win all around! So…what’s in season for the month of November? Apples: You know what …

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Energy Drinks Linked To Adverse Health Effects?

Are energy drinks doing you more harm than good? They have been a new craze among teens and young adults. These sugar and caffeine filled beverage seem to be more able to consume for energy, than drinks like coffee and tea. The drinks are consumed to simply gain a burst of energy. Studies are showing consumption of energy drinks to …

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Snacks for Sleeping

I’ll do just about anything to ensure I get a good night’s sleep. I’ve tried everything from eliminating coffee completely in the afternoon, to different drinks and supplements that supposedly help you sleep better. I avoid eating dinner too close to bed time because I know it can cause trouble with digestion and sleeping (try to get your last big …

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DIY At Home Pumpkin Spice Latte

Does anyone else get excited when they see headlines about PSL (pumpkin spice latte) being back in season? Tis’ the season for pumpkin spice lattes! Pumpkin spice lattes are an amazing treat! They aren’t so much of a treat for our pockets or our calorie intake when consumed so frequently (because their so darn good). To conquer this barrier, you …

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Apples Apples Everywhere

As fall approaches, it’s fun to see the different foods come back into season! A timeless classic is of course, apples. While not just the main and most important ingredient in pies and crisps, apples have a multitude of great health benefits. And while they do taste the most fresh in the fall, it’s a good idea to reach for …

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