Category: Food & Nutrition

Flourless Banana Pancakes


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I LOVE pancakes, but they aren’t always the healthiest option. My kids love them too, so my husband came up with a healthier version allowing us to eat what we love without the guilt! They are SO delicious! Ingredients: -2 medium size bananas, chopped -2 eggs -2 tablespoons PB2 -1/2 cup rolled oats -1/2 teaspoon … Continue reading Flourless Banana Pancakes

Fuel Your Body Pre and Post Workout – Cardio


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What you eat pre and post workout can directly affect your performance during and recovery after. Cardio workouts, such as spin classes, are no joke; so don’t let all of your hard work go to waste by eating the wrong foods or by not eating at all. Your body needs fuel to function, especially if … Continue reading Fuel Your Body Pre and Post Workout – Cardio

Delicious and Healthy Dessert


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What if I told you those three ingredients pictured above, when combined together make a delicious and healthy dessert. Would you believe me? When talking about dessert, delicious AND healthy aren’t usually used in the same sentence, we often sacrifice one or the other. I used 3 ingredients, purple sweet potato, frozen banana and unsweetened … Continue reading Delicious and Healthy Dessert

The Skinny Green Monster Smoothie from Skinnytaste.com


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I love smoothies, especially in the morning after a workout. Some of them can be calorie bombs and lack in nutritional value. I found one on one of my favorite blogs Skinnytaste.com called the Skinny Green Monster. With just a few simple ingredients you can refuel in a healthy way. The recipe below was taken … Continue reading The Skinny Green Monster Smoothie from Skinnytaste.com

Healthy Egg Salad


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Egg salad is a quick and easy option for lunch (for you and the kids).  Traditionally, egg salad is made with mayo, which isn’t so healthy and doesn’t have much nutritional value.  Eggs on the other hand are an excellent source of protein and rich in minerals (calcium, iron, zinc, phosphorous & iodine)  and vitamins … Continue reading Healthy Egg Salad

Cold Weather Meals


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Cold days like these call for a good, hot, hearty chili to warm the bones. Try this Turkey Chili Recipe and you will definitely be satisfied. I had some for lunch today and it was delicious! Combine a few simple ingredients and in no time your belly will be full, your body will be warm … Continue reading Cold Weather Meals

Just Add Some Rutabaga!


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Rutabaga, it is such a funny word. You often pass it in the grocery store, intrigued, yet you never take this cruciferous vegetable home to cook. Similar to a turnip, this larger, rounder, yellow/purple root vegetable is kind of intimidating. I mean do you see my daughters face in the picture above. But don’t let … Continue reading Just Add Some Rutabaga!

Thanksgiving Dinner: 6 Easy Ways to Cut Calories


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Reblogged from Shape.com: Your Thanksgiving meal doesn’t have to spell doom for your healthy diet. One classic approach is to decide beforehand which Thanksgiving dishes you want to devote the most calories to and back off on the others, says Molly Morgan, R.D., C.N.D., author of The Skinny Rules. But an even easier way is … Continue reading Thanksgiving Dinner: 6 Easy Ways to Cut Calories