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Four Minutes to Fit?

I don’t have time to workout 30 to 60 minutes a day. I hate the treadmill – I feel like I’m going nowhere. I workout but don’t see any results. Exercise is boring. I’m a busy mom – when am … Continue reading

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Roasted Veggie and Black bean Quesadillas

Quesadillas. They provide cheesy goodness on top of a load of calories. They really are like pizza without any sauce- which means while tasting delicious, they don’t have much nutritional value. However, we cannot cut quesadillas out of our lives. … Continue reading

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Pre-Workout Fuel

Whether you work out first thing in the morning or some time later in the day, what you eat before your workout can have a major impact on your performance. To eat or not to eat? That is the question. … Continue reading

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Crab Bisque with Tomato, Avocado, and Corn Relish

Well, it’s officially the New Year. We wanted to start it off with a warming and comforting recipe. Our crab bisque with a tomato, avocado, and corn relish is perfect for the cold days ahead of us. Maybe a small … Continue reading

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The Good and The Bad of Alcohol

To drink or not to drink? – that is the question. With holiday parties in full swing, many find it extra festive to enjoy some eggnog, champagne, or fun “holiday” drink. While alcohol consumed in moderation can have some health … Continue reading

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Surviving the Holidays 101

It’s December, and you know what that means. Aah, the holidays. Or do you find yourself in a holi-daze? Between the shopping and gift wrapping, baking and decorating, and endless holiday parties, you may find yourself a little more of … Continue reading

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Splurges – Helpful or Harmful?

Monday through Friday, you do great with your eating. But when the weekend comes around, you let loose. Cookies – sure, I’ll have another. Apple martini – I thought you’d never ask! Pizza – why stop at one slice? Does … Continue reading

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Falafel Pita Salad

Falafels are a Mediterranean staple food. If you’ve never had a falafel, it’s basically a fried ball of garbanzo bean puree, herbs, and spices. It is usually served in a pita bread with veggies and a yogurt sauce. We’ve taken … Continue reading

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Healthy Thanksgiving Desserts

Nothing ends off a meal like a good dessert. Even if you’re stuffed to the gills (which we hope you won’t  be), there’s always room for dessert. To keep the calories down, serve a beautiful bowl of fruit or fill a … Continue reading

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Curry Pumpkin Soup

Tis the season for all things PUMPKIN! This not-so-beautiful-on-the-outside winter squash is packed with oh-so-gorgeous-on-the-inside flavor and boasts high levels of beta-carotene and fiber for a super-skinny 49 calories a cup. We featured pumpkin in two recipes last week at our … Continue reading

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