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Have you given up on your New Year’s Resolution?

It’s January and most of us are feeling invigorated to be better, to feel better, to make new changes in our lifestyle. But then life happens and we’re not doing the things we said we’d do.  I’ve read that most people have stopped their new behaviors by January 20.  NOOOOO! It’s frustrating to have great […]

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The Secret Sauce for Weight Loss

Weight loss can seem insurmountable, especially if you’ve tried diets and meal plans and exercise without seeing results.  It’s so difficult to know what really is the best “plan” when information is conflicting.  Low fat has now moved to low carb or high protein or high fat even. What’s a person to do? If you […]

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Strength Training Will Keep You Young!

Strength Training Will Keep You Young Many people today are continually looking for a magical quick-fix to weight loss, maintenance of health, youthful appearance, and vitality. The truth is… There is no quick fix! There is however a way that can help with the things people are looking for, and it can be accomplished in […]

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Getting Back on Track

Staying balanced with healthy lifestyle changes can be a rocky trail ride;  it can be easy to “fall off the wagon.”    Keeping up with exercise, having healthy foods available, managing family, work, house etc takes an intricate balance of focus and planning;  if something slips it’s easy to have it all fall apart.  People […]

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Tomato Basil Soup

I am always so impressed and delighted by the savory deliciousness of a good bowl of Tomato Basil Soup when I’m at a nice restaurant.  I was equally delighted to find that I could make a very similar version from scratch!  Full of lycopene and beta carotene, this makes a great addition to a sandwich […]

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Vegan Green Smoothie

Smoothies are a big thing now because of the ease of getting many nutrients in together; plus we all still love the thought that we’re drinking an ice cream shake! This green smoothie is chalked full of nutrition from spinach and mango and the coconut milk adds some good fats.  This shake does have quite […]

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How Long Should I Work Out?

One of the most common reasons for not exercising is, “I don’t have time.”   I hear ya!  I know with work demands and kid activities, keeping up the house and lawn, community commitments etc, it’s not difficult to completely forget about exercise or find yourself at the end of the day feeling to0 tired […]

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Holiday Cheer

Holidays are often “cheered” with an alcoholic drink.  Of course, people are going to imbibe as the socialize at holiday parties and dinners.  Extra calories are rampant this time of year and cocktails just add to that. Don’t worry, there are lower calorie drinks that are fresh and delicious.  Alcohol can pack on the calories […]

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