Spinach & Avocado Smoothie

Popeye knew something we’re all just catching onto: Spinach is an amazing super food! It contains a ton of nutrients for our body and has a vast number of benefits. Check these out to name a few: Improving blood glucose control in diabetics Lowering the risk of cancer Lowering blood pressure Improving bone health Lowering the…

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Full Body Dumbbell Workout

There are lots of benefits to dumbbell workouts… Here are 5 that you should keep in mind while trying this workout: Dumbbells can provide the two types of overload that lead to muscle growth: mechanic and metabolic. Dumbbell exercises can create both inter- and intramuscular coordination, leading to greater levels of muscle activation. Dumbbells can…

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Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps

I’m on a mission to deliver tasty recipes that are also nutritious. Replacing a burrito shell or rice with lettuce wraps is a great way to keep the calories down and get healthy carbs.  Give this a try and let me know what you think! THE ESTIMATED TIME TO MAKE THIS RECIPE IS 25-30 MINUTES. Heat…

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Faith Without Works

Planning, planning and more planning. All the planning in the world will not get you results until you take action, action, and more action. Faith is dead without works. You can hope and wish for something as much as you want, but until you get off of your butt and take action to attain it.…

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3 Tips to Fitness Success

Simplicity is the key to success especially when it comes to starting a health & fitness routine. While there are a million tips out there that will help you reach your goals, I thought these three simple guidelines would provide both a solid foundation and a great reference point throughout your journey. #1Discover What You Enjoy…

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Matcha Pear Green Smoothie

I’m all about getting in your greens and finding healthy recipes to make that easy.  This is a great recipe that is lean, filling, and gives an energy boost as well! Ingredients 2 scoops lean protein powder in vanilla 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 cup spinach 1 pear, cored 1/2 teaspoon of matcha tea…

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Salmon And Sauteed Tomatoes

I’ve listed the benefits of salmon several times on our recipe blogs and hope that you have been taking note. They are an excellent source of Omega3 Fatty Acids and extremely beneficial to your heart function. There are tons of sites out there with tasty recipes to incorporate into your meal planning.  Give this one…

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Just Start

There are tons of blogs and articles out there about starting your health and fitness journey.  Everyone has their idea of the “proper steps” to take to ensure a successful outcome and while I agree that there are things you can do that give you a great foundation to build from, the key is simple……

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Find Time for Fitness

5 Tips to Finding Time for Fitness Many people resolve to get into better shape but sometimes find it hard making the time to exercise.  We are all so busy juggling work, family, significant others and our daily chores, that there is little time left for fitness.  Yeah yeah, I know. I hear it all of the…

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Cherry Vanilla Smoothie

Cherries… the sometimes forgotten berry. Due to their relatively short peak season from May-July, cherries are a summertime favorite that is often forgotten about once Fall arrives which is unfortunate considering their many health benefits. There are two primary varieties of cherries you should know about: sweet and tart (also known as sour cherries). Sweet…

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