Dig out the blender! (Don’t worry, nothing high-tech.) Throw in a few simple, nutritious ingredients, give it a whirl and you’ve got a super-quick breakfast, snack, or mini-meal. Who can resist these icy cold, frothy concoctions, fondly k... Read more
We've all seen the flashy cans of energy drinks crowding the shelves at gas stations and grocery stores. From students to sports stars, it seems like everyone has used an energy supplement to up their game at some point. But what exactly puts the... Read more
During pregnancy, you gained many much-needed pounds to grow and support your baby, but not every pound gained can be attributed to "baby weight" that goes away after your baby is born. A typical pregnancy weight gain (roughly 25-35 pounds)... Read more
A dessert. An antidepressant. A favorite indulgence. Since its discovery thousands of years ago, chocolate has become many things to many people. The Mayan people crushed the seeds of the chocolate (cacao) tree and mixed them with spices to make a fr... Read more
I have a wallet made of hemp. Although I’ve seen some very fashionable hemp accessories, mine’s really old and not very cute, but I can’t justify buying a new one until it wears out. I guess I’ve learned firsthand that hemp fi... Read more
Blended eggs, oats, banana and a tiny bit of milk in my nutribullet to make pancake batter. Added a tbsp of dark chocolate chips to the pancakes and topped with strawberries. Made 2 huge pancakes at 450 calories. It was bomb! #food... Read more
Side effect of removing all processed food from my diet: my skin looks amazing!!! I'm blessed with good genes in general but my skin has a healthy glow to it that I'm not used to seeing. 😊... Read more
Morning protein shake instead of breakfast. Almond milk, water, cinnamon, 1/2 a graham cracker and a scoop of vanilla muscle milk. Tasted like a cinnamon bun. 233 calories. Yummy! May be my new favorite thing. Oh and 18 grams of protein. 😊... Read more
I am one of those people who needs something more concrete than a number on a scale to get excited about. So I remind myself that every 8 pounds I lose is equal to a gallon of milk. Now, knowing how bulky and heavy a gallon of milk is, makes an 8 pou... Read more
Want to know the easiest way to drop a few pounds? Stop drinking sugary beverages, according to a recent study.In a study of 810 adults from across the States, researchers found that liquid calories are a bigger problem than food when it comes to wei... Read more
I have previously shared that calcium is an important nutrient you may be missing in your diet. The newly released 2010 Dietary Guidelines lists calcium as a nutrient of concern because intake by many Americans is lower than recommended. There are al... Read more
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