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Bring One Of These Healthy Side Dish Recipes To Your Next Cookout

Memorial day weekend is RIGHT around the corner! (YAY.) For me, this weekend always marks the official first days of summer. One of my favorite things about this season (aside from weekly beach trips and warmer/sunny weather) is all the summer staple foods. I start to crave my favorite foods in the spring, but they really aren’t as good until …

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Summer Eating Do’s and Don’ts

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Memorial day is right around the corner that means its time for summer barbecues and picnics. Knowing what to put on the grill or in the basket will make the summer that much more fun. Eating in our culture, like many, is a very sociable time. However, complaining about the acid reflux, bloating, or upset stomach is not enjoyable at …

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A Quick Guide To Post Workout Snacks

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What you eat before, during, and after a workout is super important. Not only do you need to be fueled for peak performance during a workout, but also it’s important to eat well after one to aid in muscle/total body recovery. The general rule of thumb (unless you’re training for a half marathon currently aka me) is to consume a healthy …

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Best Protein Snack On The Market

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Protein Snacks are a dime a dozen anymore. Walk into any connivence store and you will see a whole shelf devoted solely to protein or power snacks. There are cliff bars, power bars, nutrition bars, and everything in between. It even seems like they are trying to turn snacks that are not associated with protein into a protein snack, have …

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This On-The-Go Wrap is Perfect For Summer

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This quick and easy healthy wrap is borrowed from Two Healthy Kitchens, and is too good not to share. The granola Crunch Apple-Peanut Butter Wrap is sure to be a hit among everyone in the family, even your little ones. They are great for busy weekends traveling in the car or for a packed lunch on the beach, making this …

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Strawberries, Cheesecake, Need I Say More?

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Spring is finally here and you know what that means, strawberry season! Probably not what you were thinking right? For us fruit lovers over here, strawberry season is the best time of year! Many places all across the country have U-pick strawberry farms where you can go and pick your own juicy, ripe, strawberries right from the vine. These farms …

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And In The Morning, I’m Making Waffles

About two months ago I was scrolling mindlessly through Instagram like I normally do every morning while I wait for my coffee to cool down when I stumbled across something that caught my eye. WAFFLES. I mean normally I stop for a good foodie post, but this was different. It was actually like doable. Something normal non-foodie people could get …

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Sweet and Spicy Pineapple Salsa

Everyone loves a good salsa. Fresh ingredients. Mouth watering taste. Easy on the waistline. This sweet and spicy pineapple salsa is the bees knees if you know what I mean. Easy to make, and goes perfectly with chips and/or your favorite meat. Woo your guests with this staff favorite! Ingredients: 2 pounds pineapple, diced 1 (14.5 ounce) can Hunt’s Petite …

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This Mediterranean Chicken Salad Looked Too Good Not to Post

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Chicken and salad. Two staple food items in what seems like everyone’s diet. I could eat these two foods every night of the week with one exception. Variety. I don’t mind eating the same foods as long as they’re mixed up with different ingredients which compliment the dish. So are you bored with your salad and looking to change up your …

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Let’s TACO-bout How to Eat Healthy on Cinco de Mayo

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How not Te-quil-ya diet on Cinco de Mayo: I love Mexican food, it’s probably one of my favorite ethnic cuisines. I love the freshness. The colors. The spices. It’s actually a very well-rounded and balanced meal when it’s not covered in queso, crema, or sour cream! I know I am sorry, but that amount and kind of saturated fats is …

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