Black Bean Vegetarian Burger

I used to feel like I was “missing out” when making healthy food choices. I felt resentment whenever I’d see other people eating whatever they wanted. I felt like eating healthy was so hard and didn’t yield fast enough results. It was even worse during my yo-yo dieting days when I’d be at home resenting my husband and daughter […]

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Warm Winter Cabbage Salad

Did you know that June (the Official start of summer) is only 15 days away!? What am I saying? 15 Weeks! SUMMER IS IN 15 WEEKS PEOPLE! So don’t ease up on your new years resolutions now, we don’t have time for that. We’ve got to get swimsuit ready before summer! If you’re anything like me, you’re […]

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Easy Tzatziki Recipe

I used to be a BIG snacker. I used to be able to open the pantry and reach for a bag of chips and pretty much eat the entire contents of said bag in one sitting… Now I love having healthy snack options so I can still get a salty and crunchy fix and stay on […]

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Kale and Sweet Potato Salad

I don’t really like Kale. Its fibrous, chewy, bitter and it doesn’t blend well in my morning smoothie. So when Veggie Lisa told me she was going to make a kale salad for me, I said it sounded fine, just to be polite. Then she makes this gorgeous salad and asks me to try it. […]

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Berry Lemon Protein Smoothie

Mornings used to be a hard one for me, I mean eating in the mornings. As a former late night snacker (or full on second dinner eater), I was rarely hungry in the mornings and usually skipped breakfast because I was too busy running out the door. Now that I try not to eat after 8pm, I usually wake up […]

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Herbed Tomato and Cottage Cheese Scramble

Who has set (and is still excited for) their big goals for themselves in 2016? I’m sure you’ve seen the “this is my year” posts on social media, but as corny as it sounds, it is MY year! I’m going to accomplish my fitness goals and continue to fight the mental battle and self doubt that comes with […]

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Coconut Greek Yogurt Parfait

It probably comes as no surprise that I LOVE Greek yogurt. It has become my replacement for ice cream and other cream based treats, and its so satisfying! To reach my biggest physical goal this year of having a six pack, I’ve been following a strict (high protein, clean carbs, tons of veggies) meal plan. If […]

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The Clean Detox {Dr. Oz}

  I LOVE how Dr. Oz  show is fun and informative! I was just reading an article on his site on 30 day {clean} detox do’s and don’ts. I love a good detox and plan to do one at least twice a year, but its a whole lot easier if you have someone else do the leg work. […]

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Clean Eating Weekly Plan #5

This weeks easy to follow meal plan will make it easier to stick to your plan, mostly because the lovely folks at Clean Eating Mag have done all of the work for us. I love it when that happens. Their approach is to eat five smaller meals a day that are made up of seasonal and clean ingredients […]

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