Are you missing this important nutrient?

Want to feel full longer?  Want to decrease belly fat and lose some weight?   Want to lower your cholesterol and blood sugar levels? Sounds like a magic diet pill right?  Nope, it’s regular old fiber. Most of us don’t eat enough fiber, this important nutrient, to experience these wonderful benefits. But after reading this […]

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Looking for a yummy healthy treat?

How about Apple Nachos?  I got some tech help and that means I have some good pictures! It looks too good to be healthy! But it is! Ingredients 1 medium apple nut butter maple syrup Topping suggestions-sunflower seeds, chopped nuts, coconut Method Cut the apple into slices and place in a circle on a medium […]

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Tempted? Count the cost!

I want to reward myself with something to eat or drink.  It is so tempting, isn’t it? It’s a hot summer day and I’m hot and tired from my day of running errands. I want a rich cold sweet coffee drink from Starbucks! I stand in line for a few minutes trying to make up […]

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Eat this fruit everyday for amazing benefits!

Can you guess which fruit is rated as one of the best? It’s sweet and juicy. It has no fat. Only 82 calories for a whole cup and as an added bonus it has 3.4 grams of fiber. It’s packed with vitamins and antioxidants. It’s small and round and blue. Yes, it’s blueberries! So why […]

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13 healthy items to buy today!

What can I eat today? Yummy food is one of the blessings of my life. I won’t live a life of deprivation! I want to eat delicious food that’s good for me too. Here’s my list of healthy yummy food that I’ve researched and found to be some of the best! Nothing is too weird […]

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Summer salad-kale,chickpea and feta cheese!

Do you love summer salads?  My husband and I often enjoy a large salad for dinner on a hot summer night. This is our new healthy favorite. Kale, Chickpea and Feta cheese salad Ingredient List 1 bunch Kale, washed & dried or a package of chopped Kale 1 can chick peas, rinsed and drained ¾ […]

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Pina Colada dessert-healthy and delicious!

Pina Colada parfait! Try this delightful combination for breakfast or as dessert. As an added bonus there are 9 grams of protein, which helps us feel full longer. Most women need to eat more protein. Here’s the recipe with step-by-step directions and pictures too! Ingredients: 1 cup of frozen pineapple chunks 2 teaspoons of flaked […]

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My strategies, my struggles – summer!

I want you to know that I struggle too. I have reached some of my health goals but I have to continue to take these little steps to health. Writing this blog helps me stay accountable.  I find the summer especially hard because there is less routine and summer equals fun food! Here’s how I […]

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Smoothie bowl recipe, almost ice cream!

It’s the time of year when I want a sweet cold treat.  I found one that’s healthy too! How cool is that? Smoothies always sound so delicious but I really don’t like to drink my calories. I prefer the hand to mouth experience of eating. So I went on a search for a smoothie recipe […]

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5 benefits of eating your veggies!

This super food is low in calories, high in nutrients, vitamins, minerals and fiber. It comes individually packaged and can be eaten raw or cooked. It’s Doctor approved and recommended. What’s your guess? Fruit? Nope, it’s vegetables! Eating more vegetables is one of the simplest changes we can make to improve our overall health. We […]

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Healthy snack bar recipe!

Craving something sweet? Here’s a recipe for a healthy naturally sweet snack bar! I took some of these bars to share with my friends and everyone wanted the recipe.  That’s the best compliment! Ingredients 1 ¼ cup of black figs 2 cups of nuts (your choice) 1 tsp. vanilla 1 cup of coconut 2 teaspoons […]

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8 Smart strategies for food on the go!

  We all have days when we need fast food. We live a fast life. We need to grab something on the go. I like to write in the snack bar of one of our grocery stores. I love to watch the people and I am so much more productive. I watch the people and […]

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