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September 2019

Five Areas in Your Life You Should be Focusing On Improving

There is never a good time to not work on self-improvement. Life is ever changing and with that we should never stop learning, expanding and continuing to grow as our lives grow. Here are five areas to focus on first: 1. Get Fit. A healthy body is a gateway to a healthy life and mind. It […]

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How to Set Smart Weight Loss Goals

Losing weight isn’t easy. It’s hard work. And it’ll take some time. That sounds pretty discouraging, doesn’t it? I’m not being a debbie-downer, I’m being realistic. And that’s why we need to set smart weight loss goals, realistic goals. Yes, anything is possible but it’s setting up the steps to keep that possibility realistic. You […]

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5 Reasons Apples are the Best Snack

Apples are one of the best fruits to grab as a snack. They are versatile, portable, inexpensive, and unlike a lot of other fruit, they store well. They also have quite a few surprising health benefits. There’s good reason why we have the saying “An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away”. Let’s look at […]

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14 Reasons to Eat the Superfood Snack Blueberries

Berry-picking season has begun. I love berries! I’m more of a raspberry and blackberry kind of girl but my son especially loves blueberries. Blueberries are an amazing and tasty Superfood!  They are the perfect low-calorie snack for hot, Summer days.   They help detox the body. Blueberries contain vitamins, nutrients and minerals that help improve […]

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5 Delicious, Simple & Healthy Recipes to Make This Week

So I put in place some stricter routines for my eating to get myself back on track with healthier (and super tasty!) eating and to save some money! I spent a Saturday planning out meals, cleaning out the cupboards and fridge, and stocking up with the ingredients I needed for the week. I was tired […]

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Why It’s So Important to Get Your Vitamin D

About a month and a half ago I was feeling like I hit a brick wall. I felt so drained, physically, mentally and emotionally. It was so bad that one Sunday morning I got up and started my chores. I got the toilet scrubbed and had to go back to bed. Just cleaning the bathroom […]

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7 Super Reasons Parsnips Help You Get Healthier

I have always had a love for root vegetables – potatoes, carrots, fennel, and more – but over the past few years I have truly come to love parsnips. Not quite as common as their closely related cousin the carrot, parsnips are an easy vegetable to add to many recipes and are a perfect dish […]

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Why I Eat Brussels Sprouts Now

My first experience with Brussels Sprouts was not a pleasant one. They were tough and they were bitter. I vowed to never eat them again…that was when I was sixteen…seventeen years later and I love them. I remember the second time I tried Brussels Sprouts. My mom and I were at a local farm to table […]

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10 Amazing Benefits of Rambutans

I am totally that girl that has all kinds of yummy, exotic fruit on her desk…the strange to some folks…kumquats, lychees, and one of my favorites – Rambutans!  Rambutans are those spiky red funny looking fruit that you may see popping up time to time. They are native to the Malay-Indonesian region and some other […]

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15 Sweet Healthy Benefits of Honey

We all have that occasional sweet tooth…I know…but there are many healthy options out there. One of my favorite sweet treats is honey. I remember eating spoonfuls of honey with my Grandpa on a Sunday afternoon. It always brings so much warmth to my heart.  Honey: Studies have shown that replacing sugar with honey has helped […]

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