Recipe of the Month – Maple Pecan Shortbread Bar Mix

You can thank Trader Joe’s for this delicious fall treat.

Trust me, this will be the winner of the holiday table this year.

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My Back to School Essentials

Tomorrow is the first day of school for so many people, myself included. It’s crunch time folks, so I am getting my supplies ready for a stellar semester!

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Recipe of the Month – Cha Cha Chia Pudding (via Eat Raw Not Cooked)

If you’ve never had Chia before, you are missing out. Besides being higher in fiber and having lots of Omega-3, Chia contains plenty of calcium and will keep you fuller longer throughout the day. Plus, it’s yummy, so…you know, there’s that.

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Sweet Tooth Spotlight – Arctic Zero Fit Frozen Desserts

In my quest to live a healthier life, I gave up many foods that I loved and became a vegetarian. It’s been smooth sailing for the most part. Except that I have a HUGE sweet tooth. So how do I satiate my sugar cravings while still sticking to my diet?

Two words: Arctic Zero.

(Photo credit: Arctic Zero Instagram)

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Happy 4th of July Weekend!

Here’s to the beach parties and the backyard BBQs. Celebrate the stars and stripes with sparklers and of course, fireworks!

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Recipe of the Month – Tofu Eggplant Lasagna

This lasagna is so good, you won’t even notice that it’s totally vegetarian!

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Recipe of the Month: Bite Size Banana Balls

Yep, you read that right.

Banana. Balls. Every bite is the best one.

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I Tried a No Sugar Challenge and It Didn’t Kill Me

Back in March I saw this post on Facebook (which I can’t find now of course) that stated it takes 25 days to beat a sugar addiction. Well, I’m never one to shy away from a challenge, so on March 10th, I began my sugar free journey.

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Recipe of the Month – Cheesy Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

I recently switched to a vegetarian diet and I feel great. However, just because I gave up steak and bacon does not mean I gave up comfort food. Mac and cheese will always be a personal fave. This recipe offers both vegetables and comfort.

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Oil Pulling Explained

What in the Hades is oil pulling? I asked this very question a few months back. I stumbled across a post online (don’t ask me where, I have no recollection) and it sparked my curiosity. Now I can’t imagine NOT pulling every day. I won’t call it life changing but it has had a very positive impact on my daily life.

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