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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The Color Run is the Best Run

If you have never done a Color Run, you are seriously missing out.

Who wants a hug??

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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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New Year’s Resolutions Are Bull$h!t (Sort of)

And here’s why. By the end of February, the resolution has been forgotten and you’ve just finished the 3rd box of chocolates that you bought half price for yourself on February 15th. (That post comes later).

The definition of resolution is the firm decision to do or not to do something. The definition of a goal is the desired result of a person’s effort or aim.

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(Photo credit: Bill Watterson, Pinterest)

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Top 5 Excuses To Not Be Healthy

How many of you have ever said “I’m too tired, too bored, too injured”, to get healthy?
That’s so weird. Me too!

Let me preface by saying I have ZERO medical or health and wellness training. I am simply writing about my experiences and my excuses and what has worked for me to get off my couch and put down the Red Vines.

Hopefully, some or all of this helps you too.

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Recipe of the Month – Homemade Trail Mix

Raise your hand if you are like me and spend your life snacking rather than eating real meals. When you snack, sometimes being healthy goes out the window.

Most of the time however, healthy snacking is easy as pie. Or in this case, trail mix.

 

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