Category: Nutrition

3 Guidelines to Finding Your Favorite Salad Dressing
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3 Guidelines to Finding Your Favorite Salad Dressing

Salads can be a confusing. Finding your favorite salad dressing can be even more confusing! You eat salads because you are trying to be healthy, but then you realize that the salad dressing you are using has more calories and grams of fat than the burrito that you just passed up! When trying to change your...

5 Top Halloween Candy Alternatives
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5 Top Halloween Candy Alternatives

You likely have memories of yourself as a young child being eager for Halloween because you get to dress up, run around your neighborhood with friends, and stay out past dark! Not to mention the best part: getting FREE candy! Lots of it. If you are a parent, or plan to be, you probably have...

Ingredient Spotlight: Fall Spices
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Ingredient Spotlight: Fall Spices

Hello, Fall. Hello, orange leaves, chilly weather, gatherings with loved ones, holiday food, and holiday spices… ohhhh the spices. Oh the flavors of Fall! Warm Fall spices are so enjoyable throughout the holiday season. Their sweet, yet spicy flavors easily add a holiday twist to any of your favorite dishes! There is truly nothing better after...

Ingredient Spotlight: Kale, Your Favorite Green
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Ingredient Spotlight: Kale, Your Favorite Green

You know that kale is good for you. You’ve seen it in recipes, you’ve seen it at the store…. but it’s still slightly intimidating! Kale.. it looks so thick and rough… how can it even taste good?! And now there’s multiple different types of this vegetable? What the heck is “dino Kale?!”. Have no fear-...

Ingredient Spotlight: Tempeh
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Ingredient Spotlight: Tempeh

If you have been following my instagram, Facebook, or the Weekly Meal Plans, you’ve likely seen pictures of this cubed, tofu-like vegetarian protein. The first time I tried tempeh I was very skeptical- I mean, what is it even made of?! Don’t worry, you’re at the right spot for a quick overview of this vegetarian...

Ingredient Spotlight: Avocados
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Ingredient Spotlight: Avocados

The ever-so-loved, ever-so-versatile, ever-so-creamy, perfectly textured, & delicious avocado seems to be everyone’s new favorite food. This small, round, and plump fruit is being highlighted in the health industry as one of the most nutrient dense foods around. Not to mention, it can be used as a food replacement in many recipes, and that the...

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Basic Healthy Meal Plan

Do you ever wish that you had an outline of something that you could follow, yet easily switch up and make different combinations of meals with?! After meal planning for well over 5 years, I have noticed a basic layout for anyone trying to eat healthy. Here is a helpful PDF that you can save...

Ingredient Spotlight: Peaches
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Ingredient Spotlight: Peaches

I hope you enjoyed last week’s Ingredient Spotlight on Bell Peppers. This week, I introduce to you… Peaches! I don’t know about you, but when I was young, those little mini, pull-open cans of peaches were literally the Best. Thing. Ever. Lunchbox was complete with those little things! Although I now know that they are filled...

Ingredient Spotlight: Bell Peppers
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Ingredient Spotlight: Bell Peppers

Want to know more about bell peppers? I know many of you that follow my weekly meal plan may not be used to so many vegetables each week! This can be overwhelming. Or maybe you’re just interested in further education regarding healthy foods, but you’re not sure where to start.. Fear not- we’re going to...

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