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Memorial Day Weekend is Here – SALSA UP!! (yummy recipe included!)

In Clean Eating, Clean Eating, Family Friendly, Family Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Heart Friendly, Nutrition Advice, Recipes, Sugar, Weight Loss Tips On May 22, 2015 0 Comments

Memorial Day Weekend is a time for many to kick back relax and dive into summer. A time for BBQs, outdoor parties and above all a time to bring out the chips and dips. A key component in the quest for a healthy diet and lifestyle is to find ways to enjoy these situations without overdoing it with extra calories and unhealthy fats.

Enter – SALSA! Salsa can be a yummy, low-calorie and high nutrient addition/substitution for many higher calorie condiments and dips.

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Can What You Eat Help Prevent Cancer? And my Tried and True Amazing Bean Salad

In Clean Eating, Clean Eating, Family Friendly, Family Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Heart Friendly, Low Sugar, Medical Conditions, Nutrition Advice, Recipes, Weight Loss Tips On May 11, 2015 0 Comments

Good Morning!  I was recently asked to write an article for our local paper on diet and cancer.  Cancer prevention is very near and dear to my heart… Read More »

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CLEAN OUT THE FRIDGE STUFFED PEPPERS

In Clean Eating, Clean Eating, Family Friendly, Family Nutrition, Healthy Eating, High Protein / Low Carb, Nutrition Advice, Recipes, Weight Loss Tips On April 27, 2015 0 Comments

Hello Everyone!  Sorry the blog has been quiet lately.  Life has been busy, but the good news is I AM BACK!  My goal is to get back on… Read More »

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FAILING TO PLAN = PLANNING TO FAIL – Meal Plan for the Week!

In Clean Eating, Clean Eating, Family Friendly, Family Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Recipes On March 8, 2015 0 Comments

I sprung ahead a little early this weekend – needless to say my saturday morning was a bit crazy! Miss Daisy is patiently waiting for spring – can’t you tell? Back on track today and planning for the week. I thought it may be helpful to share my family’s meal plan with all of you. I am really trying to get the plan down every sunday, it is amazing how much smoother the week goes when I know what we are having for meals and actually have the food in the house.

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To Eat or Not to Eat before you Workout? Plus a yummy dip recipe

In Clean Eating, Clean Eating, Exercise, Family Friendly, Family Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Low Sugar, Nutrition Advice, Recipes, Sports Nutrition On February 13, 2015 0 Comments

What should I eat before I workout?

Should I exercise on an empty stomach?

I seem to run out of steam mid-way thru my workout, Why?

These are questions I am asked on a regular basis. First and foremost, my suggestions are just guidelines. No two athletes are alike and it is very important to listen to what your body is telling you before, during and after exercise.

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Colorful and Delicious Roasted Veggies brighten up a Snowy New Hampshire Day

In Clean Eating, Clean Eating, Family Friendly, Family Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Heart Friendly, Low Sugar, Recipes, Weight Loss Tips On February 9, 2015 0 Comments

Another snowy morning in New Hampshire!  I don’t think my kids have had a school on monday for the last 3 weeks.  Yesterday I decided to purge the… Read More »