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I love making my own homemade granola bars and rarely make the same recipe twice. This time though, I think I found a new recipe that just may become a regular in my Sunday routine. I’m excited to share this new snack bar recipe featuring organic cocoa rice crisps and coconut.  This is a simple, [...]

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I love homemade granola bars for breakfast on the go and late afternoon snacks. When I got home from Miami, I noticed I had 4 super ripe bananas  and few of my regular go to snacks so I whipped up a quick batch using what I had in my house. The result was a delicious [...]

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Sunday marks the XLVIII Superbowl, also known at the 48th NFL championship game between Seattle and Denver, the only two states where marijuana for recreational use is actually legal. Let’s hope this means the post-game riots will be nonexistent. If you are just watching for the commercials or to root against your rival Welker or [...]

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A traditional muffin recipe is made with butter, milk and lots of sugar. It’s basically a cupcake that is not covered in frosting, which I guess is supposed to make it a reasonable option to start your day?! I do love muffins, especially Morning Glory, the kind with carrots, walnuts and raisins. It reminds me [...]

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Going to a Superbowl party this weekend and need to bring a dish? Try one of these healthy Super Bowl recipes that are sure to be easy to make and a party favorite that no one will think is actually good for them! Low Carb Maryland Crab Cakes : Only 62 calories per cake! Skinny Buffalo Chicken [...]

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This morning I had a mini protein pancake before the gym.  Typically, I wait to have it after but I knew I wanted to work hard so breaky was necessary.  At the gym, I tried out this workout from Women’s Health Magazine I got in my inbox yesterday. It was titled, “The Fastest Way to [...]

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It has been cloudy, rainy and just plain miserable since Saturday.  Eating well and exercising often takes a hit when mother nature does not cooperate.  Instead of my typical long run on Monday, I squeezed in a 30 minute run outdoors in between rain showers. I took yoga on Sunday and Wednesday this week to [...]

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Tuna is a staple in my household.  In the freezer or in a can, it is an affordable and healthy protein to have on hand.  Whether it is for dinner or lunch, here are two of my favorite recipes. Tuna Steaks with Fresh Avocado Summer Salsa Last night for dinner, I made tuna steaks topped [...]

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I’ve mastered the do or die willpower that it takes to drop 5 lbs in a week.  I feel like it’s gift just as much as it is a weakness.  I have a photoshoot on Wednesday so I’ve been eating very clean for about 1-2 weeks (with the exception of ice cream pie on Easter).  [...]

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Do ever find yourself scouring over the internet looking for the perfect recipe?  Maybe you’re looking for vegan meals for earth day, a quick brown bag lunch idea, or a recipe to use up your produce that may go bad, but if you are like me, this process usually is overwhelming.  With so many recipes on [...]

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