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Wellness Wednesday

A Smoothie Recipe With Just 3 Ingredients

pineapple smoothie in a mason jar

Sometimes, you just want to keep things simple. That’s part of why I’m a fan of homemade smoothies. They’re a blissfully simple and unfussy way to get loads of nutrients. After receiving a new blender as a gift (Best. Gift. … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday is Taking a Quick Break

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Wellness Wednesday is taking a break to reset and recharge. I’ll be back on Wednesday, May 5, with a brand-new post. In the meantime, check out these helpful tips and articles, and have a happy and healthy week!     … Continue reading

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Spring Clean Your Healthy Lifestyle by Getting Rid of These 3 Things

Welcome Spring graphic

Signs that spring is here to stay and that summer isn’t far behind are coming to life everywhere you look. Some of us may not be feeling our usual “spring cheer” … and that’s okay. The last year has brought unprecedented challenges … Continue reading

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20 Reasons to Exercise That Aren’t Weight Loss

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For the longest time I assumed that if I didn’t go to the gym, I didn’t actually “work out.” After all, if I didn’t go to the gym, then I couldn’t get an intense workout in, which meant I couldn’t … Continue reading

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4 Questions and Answers About Protein

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All calories come from four places in our diets: carbohydrates, fat, protein and alcohol. In the 1990s, low-fat diets and foods were everywhere you turned and, more recently, carbs have come under fire. Protein never seems to get much negative … Continue reading

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Rosemary Carrot Fries

rosemary roasted carrots

As promised in the last Wellness Wednesday, this week’s blog features a tasty and simple recipe you can try this month. My motivation to cook has dipped a bit lately, and simplicity is the name of the game. These roasted … Continue reading

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A Citrusy Spin on Salmon

salmon with leeks ready to be cooked

I love to cook. I love trying new recipes and making old favorites. I love the way my dog Nellie curls up in a ball and quietly watches me each time I’m in the kitchen. I especially love that cooking … Continue reading

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A 10-Day Movement Plan

getting winter exercise by walking your dog

If you’ve ever searched for a workout online or scanned the cover of a health magazine, you’ve probably noticed descriptions like “fat-blasting” or “calorie-torching.” The focus has long been more about how exercise can make you look and less about … Continue reading

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Learn to be Fearless in the Kitchen

plastic food boxes with fresh produce

Is eating healthier by meal prepping on your healthy to-do list for the New Year? Maybe you’re curious about meal kit delivery services and whether or not they’re worth trying. Or maybe you’re just looking for healthy eating tips with … Continue reading

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