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THE SCOOP ON DAIRY-FREE ICE CREAMS.

I grew up LOVING ice cream. There, I said it….it’s out there. We all know it contains lots of sugar, cream and other things that can be less than great for our heart health. That being said, I have been on the hunt for a healthier alternative for some time. Not specifically kept or sugar-free…just…

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PRE-RUN YUMMM

From: Jerry Schumacher (trainer to Shalane Flanagan) DARK CHOCOLATE BANANA SUPERHERO MUFFINS These gluten-free, sugar-free brownie-like muffins are not only full of essential nutrients but, are the perfect pre-run snack. Originally created by elite athlete coach Jerry Schumacher to tame his sweet tooth without adding processed bars, they’ve become the signature snack for marathoner Shalane…

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NO DAY IS SO BAD IT CANNOT BE FIXED WITH A NAP.

MAGNESIUM is crucial for healthy muscles, nerves, bones and blood sugar levels. But, for some reason, none of us has enough of it….for a variety of reasons. It may be the medications you take, stress or a high sugar intake which helps deplete your magnesium levels. There is an easy fix. Yes, you can fix…

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BOO FROM THE CREW…

Remember running up and down the street trick-or-treating thinking you’d NEVER have enough candy?!!! I do. Then, decades later – so much fun to watch my kids do the same thing! Those huge smiles, swinging pillow cases (they learned this from a master….those cute little containers your mom gives you DON’T begin to hold what…

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DONUT KILL MY VIBE!

Do you remember when we just grabbed whatever we wanted and ate it? Before we heard phrases like “clean eating”, “eat real food” or “eat the rainbow”… daily. What do you think of when reading about these diets or plans? It’s more than likely you feel like you just don’t have time to shop for…

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YOU DROVE ME BANANAS WITH THOSE CHOCOLATE CHIPS…

You can pretty much count on me for anything that contains chocolate. It just has to be good, right? So when I began to see variations of banana bread on Pinterest, I had to try the twist:) SHEET PAN BANANA BREAD

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THERE IS NO “WE” IN CHOCOLATE.

Finally, the weekend is here! And, you need something really special and fun for date night. I’ve got you covered with something decadent,healthy AND romantic. DATE NIGHT CHOCOLATE LAVA CAKE FOR 2 Ingredients 1 oz. dark chocolate chips 1 oz. butter 1⁄10 tsp vanilla extract (optional) 1 egg 1⁄3 tbsp butter, for greasing the ramekins….

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SOOOO CHEESY!

Cheese & Bacon. Almost like “food crack”, right? Smooshy goodness that happens to involve chicken… And, if it’s so good you stop breathing….it’s the perfect slow-cooker dish for tonight! INGREDIENTS: 1 1/3 lbs Organic Chicken Breasts 3/4 C Low Fat Cream Cheese 1 Pkt Ranch Dressing 2/3 tsp salt 3 oz Bacon, diced or crumbled…

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WHAT IS ROUND, SHINY & RED ALL OVER?

Love tomatoes? Me too. This is the EASIEST recipe evaaaaa. Place a layer of super sweet cherry tomatoes (I used my Mini Chocolate Stripey harvest) on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Pre-heat your oven to 250 degrees. Drizzle olive oil over tomatoes. Sprinkle Sea Salt on top. Slow-bake tomatoes in oven for 2…

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SUPERWOMAN EATING SUPERFOOD!

Did you know… That those funny looking purple veggies in produce are actually packed with nutrients AND can help you if you have diabetes!! Eggplant has antioxidants like vitamins A and C, which protect your cells from damage. It’s also high in natural plant chemicals called polyphenols, which may help cells process sugar if you…

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