Diet

5 Tips for Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolutions

January 25, 2015
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January 1st is an important date for a lot of people. It’s a fresh start – the first day of a new year – and can be the perfect time to set healthy living goals for the whole family. Committing to any new lifestyle change (getting fit, eating healthy, or losing weight) isn’t always easy, but […]

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Demystifying Health Food Labels: What do they all mean?

February 26, 2014
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“Free-Range,” “Organic,” “All Natural,” “Whole Grain,” — words like these are all over grocery store items and restaurant menus these days! It can be super confusing to know whether these words actually mean anything: whether a product labeled “all natural” is better than a product without that label, and how to make sure you’re not […]

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Lightened Up Red Velvet Cupcakes

February 18, 2014
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A few days ago (on Valentine’s Day), the husband brought me home a red velvet cupcake. It was ginormous — even despite the fact that he had eaten half of it! And it was delicious. I just love cupcakes — there’s something about that pre-portioned cute little personalized cake that gets me every time. And […]

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Healthy Pumpkin Pie (Slimmed-Down but still delicious!)

November 21, 2013
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Thanksgiving might be my favorite holiday of the year. Food, family, time off work – it doesn’t get much better than that! The husband and I always spend Thanksgiving with our family and extended family friends — we actually do it potluck style which ends up being really fun. And since it’s a potluck, with […]

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10 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

November 2, 2013
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Hi Everyone! As most of you know, I shared some exciting news on my blog about 8 weeks ago, and since then time has just been flying by! Soon after I shared the news of our little girl’s arrival in January, I asked all of you for some feedback on whether you’d like to see […]

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Make A Healthier Pizza: 10 Tips and Tricks

October 20, 2013
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Pizza is the husband’s absolute favorite food in the world. I think he could literally eat pizza for all three meals every single day and be happy. Deep dish, thin crust, artisan-style, frozen — he doesn’t discriminate, he loves them all So of course, one of my missions has been to make-over pizzas in a […]

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