Healthy Tips

Back-to-School Lunchbox Makeover: 5 Quick and Healthy Lunch Recipes

August 21, 2014
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What’s in your lunchbox? When I was a kid, it was standard, dependable: some sort of sandwich – usually PB&J on wheat, a fruit – usually an apple or banana, some veggies – usually carrot sticks, and a drink – usually boxed juice. Of course I didn’t make any of it, since my mom packed […]

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Healthy Tips for The New Mom

March 16, 2014
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Our baby girl is 9 weeks old today! I can’t believe it’s been 9 weeks already. It has seriously flown by. In this time we have had tons of amazing and helpful visitors, been on one date night, gone on a bunch of walks, had 3 “play dates,” had just a few completely sleepless nights, […]

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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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Five Healthy Valentine’s Day Desserts

February 14, 2014
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Valentine’s Day is like the holiday of dessert. Candy, chocolates, romantic decadent dinners, all of it screams indulgence. And there’s nothing wrong with a little indulgence! My husband and I went on our second date ever on Valentine’s Day in 2004 (our first date was the week before, on February 7th, 2004 – when I […]

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Healthy Super Bowl Party Recipes

January 26, 2014
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Hi Everyone! My baby Layla is 2 weeks old today I can’t believe how fast time has passed since we came home from the hospital. The husband and I have learned so much in these first two weeks of her life, and I’m sure that will just continue as she gets older! Some little snippets […]

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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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