Plant-Based Protein Swaps

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I need protein at every meal, which I learned the hard way. Yes, there was a time (pre-nutrition degree) where I would just eat a plain “fat free” bagel for breakfast or some other starch and wonder why I was so hungry an hour later. Then I learned about nutrition and it all made sense….

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Oatmeal-Raisin Pancakes {Gluten Free, Dairy Free}

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I hope you are starting off the year right by focusing on the types of foods you are eating, rather than stressing about calorie counting. I have been a bit of a breakfast rut. I am too lazy busy to get the kids anything special for breakfast before school so we’ve been relying on cereal and yogurt…

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Healthy Breakfast Ideas With Yogurt

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Today I have some healthy breakfast ideas for you. I have always been a big breakfast eater, but lately (I think because I am not exercising quite as much as normal) I am just not very hungry in the morning. If I skip though, I turn into a short-tempered, irritable mama. No bueno. I recently…

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Café Mocha and Green Power Smoothie

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Earlier in the week I mentioned coming down with the start of a cold. It ended up being one of the mildest colds I’ve had, but I still had a little sore throat and some congestion. And when I’ve got a minor cold you know the two main things I crave? Coffee- to wake me…

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Baked Taco Dip + Giveaway

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Thanks to Mezzetta for sponsoring this post. Traditions….they’re wonderful aren’t they? Now that I have kids of my own I’ve tried to create some of my family’s own holiday traditions. Of course food plays a big role in that. There are so many wonderful memories associated with food. I love to think back at my childhood…

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5 Holiday Gift Ideas From Lorna Jane

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I have made a conscious effort lately to buy workout clothes that are suitable for running around town as well as just working out in, because as a busy mama I don’t always have the chance to get cleaned up before being out in public. I follow Lorna Jane on Instagram and have seen other…

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Healthy Snacking with Nourish Snacks + Giveaway

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My family snacks. A lot. And I am ok with that because I believe healthy snacking bridges the gap between meals and prevents from overeating. However, I get bored of having the same things in the house all the time so I am always looking for new healthy snacks to try. Joy Bauer, RD and…

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Getting Fit with fitmob + Athleta Gift Card Giveaway

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Hi friends! I am happy to have recently learned about fitmob because I have been so unmotivated with my workouts lately. And it’s fun when you guys can win great prizes. Even though I am too far from their Seattle location, I think the idea behind it is pretty neat. What is fitmob? It’s a fitness…

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Tricks for Getting Kids To Eat Vegetables #ILikeVeggies

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How do you get kids to eat their veggies? Whether you’re a parent, a nanny, a pre-school teacher, you may have come across a picky eater or two. Having 4 kids of my own, I know it’s not easy getting them to try new vegetables or even familiar vegetables that they have already determined they don’t…

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Tofu Scramble #LovingTofu

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One of my favorite ways to cook with tofu is this tofu scramble. I started making it years ago when I did my vegan experiment and now, though not vegan, enjoy making it on a regular basis. It doesn’t replace my eggs, it’s just something different and it’s awesome. Tofu, a great protein source for both…

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