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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25 Ways to Be More Active In Your Day

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Hi friends, how was your weekend? We had gorgeous weather again….I am not sure what is going on in the pacific northwest, but I’ll take it! Sunny, blue skies and in the upper 50s called for a lot of outdoor time- bike rides, playing at the park and just lounging out in that wonderful weather. It’s…

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Gingerbread Energy Bars {Vegan, Raw, Gluten Free}

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Well it looks like this week I am just a big ol’ copycat. That’s right. If you missed Monday’s post I made a simple copycat Panera salad HERE and today, well today is a snack day so I am making some copycat Larabars. I know it might be weird to see gingerbread flavors in January, but I…

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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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Nutrition and Fitness New Year’s Reset

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Hi friends! Hope you had a wonderful Holiday break. We sure did and the celebrations have yet to end. My parents flew in the day after Christmas and surprised the kids on my daughter’s 6th birthday which was Saturday, and my other daughter’s first birthday which was Sunday! And the hubby took off work so…

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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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Kale Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette & Meal Planning

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Is anyone tired of kale yet? I’m not! It’s one of my weekly staples in my CSA box and I love it! I usually sauté it, use it in smoothies or chop it thinly and enjoy it as a salad. Occasionally I’ll look for a good recipe incorporating kale just to change things up- it’s…

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World Breastfeeding Week: Benefits & Tips for Breastfeeding Success

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It’s World Breastfeeding week so I thought we’d talk about breastfeeding! I realize that this might not interest a lot of you, but it’s important and even if it helps out one new mom then it’s worth it! As a Dietitian, I worked with the WIC population when I was living in San Diego. It…

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