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Healthy Facts About Blueberries [Infographic] for National Blueberry Month and Blueberry Pork Chops Recipe

July 18, 2015 Food

July is National Blueberry Month! I really love blueberries. As a kid it was just blueberries in baked goods like blueberry muffins, but now as an adult I really enjoy just snacking on fresh blueberries even. This week’s infographic is about the healthy facts on blueberries courtesy of the US Blueberry Council. I see that […]

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Memorial Day Recipes: Red White and Blue Watermelon Cake, Bison Burgers with Blue Cheese, and Dipped Ice Cream Cones

May 19, 2015 Food

Memorial Day is this Monday so I thought I would share some yummy recipes for your holiday cookout. Let me know if you will be trying any of these recipes. I would love to know what you think of them! Want something a little healthy for dessert? Try this “cake” which is really just watermelon […]

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Foods and Antioxidants as Preservatives: A Primer

April 16, 2015 Food

Last week many of you saw my tweets tagged #AntioxidantFacts. This was during a webinar I attend (disclosure: I was compensated as well) with The Motherhood and ConAgra Foods. When they asked if I would like to participate I jumped on the chance because honestly, all of the talk of preservatives and what is and […]

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It’s National Pistachio Day! Health Benefits of Pistachios

January 26, 2015 Food

Today is one of those fun holidays, National Pistachio Day! To celebrate I thought I would share with you all some of the health benefits of eating pistachios. 1 ounce serving of pistachios is 49 nuts and 160 calories There are 6 grams of protein in a 1 ounce serving of pistachios Pistachios are naturally […]

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Healthy Popcorn Snacking Options

January 19, 2015 Food

Today is National Popcorn Day! Celebrate with popcorn but make it healthier. We all know popcorn can be quick and easy with microwave popcorn but it has a lot of stuff in their that is not good for us. At the movies none of us are quite sure what that butter topping they put on […]

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Skinny Cosmopolitan Recipe and Tips for Healthier Cocktails

January 2, 2015 Food

So many of us are starting the new year off trying to be healthier and maybe lose a few pounds. This includes me! Cocktails can be full of calories but there are ways to cut back on them if you still want to have a drink now and then. Tips For Healthier Cocktails Cut back […]

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Infographic: How To Carve Up Your Thanksgiving Calories

November 23, 2014 Food

This Thursday most of us will sit down to an enormous amount of food on the table and throw caution to the wind with what we eat. To help myself, and all of you, I found this infographic which gives us an idea of the size of the portions we should be taking and approximate […]

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6 Fall Super Foods You Should Be Eating

October 1, 2014 Food

We all know by now that fresh fruits and vegetables are tremendously important to our bodies. In the autumn we have so much produce available to us but there are some foods that are “extra good” for us. Healthy eating gives us healthier bodies. Cooking these foods really is not hard either and the results […]

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The Better Chip Review

September 18, 2014 Food

The folks at The Better Chip sent me some samples to try out recently. Good stuff. Hubby and I both enjoyed tasting the different varieties. What makes these unique is that it is not a flavoring they add to the outside of all the same chip – instead the ingredients are actually in the chip! […]

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Healthy Eating Healthy You Recipe Contest

August 28, 2014 Food

This is a recipe c0ntest I had to share with you all because the focus is on healthier eating. Don’t worry about voting either – while the entries are open to public voting that does not impact the winner. The winners will be chosen by the BrightFocus Foundation. The prize is a $100 Target gift […]

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