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15 In Food/ Healthy Living/ Personal Growth

5 Ways to Mindfully Improve Your Diet in 5 Minutes or Less

We’ve all been there- drawn in by the lure of the “next best” diet only to find ourselves overwhelmed by the time and resources required to make this big change. And, so we do nothing. What if there were some simple habits that you could complete in just a few minutes that would improve how you eat without a major overhaul? Below you will find 5 ways that you can mindfully improve your diet in 5 minutes or less. This…

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11 In Food

Chicken and Black Bean Burrito Bowl

Now that the weather is finally warming around here, it’s time to think about changing up the way I cook for the summer. Like most people, I try to avoid the oven at all costs so we can keep the house somewhat cool. The slow cooker and the grill are my friends, as well as anything I can make without an appliance. That is why this recipe is perfect! Who needs Chipotle??? You can make your own Mexican-inspired chicken burrito…

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4 In Food

Raspberry Lime Party Punch Recipe

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of 7UP®. The opinions and text are all mine. Some of you may have seen pictures last week of my girls all dressed up with my husband….they were getting ready to go to their Father Daughter Dance. Yes, he has a lot of girls to dance with! We have been blessed with many girls! Anyway…we actually hosted the dance. Yes, it’s true. There was actually a dance a few weeks…

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2 In Food

Apple Cinnamon Protein Pancakes

My children are always asking me to make pancakes. I admit, I’m not always eager to make a pile of pancakes first thing in the morning, but there’s nothing like seeing their faces when they wake up to freshly made pancakes on Saturday morning. This recipe makes you think you are eating apple pie.  You get all the comforting spices — such as cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg — we love from grandma’s apple pie without the sugary extra calories you get…

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2 In Food

Vegan Slow Cooker Stew With Chickpeas and Spinach

Give me a slow cooker and a heart stew on these chilly days, and I am one happy mama. This is one recipe that I go to multiple times each fall and winter. It’s super simple and my whole family will eat it, so that’s a win in my book. I love being able to throw some ingredients together in the morning and have dinner ready to go. It makes my day so much easier! This simple recipe is packed…

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3 In Food

Flourless Brownie Muffins

CHOCOLATE, anyone? These dark chocolate flourless brownie muffins are delicious and surprisingly healthy. I make these every once in awhile as a treat for my family and the kids love them! They have NO idea what is in them and I love it! We are gluten free due to some people having allergies in our family, but I also prefer to be low carb in general. I have fond that my body responds better and feels better when I keep…

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0 In Food/ Healthy Living

Healthy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

CONFESSION: I have never been a fan of cauliflower. Ever. I have always liked broccoli, but couldn’t get into cauliflower. In the last year or so, I have found a few recipes that have changed my mind. Cauliflower pizza crust is one of them and I have an awesome roasted cauliflower recipe. THIS IS ONE OF THOSE RECIPES. It has even been approved by my Buffalo wing loving husband, so you know it’s good! If you are trying to eat…

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12 In Food/ Healthy Living

What is the Pegan Diet?

I have always had a passion for health and nutrition. I went to school for pre med and ended up switching to nutrition. After school, my interest only increased and I found myself fascinated by how our bodies were made to use food. We can do so much for our health just by changing what we put into our bodies. Our bodies were made to heal themselves! I won’t get on my soap box right now, but if you ever…

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