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Delicious Low-Calorie Cheesecake Recipe

The key to both long-term and short-term health is to be consistent. We all know by now (and if you don’t, now you do) that fad-diets just don’t work. Physically, yes they often are effective. But keeping and staying shape and healthy is both physical, mental and emotional as well. An effective way to maintain a healthy weight and diet is to replace, and not omit. For example, instead of telling yourself “I will never eat cheesecake ever again!”, you can simply…

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Simple and Savory Chicken Salad

I think we can all come to the agreeance that salads are no longer a boring, distasteful option on menus and for mealtime like they once were. People used to categorize a salad-eater as maybe boring or a health nut, but the truth is, salads can be just as delicious, savory and satisfying as any other dish. And regardless of how “health conscious” you know that we all need our greens to stay in tip top health and physical shape.…

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Why You Should Be Eating Salads Every Day

  These days, it’s easy to feel like we are being healthy by being gluten free, dairy free, soy free, or whatever. But those dietary restrictions can be deceiving. It’s been proven time and time again that the bulk of our diet should be greens, fruits and veggies and lean meats. (If you’re vegetarian, scratch the meat). But either way, greens should be in our diet every day. Adding a handful of spinach to your smoothie each morning is a…

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5 Fatty Foods You Should Be Eating Every Day

 I know what you may be thinking… reasons to eat “Fatty” foods? Let me explain. The western diet has created a misconception about the “fat” word thinking that all fats are bad and should be avoided if you want to have a lean and slim physique. The opposite is true. Our bodies need certain things to operate. Calories, vitamins, and nutrients are the ones we usually hear about. However, good fats are essential for overall health, and for keeping the unwanted…

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GF Coconut Apple Cinnamon Muffins

  If you’re looking for a low-calorie, healthy breakfast or just a sweet treat with all the flavor and none of the guilt, this recipe is one to try. Sometimes, I am just craving that carby-texture of pancakes, muffins, and breads in the morning, but I’m really not all about the carbs and sugars that come with it.   These muffins are a favorite of mine because they are simple to make, healthy to eat and satisfy my cravings without the guilt or bloat…

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