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Last time I told you how quickly you can put together a healthy school lunch for your kids in three easy steps.  Here are more quick and easy kid-friendly lunch ideas for you to put together to pack for your child’s school lunch.  These ideas are quick and creative so you won’t be stuck fixing the same old P B and J! Keep Reading

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Enjoy the holiday feast without the guilt or the weight gain.  Thanksgiving is only one day a year but the holiday weight gain stays with you.  Year after year, most of us pack on at least a pound (or more) during the holidays and keep the extra weight permanently. Keep Reading

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Save the Seeds

by Wendy on November 5, 2013

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Fall has arrived, and with it pumpkin season. Don’t toss those pumpkin seeds this year! There are many health benefits associated with pumpkin seeds.  So toast them or roast them using these simple recipes. Keep Reading

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Tips to Make Running Easier

by Wendy on October 15, 2013

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Do you envy those runners gracefully making their way down your street? Running is a great way to burn calories, but it can be hard to start if you are a beginner! Here are tips to make running easier and more fun. Keep Reading

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Chicken Soups for Freezing this Fall

by Wendy on September 27, 2013

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Soups are one of the easiest and most delicious dishes to freeze. Make a double batch of the soups you love most and freeze some for later with these tips!  Also try these three delicious chicken soup recipes that are great for freezing. Keep Reading

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Kids need a healthy breakfast before heading to school.  But it can be a challenge to feed them a healthy meal and still get them out the door in time for school.  Try these simple breakfasts that kids can eat on the go and many can be prepared in advance so you can avoid the morning rush! Keep Reading

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15 Minutes

by Wendy on July 30, 2013

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You know you should, but you can never seem to find the time!  We all know exercise is so important for our overall health.  Tomorrow, skip the snooze button and you will have time to fit in this quick 15 minute strength circuit workout.  This workout alternates upper body and lower body muscle groups to help you blast more calories in less time.  It only takes 15 minutes, so get moving! Keep Reading

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You may be surprised to find out that yoga is one of the best ways to build your upper body strength!  Many yoga moves engage all muscles in the arms and use only your body weight.  In just five minutes, you can complete a yoga workout that will help you tone up in only 2 weeks. Keep Reading

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This year, celebrate the Fourth of July with these fun ideas your kids will, literally, eat up!  These recipes and clever ideas are kid friendly so your kids can make their own Independence Day creations! Keep Reading

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The end of the school year is a busy time for families with kids.  Kids are starting to participate in summer sports and all of the end-of-school activities fill up family calendars.  Maintain a healthy diet and keep your kids energy up by eating well on-the-go.  Skip the fast food and say no to sugary snacks with some healthy snacking tips. Keep Reading

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