November, 2014

Healthy Recipe Substitutions: Smarter Carbs

Healthy Recipe Substitutions: Smarter Carbs

  Zucchini Ribbons instead of >> Pasta Pita Bread instead of >>  Bread

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What to Look for When Choosing Bread

What to Look for When Choosing Bread

Make smarter choices when buying bread. Look for 100% whole grain wheat and avoid enriched wheat flour, white four, bread flour, all-purpose flour and cake flour.

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Top 5 Tips for Eating Healthy on Thanksgiving

Top 5 Tips for Eating Healthy on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family and friends and often involves some of the finest cuisines of the year.  During the big meal, it is common to see candied yams, turkey, sweet potatoes and yams, cranberries, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, wine, cola, egg nog, and on top of all this, butter and oil […]

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The 30-Minute Full-Body Thanksgiving Workout Plan

The 30-Minute Full-Body Thanksgiving Workout Plan

Before the family arrives and shortly after the turkey is in the oven, there generally is a considerable amount of time which can be used in many ways.  This does not mean sitting down with a cup of coffee and watching TV or going back to bed.  Rather, this is a great time to exercise […]

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The Guide to Eating Healthy Sweets on Thanksgiving

The Guide to Eating Healthy Sweets on Thanksgiving

Whether you are entertaining at home or visiting family and friends, it is very likely that you will encounter some sweet holiday desserts and foods over Thanksgiving.  The Thanksgiving holiday is a great time to try many of these once per year delicacies, but in moderation.  Following an entire year of hard work and healthy […]

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Fitness Motivation: One of the Greatest Moments

Fitness Motivation: One of the Greatest Moments

  Fitness Motivation: One of the greatest moments in life is realizing that two weeks ago, your body couldn’t do what it just did.

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Fitness Motivation: Push Your Limits

Fitness Motivation: Push Your Limits

  Fitness Motivation: Push Your Limits Success is achieved outside of your comfort zone.

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Maple Pecan Pie Protein Shake

Maple Pecan Pie Protein Shake

Pie goes hand-in-hand with Fall. This time of year the pie cravings creep up on us. Unfortunately, however, pies are loaded with sugar and too much sugar can pack on the pounds. So save your pie indulgences for Thanksgiving and get your pie-fix with this guiltless Maple Pecan Pie Protein Shake. Maple Pecan Pie Protein […]

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Apple Pie Protein Shake

Apple Pie Protein Shake

This apple pie protein shake is perfect for your post-workout protein shake and is sure to cure that Fall sweet tooth. Apple Pie Protein Shake Ingredients 1 cup – Unsweetened, vanilla almond milk 1 scoop – Vanilla protein powder 1/2 – Red delicious apple 1/2 tsp. – Apple pie spice 2 packets – Stevia 1/2 […]

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Healthy Recipe Substitutions: Baking Hacks

Healthy Recipe Substitutions: Baking Hacks

Unsweetened Applesauce instead of >> Sugar Avocado Puree instead of >> Butter

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