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RECIPE: Salada Green Tea & Strawberry Popsicles

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Nothing says summertime like popsicles!  Unfortunately most of the popsicles you see in the grocery store are full of processed ingredients, neon colors or artificial sugars.  Luckily making your own home made popsicles is easy and delicious…not to mention way less expensive!  This past weekend I just used a couple of ingredients that were already in my refrigerator and came up with a batch of popsicles that may have been my best yet. I had a fresh batch of iced … Continue reading

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RECIPE: Natural Green Tea Electrolyte Drink

Green Tea Electrolyte Drink

Although hydration is important all year round, during the summer months it is especially important to make sure that you are hydrated as you enjoy outdoor activities. However, the most important thing is not that you are drinking enough water, but that you are absorbing enough water. The key to water absorption is tiny ions that are commonly referred to as electrolytes. The most popular electrolyte drinks are sports drinks. However, sports drinks often contain refined sugars and artificial flavors. … Continue reading

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Jump-Start Your Morning Workout with These High-Energy Foods

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Exercising first thing in the morning is one of the best habits you can get into! When you wake up and jump on your Total Gym it can help to speed up your metabolism, regulate your appetite and start your day off with a great accomplishment! However, what to eat to fuel your workout can seem a bit confusing. Here are some tips to get the most out of your Total Gym workout and be energized for the rest of … Continue reading

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RECIPE: Cilantro-Lime Brown Rice

Cilantro-Lime Brown Rice Bowl

Although it’s chock full of nutrients, brown rice on it’s own can be a bit bland.  Or I should really say, downright boring.  However, if you opt for many of the store bought flavored rice you are also agreeing to an extraordinary amount of sodium and a guarantee to feel puffy and bloated.  So, inspired by the lovely people at Chipotle, I decided to try my hand at making my own at home cilantro-lime brown rice! First I rinsed the … Continue reading

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Why You Should Be Eating Breakfast Every Day

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We’ve all heard before that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” But have you ever stopped to ask yourself why? What makes breakfast so important, and even more important than lunch or – my personal favorite – dinner? The answer is simply that breakfast sets the tone for the rest of the day. In the same way that starting your day in a bad mood can cause a dark cloud to hang over your head all day, … Continue reading

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RECIPE: Dr. Weil’s Kale Pesto

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If you have ever had the pleasure of checking out True Food Kitchen, you know that it is a perfect combination of healthful food and amazing taste.  If you haven’t, Dr. Weil has taken some of the most popular recipes and put them in a cook book called True Food: Seasonal, Sustainable, Simple, Pure that is absolutely gorgeous and a great gift for your favorite foodie.  One of go-to dishes is his Kale Pesto Pasta that you should try immediately!  Seriously, right … Continue reading

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