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Spring clean your wellness routine

It’s hard to find motivation in the winter to commit to a healthy routine with less daylight, colder temperatures and fewer outdoor activities. Now that spring is here, ditch the unhealthy habits you’ve developed and recommit to wellness. Here are five tips to get you back on track. Fix your bedtime routine. Sleep is an […]

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Early spring produce guide

Visiting your local farmers market on the weekend can be a great source of meal inspiration for the week ahead. Spring brings an abundance of delicious fruits and vegetables, perfect for jazzing up your meals with new flavors and nutrients. Use these helpful tips from the United States Department of Agriculture when picking out your […]

Red lentil soup

It’s soup season! During these cold winter months, soup is on my table at least twice a week. But let’s face it—many of the old favorites are loaded with cream, cheese or bacon. For a healthier option, try red lentil soup. Red lentils are a great base for soup because they cook quickly and are […]

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How to manage holiday stress

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us, packed with family gatherings, office parties and warm apple cider. But for some, the holiday season ushers in stress, anxiety and even depression. Between end-of-year assignments at work and family chaos at home, we understand how this season can be stressful. It’s normal to experience […]

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Trim your Thanksgiving meal with these 5 tips

It’s difficult to eat healthy on Thanksgiving, not only because you may tend to overeat, but because traditional dishes are often loaded with calories. Obesity is linked to at least 13 types of cancer, so it’s important to eat well and maintain a healthy weight―even during the holidays. We’re sharing five ways you can still […]

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Pumpkin spice quinoa cookies

Adapted from Skinny Taste blog Healthy enough for breakfast, but tasty enough for dessert, these cookies are packed with the hidden health benefits of quinoa, pumpkin and flaxseed. Quinoa is full of protein to keep you full longer, pumpkin is high in beta-carotene which may lower risk of certain cancers like lung and prostate, and […]

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Healthy after-school snacks

The school year has only just begun, but getting back into the school routine is a tough adjustment for a lot of kids. While it may be difficult to get them to eat fruits and vegetables after a long day at school, it’s important to provide healthy snacks to keep kids satiated and energized to […]

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It’s possible to stay healthy in college

Whether the “Freshman Fifteen” is myth or fact, there’s no doubt that eating, sleeping and exercise habits change during college. But there are things you can do to avoid some of the most common pitfalls. Learn from my mistakes and follow these tips for a healthy college experience.   Schedule your time at the gym. […]

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Top tips to take your workout to the next level

It takes only 30 minutes of exercise per day to help you lose weight, decrease your risk for chronic diseases and reduce your stress levels. With that in mind, these last few summer months are the perfect time to ramp up your workout game. Here are a few tips on how you can take your […]

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Easy ways to cook July’s best produce

If you’re tired of making the same old dishes, here are some easy tips and tricks on how to cook up summer’s best produce to add some nutrition and pizazz to your plate. Apricots Instead of eating apricots plain, try baking, broiling or sautéing them, then sprinkle with cinnamon and top with chopped walnuts. Apricots […]