13 EASY APPLE AND PEAR RECIPES

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Pears and Apples are the quintessential fall fruits. I love both, because they are both readily available, affordable, and adaptable. Plus, they are both full of natural sugars, so the whole family will enjoy them in any dish. Nutritionally, apples and pears both pack fiber and phytochemicals in addition to being sweet and tasty. A … Read More

THANKSGIVING DAY GAME PLAN

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Strategize your THANKSGIVING MORNING by EATING SMART! Thanksgiving Day is the Super Bowl of Eating, the day Americans anxiously anticipate with thankfulness and loathing all at the same time. It’s time to saddle up to the table, reflect and enjoy the timeless bounties of foods respun with family history. Sounds great, but when all is … Read More

THANKSGIVING HACKS TO STAY HEALTHY!

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Inflammation and gut health are the latest buzz words in the health field. But, do you really know what it means and how it affects your personal health? With inflammation driving the top 15 diseases, and with the season of holiday and inflammatory eating in full swing, you should have a solid plan to fight … Read More

CHOCOLATE NUT BUTTER BANANA SHAKE WITH HIDDEN HEALTH BENEFITS!

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There are a few foods that make me extraordinarily happy: chocolate, bananas, and peanut butter. Each are magnificent independently and superb when combined. As a child, I can remember eating Jiffy peanut butter smeared on my pancakes. Better yet, throw a few chocolate chips into the batter and you have one incredible breakfast treat. Zoom … Read More

10 WEIGHT LOSS TIPS THAT WORK!

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Losing weight is a precarious balancing act, and the challenge is real regardless of your age, culture, gender, or fitness level. I don’t know a single person who is not concerned at some level about his/her weight…including myself. Believe me when I say I’ve seen it all, and I’ve tried it all, including Jenny Craig … Read More

THE SUPERPOWERS OF BROCCOLI AND 12 WAYS TO ENJOY IT!

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There are some foods that were just meant to be in your daily repertoire, and Broccoli is one of them! But don’t let broccoli fool you; it doesn’t have to be the traditional, boring green tree on your plate! And, don’t think for even one minute that broccoli is just a source of vitamins (A, … Read More