Lightened-Up Thanksgiving: Crockpot Edition

Looking for easy Crockpot recipe ideas for Thanksgiving this year? Perhaps my favorite culinary weapon is the crockpot. You throw a bunch of food in there, plug it in, and go about your day. Then, you come home to a house...

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Low Carb Pumpkin Pancakes

I love pancakes! Growing up, every Sunday after church, my father would make us a big stack of yummy, fluffy, hot pancakes covered in peanut butter and syrup; a memory that I cherish and would love to continue. As...

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Recipe of the Month: Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

In the fall, when the schedule is as hectic as ever, there is nothing I love more than coming home to a meal that is already cooked for me. Using a slow cooker is a life-saver, not to mention...

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Grilling: Meat Rubs (with spices and herbs)

Time to spice it up! Spices and herbs offer an easy way to add tons of flavor to any recipe or food item. Many spices and herbs can complement a dish and each other, but we need to be...

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Healthy Grilling Marinades

Marinades What does the term marinade mean? Let’s answer that question first. Marinating is a technique that's been around at least since the Renaissance, when acidic mixtures were commonly used to help preserve foods. The first known marinade originally...

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Easy Weeknight Dinner: Roasted Salmon With Zucchini Noodles

Looking for an easy weeknight dinner, and love salmon? So many people say they’d eat more fish if only they knew how to cook it. Cooking fish is simple and super fast, and that’s why I regularly cook it during...

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Grilling- Add Flavor without the Calories

The key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle revolves around the foods we eat day in and day out. I’ve met too many people over the years who fall victim to the lazy philosophy of eating out 1-2 times a...

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Healthy 4th of July Menu!

Get ready for the red, white and blue without the blues of having to see that number increase on the scale come July 5th! We know you like to grill out on the 4th to celebrate all your independence...

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Early Season Fueling

Keeping up with a healthy diet not only during the peak of training but all year is essential for successful early season training and optimal performance throughout the season.  A simple way to make sure your body is in...

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