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Fingerprint Cookies

FINGERPRINT COOKIES Yield: 24 cookies Serving: 2 cookies Ingredients: 1 cup whole-wheat flour 1 cup of rolled oats 1 cup of almonds 1/4 cup butter ¼ cup apple sauce 1/2 cup maple syrup 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract ½ jar all fruit jam Directions: Grind the rolled oats and nuts in a blender or […]

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Back-to-School Blog: Getting Creative with Trail Mixes

Looking for a healthy snack for your child in this busy back-to-school season. Trail mixes are your answer. Below are some great mixes that your child will love. Simply choose the recipe you think your kiddos will like best. Fill up a gallon-size Ziploc bag with the ingredients and shake. You can then divvy up [...]
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Chèvre-Stuffed Dates

Ingredients: 15  pitted dates sliced in half length-wise 4 ounces plain chevre goat cheese 1/4 cup slivered almonds Directions: Spread goat cheese into the crevice of each slice of date. Top with slivered almonds. Yes, it’s that easy! Enjoy!
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Three Quick Dishes: Snack Time

It’s been almost a month of sticking to your New Year’s Resolutions. How is it going for you all? I’ve had a few clients mention that their sweet tooth is defeating them. The vending machine at work calls their name—they’re on the road and stop for a candy bar or a doughnut because their blood [...]
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Nuts about nuts!

What food is so versatile, so delicious, high in protein, fiber, minerals, and healthy unsaturated fats? By the title of my blog, I’m sure you guessed it—nuts! And I am nuts about nuts because they are widely available, so good for you and each one tastes different, which means I never get bored with them. […]

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Beat the Candy Attack with Your Own Healthy Trail Mix

It happens every year; your kids go trick or treating; your office mates’ kids go trick or treating and candy dishes abound everywhere! Your candy of choice calls out your name. For some its peanut butter cups, for others its Smarties or tootsie rolls. Whatever candy it is, it’s going to sabotage your nutrition goals! […]

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Back to School Busyness Breakfast Recipe: Overnight Oats

It’s been a while since I’ve written a recipe blog for you all and with back-to-school and work seriousness on our horizon, I thought “What better time to start featuring recipes?!” This recipe is made overnight! Imagine that—preparing your breakfast before bed and waking up to amazing deliciousness. What I am referring to, why Overnight [...]
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Nutrition tips to diffuse stress

So many health problems stem from stress; stress is inflammatory and we know that inflammation is the precursor to almost every disease. As women, our many commitments and expectations cause us to feel frantic at times, anxiety-ridden, stretched, and stressed. Did you know that there are nutritional approaches to reducing stress, to uplift your spirits [...]
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Boost your bone health nutritionally

Worldwide, an osteoporotic fracture takes place every three seconds. One in three American women over the age of 50 will experience at least one osteoporotic fracture in their lifetime. Osteoporosis is far more common in women than in men. You can drastically decrease your likelihood of being diagnosed with osteoporosis through nutritional measures. And these [...]
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