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Plan Your Meals to Benefit Your Waistline and Your Wallet

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According to WebMD, who was quoting Benjamin Franklin, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” In that particular instance, the article is discussing strategies for more healthful eating habits. However, planning your meals doesn’t just help you get fit, ...

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Eating Healthy is Expensive – Or is it?

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“Eating healthy is too expensive.” Sound familiar? It is true that higher quality often comes along with a higher price tag, but there are ways to enjoy healthy, delicious foods while keeping on budget. Start by planning your meals. It ...

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Top 10 Vitamins & Minerals for Lower Blood Sugar

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Chromium Chromium helps to regulate insulin production, thereby reducing and stabilizing blood sugar. Individuals with Type II diabetes naturally have lower levels of chromium in their bodies than those who do not have diabetes. You can increase the chromium in ...

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Shrimp Scampi with Cauliflower Rice and Shaved Brussels Sprouts

Full of flavor and less than 30 minutes for a delicious meal.  You won’t miss the carbs from pasta.  I promise! My latest discovery is … wait for it … already prepared cauliflower rice and shaved brussels sprouts.  I was ...

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Cauliflower Rice with shaved Brussels Sprouts

This is a keeper!  Easy, quick and delicious for all kinds of recipes. My latest discovery is … wait for it … already prepared cauliflower rice and shaved brussels sprouts.  I was at Trader Joe’s and spotted the cauliflower rice ...

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Smoked Bacon and Asparagus Popover

It’s lighter and thinner and the batter pops over the edges so it is not a crustless quiche. Because it is thinner it gets a fabulous crust on the bottom.  You won’t even miss a crust. Promise. This is a ...

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The Amazing Avocado-What Makes It Such a Superfood?

Avocados- is it the mild, nutty taste, the creamy texture, or that singular green color that makes us love them so? All three are great reasons, but there are many, many more reasons to love the simple, yet wonderful avocado. ...

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