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7 Grab and Go Protein Snacks

Protein snacks: the key to a satisfying hunger when you are on the go. If you want to balance hunger, energy and cravings all day long, it’s important to have snacks packed with protein. Protein snacks slow digestion and keep blood sugar steady. Adding low sugar protein snacks to your daily diet can fuel weight loss efforts by boosting metabolism and reducing hunger pangs. Research also show ...[Read More]

Health Benefits of Artichokes

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  At BeyondFit we talk a lot about the 2 P’s–protein + produce. If you want to expand your usual produce selection, venture out with something new and give artichokes a try! You’ll be amazed at the health benefits of artichokes! Artichokes are most often served steamed, but grilling them adds a smoky dimension to their flavor. Keep reading for an easy and DELICIOUS ...[Read More]

Fat Loss for Each Body Type

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If you’re frustrated after following a “one size fits all” fitness plan that didn’t work, you’re not alone. One of my goals in the BeyondFit Life Club is to support women, to help them learn how to #dofitnessbetter and to create their own unique body type blueprint. The truth is there’s no one size fits all approach to body change, knowing your individual body type is the ONLY way to get results l ...[Read More]

Two Things You Need for a Healthy Breakfast

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A healthy breakfast starts your day off right! Studies show that people who eat the wrong food for breakfast or skip breakfast all together, have problems with hunger, energy, metabolism, concentration and are more likely to gain or have trouble losing weight. A healthy breakfast should contain a balance of nutrients to keep both your brain and your body functioning best.     Breakfasts ...[Read More]

Food Safety During Pregnancy

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During pregnancy, a woman’s immune system is reduced. This places both mom and her unborn baby at increased risk of contracting the bacteria, viruses, and parasites that cause foodborne illness. Foodborne illnesses can be worse during pregnancy and may lead to miscarriage or premature delivery and some foodborne illnesses, such as Listeria and Toxoplasma gondii, can infect the fetus even if the mo ...[Read More]

A Day in the BeyondFit Mom Life

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How do I fit fitness into my daily mom life? Things are pretty crazy right now between running an online business, running local boot camps, and even more importantly, taking care of my duties as a wife and mom. For me, fitness is all about living a healthy, happy & balanced life, so I practice fitting fitness into my daily life and modeling healthy habits for my kids while still keeping ...[Read More]

Recipes Using Healthy BBQ Sauce

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Summer is here! That means BBQ season is back! If you’re looking for a fun way to get creative with your BBQ sauce, give these two low carb, high protein recipes a try!     MINI TURKEY MEATLOAVES with BBQ Sauce     INGREDIENTS: 1 lb organic ground turkey ½ C onion, chopped ½ C cauliflower, riced 2 garlic cloves, grated ¼ C + 2 T quick oats ¼ C ground flaxseed meal (or an additi ...[Read More]

Healthy Ice Cream (that’s still delicious!)

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I love ice cream. Ya’ll know I have a major sweet tooth, so in the summer months when it’s hot, ice cream is the perfect cool and sweet treat! Unfortunately, most of what you’ll find when you go down the ice cream aisle is very high in sugar and fat and is a disaster for your health, fitness and fat loss goals. I see nothing wrong with an occasional treat from time to time, so yes, you can certain ...[Read More]

Meal Delivery Service: How to Choose the One For You

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What’s for dinner?  For busy moms, this question comes up on a daily basis. It’s great when you have time to search Pinterest for healthy recipes and get creative in the kitchen, but when time is short and you’re in a rush (or don’t feel like dragging the kids to the grocery store) it’s nice to have quick, easy and healthy options on hand.   That’s one reason why the meal delivery servic ...[Read More]

Health Benefits of Bananas for Kids

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An apple a day keeps the doctor away…but what about bananas? Bananas are a highly nutritious, energy packed fruit, so including bananas in your children’s diet will help you to provide them many beneficial nutrients.     Bananas contain lots of nutrients including: manganese vitamin B6 vitamin C fiber Potassium Iron vitamin A biotin   In addition, here are some surprising health ben ...[Read More]