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Low FODMAP Diet: What to Eat and How to Eat It

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FODMAPs, an acronym referring to Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols, are found in the foods we eat. These complex names refer to a collection of molecules found in food. Some people experience difficulty absorbing these molecules. Many doctors encourage women to try a Low FODMAP Diet to combat Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptom. Common symptoms of IBS ...[Read More]

Healthy and Hot Dinners: Recipes for Autumn Evenings

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Sunny days. Cool evenings. Leaves falling. Cider brewing.  Who doesn’t love Autumn?  One of the things I love most about Autumn is trying new healthy, hot dinner recipes to warm up on cold evenings! The following four recipes should give you a week’s worth (with leftovers!) of wonderfully warm, delicious and healthy meals to share with your family this Autumn!   Hea ...[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           BBQ Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins with BBQ Sauce           Picky Eater Approved!   I can’t tell yo ...[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]

Grilled Sweet Potato Salad

Grilled Sweet Potato Salad

Let’s talk sweet potatoes! Sweet potatoes are a great source of complex carbs and are filled with fiber, vitamin A, potassium, and phytochemicals.   Are you a sweet potato lover like me? If so, follow these tips on how to store sweet potatoes so you can have fresh and delicious sweet potatoes whenever your craving strikes.   Avoid storing sweet potatoes in the refrigerator, which will pr ...[Read More]

Summer Salad with Grilled Peaches and Prosciutto

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By Kate Horney   This grilled peach summer salad simply can’t be beat. I love to serve this with chicken, which you can throw on the grill at the same time as the peaches!   It’s the perfect combination of saltiness and sweetness and is sure to be a family favorite.   If you like the homemade salad dressing recipe above, check out more of our favorite healthy homemade salad dre ...[Read More]

Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

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For all of my fellow steak lovers, this recipe is a MUST make! The homemade chimichurri is a perfect way to top off a delicious grilled steak, and it can be used for other meats as well! I love that it adds freshness to chicken or fish, and as a bonus for busy women, the sauce can be made a day in advance. Just store it in the fridge and use as needed.   Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri S ...[Read More]

Crockpot Freezer Meals to Make Before Baby

crock pot freezer meals to make before baby is born

One thing that I LOVED as a new mom was having already prepared dinners ready and on hand. I found that when I was tired, sleep deprived, and had a newborn attached to me 24/7, the last thing I wanted to do was go to the grocery store and then spend hours at the in the kitchen to make a healthy meal. To make things easier, I stocked up on crockpot freezer meals in the last few weeks of my pregnanc ...[Read More]

Protein Coffee

Protein Coffee

By Kate Horney At last, two of my favorite things (PROTEIN +  COFFEE) have come together in one delicious drink.  By now you know the benefits of protein for women.  You also know why I switched protein powders (click here for more on that + the newest supplement research).  So when I saw that PEScience recently announced that they’d be releasing the Select Protein Cafe S ...[Read More]

Best Vegan Protein Powder

Best Vegan Protein Powder

If you are trying to incorporate more variety into your diet or trying to eat a more plant-based diet, you can find the transition from animal-based foods to a plant based diet very challenging… Especially when it comes to finding a dairy free, plant based protein that doesn’t taste like dirt.  (No offense).   But today, I’ve got some great news for all the vegetarian & ...[Read More]