Nutrition

Vegetable and Grain Salad

vegetable and grain salad

In the summer, I love to incorporate as many fresh vegetables as possible into every meal. Yes, we have access to most produce on a daily basis. But I swear fruits and veggies taste so much better when they’re in season. Today’s recipe is for a vegetable and grain salad. This salad is loaded with…

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Summer Cleaning

summer cleaning

Well, it seems we skipped past spring, as summer has already been in full bloom!  Is your body in need of some summer cleaning?  Do you find yourself sitting for the majority of the day, choosing processed food, or feeling tired and stressed out frequently? Here are 5 tips to getting your body functioning back to…

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Missing My Meals!

missing my meals

Another Chapter in My Meal Prep Adventure I needed to write this blog after missing my meals and an entire week of meal prepping. We were out of state for a college graduation and did not get home until midnight on Sunday so meal prep was impossible last week. We reverted back to our old pattern of buying…

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Whole Foods Cleanse…?

whole foods cleanse

Spring is finally here and we’re already anticipating the summer months. Like every year, this is the time where most of us start to fret. We’re trading sweaters and pants for shorts and swimsuits and aren’t exactly feeling the greatest about our appearance. Our social media and news streams are flooded with quick fix advertisements:…

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Time to Meal Prep

time to meal prep

Time.  I didn’t have much of it the last few weeks.  I had  gym events the last few weekends. Then I was on call for my pediatric practice this past weekend. I was way too tired and cranky to take time to meal prep.

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All Natural Pre-Workout Snack

all natural pre-workout snack

​I found this recipe from the blog, Running to the Kitchen. These banana chia bites serve as a great all natural pre-workout snack and taste delicious. I love this recipe because there is no added sugar, the only sweetness to these bites comes naturally from the banana. Please note these bites are more like a muffin,…

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Becoming a Meal Prep Fan

meal prep fan

OK, it’s no secret that I love food! And I think that’s why it’s taken me a bit of time to become a meal prep fan. Food continues cultural traditions and can be a great introduction to different heritages. It’s a form of comfort. There are millions of combinations to create dishes for every kind…

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Meal Prep Adventure

meal prep adventure

This meal prep adventure thing. We wrote about it. I went to the Wellness Series Seminar. But between us, I had yet to do it. Out of some economic necessity, I decided it was time to bite it (so to speak) and go on my own meal prep adventure. I was a bit nervous about it. I wasn’t…

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