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5 Sugar Swaps for a Healthier Sweet Treat

With Valentine’s Day just behind us, chocolate, candy and sweets seem to be everywhere you turn.  A raging sweet tooth can be difficult to control, especially around holidays that encourage sweet treats to celebrate. If this is your struggle, I encourage you to check out this post on five ways to fight off sugar cravings, then come back here and pick back up where…

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Tips to Track Your Fitness Progress

February is a great time to check in on how the fitness goals you set for yourself this year are coming along. A great way to gauge your progress is to conduct a personal fitness assessment! Putting yourself through a fitness assessment will help you identify your current fitness level and serve as a baseline of where your starting point is.…

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7 Ingredient Creamy Black Bean Dip for a Healthier Snack

What’s simple to make and loaded with flavor? This creamy black bean dip that only requires seven ingredients to make. This dip is full of fiber and protein to keep you full and satisfied for the long haul. If you’re looking for a versatile dip recipe to have on hand, look no further. This creamy black bean dip would be…

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One Pot Creamy Tomato Basil Soup (With a Secret Ingredient!)

The New Year is all about getting back to healthy habits. It’s also a time of transition that can be a rough one if you’ve gotten accustomed to holiday sweets and treats. This recipe for a one pot creamy roasted tomato soup is comforting, yet surprisingly nutritious with just a few ingredient swaps. Creamy soups are usually given their silky…

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Setting New Year Fitness Goals!

With the turn of the new year, making healthier choices tends to be top of mind. Instead of overwhelming yourself with a list of must dos and feeling unsure of where to start, keep your goals simple to set yourself up for success. Here are a few simple goal ideas to get started. Don’t Wait for the Perfect Time, JUST START!  Nike has the…

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10 Simple Swaps for a Healthier You in the New Year

Are you a New Years’ resolution type? Whether you’re setting new goals for yourself or maintaining current ones, I’ve got a few tips for a healthier you no matter what time of year it is. Let’s talk about a few simple swaps that you can make both on and off your plate to improve your health from the inside out!…

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5 Ways to Enjoy the Holidays Without the Guilt

Do the holidays make you stressed? This time of year usually means packed schedules and temptation to sway from healthy habits. If you’re worried about undoing all of the hard work put in to take control of your health, then keep reading. We’re talking five ways to enjoy the holidays without the guilt! Practice mindfulness. Becoming aware of your habits…

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MIX UP YOUR SQUATS!

Let’s face it, leg day can be tough for some of us! We all know the importance of maintaining our lower body strength, but for whatever reason leg days seem to be the first workout we cut out of our weekly workout schedule when short on time. Sure, part of this is because we don’t get the instance gratification of seeing our…

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Festive Pomegranate Guacamole on Sweet Potato Toasts

What’s red and green that’s a festive holiday treat? Pomegranate guacamole on sweet potato toasts! Guacamole gets into the holiday spirit with the addition of crunchy and slightly tart, yet sweet, pomegranate seeds. Served on a low-carb alternative to crackers or bread, this festive pomegranate guacamole on sweet potato toasts is a delicious party appetizer that will please a crowd!…

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Mix Up Your Treadmill Workout!

I confess, I am a fair-weather runner and I’m okay admitting it! If it’s raining or snowing outside, I will choose to run inside on a treadmill! Anyone else with me?! It can be so easy to fall into the same running routine when running on a treadmill. I teamed up with Ricky Perez (MVP Metro Club Fitness Trainer) to bring…

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