Lemon Vinaigrette

Instead of buying salad dressing, try this minimal effort vinaigrette on your next salad. Toss over some greens and enjoy! Ingredients: 2 cloves garlic 3-4 tbs. olive oil red pepper flakes salt & pepper 1 lemon   In a small bowl whisk all the above ingredients together. Use a lemon juicer to get all the

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38 Weeks Pregnant: Tips to get to the end without having a breakdown

I wasn’t sure what I wanted to name the title of this blog post, but the words typed just kinda came out, and it is how I feel so I am leavin it! Why are the last weeks of pregnancy so hard? Some may say they are even harder than those first few months with

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Spicy Cauliflower Bites

I have never been a huge fan of cauliflower, but once I tried buffalo style cauliflower bites at a restaurant, I knew I could make an even healthier version of my own at home. Set your oven to 375 degrees and in a large baking pan spread the following ingredients out. Ingredients: (mix all the

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Whole Roasted Chicken Recipe: EASY

If the thought of cooking an entire chicken is intimidating to you, think again!ย Follow along with this step by step whole chicken recipe and impress yourself and your friends. What you need: 1 Whole Chicken (3-5 lbs) 1 yellow onion 1 lemon 2-3 cloves garlic 2 medium sweet potato ( or more depending now how

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Snow Day Workout: No Equipment Needed!

What would New England be without a big snow storm just weeks before Spring?ย You can never count on the weather going the way you would like living in this part of the country – that is why I like to have an arsenal of at home workouts. No excuses! Just because you can’t leave the

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Crispy Parsnip Bites

If you are looking for a healthy side dish or snack, you must try this parsnip recipe. Did you know that Parsnips were heart healthy? It is almost Valentine’s Day so why not surprise your loved one with this delicious side dish? I am sure they will love it more than chocolate! … well maybe

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Pregnancy Weight Gain

I have officially reached my second trimester! A few things I have noticed already: More Energy Less Cravings General feeling of normalness It definitely feels nice to be onto the next portion of the pregnancy, but I would be lying if I said I didn’t feel a bit guilty/discouraged about the weight I have gained

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First Trimester Woes: So Freaken Tired All The Time

How can I function like a real life human being if I am always so tired? I ask myself this on a weekly basis. I know I am not the only person to feel this way when going through pregnancy. ย So how does someone like myself and many others, work a full time job, exercise,

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First Trimester: Plan on not planning

As a health coach and overall wellness enthusiast I had a certain idea of how I would be as a pregnant person. I imagined I would stick to a very strict diet, continue with my regular workout routine, sleep 9 hours a night and glow like an angel from the heavens! What’s that quote? If

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