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Summer is in full swing! We're right in the hottest time now where every day in the forecast is 95+ degrees...with chance of thunderstorm. When it's hot outside, the last thing I want is a hot meal. Summertime makes me crave light, refreshing, and colder foods like...read more
The 4th of July is almost here! It's one of my favorite holidays. Not only do we celebrate this wonderful country of ours with loud, colorful fireworks, we also load up lots of delicious food! From barbecue-sauced meats to mayo-filled ‘salads’ to festive sugary...read more
I used to eat container upon container of Cool Whip growing up. I loved it on berries, short cake, mixed with yogurt and frozen in between graham crackers (this was a signature snack of mine!), and of course straight out of the tub. Let's take a quiz: Do you know...read more
Close your eyes and think for a minute about your top health goals, maybe they include losing weight (and keeping it off this time!), breaking free from your constant sugar/carb cravings, having more energy, sleeping better at night, putting an end to digestive...read more
When I was a kid growing up, bread was a huge staple in my diet. My daily breakfast was 4 Eggo waffles, my lunch was some type of sandwich or 2, my afternoon snack was toast with margarine (ew!!) and my dinner usually included a side of bread and butter. Martin's...read more
It's been just about 1 hour and 6 minutes since you ate your lunch, and you're spending more time thinking about what snack you're going to eat next from your drawer of goodies than you are finishing up that huge project due at 5 p.m. If you're like manyyyy people out...read more
Since you’re reading this, you’ve already taken your first step by deciding: “enough is enough!” with fad diets and quick fix solutions (or you’re about to very soon!). You’re ready to start looking and feeling better for good this time, and know that a big key to...read more
Picture this, it's the middle of the afternoon and you're hungry for a snack. You want to be full and satisfied, but you're also craving something a bit sweet too. Ideally it wouldn't be pre-packaged and filled with preservatives and chemicals, but you're a busy...read more
What's better than getting in a good workout on a Saturday morning? Finishing that workout up with a HUGE potluck brunch with all kinds of delicious food...from slow roasted meats to scratch-made Belgium waffles to paleo banana bread...to these chocolate date-glazed...read more