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The Easy Way to More Fruits and Vegetables

The first piece of advice I give each and every one of my health coaching clients is… Eat more fruits and vegetables! You want to lose weight? More fruits and vegetables. Hoping to boost your immunity? More fruits and vegetables. You want help with your chronic disease/fatigue/depression? More fruits and vegetables. Yes, I’m sorry, your mother… Continue reading The Easy Way to More Fruits and Vegetables

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Cherry Banana Nice Cream

I can never, ever, ever get enough ice cream. Ever. Of course, the problem is that my hips sure can get enough, and commercial ice cream is full of a bunch of questionable ingredients. Thankfully, I’ve discovered banana “nice” cream, and I’ve been playing with lots of different recipes. This one is definitely my favorite… Continue reading Cherry Banana Nice Cream

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Slow Cooker Shredded Pork Tacos

I haven’t met a person yet who doesn’t love a good taco. Don’t tell me you don’t love tacos, because you are either lying or wrong, tacos are the best! These shredded pork tacos are especially great on those days that are going to be super crazy, or that you know you want a lazy… Continue reading Slow Cooker Shredded Pork Tacos

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Asian Turkey Cabbage Cups – the Perfect Weeknight Meal

You are in for a treat today! These Asian turkey cabbage cups are one of our favorites. Don’t let the long list of ingredients fool you, this recipe is super simple to toss together, which is a big part of why I love it! From start to finish it takes about 20 minutes tops. My kids get… Continue reading Asian Turkey Cabbage Cups – the Perfect Weeknight Meal

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Egg Biryani – Guest Post from Cookilicious

I have exciting news! I have decided to introduce you to some of my wonderful, like-minded friends. I have invited several of them to do a guest post for me, which I will be posting on Fridays for the next little while. Yes, I know today isn’t Friday, but last Friday snuck up on me.… Continue reading Egg Biryani – Guest Post from Cookilicious

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Easy Chicken Soup Tutorial

Your grandma was pretty smart, you know. She somehow knew that the best thing to feed you when you were sick was a nourishing bowl of chicken soup. It is, of course, one of the many great uses for your simple slow cooker chicken stock, which is a big reason why this soup is so good… Continue reading Easy Chicken Soup Tutorial

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Egg-Free French Toast, and the Make Your Own Rules Diet – A Book Review

Drooling, yummy!!! But we’ll get to that in a second. First, I want to tell you about this great book that I found. And here’s where I make a little confession. You should know by now that I’m in love with the Tracy Anderson Method. I have been doing her programs for a long, long time… Continue reading Egg-Free French Toast, and the Make Your Own Rules Diet – A Book Review

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Where to start with the Tracy Anderson Method

I love that lady, and I love this quote! (That’s my hero, Tracy Anderson, in case you were wondering.) This past week I got a question, “I am toying with the idea of trying a Tracy Anderson exercise DVD. If I do, what would you recommend that I start with?” This is a great question, and… Continue reading Where to start with the Tracy Anderson Method

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Replace that blue macaroni and cheese box

By far my most popular recipe is my Easy Peasy Cheese Sauce, so when the lovely folks at Good Things Utah asked me to come back and bring something yummy, it was easy to decide what to make. Marquis and I were talking as we drove to the studio about how strange life is. If… Continue reading Replace that blue macaroni and cheese box

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How to cook a whole chicken in a crock pot

  I am asked ALL the time, how in the world do you have time to cook unprocessed food from scratch for your family all the time? I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the answer is that I don’t. I don’t have time. I’m a busy gal! I just use the awesome tools… Continue reading How to cook a whole chicken in a crock pot