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Recipes: Easy Teriyaki Salmon Swimming Up!

Ahhh salmon, the super food of protein…and one of spring fashion’s most popular colors, but that’s not what this post is about.

Not only is salmon packed with healthy omega 3’s, protein, and vitamin B12, it’s also an incredibly diverse dish that can be served in so many ways!

We know meal prepping may get a little boring or tedious without variation, so that’s why we’re here to bring you tasty recipes that you’ll look forward to eating more than a couple times a week!

Today’s catch is coated in a delicious marinade of ginger, soy sauce, lemon juice, and other goodies that you’ll just have to continue reading to find out!

If you’re looking for a quick, easy, and healthy meal packed with nutrients, then you’ve come to the right blog post!

Let’s get to cooking!

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Recipes: Olive-Stuffed Turkey Meatballs

Olives and turkey meatballs? Say what?

Those might not be the first two things you’d think to pair together, but they actually combine to make a nutritious and savory meal!

Turkey meatballs are a healthy alternative to their regular counterpart, and of course, they’re packed with a good amount of protein. The olives inside add a bold layer of flavor to an already scrumptious dish.

Switch the pasta out for some veggies for a complete meal!

Ready for this Italian treat? You won’t be disappointed!

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Recipes: Easy Cinnamon Baked Apple Chips

Move over potatoes, there’s a new chip in town – and its name is apple!

Traditional potato chips you buy from the store are loaded with sodium, oil, and all kinds artery clogging fat in between.

But gosh darn it, they’re so addicting! Which is why you tend to fall down a rabbit hole of salt from that first bite.

If you and your family are chip lovers, these cinnamon baked apple chips will satisfy your need for something crunchy.

The best part is they’re oven baked, use minimal sweeteners, and topped with a dash of cinnamon!

This is a perfect side to put in your child’s lunch box or take to worth with you for an afternoon snack.

Hey, you can even enjoy them as an after dinner dessert!

Put on your apron and let’s start cooking!

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How To Avoid Temptation at the Grocery Store

When you step into a grocery store, you’re stepping into a land of healthy vs unhealthy choices.

These choices are either going to make or break your fitness goals.

Will you be pulled in by the sweet scent of cakes? Or will you stand your ground and power walk to the produce aisle?

This may sound a little intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be!

You are the decision maker of your life and you call the shots . So put down the powdered donuts and pick up those leafy greens!

We’re going to give you some tips on staying on track while food shopping so that you can reach for the healthy options every time!

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Recipes: Back-to-School Easy Apple Ring Pancakes

You know Summer is officially over when you start seeing hundreds of back-to-school ads take over the media.

Heck, the moment you step into a store it’s all about back to school clothes, supplies, and accessories!

It’s bitter sweet, but now it’s time to get the kids out of vacation mode and into focus mode!

What better way to start their first day of school than with a fresh batch of nutritional, apple ring pancakes?!

This recipe is quick, easy, delicious, and packed with healthy goodness.

And let’s be honest, nothing gets a kid out of bed faster in the morning than the smell of breakfast cooking!

So grab a mixing bowl and let’s get started!

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Recipes: Taco Egg Muffins

It’s taco time: egg edition.

You might not think to put tacos and eggs together, but they actually can make quite the healthy combo.

Eggs are a super source of protein. There’s a reason why Rocky Balboa would drink a glass of egg yolks before training (we don’t recommend doing this, though)…

Now check this out. Normally, you’d splatter a little ketchup or hot sauce on your eggs to give them some added taste. See, we know that you can do better than that…

This recipe includes most of the components of your average taco without the carb-heavy tortilla included. What could be better than that?

Plus, you can make these muffins into little cups, which are easy to bring with you wherever you go!

So what are you waiting for? Scroll down and see how you can make these heavenly taco treats for yourself!

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5 “Healthy Food” Myths Blocking Your Weight Loss Goals

Let’s say it’s Sunday afternoon. You’re walking through the grocery store looking for some healthy meals and snacks you can prepare for the week.

You’ve decided to get serious about making a lifestyle change, and work hard for the body of your dreams!

You walk down the aisles, shopping list in hand, ready to make those good choices.

You keep in mind all the “healthy food” advertisements you’ve seen popping up on the internet lately and promptly fill up your cart.

The grip on your 6 shopping bags is as strong as ever as you make the super human one-trip-trek from the car to the kitchen.

Then you realize, you didn’t actually look at the the nutrition labels before you bought the food.

You start reading through each of your items and you’re practically speechless at the amount of sugar and fat that’s actually in these supposed “healthy” foods!

You’re not alone in this situation, advertising has a funny way of making not-so-healthy foods appear to have all the right nutrients your body needs.

Warning: These foods may be a shock! But if you’re truly serious about getting in shape, you should definitely continue reading!

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Recipes: Beef and Broccoli Dinner

There’s something so satisfying about coming home from a long day of work with a Chinese take-out meal.

However, that bloated sodium induced feeling you get afterwards is just not as satisfying.

But what if we told you that you can have that same level of comfort, but with less calories, better nutrients, and more protein?

This beef and broccoli dinner recipe is a convenient, delicious, and easy recipe to make during the week, so you can take-out the take-away!

We know cooking after a long day of work sounds like the last thing you’d want to do, so that’s where this recipe comes in to feed you and your family in less than 30 minutes!

Ready to saute your way to health? Let’s get cooking!

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Recipes: Bacon & Mustard Spiked Green Beans

When I say bacon and mustard, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind?

Maybe a hot dog? Perhaps a burger?

Such a beautiful marriage of food and condiment need not be wasted on food that’s only going to clog arteries…

So today, we’ve prepared our own take on the bacon-mustard duo. This time, we threw in some green beans, too. You’ll love these green beans topped with layers of flavor!

This is a great side dish to complement a hearty protein entrée! You’ll enjoy some amazing textures and tastes—and again, this is only a side dish!

Check out how you can make these awesome green beans yourself, and make sure you keep track of our blog for more healthy tips and recipes.

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How To Get Back On Track After Vacation

Summer is the time of year when many of us decide to pack our bags and set off on an adventure!

Swimming in the blue waters of the Bahamas? Backpacking through Europe’s historic sites? Lounging on a hammock with a mai tai in Hawaii?

Wherever you fly to for your adventure, one thing is for sure – the temptation of decadent treats will pull you in like a mermaid enchanting a sailor with her siren song.

Remember in the cartoons you watched as a kid when the steam from a freshly baked pie would come to life and dance around the cartoon’s nose? That’s exactly how it feels when you travel to a new land with all kinds of goodies to indulge in.

We’ll be the first to tell you, go for it! It’s vacation!

You shouldn’t feel like you need to deprive yourself of expanding your horizons and giving your tastebuds a taste of all the wonderful flavors of the culture you’re in!

However, we’ve all experienced that shocking moment when you return and realize just how much you were “treating yo’self”.

Don’t fear! You can get that weight off again in no time with the help of these tips!

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