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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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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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Recipes: Chicken and Veggie Stir Fry with Mango

Whoever said eating healthy was a flavorless, boring chore must have been chewing on grass!

When it comes to preparing healthy dishes, the possibilities are endless!

There’s so many variations, spices, and substitutes you can cook up in the same amount of time it would take you to drive down to a fast food restaurant!

This chicken, veggie, and mango stir fry will make your tastebuds dance. So many unique flavors coming together for a party in your mouth!

In addition to it being so tasty, you’re also feeding your muscles the protein and fiber it needs to stay strong.

If you’re a fan of delicious, and nutritious, meals, then this recipe is a must-try.

Let’s get to cooking!

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Recipes: Pesto Zucchini Boats

I’ve got a hunch that you need some zucchini in your life.

Well, this week’s recipe has just the thing for you…and it includes some yummy pesto as well!

Throw in some basil, pecans, garlic, and lemon juice, and you’ve just made one flavorful (and healthy) side.

Our pesto zucchini boats are high in fiber and low in carbs, and they’re the perfect complement to any tasty dish. Plus, it’s pretty fun seeing little boats on your plate.

If you’re looking for a new take on veggies, this is your recipe! Let us know how tasty this was in the comments below!

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I Want to Get Healthy! Where Do I Start?

There came a moment in Jessica’s life when she knew she needed to change something…

Growing up, she ate whatever she wanted. Her friends always wondered how she never lost her figure (turns out, her metabolism was off-the-charts amazing).

Then she had her first child. Then her second. She began to get older, and her metabolism started to slow down.

Before she knew it, she had gained 30 lbs. She was more lethargic than ever before. She didn’t feel anything like herself anymore…

Jessica’s biggest obstacle to getting healthy was that she had no idea where to start.

“How many calories do I cut? What workouts should I be doing? How often should I workout? What supplements do I take?”

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the idea of living a healthy lifestyle. But fear not! We know how to get through it!

Here’s a short and simplified guide to starting your fitness journey off on the right foot!

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