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How To Love Your Body

One photograph changed my life. I was 10 years old and had gone to a friend’s birthday party. I remember feeling carefree and having a great time. When my mom asked me if I wanted to see a picture from the party, I was really excited. I saw my friends and myself huddled around a birthday cake. We all looked …

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Jar-O-Salad

As the carefree feeling of summer fades, the weather cools and life becomes a little more hectic, I begin finding my new fall rhythm. Finding my new fall food rhythm has been a difficult task, until NOW. Prepared the night before, these delicious and healthy jars of salad have made my life easy. Here’s what you’ll need … Jar-O-Salad Ingredients …

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Do Overweight People Get Fewer Dates?

“Unfair as it is, our society still discriminates the overweight … Your weight plays a role in how other people see and treat you.” Those are the words of Dr. Frank Smoot, author of Weight Loss God’s Way, a book that greatly helped me at the start of my journey to honor the Lord with my body. When it comes …

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Applying Scripture To Your Weight Loss Journey

For the past week or so, I’ve had Deuteronomy 30:19 on the brain: “I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live” (KJV). There are so many real-life applications for this verse, it’s not even …

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Summer Salad With ALL The Goodies

Mmmmmmm … Sometimes you need something light and delicious to get you through a hot day. This summer salad refreshes the palate with its tasty, filling-yet-light goodies and dressing. SUMMER SALAD Here’s what you’ll need: 1 bunch of curly kale, spine removed 1 avocado, peeled and diced 1 medium tomato, diced 2 teaspoons chives, chopped 2 tablespoons almonds, slivered or …

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How I Started Caring About Organic Babies

Everywhere you turn these days, a new organics-only grocery store or farmer’s market pops up. The phrase buy “fresh and local” rings out from blog posts, cooking shows and bumper stickers, on every other foodie blog, Barefoot Contessa episode and Subaru Outback. Bring up genetically modified foods or pesticides on a Paleo Diet Internet forum, and you might get your …

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Summer Smoothies Made Easy

  Being the busy people that we are today, it is helpful when healthy snacks and meals are fast and easy to make. This summer I have decided to help myself out by making smoothies more easily accessible. Smoothies can often create a big mess and can be time consuming because they require many different fruits and juices, and sometimes …

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Are Fitness Goals Selfish?

I don’t typically put bikinis on the list of things that glorify God. But come August 16, I plan to do just that. That’s right, I’m going to glorify God … in a bikini. I’m going to get on a stage wearing a competition suit (snazzy bikini), heels, makeup and a very fake tan. I’ll be judged by my physique and …

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Gluten-Free Strawberry Tart

I start to get excited this time of year when I go to the market and see stone fruit and strawberries! This means summer will be here very soon. And where I live it means an abundance of amazing fruit! To welcome summer and embrace its fruitfulness I felt it was necessary to thank the strawberries for growing so nicely …

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Delicious Salmon Salad

This is a delicious and fast snack, lunch or even dinner! With summer around the corner, it’s nice to have something to eat that is cold, but still more filling than fruit or salad. For this salmon salad, I use a can of wild Alaskan salmon that I get from Costco and non-GMO (genetically modified organism) vegenaise. You might be …

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