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Maple Cinnamon Oatmeal

With this recipe, oatmeal is no longer bland. Now it’s delicious and nutritious! Growing up, I loved the Quaker Brown Sugar Cinnamon instant oatmeal. As I got older, I realized that this delicious breakfast wasn’t necessarily as nutritious as I had hoped. So in my attempt to make my favorite childhood breakfast delicious and nutritious, I began experimenting with age-old …

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Healthy Cooking for One: Meal Prep Madness

Unless you’re a foodie, you probably aren’t about to make an epic mess in the kitchen just to feed yourself dinner. That’s why the single life—particularly life post-roommates—leaves your eating habits looking suspiciously similar to your college diet. (Don’t lie; you know you have Easy Mac stashed in your pantry.) There is a way out of this dietary black hole: …

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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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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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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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Roasted Granola

Roasted Granola

Mmmmm … I can smell the granola roasting in my oven. Sweet and savory, almost finished and ready to be the “cheery on top” of my yogurt. I have been reading a lot about sugar lately. Not just sugar, but glucose to be exact. Glucose is what cancer “feeds” on inside the body. So many people who have cancer are …

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