Category Archives: Food

Ughh the dreaded weight gain

Ahh the holidays! People love the time away from work and the ability to spend more time with family, but many don’t enjoy the extra weight gain that can accumulate during this period of overindulgence. It starts with an office … Continue reading

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FNCE 2017

I just got back from the 2017 Food and nutrition conference and expo in Chicago, IL.  I’m so excited to share some of the things that were discussed. I’ll give you a quick teaser about topics: ketogenic diets intermittent fasting … Continue reading

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Review of Vega Protein+ Snack Bar Chocolate Peanut Butter flavored

I’m on a big no dairy/meat/eggs kick due to watching way too many documentaries involving conventional farming/ranching.  So, when I received a sample of this bar I was super excited.  The package claims “contains 11% more of the daily value … Continue reading

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Review of Clif Bar Nut butter filled Organic Chocolate Peanut Butter

I will be the first to admit that I love anything peanut butter…and I mean anything.  I would probably eat peanut butter crickets if the opportunity presented itself. Ok, well maybe not crickets.  I’ve had long been a fan of … Continue reading

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Quest Bar Cinnamon Roll review

I’ll have to admit, I was super excited to try this bar because I love cinnamon rolls and I need extra protein in my diet.  At only 110 calories, 4.5g fat, 7g fiber and 12g protein per bar it sounds awesome right?  … Continue reading

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Fancy pants grilled cheese

I purchased avocados the other day but couldn’t decide how I wanted to use them. Well…I had an idea today. Let’s have fancy pants grilled cheese! The ingredients are: Little bit of avocado Bacon Pepper jack cheese-2 slices Whole wheat … Continue reading

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Post baby weight loss 

Frustration! That is what it boils down to. Within a week I lost 10# after having Beardsley but these last 10# refuse to move. My last OB/GYN told me that as long as I’m breastfeeding I’ll keep a little “extra” … Continue reading

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Spaghetti squash 

I’m always trying something new and I’m a huge fan of spaghetti squash. I usually throw a bit of pepper jack and some pepper but I have been adventurous this week.  I cooked up the spaghetti squash ( cut in … Continue reading

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Diet brownies? Is it too good to be true? 

Well yes. Especially if you don’t read directions. This will be added to my list of Pinterest fails.  I saw a picture similar to this one.     So naturally I didn’t read directions and assumed I would need the … Continue reading

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Boudin kolaches???

Buccee’s…what are you doing to me? The family and I went on a short road trip yesterday and of course we had to stop for gas. Buccee’ sis the place to go for cheap gas but not cheap food. We … Continue reading

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