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    Toast Toast! Turn a Simple Slice Into a Nutritious, Delicious Pleaser

    [fa icon="calendar'] May 23, 2017 1:22:30 PM / by Krista Genevieve Farris posted in healthy alternatives, nutrition

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    When you think of a really good toast, you might conjure up an image of a charming best man giving a hilarious, yet sentimental speech that makes reception guests laugh through their tears. But, there’s another cool toast in town of the hot bread variety that marries together textures and flavors that will have your body grooving as smooth as the group that takes over the dance floor at your best friend’s wedding.

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    Grapefruit: A Great Fruit Prepared Lots of Ways Any Time of Day

    [fa icon="calendar'] May 18, 2017 1:09:10 PM / by Krista Genevieve Farris posted in nutrition tips, healthy alternatives

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    An apple a day? Maybe. But some people swear by a grapefruit a day. Grapefruit has long been thought to have significant health benefits for athletes and other people alike. In addition to being packed with Vitamin C that boosts the immune system, some studies say grapefruit consumption can help lower bad cholesterol and is a good source of antioxidants. Also on the list of good stuff inside fiber rich grapefruits are lycopene, copper, Vitamin A & B1.

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    Super Bowl Snacks That Won’t Make You Turn Into A Linebacker

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 30, 2017 7:04:13 PM / by Krista Genevieve Farris posted in healthy alternatives, healthy snacks

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    Do you want your food to take center stage at this year’s Super Bowl Party? Or, at least not be the person who does the walk of shame to retrieve an untouched plate at the end of the night? (Yikes!) You can be that person who brings the healthy stuff to eat. But, if you want to score a touchdown, you have to make sure your Super Bowl snacks tastes really good. 
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    2 Healthy Recipes: Reversing the Green Smoothie Reputation Back to Yum

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 19, 2017 11:43:35 AM / by Natalie Roberts posted in healthy diet, healthy alternatives

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    It’s January, so it’s time to start the year as we mean to go on. Which means it’s time to force ourselves to eat food we know is good for us, but that we hate, right? WRONG. Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring, and the food certainly doesn’t have to taste bad!
    Believe it or not, you can actually enjoy healthy meals. That even includes the ‘oh so gross’ green smoothie. Seriously!
    Green smoothies have a reputation for tasting like the bottom of a pond, and in all honesty, some of them do. But that doesn’t mean all of them have to. There are loads of delicious green smoothies that taste so good they’ll change your opinion on them!

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    6 Healthy Substitutes for Sugar & Sweet-Tooths

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jun 7, 2016 12:37:01 PM / by Jewel H. posted in healthy alternatives, nutrition

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    Break me off a piece of that Kit-Kat-NOPE! Don’t do it. Before you break off a piece of that Kit-Kat Bar from hell or get laughed at by another Snickers on its way down your gullet, take a second and think about the effects of sugar on your fitness goals. Did you know that sugar is highly addictive? Yeah! So it's not all your fault sweets have a grip on you- you've been tricked! That’s what makes sugar one of the sneakiest saboteurs to your diet, fitness, or healthy eating plans. But your cravings don’t have to rule your life, there are plenty of healthy substitutes to help subdue those urges. 

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    Kick Your Sugar Habit with These Natural Alternatives

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 13, 2016 4:36:30 PM / by Blaire Rummel posted in nutrition tips, healthy diet, healthy alternatives

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    Sugar…it’s a five-letter word that can literally destroy diets on a massive scale. It’s difficult to avoid, and just a little bit of sugar is highly addicting. It can make even the most disciplined person run back for seconds.

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