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Quick Morning Breakfast Meals
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Quick Morning Breakfast Meals

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” We hear this all the time, right? It’s true but breakfast is also the meal that a lot of people miss the most. I have to eat breakfast or I won’t be good for anybody. Without breakfast I am moody and lower functioning than usual. So, I try my hardest to eat something in the morning. Whether it is an apple, oatmeal or a breakfast bar I make sure I don’t skip it. Eating breakfast was very difficult for me when…

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The Importance of Breakfast
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The Importance of Breakfast

I know what you are thinking. We have been hearing our whole lives how important eating breakfast is to have a successful day. Well, I am here to tell you that it is the truth! Having breakfast is the fuel that you need to jump-start your day, just like how you need gas to drive your car. It helps your metabolism and helps to burn calories throughout the day. Here are some reasons you should eat breakfast and tips on what to eat. Why You Should Eat Break Skipping the…

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10 Quick and Easy Snack Ideas
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10 Quick and Easy Snack Ideas

Everyone loves to snack, me ESPECIALLY. One thing that I struggle with is finding snacks that are easy and considered healthy. I have 10 quick and easy snacks to share with you all and think you would thoroughly enjoy them. Some of these are simple and may have tried them, but many have a twist! Jam Yogurt – 1 tbsp of jam (any flavor) with 1 container of nonfat plain Greek yogurt Hummus Deviled Eggs – Cut boiled eggs in half and discard yolk. Add 2 tsp of hummus to each…

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foods that boost your immune system
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8 Foods that boost your immune system

I know that winter is over but if you are looking for ways to prevent colds and other sicknesses, your first step should be a visit to your local grocery store. Who wants to be sick during the spring and summer, right? Feeding your body certain foods may help to keep your immune system running strong. Not by any means will just eating one of these foods completely fight off the flu, but they could help a great deal. Keep in mind that variety is key to proper nutrition. Pay…

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Recharging after a Fast

Most people are first exposed to fasting for religious or special dietary reasons; and done right with the proper knowledge and guidance a fast can detox your body and break those not so healthy habits you’ve formed. The length of a fast can vary but it is imperative that once you are done you take the proper amount of time necessary to reintroduce food back into your body.
Read about my experience and how I recharged from my fast!

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Pecans with a Kick

When you’re trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle, it can be difficult to keep healthy snacks on hand. Here’s a healthy snack (in moderation) for individuals who love nuts or pecans! This is a mixture of pecans with a kick and a little bite to it! Ingredients  1 tbsp. butter (melted) 2 tbsps. Agave nectar 2 tsp. kosher salt ¼ tsp. ground cayenne pepper ½ tsp. ground black pepper (coarse) 1 cup of pecans Instructions Turn oven to 375⁰F. Coat pecans with butter. In a separate bowl, mix the agave nectar,…

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