Healthy St. Patrick’s Day Party Menu Ideas

If you’re hosting a St. Patrick’s Day party, you don’t have to default to traditional pub fare or high-sodium, high-fat, high-calorie versions of Irish favorites. With a little bit of creativity, you can serve your guests a hearty, but healthier, Celtic feast. Soups For a delicious starter, try a potato and leek soup. It’s not

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How I Eat Healthy on Less Than $4 a Day

I was reading about celebrities like Gwynneth Paltrow, Sean Penn and others who had tried to take the SNAP challenge, living on foods you could purchase with a food stamp (Supplemental Assistance Nutrition Program) allowance. It seemed to be difficult for people to do. I decided to see what I spent on food each day.

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Choose Better Proteins!

If you’re cutting back on the amount of protein you eat, especially animal products, make sure you pick the healthiest proteins to meet healthy eating and weight management goals. Here are some suggestions for getting good nutritional value when you eat proteins. Beef The cheaper the cut of beef, the lower the fat content, except

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Going Green!

We are officially going green over here, in many more ways than one. First of all, it’s about to be spring. My garlic plants are peeking up out of the straw, the daffodils are blooming, robins are singing, and soon there will be a day where we can drink beer in the morning, even all day

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Spread the Love

Love is in the air, so here in my house, we are getting ready to stay in and get hygge with it. Our city just wrapped up restaurant week, where our local eateries got a much needed winter boost after the holidays. Naturally, before it began, I made a bunch of reservations at my favorite places, and

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How to Lose* on Game Day!

The Big Game doesn’t necessarily have to mean The Big Gain. And with Flatout flatbread, it’s still totally possible to hang out with friends, have a blast, and still eat right and stay the course. I refuse to have a massive food hangover on Monday morning, because Monday is hard enough at it is, am

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Work/Life Balance- How to Reduce Stress

Stress not only affects us psychologically, it can cause physical health problems as well, including high blood pressure, headaches, stroke, lack of sleep and weight gain. Everyone can reduce some of the stresses we experience each week by creating a personal plan to do so that builds a better work/life balance. List Your Sources of

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Pilates and Yoga – are they right for you?

Looking to add some new exercise options to your health and fitness plan? If you’ve been reading, seeing and hearing more and more about Pilates and yoga, take a closer look to see if one or both are a good option for you. Pilates Pilates is a graceful exercise system that uses moderately paced movements

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