• Tips to Get Back in Shape After Pregnancy

    May 24, 2018Fitness, Food, Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

    Getting in shape after pregnancy can be extremely difficult. Aside from gaining weight, you gain a larger appetite, go through random cravings, lose some mobility and will soon lose out on some “me time.” With that in mind, it requires a bit of determination and a little help from your friends and family to get you back on track to have you looking like your old self again…or maybe even a new you! Take Naps While it may seem near impossible to get as much sleep as you once used to, taking naps and catching some Z’s is crucial when it comes to losing and maintaining your weight. Lack of sleep slows down your metabolism, thus preventing you from losing weight or even causing you…

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  • Healthy Recipes To Throw The Ultimate BBQ

    May 21, 2018Food

    Summer is just around the corner so it’s time to gear up and get ready to throw the ultimate backyard BBQ. Aside from some warm weather and a dip in the pool, you need a list of recipes that are sure to please your guests. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with delicious and healthy recipes (because we all still want to look good in our swimsuits). So take a look and get prepping to enjoy your ultimate summer BBQ! Grilled Sweet Potatoes   A post shared by Simply Recipes (@simplyrecipes) on May 10, 2018 at 1:48pm PDT Grilled sweet potatoes are a great option for a side dish. Topped with a cilantro-lime dressing, these potatoes are sweet with a little kick. Garnish them…

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  • The Gluten-Free Gimmick

    May 14, 2018Food

    Following a gluten-free diet has become one of the most popular health and weight loss tactics around. Avoid gluten and opt for all of the gluten-free options out there and you’re all set, right? Unfortunately, it’s not that easy – and we’re not talking about how “not easy” it is to avoid eating bread and butter. Many people fall victim to the gluten-free gimmick that turns out to be a not-so-healthy option. What is the gluten-free gimmick? The gluten-free gimmick is all in the marketing of the stores and brands that market their products as gluten free. When you see products that say “Gluten Free” on them and are clearly overpriced, it is common to think that the product must be good for you. Surely…

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  • Paleo Recipes You Don’t Want to Miss

    May 10, 2018Food

    A paleo diet doesn’t mean you have to lose out on everything. There are plenty of delicious paleo recipes that aren’t missing out on the flavor that you expect to lose when transitioning to this kind of diet. Forget the counting of calories and focus on what you are putting in your mouth, which are pure and healthy ingredients like greens, meat, nuts, veggies, and seeds. Get your kitchen and appetite ready because you won’t want to miss out on these desirable paleo recipes. Blackened Chicken and Avocado Salad   A post shared by Michelle Nemis (@northsouthblonde) on Jan 1, 2018 at 5:45pm PST Any recipe that has avocado in it, sign us up! This gluten free, paleo, and Whole 30 recipe will take any…

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  • Delicious Vegan Recipes

    April 30, 2018Food

    Whether you’ve just started out on your journey to being vegan, are an experienced pro, or are just looking for some healthier options to your daily meals, these vegan recipes will have you feeling like you aren’t missing out on a thing. From breakfast to dessert, we’ve got you covered with eight recipes to add to your recipe box, ensuring you that everyone will fall in love. Loaded Vegan Blueberry Muffins   A post shared by Amrita ✨ 26 (@crazyvegankitchen) on Nov 27, 2015 at 12:02am PST Start your morning off with a little treat that is loaded with flavor. These blueberry muffins are made with a blueberry jam swirl and topped with a lemon zest. And did we mention they are vegan? Get the…

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  • 8 Anti-Inflammatory Foods

    April 26, 2018Food

    While some may think of inflammation in the body as having to deal with the infamous bloating after having a heavy meal or even as a result of getting your period, there’s a lot more to inflammation than just feeling larger than normal. Many diseases including asthma, high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease are linked to inflammation. By introducing anti-inflammatory foods into your diet, you can alleviate these diseases and possibly even cure them. Here are 8 anti-inflammatory foods that are sure to make you look and feel your best, inside and out, and help you rid of the inflammation in your body. Blueberries A post shared by @freestyleactivewear on Apr 10, 2018 at 3:00pm PDT Known for improving your brain power, blueberries pack…

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  • 10 Crave-Worthy Vegan Desserts

    April 23, 2018Food

    For anyone with a sweet tooth, eating healthy can be a hard task. But when you have a few tricks up your sleeves, such as vegan dessert recipes, you just might be able to win that battle. We put together a list of 10 not-so-guilty desserts that are just as crave-worthy as the average recipe. Your taste buds and your bodies will thank us later. Enjoy! Vegan Reese’s Eggs A post shared by Monique: Ambitious Kitchen (@ambitiouskitchen) on Mar 30, 2018 at 10:26am PDT Easter may be over but that doesn’t mean you have to skip out on these mouthwatering Reese’s peanut butter eggs. Fortunately you can make a vegan version that tastes just as amazing as the original with peanut butter, maple syrup, coconut…

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  • Enticing Smoothie Recipes That’ll Hit The Spot

    April 19, 2018Food

    With spring in full swing and summer just around the corner, it’s time to get ready to break out that blender and get your smoothie recipes ready for the season. Whether you’re just looking for a healthy drink to cool off over the summer or are looking for a meal or snack option after a workout, these smoothies are sure to do the trick. Stock up on your fruits and get ready to sip on some sweet and refreshing smoothies in no time. Peach Mango and Strawberry Smoothie A post shared by Cooking Classy (@cookingclassy) on May 30, 2016 at 2:30pm PDT The perfect combination of fruits with peach, mango and strawberries, this smoothie will take you to your own little tropical island. With the…

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  • Healthy Snacks That Are Great To Take On-The-Go

    April 12, 2018Food

    Many people on the go turn to unhealthy snack options such as candy and potato chips because they tend to be the most convenient options out there. However, we’re here to show you that your snack time doesn’t always have to be guilty time. There are plenty of healthy snack recipes that taste delicious and won’t have you feeling guilty after eating them. Here are eight recipes that prove just that! Peanut Butter Energy Bites A post shared by Kelley Simmons (@thechefsavvy) on May 19, 2017 at 5:17pm PDT With 5 ingredients and 10 minutes, you’ll have a tasty and easy treat to pack and go. Made with peanut butter, flax seeds and chocolate chips, there’s a little bit of something in this recipe for…

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  • Low-Calorie Cocktail Recipes For Your Next Get-Together

    April 9, 2018Food

    Drinks with the girls always sounds like a good idea, until you look at how many calories those cocktails contain. Many fun and fruity cocktails contain a large amount of sugar that put you over the top when it comes to counting your calories. Fortunately, there are less caloric options out there that taste just as good as they sound. We’ve put together eight low-calorie cocktail recipes that will be the perfect addition to your next get-together, without having you feel guilty. Coconut Margarita A post shared by Becca 🌵 My Crazy Good Life ® (@beccaludlum) on Sep 8, 2017 at 9:49pm PDT “She put the lime in the coconut, she drank ‘em bot’ up!” You’ll be singing these lyrics all day long with this…

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