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how to get back on track

It's Monday. Maybe this past weekend you "let yourself go" or you "cheated" a lot and now you're wanting to get back on track. First of all, I am all for fresh starts. They can be so refreshing and exciting! But I think it's important to point out that a healthy eating pattern shouldn't cause… Continue reading how to get back on track

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cheesy pesto pasta

I am not a big fan of Mondays. But I am a big fan of 10-minute dinners...especially on Mondays. Every Monday, I try to eat meatless. Mostly because I am a sucker for alliteration #MeatlessMonday. But going without meat on Mondays has other benefits too. First of all, plant sources of protein are usually less… Continue reading cheesy pesto pasta

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if you have to cheat, then break up

It could be a specific diet with laid out meals. Or following a personal ideology of "good" and "bad" foods. Or rigidly counting calories. Or really just any eating plan that controls your food decisions. My guess is day after day of eating only "clean" foods and adhering to strict rules, that diet is going… Continue reading if you have to cheat, then break up

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how to cut carbs for your best body

Swimsuit season is right around the corner. Here's a quick how-to cut carbs for your best body. First of all, you shouldn't. Cutting carbs will do nothing but make you a less nice version of yourself. And second of all, your best body is the one that you don't undernourish or over exercise. Your best… Continue reading how to cut carbs for your best body

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the best diet for 2018

There's the raw vegan diet, Whole30, paleo, Weight Watchers, ketogenic, alkaline, If It Fits Your Macros, the baby food diet, and literally thousands more. So which is the best to begin your 2018 with? I think it's interesting how many diets there are. You'd think that if a diet was so incredible and powerful, there'd… Continue reading the best diet for 2018

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when I lose 10 pounds, then I will be happy…

When I lose 10 pounds, then I will be happy. When I can fit into a size 2, then I will be more lovable. When I eat fewer calories than I need, then I will finally be worthy. These are all statements that I have believed to be true at one point or another in… Continue reading when I lose 10 pounds, then I will be happy…

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grandma muffins

Do any of you have special names for your grandparents? Little Caroline couldn't quite nail the pronunciation of the word "grandmother" and ever since the name Munner has stuck. I adore my Munner. Growing up, I spent a lot of time with her playing make-believe beauty salon, solving daily crosswords, and creating delicious things in… Continue reading grandma muffins