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Five Healthy Holiday Swaps!

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  It’s finally here yall! The chill in the air. The cozy blankets. Snuggling by a fire. Here in Texas, that means grabbing your long-forgotten coats from the back of the closet!  We all know that means the holiday season is just around the corner, and when you’re just finished digesting your calorie-laden Thanksgiving meal, BAM, its Christmas time!!  So here are five healthy holiday swaps so you can keep your hard-earned bod and indulge a little, or in other words have your pumpkin pie and eat it too!!   Swap Fully Loaded Baked Potatoes with Roasted Sweet Potatoes Who can...

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6 Steps To Meal Planning On A Budget

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    Its Friday night. You’ve been on the go all day. Your kids just came home from soccer practice and they are STARVING. and there’s nothing in the pantry... Often, its all too easy to just throw your arms up and call that new Chinese place you’ve been craving all day!! DONT DO IT, GIRL!   I have a super simple, step-by-step plan that can save your health AND your bank account!!! STEP ONE:  Always, always, always keep your essentials stocked up! These are the everyday items that help you create an endless variety of meals. Stock up on whole...

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Eat These 5 Things This Summer

Posted by Elizebeth Alejandro on

Summer is currently in full swing and so is peak produce season. Stay hydrated and fully nourished during these hot summer days with these 5 foods that are either rich in necessary electrolytes like magnesium or potassium or help boost high water content to stay hydrated. Plus they are all on the low calorie side so you can eat and not feel bloated or worse guilty. Incorporating more fruits and veggies right now is the key to better eating no matter what. Cucumbers Did you know that cucumbers contains an even higher percentage of water than watermelon? Cucumbers are a...

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This Fit Tip Involves How You Eat.. Not What.

Posted by Elizebeth Alejandro on

Friday Fit Tip.... Slow Your Roll. In a world that's always in a hurry with 30 minute lunch breaks or eating meals in the car going to and from, we've lost touch for the appreciation of food. Meaning, we eat too fast. Slow down when you eat and you'll slim down. Take in each bite with appreciation. Chew your bite at least 20 times and take a tiny pause between each bite. This gives your body enough time to produce less of the hormone called ghrelin which boosts appetite. Chewing longer can also stimulate the gut to produce peptide hormones...

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5 Midnight Snacks To Eat Without the Guilt

Posted by Elizebeth Alejandro on

Do you tend to get hungry right before bed? Instead of reaching for chips, crackers or cookies fill your fridge and pantry with these healthy choices that can also aid in giving you a restful nights sleep. Egg and ToastFeel like eating something a bit more savory for a snack? Whip up some breakfast for that late snack! Make one scrambled and spread it on a piece of whole grain toast. The carbs from the toast and the protein from the eggs will keep hunger away for a restful nights sleep. Reduced Fat PopcornEating reduced fat popcorn is a perfect...

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