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How to have a healthy summer

For so many of us summer means the dreaded swimsuit season is upon us and that brings in floods of questions like: “Have I been eating healthy? Do I exercise enough? Is it too late to get ‘swimsuit ready’?” The answer is there is no “magic” pill we can take that will make us look […]

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Healthy dessert ideas

If you are interested in cutting back your sugar intake but still get occasional sugar cravings, here are some healthy, natural, dessert alternative options. Simple fruit bowl Having fruit around the house will make it easier to grab a healthy sugar when sugar cravings are strong. Or for an on-the-go option, pre-peel some Citrus fruits like mandarin […]

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Healthy snack alternatives

These healthy snack alternatives are perfect to take to the beach, on a hike, picnic, or to include in the kids’ lunches when they go back to school. Fruit snack alternative: Pre-peel some Citrus fruits like mandarin oranges or tangerines and put them in small baggies. There is something kids love about the small size of […]

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Simple summer pasta

This pasta dish is so simple to make and tastes fabulous when served chilled on a warm summer’s day. While this recipe may not support a ketogenic-style diet it is deliciously rich in carbohydrates which may aid in probiotic colonization and support gut health. Ingredients Your choice of pasta (I love whole wheat spaghetti but you […]