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Guest Post: {Warm Zucchini Pasta w/Quinoa}

I'm excited to have Alyssa, the official "Queen of Quinoa" here today to share her knowledge on quinoa in general (one of my favorite superfoods!!) as well as a delicious recipe. Even more exciting, I literally JUST ordered my own spiralizer on Amazon this week, so these spiralized zucchini noodles are definitely going to be in my immediate future. Soooooo, without further ado... ... Read more » about Guest Post: {Warm Zucchini Pasta w/Quinoa}

Tuesday Tutes & Loot #TTL2: How to Make Tamales

I'm off galavanting around Denver whilst celebrating my 8th wedding anniversary with Dear Hubby, so my friend Shannon (whom I met at a local pregnant pilates class with my gargantuan belly you saw last week) is here to share an awesome how-to with you...how to make tamales.  She mentioned a week or two ago that she was making them and then posted some pics on FB, which had me droolin ... Read more » about Tuesday Tutes & Loot #TTL2: How to Make Tamales

Health Benefits of Nuts + {Nutty Butter Giveaway}

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  Mine was especially good with eats like Chocolate Chip Banana Bread (my newest and BEST banana bread recipe!) and Peach/Caramelized Onion Pizza, as well as a cooler weather, a long bike ride, Olympics, and running into one of my awesome readers at the local market!! ... Read more » about Health Benefits of Nuts + {Nutty Butter Giveaway}

Guest Post: My first 5K

Babycakes and I are enjoying our last full day of vacation.  She is currently at the pool splashing around with her Nonni and Poppi, soaking in as much fun and excitement as humanly possible!  We have had a wonderful time and eaten a wide variety of interesting foods.  Babycakes' favorite meal was the homemade goat cheese, carmelized onions, and fig pizza! I so love that she's so adventurous and actually enjoys a wide range of healthy foods. ... Read more » about Guest Post: My first 5K

Guest Post: A Semi-Health Nut

Hello Everyone!  My name is Amanda and I blog over at Diary of a Semi-Health Nut.  I share my newfound love of running, my obsession with baking cookies, and my two cents on living a well-rounded, semi-healthy life.  Kelly and I attended ... Read more » about Guest Post: A Semi-Health Nut

Guest Post: How Not to Train for a Marathon

Good news, y'all.  I survived the solo toddler flight.  We have arrived in Arizona and are currently being pampered to the max by my loving parents and grandmother!  It's blazing hot, but we're enjoying lots of pool time and cool drinks.  Oh yes, there will be an amazing post for this week's Healthy Living Thirsty Thursday!  Anywho, I am so excited to introduce you to one of my favorite new blends (blogger + friend) Calee, whom I met at the Blend Retreat.  She is beautiful, energetic, spu ... Read more » about Guest Post: How Not to Train for a Marathon

Our New "Normal" - Veggie Juice, Broccoli, & Exercise

True long-lasting weightloss doesn't come easy and it can't come quick.  It has to be a complete shift, a complete lifestyle change, if you are going to maintain it.  You have to redefine "normal." If you quickly lose 20lbs with a fad diet, once you start eating "normal" again, the pounds creep back on...which is why so many of us have struggled with "yo-yo" dieting over the years. Lose the weight, eat normal again and gain, lose the weight, gain more back, etc. ... Read more » about Our New "Normal" - Veggie Juice, Broccoli, & Exercise

Guest Post: Production Mgr of "Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead"

I mentioned awhile back that I wanted to do a couple new fun things with the blog - and one of those is to bring some outside perspectives (every once in awhile) on what others believe to be the essentials for a happy healthy life.  Afterall, that's the goal of this blog!!  I am soooooo excited to bring the next post in the series to you, from the Production Manager of the acclaimed Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead documentary.  She reached out to me at the beginning of the year about being ... Read more » about Guest Post: Production Mgr of "Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead"

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