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6 Delicious & Healthy Recipes with Root Vegetables

Time to get back to your roots. No, not your heritage…unless your ancestors farmed rutabagas. This time we’re talking about root vegetables and how to make them a featured player in your family’s regular menu. Carrots, potatoes, onions, and garlic are root vegetables we’re all familiar with and use all the time. It’s easy to […]

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Workout Wednesday: Pilates for a Stronger Core

We’ve posted more than one core workout in the past few months, and there’s good reason for it. Your core contains some of the most important muscles in your body, and is responsible for holding you upright, helping you walk, and much more. This week, we’re focusing on Pilates that make you twist and stretch […]

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Obesity & Your Dog: What You Should Know

Obesity is a serious issue in America. According to the CDC, “34.9% or 78.6 million adults in the United States are obese” (Source). Obesity may lead to a range of health issues, including diabetes, high blood pressure, and even heart problems (among other issues), according to WebMD (Source). But while a number of us fight to […]

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6 School Lunch Ideas That are Fun, Healthy & Easy

As a health-conscious parent, you do everything you can to make sure your kids eat nutritious food at every meal. But you can’t watch what they eat all the time. While there have certainly been efforts to get students in America to eat a better school lunch, those meals aren’t always as healthy as they […]

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Workout Wednesday: 5 Ways to Stay Motivated

Have you ever started a fitness program or joined a gym only to quit a couple weeks or a month in? I’ve been there, and I’m willing to bet that quite a few of you have, too. You’ve set your fitness goals and are so pumped and excited to get on the pathway toward meeting […]

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5 Perfect Magazines For a Natural Parenting Lifestyle

Sometimes it feels really nice to sit back and relax with a magazine instead of starring at a screen all the time. Plus, there’s something about holding it in your hand and flipping the pages that is comforting. If you’re raising a family, and like to live a more natural lifestyle, you’ll probably really enjoy […]

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Garden Fresh Salsa Recipes

6 Easy, Flavorful Garden-Fresh Salsa Recipes

Backyard gardens are bursting with fresh veggie goodness at this time of year. It’s finally time to enjoy the fruits of our labor! Why not start the celebration with some garden-fresh salsa? Salsa is one of the healthiest and most delicious snack foods out there. And making it fresh blows the lids off of anything […]

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9 Nasty Things That Might Actually be Healthy for You

It can sometimes seem like a cruel world when so many of the decadent vices we crave are also bad for our bodies. But what’s even stranger is how some things that are absolutely repulsive might actually be good for you. Now, we’re not talking about your least favorite vegetables. This isn’t an article about […]

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Workout Wednesday: The Cardio Dance Workout

I love running, I really do, but I have to be honest here—I hate cardio workouts at the gym. I know you’re probably thinking “Wait…what? That makes no sense at all!” and that thought is totally justified. While running outside offers a change of scenery, cardio workouts indoors do not. My biggest issue with them […]

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Should You Get a Tattoo? Pros & Cons to Consider

Sometimes I envy people who are free spirits. You know, the people who color their hair fun colors, dress funky, or get tattoos. I don’t like to draw attention to myself, although my love for music has often put me on stage, and I’ve chosen jobs where I’m often engaged with the public. Some might […]

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