Monthly Archives: August 2014

Recipe: Summer Spinach Salad

Summer Spinach Salad 1 bag (10 oz.) spinach leaves, washed and chopped 2 c. sugar snap peas 2 c. fresh strawberries, sliced 1/2 medium red onion, cut into thin slices 1/2 c. sliced almonds, toasted 1 bag Tyson Grilled and … Continue reading

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Recipe: Shrimp Fajitas on the Grill

Shrimp Fajitas on the Grill 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon of lime juice 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 ½ teaspoon of chili powder 1 teaspoon of ground cumin cayenne pepper, to taste 1 ½ pounds of … Continue reading

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It Worked for Me: Gratitude

I realize that keeping a positive attitude is important to my health and well-being, but sometimes I get caught up in the worries of the day. To overcome my tendency to worry, I start my day by devoting a few … Continue reading

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Protein during weight loss

When you lose weight, with or without weight loss surgery, your body wants to lose muscle tissue as well as fat tissue. It’s important to minimize muscle tissue loss in order to keep strength and a higher metabolism. A study … Continue reading

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Pull it all together

To summarize recent studies on nutrition and health:  eat fewer processed foods, eat 5 servings of fresh vegetables and 2 servings of fresh fruit per day, toss in a few almonds, avoid added sugars, and add a probiotic supplement to … Continue reading

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