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“Two-fer” Recipes

Man, I'm loving that the weather in the South is finally getting warm enough to enjoy being outside, and the days are long enough to be able to take advantage of it.  I LOVE being able to have dinner on my deck, and that the food I want is lighter.   But even though I… Continue reading “Two-fer” Recipes


My 1 Minute “Ugly Snack”

I love pretty food, but sometimes you just need something that will get the job done. In this case, the job is getting you out the door or fueled for your workout. It's ugly, but delicious and packs a powerful boost of nutrients your body needs! My 1 Minute “Ugly snack” is great as a… Continue reading My 1 Minute “Ugly Snack”

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KISS Meal: Peppy 10 Minute Turkey Burger

I don't spend tons of time cooking, but for lots of reasons, I prefer to eat at home as much as I can. So much cheaper, the atmosphere is better, and I know what I'm getting. If you're curious, I spent longer writing this post than I did cooking the meal.  I call these meals:… Continue reading KISS Meal: Peppy 10 Minute Turkey Burger

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Ask the Trainer: How many calories do I need to lose weight? What about my activity level?

I got a great question this week, and realized it deserved an answer that everyone could read.  The question was about how a person's activity level influenced how many calories they needed-- as in "I do this, this, and this during the week. How do I know how many calories to figure in?" The short… Continue reading Ask the Trainer: How many calories do I need to lose weight? What about my activity level?

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8 Breakfasts for THOSE mornings…

Mornings can be rough.  Let's face it-- when you're trying to get out the door is exactly when All. The. Things. are gonna go wrong.  But of course, you know better than to not eat breakfast, right? Right. So here's are some options that will get you through-- and meet most of Pudge's rules for… Continue reading 8 Breakfasts for THOSE mornings…

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High Protein Breakfast Parfait

Y'all.  My kitchen is a construction disaster! And I am just not in the mood to battle the mess to cook.  You've been there, right? But a girl still has to eat. Soooo, here was my quick, no-fuss, but still healthy breakfast plan: High Protein Breakfast Parfait. Here's what I love about it: Greek Yogurt:… Continue reading High Protein Breakfast Parfait

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Eat Jelly Beans and Donuts

After learning I had lost 100lbs with only diet and exercise, someone asked me a question that I haven't been able to get out of my head:  "How did you quit eating?" I can't remember what I said, because the question caught me so completely off guard. I'm sure I didn't say anything very helpful… Continue reading Eat Jelly Beans and Donuts