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Take a tip from 8-year-old you

Take a tip from 8-year-old you

Remember when you were little, and it was the last day of summer vacation – and tomorrow was the first day back at school? Before bed, you chose your favorite outfit and laid it out so you would be ready. You (or your parents) might have planned your breakfast and...

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6 easy ways to sneak veggies into your breakfast

6 easy ways to sneak veggies into your breakfast

HEADS UP! I am probably going to tell you something you already know, but that (if you're like me) you also probably forget about sometimes. Consider this your reminder! Did you know that 90% of us don’t get enough vegetables every day? 90%! Pretty shocking, right?...

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Protein-Packed Breakfasts

Protein-Packed Breakfasts

Quick Question: Did you eat breakfast this morning? Of all the meals we eat, breakfast gets the least respect. Here’s what I’m talking about: Breakfast is the most skipped meal. As many as 25% of us skip it every day!It’s often an afterthought – or even a...

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Pumpkin Pie Protein Bars

Pumpkin Pie Protein Bars

The only problem with this Pumpkin Pie Protein Bar recipe is that it’s too delicious! It’s been a healthy(ish) favorite of mine for more than 10 years.

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No-Bake Cookie Oatmeal

No-Bake Cookie Oatmeal

This simple No-Bake Cookie Oatmeal recipe will remind you of the childhood favorite cookie, plus it’s nutritious and makes a yummy meal any time of the day.

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How to Roast Frozen Veggies (and Save Money!)

How to Roast Frozen Veggies (and Save Money!)

Don't you hate throwing away food?  It's kind of like throwing away money. The thing is, you probably never intend to throw away food when you buy it. But here's the usual scenario: You go to the grocery store and, with perfectly good intentions, buy fresh...

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Why You Can’t Give Up, Ever

Why You Can’t Give Up, Ever

I have a funny story for you. About 3 weeks ago, I started a “30-day get-back-into-shape” plan. I’d just come off a bad spell – including a weekend in the hospital. That’s a long story all on its own, which I’ll write about soon (when I’m feeling brave). Basically,...

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How To Stop Neck Pain During Ab Crunches

How To Stop Neck Pain During Ab Crunches

Dear Wendy, I often have a difficult time finding a comfortable position for my neck when doing ab crunches, bicycles and so on. Can you offer some pointers to help me? – J. Dear J., I used to get nagging neck pain when doing ab work too – in fact, I ended...

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Super-Easy Low-Calorie Frittata Recipe (So Filling!)

Super-Easy Low-Calorie Frittata Recipe (So Filling!)

The other night I made a delicious meal – OK, actually 8 meals – that required no chopping whatsoever. Basically, all I did was throw a bunch of stuff in an oven-proof skillet and, barely 30 minutes later, ended up with a nutritious, filling and low-cal meal that...

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