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Modifying Choking Hazards

Choking is a terrifying thing that can happen to anyone but it can be prevented. We have to take matters into our own hands to help minimize choking incidents, especially in babies and children. While anything (food or objects) can cause choking, in this case we will be discussing foods that pose as a choking …

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Shop smarter, not harder!

Photo credit: unsplash: @neonbrand A lot of people feel that eating a whole foods based diet is expensive. It doesn’t have to be, you just need to follow some simple rules and you can make this lifestyle change affordable. See below for some of my favorite money saving tips: MEAL PLAN!! Planning your meals for …

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Ready? Set? Raid your kitchen!!!!

I have an idea. A really good one, actually! Let’s play a game!! Well, to me this is fun (don’t judge). What kind of game, you ask? It’s called “raid your kitchen.”This is a great activity to do before meal planning. This will help minimize waste and increase variety in your meals. By playing this …

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Roasted Garlic & Lemon Shrimp with Broccoli, Asparagus & Spaghetti Squash

I LOVE pasta but pasta doesn’t love me! Pasta can be a part of a healthy balanced diet by having smaller portions and choosing whole grain varieties. On National Pasta Day, which was October 17th, 2016, I shared on Instagram and Facebook my dinner. I decided to forgo the whole grain pasta and sink my teeth …

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Five simple tips to keep in mind when eating out!

I am sure most of you can agree that it is SO hard to eat healthy when eating out. I mean come on, we are surrounded by hot bread & butter, fried appetizers, hunks of meats, and sugary cocktails! It doesn’t help that the portion sizes could feed a wholly mammoth. ¬†Eating out doesn’t have …

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It’s beginning to look a lot like pumpkin!

‘Tis the season for pumpkin! The stores are infested with pumpkin spice flavored EVERYTHING!! Pumpkin has become so trendy and synonymous with Fall. The leaves change and everything turns into a pumpkin! Are pumpkin flavored things healthy? Overall, no. Is pumpkin healthy? Absolutely! How can we up the ante with this trend and make it …

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Welcome

After all these years, I did it! I finally LAUNCHED my website! I have always wanted to be a writer, I even went to school to pursue a career in journalism. I graduated college with a BA in Media and Communication Arts, concentrating in journalism. While hunting for my first job, I came across a …

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