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Mission: Share tips on a lifestyle that promotes healthy eating

Jams for my friend Scara -Fall 2012 Running playlist

Posted by on Oct 24, 2012 in Mission: Get Healthy | 0 comments

Jams for my friend Scara -Fall 2012 Running playlist
p>I love music, it's always playing-- I have a playlist for mornings when I am getting ready, a playlist for driving to appointments, playlists for the office, playlists for the coffee shop and of course playlists for the gym and trail. Sometimes I share my most favorite playlists-- which will be now :)

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It’s Sunday! Time to meal plan for the week! What’s on your menu?

Posted by on Feb 19, 2012 in Mission: Get Healthy, News | 1 comment

It’s Sunday!  Time to meal plan for the week!  What’s on your menu?
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Take time to plan your dinners every Sunday! It will help you stay organized and on track with your weight loss and wellness goals. – Need some some ideas? This is on my menu this week!….   1. Vegan Cheddar Broccoli and Shelled Pasta 2. Greek Salad and baked Sweet potato fries 3. Vegan Bean Taquitos and fresh guacamole 4.  Vegan Pesto Pizza   mmm.. I can not wait!!  Off to the grocery store I go! have a great week!     Would you like the recipes? Let me know!   –

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Wearing Red today is bogus…it isn’t doing a DARN thing about helping you lower your risk of heart disease…. but this can..

Posted by on Feb 3, 2012 in Mission: Get Healthy, News | 0 comments

Wearing Red today is bogus…it isn’t doing a DARN thing about helping you lower your risk of heart disease…. but this can..
p>Wearing Red today is bogus…it isn’t doing a DARN thing about helping you lower your risk of heart disease…. but this can.. I understand what the American Heart Association is trying to do to create awareness and platform to talk about heart disease.  Props to them.  Maybe they get some more $$ for research, and maybe some women .. (and men) learn a bit more about signs & symptoms… However, just wearing a red pin and Red Clothes is not going to prevent you from dieing from this preventable disease.  Unless you take action. What will?  Well, let me tell you…. Early Detection (screenings, knowing your numbers like BP, Cholesterol,...

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New Recipe of the Week: Spinach Lasagna

Posted by on Jan 22, 2012 in Mission: Get Healthy, News | 0 comments

New Recipe of the Week:  Spinach Lasagna
p>Hide veggies and some great soy protein in this tasty Italian classic:  Click the image below for the recipe.    

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Theme to “Veganize” meals for weight loss is picking up steam.

Posted by on Jan 3, 2012 in Mission: Get Healthy, News | 0 comments

Theme to “Veganize” meals for weight loss is picking up steam.
p>I caught a quick segment on the Today Show (with Anne Curry) while getting ready for work today and found the corresponding article that I wanted to share. Cynthia has 7 easy steps to help with your weight loss goals and I was excited that one of them was about the benefits of veganizing a few meals each week… I love seeing the concept of veganizing some meals to help with ones overall nutrition even if they would like to maintain a normal, non-labeled, animal eating diet. Check out my recipes for tips on making these veganish meals for you and your family! Below is her tip excerpted from the READ FULL STORY: XO Melissa Makeover Your Diet with These 7...

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This months recipes are all about these 2 hearty ingredients….

Posted by on Jan 3, 2012 in Mission: Get Healthy, Mission: Get Inspired, News | 0 comments

This months recipes are all about these 2 hearty ingredients….
p>yummm Spinach and Artichokes… they go together like peanut butter and jelly… well, sort of, if you do it right! Artichokes are a great source of fiber and Vitamin C, Spinach is a great source of Niacin, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Vitamin K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper and Manganese–good stuff!! When did you FIRST find the tasty combo of these 2 ingredients? I bet I could take a guess and it may have been in some dip form of the appetizer persuasion! Spinach artichoke dip is one the most ordered appetizers...

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