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Chobani Pumpkin Risotto

Chobani has outdone themselves with their Pumpkin Risotto. Though it is perfectly tasty enjoyed solo, we recommend pairing it with friends in front of a warm, cozy fire for the full effect! Ingredients 3 T Chobani Blended Plain Greek Yogurt 2 T unsalted butter 1 T...

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4 Reasons to Keep Up Your Workouts During the Holidays

As the holiday season gains steam, let’s try to keep from gaining weight! This time of year, more than ever is important to keep to your fitness routine. For a number of reasons.   Calorie Burn – this is an obvious one but always a good reminder as we indulge a bit...

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The Importance of Setting SMART Goals

By Guest blogger, Frank Lee You have probably come across the acronym SMART which also happens to be a useful mnemonic. It is usually found in various business and management related articles and studies. But, the true beauty of it is that it can be used to achieve...

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Chobani Butternut Squash Soup

Chobani's Butternut Squash Soup is to die for! Try it for yourself. Ingredients 1 c Chobani Vanilla Greek Yogurt 8 c chopped butternut squash 1½ t ground cinnamon 1 t ground nutmeg 1 t kosher salt 8 T extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 small onion, finely chopped 3...

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Thanks to Facebook, I quit Triathlons!

I make a living as a fitness professional, so it’s not easy to admit when I can’t do something physical. This photo was taken a few weeks ago. I actually really liked it and wanted to post it on Facebook. But I couldn’t. I sure look happy, standing on a beautiful...

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Apple Yogurt Dip

It's time to break out the plaid, cozy sweaters, and APPLE recipes! One of our favorite seasons is apple season. Who doesn't love this sweet, tart, super versatile, healthy candy straight from nature. There are dozens of ways to prepare this scrumptious fruit, whether...

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Garden Frittata

Planting a plethora of veggies in the garden seemed like a good idea early Summer, but now that things are in full bloom and growing faster than weeds, you might have an uneatable amount of vegetables on your hands. But don’t fret just yet. We have the perfect recipe...

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We’ve Gone Bananas

Who doesn’t love summer treats?? They’re cool, refreshing, and unfortunately unhealthy– ice cream, popsicles, s’more’s. But it wouldn’t feel like summer without indulging in some iconic treats, so we’ve come up with calorie counting, sugar smashing, AND nutritious...

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Cucumber “Noodle” Bowl

One of the many perks to Summer is the abundance of fresh fruits and veggies, whether you grew them in your garden, picked them up from a local farmers market, or threw them into your cart at the grocery store, refreshing Summer crops are hard to resist. So let’s make...

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Overnight Chia Pudding

If you’ve been on Pinterest lately or tried to look up a new recipe, then you know overnight oats get all the glory. And why shouldn’t they? They’re quick, easy (don’t tell Mom) and you can make them the night before. Although we’re loving the new trend, we can’t help...

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Diet vs Exercise for Weight Loss – The Experts Weigh In

You want to lose weight? Good for you! You may be wondering which you should focus on  more, your workouts or diet??  It's a common question and depending on how you look at it, there are different  answers. After interviewing a number of nutritionists, fitness...

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What & How Much to Eat

How Much to Eat Food is simply fuel for the body. How much and what you put in your body affects how you look and function. We want to get you looking your best and functioning at top notch! I have tried to break it down to simple terms. 1. How many calories do you...

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Chipotle – Healthy Menu Items

Eating at Chipotle can certainly be a healthy experience. Below are a few menu items with the ingredients that keep the calories down. Just remember....adding cheese, guacamole and sour cream not only add calories but are also loaded with fat. More healthy KIDS...

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My Fitness Pal App Tips

If you are recording your activity and nutrition on the My Fitness Pal app, these tips will help make it seamless and simple. Remember, I am down in the trenches with you so know how hard (an eye opening!) tracking everything is. Trust me, it gets easier. Be sure to...

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Travel Fit – Hotel Room Workout

Traveling is not an excuse to abandon your workout. It might be a bit of an obstacle, but not an excuse. Simply pack a few tubes and bands and workout right in your hotel room! Or find a hotel that has a great fitness facility, guided runs or lots of stairs...insta...

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Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

Great recipe, first seen on Good Life Eats. Check them out for other healthy treats! Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked quinoa 2 medium sweet potatoes (about 1 pound) 1 red bell pepper, cored, and diced 3 tablespoons minced green onion 1 cup sliced black olives 1...

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