Banana Oatmeal Cup Muffins

Sara K. Larsen


These muffins are great for a quick breakfast or snack. They contain no flour, butter, are gluten free, naturally sweetened, and delicious!
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Healthy Breakfast Cookies

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Spinach Artichoke Baked Chicken

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Q & A - Sugar Intake

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Stay Motivated In The New Year

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Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

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Tips to Make a Healthier Recipe

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Fall Fruits & Vegetables

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Why Butter Isn't Bad for You

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Healthy Eating Pantry Essentials

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Benefits of Magnesium

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Tips to Stay Healthy this Barbecue Season

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Food Label Claims

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Healthy Easter Basket Ideas

Sara K. Larsen


Traditional Easter baskets are filled with chocolate and pastel-colored candy.  But this holiday doesn't have to be focused on high-sugar candy. There are plenty of healthier alternatives!
 
Here are some fun and healthy Easter basket ideas:
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Spring Vegetable Challenge - Asparagus

Sara K. Larsen


My favorite way to add a little green into my day is by eating roasted asparagus. Roasting is my favorite method for cooking many vegetables, it's quick, easy, and has so much more flavor than steaming.  Keep reading...

Spring Vegetable Challenge - Artichokes

Sara K. Larsen

I hope everyone’s excited for the Spring Vegetable Challenge. The first on my list was to cook an artichoke. Many of you have probably made artichoke dip before, but I thought roasting them sounded really good and would be something different.
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Spring Vegetable Challenge

Sara K. Larsen

Ahh… Spring should be here soon. The days are now getting longer and the temperatures are rising, and we are all probably sick of eating the same winter vegetables. Enter the bounty of Spring vegetables!

 

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Smoothie Recipe

Sara K. Larsen

It might not look like spring around the Chicagoland area (we got 5 inches of snow this weekend). But I know it's coming and I'm ready for some spring cleaning. I'm planning on cleaning my house and cleansing my body with nutrient dense foods. This smoothie will help wake your body with raw, energizing foods and it's also delicious!
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How to Stay Fit While Traveling

Sara K. Larsen

I have been traveling a lot lately so I thought I would share some of what I do to stay fit when I'm on the road. My latest trip was to New Orleans for the Rock n' Roll Half Marathon. I went down with the Winter Warrior group from Chicago Endurance Sports. I've been coaching with them all winter and it was awesome to see so many of the participants achieve their goal of running a half marathon. 
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Add Chia Seeds to Your Diet

Sara K. Larsen

Remember the Ch-ch-ch-chia pet in the 1980's? The furry sprouts are not only good for a Chia Pet, but they provide a number of beneficial nutrients to the human body. Chia seeds come from the chia plant, which belongs to the mint family. They are very small and can be found in black or white varieties.
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