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4th of July Dessert!

4th of July Dessert!

Hello everyone! I hope you have a safe, fun and (mostly) healthy holiday weekend! I just tried a delicious new recipe from Skinnytaste that would make a great dessert for 4th of July or any time! It is very easy, very light, and very delicious! The recipe is for Red, White, and Blue Fruit Skewers with Cheesecake Yogurt Dip. They use the dip for skewers made of fruit and angel food cake. I used it as a dessert topping and…

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Spaghetti Squash = Awesome!

Spaghetti Squash = Awesome!

Hello everyone! I hope you enjoyed your holidays! If you REALLY enjoyed your holidays, a new year is a great time for a fresh start! Let’s start off this year with a new recipe! My new go-to food is spaghetti squash. For those of you who have never had it, spaghetti squash is magical! All you have to do is cut it in half lengthwise, rub a little bit of olive oil on it, turn it face down on a…

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Healthy Holiday Survival Guide!

Healthy Holiday Survival Guide!

It is Christmastime, the busiest time of the year! As you have probably noticed, I have been crazy busy the last few months, and have unfortunately neglected this blog more than I’d like. I am hoping that over the next several weeks, and into the new year, I will be able to focus more on writing new tips, tricks, recipes, reviews, and motivation for everyone to enjoy! With everything we try to accomplish in the fall/winter months, sometimes we can…

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Chicken + Brussels Sprouts + Potatoes = Yumminess!

Chicken + Brussels Sprouts + Potatoes = Yumminess!

Tonight we experimented a little to try out a new recipe and the results were delicious!  We made pan seared chicken with roasted Brussels sprouts and potatoes. I am so excited to share this with you!   Let me give you a couple of disclaimers first.  1.  Some of this will not be a “recipe” in the traditional sense, because that isn’t how I cook.  I will do my best to give you an idea of what I put into…

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Healthy Travel Tips

Healthy Travel Tips

With the holidays coming up, many of us are going on vacations to visit family and friends.  It can be difficult to stay healthy while traveling, but it is definitely possible!  Here are some tips to help you stay on track. The kids’ meal is your friend, but make sure it is a healthy one.  Unfortunately, a lot of kids’ meals can be pretty unhealthy, but restaurants are coming around.  For example, at a bakery in Disneyland, I chose a…

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Mexican Pizza!

Mexican Pizza!

We had some leftover taco meat, and were trying to figure out what to do with it.  Another flatbread pizza recipe was born!  This one does have more points, because it has beans, ground beef, and full fat cheese.  The version you see here was 9 points per serving, but you can adapt it to lower the points value.   Mexican Pizza Serves 2 1 Flatout Flatbread, Light Original 3 wedges Laughing Cow Light Queso Fresco & Chipotle flavor 4…

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Easy Baked Potato

Easy Baked Potato

I posted a photo of my dinner last night, and got a request for the recipe.  Here goes!  It’s really easy and so delicious!  This is 8 Weight Watchers points for the amount I ate, so that is the size I will post here.  If you want to lower the points, you can always make adaptations. BBQ Ranch Chicken Baked Potato 6 oz. baked potato 3 oz. Rosie Organic Chicken Breast Strips 2 tbsp. Bullseye Kansas City BBQ sauce (or…

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New Flatbread Pizza Idea!

New Flatbread Pizza Idea!

My mom and I created a new flatbread pizza recipe.  I hope you like it! Veggie Flatbread Pizza Serves 2.  4 Weight Watchers Points per serving   1 Light Original Flatout Flatbread 3 Creamy Swiss Light Laughing Cow wedges 1/4 c Newman’s Own Mushroom Marinara (or your favorite cream-free marinara) Veggies of your choice (We used mushrooms, onions, and bell peppers) 1/2 c Kraft 2% Mozzarella Shredded Cheese Papa Murphy’s Herb & Cheese blend (or other garlic/cheese seasoning) 1 tsp….

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Laughing Cow is my friend…plus an announcement!

Laughing Cow is my friend…plus an announcement!

Disclaimer: I do not work for, nor do I have an affiliation with The Laughing Cow, and this is not a sponsored post. All products were purchased with my own money, and were not provided by the manufacturer for review. I know I am not the first to say this, but I have made a discovery that has changed my life. I have discovered Laughing Cow cheese wedges. For months, I have been enjoying the Mini Babybel cheeses for a…

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Tips for Eating in a Restaurant

Tips for Eating in a Restaurant

A couple of nights ago, I ate dinner with some friends, and I wanted to share a few tips with you. This was a restaurant I used to eat in before I was healthy, and I always ordered all of the wrong things. This time, I made better choices and it felt really good. We were all healthy eaters, which made it fun. It can be hard at first, especially if you are eating with people who don’t eat like…

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