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HealthyOates Reese’s Cup Protein Bars

HealthyOates Reese’s Cup Protein Bars

HealthyOates Reese’s Cup Protein Bars Basic Recipe:  1 cup plain, vanilla, or chocolate Shaklee 180 or Energizing protein 2 cup oats, + more oats as needed 1 cup almond butter or peanut butter 2/3 cup honey ½ cup dark chocolate chips Optional Mix-Ins to Make it more

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Too Busy to Workout?

Too Busy to Workout?

These days everyone we talk to say’s the same thing: “I’m so busy.” For most of us, spending hours at the gym is simply not doable. “Not enough time” is the biggest reason that people don’t work out. I understand the need to get maximum results in

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How to Stop PMS for Good

How to Stop PMS for Good

Do you feel crabby, irritable, moody, confused, cloudy, bloated, tired, angry, uncomfortable, or fatigued?  Do you get to that point each month where you actually feel a little (or alot) crazy and feel like someone needs to admit you to a mental hospital?  I know I’ve felt

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Dark Chocolate Protein Truffles

Dark Chocolate Protein Truffles

I LOVE dark chocolate.  And once you go dark, you can’t ever go back. There are many healthy properties of dark chocolate (I talk about this in my book 5 ALIVE) but this recipes brings so many healthy foods together in one small bite that you can

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Things I’ve Learned When “The Bottom Falls Out”

Things I’ve Learned When “The Bottom Falls Out”

Have you ever had a day, week, month, or even year where it feels like the “bottom just fell out?”  That’s has been us for the past few weeks.  There have been so many negative things that happened back to back that one begins to scratch their

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Non-GMO Soy Protein Answers

Non-GMO Soy Protein Answers

As we all journey towards better health, one of the first things we do is start researching.  It’s so easy to get lost in this world of “research.”  I did years ago.  I wanted to know everything about everything…which is not necessarily bad.  However, something I quickly

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Tears…Are They OK?

Tears…Are They OK?

Is it ok to cry? Have you ever asked yourself that?  I have recently been wrestling with this question.  Seven years have passed since I held my son and kissed his tiny, soft head. Today, at 6:28 I could remember every sight, smell, and sound of that

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Not Your Momma’s Hershey Butter Blossoms

Not Your Momma’s Hershey Butter Blossoms

This original recipe  shaped up in my kitchen the other day after playing around with my original HealthyOates Protein Bar recipe.  One of my favorite cookies as a little girl with the Hershey’s Peanut Butter Blossoms recipe.   That recipe is neither healthy nor helping me keep my

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What’s for Dinner? Spaghetti Quinoa

What’s for Dinner? Spaghetti Quinoa

Tonight was one of those “Uh Oh. What’s for dinner?” nights!!  It’s the end of a busy week, the refrigerator is needing to be restocked, and I didn’t plan ahead!! (I think this has actually been all week, but tonight we just were lower on food so

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5 Minute Strawberry Ice Cream

5 Minute Strawberry Ice Cream

I wanted a treat today so I decided to make some ice cream. It was quick, easy, and delicious! Mix all ingredients in a powerful blender (Blendtech and VitaMix give the best Ice cream-like results). 2-3 cups frozen strawberries 1 cup frozen pineapple (omit and increase strawberries

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