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Archive | January, 2014

High Protein Potato Skins? It’s True (recipe!)

I’ve got some bad news…the Superbowl is this Sunday. More than 100 million people will be tuned in. The Big Game between the Broncos and the Seahawks.  The commercials.  The halftime show.  All sounds great to me. So what’s the bad news? Superbowl Sunday is the SECOND biggest eating “holiday” … … second only to […]

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MUST Try Almond Butter Muffins (SIMPLE recipe!)

Those who know me, know I love tinkering around in the kitchen. The other day I made mention of how I couldn’t be any further from handy. I’m instead “handy” in the kitchen. I use a recipe as a guide, tinker around with the ingredients, add/substitute in my own … …and, well, sometimes we have […]

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Show Up

  We went out with some friends last night.  Our previous neighbors who are both musicians invited us to an event they were hosting in their new condo.  The event was centered around another musician who lives in Louisville, but is pretty well known in the music circles as a professional classical and jazz pianist. […]

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Monk Fruit Sweetener – Should YOU Use This?

Smart Sugar Alternatives? The other day we talked about Stevia, the “hot” new sugar alternative…several years ago. Well, Stevia, take a back seat – there’s a new darling sugar alternative in town. Over the last year or two, Monk Fruit Sweetener has started to emerge.  Long used in China, monk fruit sweetener is actually known […]

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Shocking Top Protein Food (with recipes!)

For those who know me, they know I am FAR from handy. I’m not afraid to admit it.  I wish I had some more basic skills in the "handiness" area, but I don’t.  My dad is super handy.  He’s done electric, helped build their deck, crown molding, the stone wall on the back of their […]

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Gluten Free Flour Power

Grains.  Carbs.  Gluten. OH MY! Going gluten free continues to be one of THE biggest nutrition trends. This isn’t a discussion about gluten free, though.  We covered gluten free eating in the past.  Rather, today’s blog covers a few flours that have some unique properties, above and beyond just carbs. Though, coincidentally, each of those […]

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51 Ways to Make 2014 Awesome(r)

This is not some silly New Year’s Resolution list. Rather, It’s one that will help you live a better 2014, whatever your goals may be.  I highly recommend printing it out and rereading some of these.  Just writing them helped me and the list is now sitting next to my desk.   Whatever your resolutions […]

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