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Healthy nutrition plays an important role in losing weight and being healthy. Weight loss isn’t about not eating, it’s about eating the right foods. You will find recipes as well as research proven information about nutrition to help support a healthy life for you and your family.

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50 Chia Seed Recipes That Will Blow Your Mind, Not Your Waistline

I love chia seed recipes because so many of them taste like a dessert without all of the forbidden ingredients when trying to be healthy and lose weight. After all, just because we want to be healthier doesn't mean we stopped loving great tasting dishes! This massive...

Quick and Healthy Recipes with Ground Beef

Cooking with ground beef is quick and easy, but often gets a bad reputation for being unhealthy. There is a long history of ground turkey vs ground beef for choosing healthy foods. Healthy recipes for ground beef can sometimes be difficult to find, so here are some of...

10 Best Healthy and Simple Ground Turkey Recipes

Easy healthy meals on a busy weekend night can feel like an oxymoron sometimes. Pre-healthy living was hamburger helper that would be ready in 20 min, but now you are trying hard to feed your family healthy, delicious meals they will like as much as the straight from...

Greek Quinoa Salad

Quinoa is still a fairly new ingredient in our house. What started out as a very bland health food for us, has quickly found its place into a variety of dishes as a way to spruce up the nutritional value. This Greek Quinoa Salad is a great example of how quinoa takes...

21 Healthy Quinoa Recipes Including Chocolate Cake

If you haven't tried quinoa yet, let me tell you, quinoa is one of the most versatile ingredients in the healthy eating world. I only discovered it in the last couple of years when I was curious about the nutritional difference between couscous and quinoa. Quinoa is a...

Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs Recipe

Spaghetti and meatballs have always been a favorite of mine. Now that my focus is on healthy foods, it doesn't mean I have to give up my favorites and neither should you or your family. So many of our favorite comfort foods have the potential to use alternative...

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash Perfectly 3 Different Ways

Spaghetti squash serves as a great side dish as a healthy alternative to pasta.  When you know how to cook spaghetti squash perfectly, chances are even picky teenagers will like it! If you are looking for a way to increase healthy nutrients into your diet and lose...

A Must Read: Ground Turkey vs Ground Beef?

Ground beef vs ground turkey? I can still remember standing in the meat department looking at the reportedly healthier choice ground turkey. I had been buying ground beef for years and loved everything about red meat. But, I wanted to be healthy. I wanted to be a...

Grilled Vegetable Kabobs Recipe

Grilled vegetable kabobs are the perfect healthy, delicious side dish and even a great addition to your weekly meal prep! I love grilled vegetables for the fresh, summer taste that goes well with anything! I make sure to grill extra to have leftovers for my lunch a...

How to Get Your Chocolate Fix on a Diet

I am so glad it is 80 degrees today! Sunny, not a cloud in the sky is how I like to live my days. I took Rhett on his first stroller ride without his car seat. He wasn't really sure if he should sit up more or if he's supposed to sit back and chill. Overall, I think...

30+ Healthy Holiday Side Dishes Your Family Will Love

Okay, if you had told me a few years ago I would be contemplating using almond flour and cauliflower in place of traditional foods for healthy holiday side dishes I would have called you crazy. Shhhh, don't tell my family, but I am planning our holiday meals using...

Apple Banana Muffins 21 Day Fix Approved

I love carbs. Especially bread carbs. I've been healthy eating for years now and I still wouldn't trust myself locked in a room of warm bread even today. Thankfully, I can satisfy those carb cravings with healthy delicious foods like these apple banana muffins from...