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Cilantro-Lime Cucumber Salad

I am finally pulling out some of the veggies I planted in my garden.  I have a spot in my yard that is a perfect sunny spot to plant a few low maintenance things. Cucumbers and Cilantro are two of the things I planted.  There is nothing better that the taste of garden veggies!!! Cilantro-Lime […]

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Are you getting enough protein???

  ARE YOU GETTING THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF PROTEIN? What is the right amount of Protein in my diet and why do I need it? The  “right” amount of protein for any person depends on many factors, including activity levels, age, muscle mass, physique goals and current state of health. The average grams per day […]

Creamy Cilantro Lime Slaw

Do you know the benefits of PURPLE CABBAGE? The vitamin and mineral content of raw purple cabbage is the most significant reason to consume this vegetable!  A single serving of raw purple cabbage contains Vitamin A, C, and K, folate, magnesium, potassium and cholesterol lowering benefits.  It also has sinigrin.  Studies show that sinigrin can […]

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Healthy Greek Layer Dip

On Sundays we always make nachos and different types of dips.  I had just made a Costco run the day before so I had there Sabra Tzatziki Cucumber Dill Greek Yogurt Dip and Sabra Hummus.  I just started adding layers with what I have in the refrigerator.   This turned out so tasty and the […]

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Berry Quinoa Salad

This refreshing summer salad is filled with many yummy berries that are in season.    The quinoa and almonds packs this sale with protein leaving you feeling satisfied! BERRY QUINOA SALAD Great for breakfast, snacktime, or serve as a side dish. INGREDIENTS: Citrus Honey Dressing 1 tsp Orange zest 4 T fresh orange juice 2 […]

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DO YOU EVER UNPLUG?

  Do you ever UNPLUG??? My husband and I took a trip to the French polynesian islands around and including Tahiti. We decided before we left that we would put the phones and computers away for the 10 days we were gone and the only connection we would have would be with our kids. Prior […]

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Mexican Street Corn

  Do you have any favorite 4th of July dishes? My family loves corn on the cob. Check out this yummy recipe: MEXICAN STREET CORN INGREDIENTS: 4 corn – washed and husk removed 1/3 C nonfat greek yogurt 2 tsp lime juice 1 tsp diced garlic 1/2 tsp chipotle chili powder to taste 1/4 tsp […]

Where were you at 5 am?

Saturday morning my son Parker and I ran a 1/2 marathon. Standing at the end of the race we were handed a sign that said, “Where were you at 5am?” I laughed because we spent the two previous day’s talking ourselves out of having to get up at 3:30am to run this race. Here we […]

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Discover something you LOVE!

Has anyone ever climbed the “Y” in Provo, Utah? The monumental letter “Y” sits high up on the mountain front of Utah Valley over looking the BYU campus. It’s larger than the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles. We climbed it many times when I went to college. My California lungs were not giving me any […]

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Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who like CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES? I went to a local Paleo friendly, clean-eating restaurant that has all kinds of amazing foods that are farm fresh and organic.  For my local friends it is called E.A.T..  I like a lot of the Paleo foods, but do not eat Paleo only foods.  I will say the more […]