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Chicken Nacho Bake

I love Nachos!

Chicken Nacho Bake

Who doesn’t, right? But the traditional chips and dip gets quite boring. Nacho fans will agree that once in while you need a twist on tradition. Any twist I add has a healthy side to it. Who can really call Nachos healthy, but the prep work can be. Using fresh ingredients and a nutritious cooking process, you can really have nachos without the guilt!
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How to easily conquer cravings without the guilt?

Chocolate, Ice Cream, Soda, Coffee, Potato Chips

What do all these foods have in common? These are the most craved foods of today. We have all had those menacing cravings. You just had a fulfilling dinner, you sit down on the couch to watch an episode of The Walking Dead and then suddenly you start feeling hungry. Not like zombie hungry, but worse. Is that really hunger? How can you be hungry, you just had a filling dinner? But if you listen a little, you don’t want just anything. You want something sweet, something crunchy, something chocolatey and creamy. Well good news, that’s not hunger.  Bad news, its a craving! Pregnant women arent the only ones that get them. We all have gone through them, regardless of our gender or age. By the end of this post not only will you know what NOT to do when you have cravings, but 3 awesome yet simple ways you can conquer them. (more…)

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The BMI Challenge

What’s your BMI?

Today, I have a mini-challenge for you guys. I am sure all of us have heard of Body Mass Index (BMI). It is a tool that is utilized to tell us whether we are underweight, normal weight, overweight or obese. Medical professionals use this tool to determine the amount of body fat in our body with regards to height and weight. Many of us think very low about our bodies, we think we are too fat or too skinny (but mostly it’s too fat). Here is a challenge for you all to see how well you know your body.First, look at the body silhouettes that are pictured below.Then determine which number describes your body size the best.
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Fat: Friend or Foe?

What is FAT?

When most of us are the question we imagine a reincarnation of the devil in the form of cells. But is fat really that bad? Most of us are obsessed over limiting fat in our diet. We are always looking for low fat and low calorie options; and once we get our hands on them we indulge because we just defeated the scary fat. Let me just say that as much as we would LIKE to make fat the villain it really isn’t all that bad, it does have it’s plus points. (more…)

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