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The Dangers of Skipping Breakfast

Since we were young we have all been told never to skip breakfast because it is the most important meal of the day. I guess not many of you listened. Approximately 31 million Americans skip breakfast every day. There is a laundry list of excuses people give for doing so. Yes our mornings are busy and who really has time to think about breakfast. There just aren’t enough hours in day. Or maybe skipping breakfast is easier because you can just make up for it during lunch. Or my favorite, I am skipping breakfast because I want to lose weight. Well, no one really explained to us why it is the most important meal of the day so naturally, we come up with a 1001 excuses to NOT do it. Smart? Maybe not.
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Stuffed Chicken Rolls

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I love focusing on recipes that can get you in and out the kitchen quickly. With an active 7 year old and a husband who works out, there is always someone hungry here. This recipe can be used as a filling appetizer or become the main entree with a side of fresh vegetables.
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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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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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