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    Another Year Wiser

    Every year I set goals for myself and what intention I want to set for the entire year. However, I don’t do this on New Year’s like everyone else, I do it on my birthday. I love my birthday, it is a time to reflect on what I learned about myself the previous year and make new goals for the new year. The only way we get better is by reflection. You have to know what you want more of and what you want less of and have a plan on how to make that happen. I will be 44 in one month, now I may kid around about my…

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    Lasagna Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

    Ingredients: • 2 c spaghetti squash • 2 c low sugar spaghetti sauce • 1 lb of lean ground beef or ground turkey • ½ c part skim ricotta cheese • 1 c part skim shredded mozzarella • Fresh chopped parsley is optional Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 2. Poke holes in spaghetti squash and place in microwave for 2-5 minutes to soften. 3. Cut squash in half and place cut side down on a foil lined baking sheet 4. Place in oven and cook for 30-40 minutes 5. Be careful when handling because it will be hot, I use an oven mitt when handling. 6. Using a fork…

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    Staying Motivated

    Staying Motivated! There are many different ways a person stays on track with their fitness and nutrition patterns but the ultimate one is to remember where you came from or maybe where you’re at right now. If you have lost a significant amount of weight and feel unmotivated to hit the gym now- remember why you began the journey in the first place. Did you like struggling to find something to wear? Did you like the way you felt in a crowd of people who you felt were in better shape? How did you feel after indulging in junk food? Those are the past emotions you need to use to…

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    Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Cup

    Are you ready to spice up your boring protein shake? This recipe is absolutely delicious. It is like sinking your teeth into a succulent chocolate peanut buttery milkshake without all the guilt. I promise you won’t be disappointed. Grab your favorite vanilla protein powder and a blender and follow the directions below. Ingredients: 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder 1 tsp of natural peanut butter 1 tsp of PB2 (less fat) 1 tsp of dark chocolate cocoa powder 8 oz of unsweetened vanilla almond milk (Or 4 oz and 4 oz of water) add ice cubes to make thicker Directions: Add all ingredients to blender and mix until creamy. Enjoy……