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Feeling Dizzy or Fatigued? Try these recipes to get hydrated

  by RADHA MARCUM Feeling dizzy or fatigued? You may be dehydrated. Feeling parched? Don’t ignore it. Thirst is the first sign that you’re already dehydrated. We’ve all heard we should aim to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day. But when water becomes a bore let these sippers come to the rescue.   Sparkling apple cider also works well. If you prefer …

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4 Ways to Get More Plant Protein in Your Diet

Plant Protein Diet

Brown rice » While 1 cup of plain, cooked brown rice contains just 5 grams protein, brown rice protein powders (often made from sprouted brown rice for increased bioavailability, digestibility, and antioxidants) ofer up to 12 grams in 2 tablespoons. Get more: Mix the powder into smoothies; Simmer cooked brown rice with maple syrup, ground cardamom, and coconut milk for …

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3 Great Pumpkin Protein Recipes

Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

It’s finally Fall and you know what that means—Pumpkin Spice everything! If you can’t wait a moment longer for sweet pumpkin treats, we’ve got great news! We’ve come up with some tasty new ways to get your protein fix and your Pumpkin Spice fix all at the same time! That’s one delicious way to build lean muscle! Ready to fall …

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Two Protein Shakes Better Than Your Iced Coffee Drinks

Your favorite frozen coffee drinks just got a makeover. Whether you love an ice cold mocha or a sweet strawberry frappe, you can still get your morning coffee fix with a little less guilt. Each of these drink recipes are packed with at least 20 grams of protein!

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Low Carb Alternatives to Bread, Meat and Potatoes

Cutting Carbs? Low Carb Alternatives to Bread, Meat and Potatoes

Will Carbs Make Me Fat? I receive lots of questions regarding eating carbohydrates. One of the general questions that I frequently get asked is “won’t carbohydrate foods make me fat?”. This is not the case. Carbohydrates are an energy food for the body and are stored in your muscle and liver for use by the body. Carbohydrates are used by …

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Healthy PB&J Protein Bar & Chocolate Hemp Seed Milk

Homemade Vegan PB&J Protein Bars

I have an announcement to make… I am officially an adult. I mean, yes, I’ve been one for a dozen or so years now, but I finally had that moment when I knew I crossed over to the dark side. I swapped an old school craving for a PB&J sandwich and chocolate milk for a healthy alternative. And I did …

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Back to School: Brain Boosting Foods for Kids

Back to school is around the corner and our kids will need our help to make healthy changes now. Kids are eating more foods prepared outside of the home (which often means bigger portions), drinking more sodas, eating more processed foods and consuming less fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, nuts, seeds and beans.  What’s more, in the last …

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How To Use A Mason Jar As A Blender

How to use a mason jar as a blender.

Vintage items make me swoon. I go nuts, in particular, for anything crafty involving a Mason jar. Perhaps it’s the fact that I’m an alumna of Ball State University – a University whose roots began as part of a gracious donation provided by the Ball Brothers (manufacturers of the “Ball Jar). Or perhaps, it’s because Pinterest is overflowing with endless jar projects …

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How To Core A Strawberry

Peanut Butter & Jelly Snacks To Go

About three times a day, I dream about a “Single Serving Store.” A place where I can go to buy just what I need to satisfy a one-time craving. No leftovers. Sometimes I don’t want to bake a whole chocolate cake just for a slice. I don’t need an entire carton of ice cream just for a scoop. And, I certainly …

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Monster Mass Creamsicle Protein Shake Recipes

Orange Slices

When I was around five or six years old, I had my first Creamsicle. The sticky orange coating ran down my arms as I battled the sun for each savory bite. I couldn’t eat it fast enough. It was one of the best flavors I’ve ever had, yet the chill of the creamy vanilla center kept me from gobbling it …

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