Active Living

Crockpot Fajitas !

This month’s recipe comes from another time-saving plan – freezer meals. When you get home at the end of a long day it’s hard to make healthy choices for your family ...

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Salad in a Jar !

Have you heard of this? It’s genius! The first time I saw a salad-in-a-jar was when a co-worker brought one in for lunch. To create your own jar salad, just follow these easy steps.

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Gear up those Glutes !

Weak glutes can wreak havoc on your back, hips and knees, so building a strong bottom should be a top fitness priority.

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Sweet Potato Lasagne !

Sweet Potato Lasagne ... Mmmmmm By Dawn Thalheimer   There’s nothing quite like the smell of a delicious, hot, bubbling lasagna baking in the oven. Now how about replacing those refined white flour noodles with some delicious sweet potato? This complex carb is full of vitamins C, D, and B6 and will give…

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Spelt Pumpkin Muffins

PUMPKIN SPELT MUFFINS By Dawn Thalheimer Pumpkins are back! There are so many ways to enjoy the health benefits of autumn’s signature squash it was hard to choose just one. I hope you enjoy these amazing muffins – so moist and delicious and also high in vitamin A and beta-carotene, they make the perfect…

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Roasted Autumn Veggies ... Mmmmmm

ROASTED AUTUMN VEGGIES By Dawn Thalheimer Yep, it’s Fall.  Not technically, but more in spirit with rain, cooler temperatures, and school back in session. This month I have an absolutely fabulous warm comfort food to share with you. Perfect as a side to almost any protein, you won’t feel so bad about…

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Perfect Lentil patties for summer!

Bring on those Lentil patties, ladies ! By Dawn Thalheimer Step over hamburgers – there’s a new summer friendly, heart healthy, nutritionally rich burger in town! This delicious lentil-based burger will have vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike coming back for more. Containing high levels of soluble…

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Picnic Time with this Coleslaw!

Zesty Coleslaw makes the perfect side dish ! By Dawn Thalheimer Crunchy, zesty, and delicious, coleslaw is the perfect side dish for any picnic or bbq. Full of heart-healthy cabbage, it’s a far better choice than macaroni salad or potato chips! Known for its cancer fighting ability, cabbage lowers LDL…

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